Some people have a good view from their corner office. In Justin Eggart's case, he has one of the most expansive views of the world's power plant fleet.
Eggart manages GE's remote monitoring and diagnostics center in Atlanta, Georgia, where he oversees the operation of 1,500 gas and steam turbines totaling 200 gigawatts of capacity. That represents roughly 25 percent of the world's power plant mix.
Registration is now open for Renewable Energy Markets 2013, taking place in Austin, TX from September 22–24. Reserve your place now and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate
May 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Registration is now open for Renewable Energy Markets 2013, taking place in Austin, TX from September 22–24. Reserve your place now and take advantage of over 25% savings off the regular conference rate. This year's conference will be bigger and better than ever before, with 25 sessions covering every aspect of the renewable energy and carbon markets. Topics include:
March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sponsored by Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), the Green Power Leadership Awards are competitive awards that recognize outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace. The CRS Market Development Awards recognize individuals, companies, or other renewable energy industry leaders that are building the market for green power.
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) said that it would supply 43 turbines to Fina Enerji Holding AS for wind projects in Turkey.
The wind projects will generate 97 megawatts of power which will be able to light up about 27,000 homes in Turkey. GE will supply the Kizilcaterzi wind farm, the Karadere park, the Sadilli project and the Salman venture in the nation’s west, according to a GE statement.
Turkey has plans to generate 20,000 megawatts of power via wind energy by 2013 from its current capacity of 1,800 MW now.
Chevrolet’s new electric car goes 0-60 mph in under eight seconds
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will set a benchmark for urban electric vehicles when it arrives in California dealer showrooms next summer by offering industry-leading EV power, outstanding driving range, and exceptional fast-charge capability.
Spark EV’s driving force is an oil-cooled, permanent magnet motor that produces at least 100 kW (130 hp) and instantaneous torque of about 400 lb.-ft. with the coaxial drive unit, resulting in 0-60 mph acceleration in less than eight seconds.
Alternative energy producers in Ontario are waiting to see if Michigan voters approve Proposal 3. Proposal 3 mandates that 25 percent of the state’s electricity must be provided by renewable resources by 2025. Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies of Windsor is planning to enter the U.S. market if the proposal passes.
This is a unique view of the June 29, 2012 storm that left more than 1.4 million AEP customers in the dark. A high resolution, radar video time-lapsed to approximately 15 seconds shows how this storm made history.
A derecho is a violent, widespread, long-lived storm that occurs mostly during summer months, although they can occur anytime of the year.