Tag: electric power


Hydrovolts, a Washington-based company, specializes in hydrokinetic turbines. The company has created turbines that can be used to generate energy in canals, waterfalls, and remote locations. Hydrovolts owns U.S. Patent Application Publication No. 2010/0237626 (’626 Application), entitled


An attempt to build the first brand-new nuclear power plant in a generation has taken a step forward now that staff at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says plans to build new reactors in Georgia meet safety requirements. The federal Read more…


A new analysis being produced by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) estimates that a meltdown at a nuclear plant would cause far fewer human fatalities than previously believed. While earlier studies calculated that a meltdown caused by a prolonged Read more…


As a parent, I don’t expect world changing results when I gripe at my kids. I’m happy if they at least leave a path through the dirty clothes on their bedroom floors. If you’re like that too, you’ll be a Read more…


The electric bike trend has apparently exploded all across the world. If you had gone to an alternative energy or electric bicycle convention 10 years ago you would have barely seen more than a dozen electric bicycle models on display. Read more…


General Electric this week announced that it will purchase 25,000 electric vehicles (EV) by 2015, effectively converting half of its worldwide fleet of cars to electric power by that date. Besides the global feet, GE said it will also


The nation’s electric power industry, dating back to the 19th century, is in the early phases of an unprecedented change. With new, renewable resources coming online and commercial users searching for new modes of efficiency, the underlying infrastructure that has Read more…

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