Tag Archives: electricity

AECOM, Colorado Transportation Dept Kick Off Energy-Transfer Highway Segment Development; Andrew Liu, Peter Kozinski Comment

AECOM and Colorado’s State Department of Transportation have teamed up to develop an energy-transfer highway segment that would charge electric-powered trucks through a coil transmission system, TruckingInfo reported Friday. Jack Roberts writes the project will test an electric grid embedded in a highway stretch designed to transmit electricity to electric-powered vehicles …

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Dominion, Navy to Collaborate on Solar Facility Construction Project at NAS Oceana

Dominion Virginia Power and the Department of the Navy plan to jointly establish a 21-megawatt direct current solar facility at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia. The Navy said Tuesday Dominion will seek approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission for the project this summer and expects the facility to be fully constructed and operational by late …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Hybrid Power Generation Tech for US Military

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted field tests on a power generation system designed to help U.S. deployed troops to produce electricity out of surplus materials. The company said Thursday its Rocket Shop defense advanced programs unit developed the Hybrid Renewable Multifuel Power Generator for the U.S. Navy‘s Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare …

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Capstone Turbine Receives Microturbine Order for Marine Corps Base; Darren Jamison Comments

E-Finity Distributed Generation has selected Capstone Turbine to produce microturbine technology for use in the U.S. Marine Corps’ Virginia-based combined heat and power plant. Capstone will design a C1000 Power Package to feed electricity into the Marine Corps base’s distribution grid, Capstone said Wednesday. The power plant is scheduled to …

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IDC’s Ruthbea Clarke: Transportation, Energy to See Gov’t IoT Spend Increase in Next 2 Years

A recent International Data Corp. report predicts government spending worldwide on Internet of Things platforms to hit $1.2 trillion in the next two years, according to an article published Monday on Cisco‘s website. Ruthbea Clarke, smart cities research director at IDC, said transportation, energy, environment and tourism, and public safety are the four public …

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GVGBC Selects RMF Engineering for Green Project Award

The Greater Virginia Green Building Council has selected RMF Engineering to receive a “Best Commercial Project” award in recognition of the company’s work to update the heating, air conditioning and other utility systems at the former Martha Jefferson Hospital site in Charlottesville for the CFA Institute. RMF also refreshed the fire protection, plumbing and electrical …

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Jacobs Wraps Up Redeemable Biomass Electricity Credit Study

Jacobs Engineering Group has completed a study on how redeemable biomass electricity credits for usage in Riau, Indonesia. The project is a collaboration with Universitas Muhammadiyah in Riau, Sumatra with financial backing provided by the Energy and Environment Partnership Indonesia (EEP) and additional efforts supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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Honeywell to Help CPS Energy Implement Smart Grid Tech; Jeremy Eaton Comments

Honeywell and Texas-based CPS Energy have kicked off a two-year program that seeks to help local business facilities manage their electricity costs by implementing smart grid technology. CPS Energy will also leverage Honeywell’s automated demand response tools and services for the municipal utility to maintain the stability of Texas’ power grid during …

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