Energy and Climate

Energy & Climate News

EFRC Scientist Weng Chow Awarded the Quantum Electronics Award

EFRC Sr. Investigator Weng Chow is the recipient of the 2013 Quantum Electronics Award. This highly prestigious award presented by the IEEE Photonics Society is given to a select group of scientists who are considered pioneers in the field of quantum electronics. Chow is receiving this award on behalf of his, “contributions to semiconductor-laser theory, [...]

New DOE Office of Science/BER Water Cycle Report

The DOE Office of Science/Biological and Envi­ronmental Research (BER) just released a new report: “Community Modeling and Long-Term Predic­tions of the Integrated Water Cycle.” Vince Tidwell (Earth Systems Analysis Dept.) co-led the chapter on “Use-Inspired Water Cycle Research.” The report is based on a workshop that served “as a launching point and major organizing event [...]

Maritime Ports May Be the Next Deployment for Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Hydrogen fuel cells are being used in a variety of ways to provide efficient, pollution-free power: mobile lighting systems, forklifts, emergency backup systems, and light-duty trucks, to name a few. Providing auxiliary power to ships in berth may be added to that list soon. Joe Pratt (Energy Systems Engineering and Analysis Dept.) and Aaron Harris [...]

Hoboken Hopes To Reduce Power Outages With New ‘Smart Grid’ System

Mayor Says New System Will ‘Keep Everyone Safer Through Next Storm’ HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Officials are hoping to reduce power outages during future storms in Hoboken by designing a “smart grid” system using military-inspired technology. The Hudson River came pouring into the streets of Hoboken when Superstorm Sandy struck cutting off road access, putting [...]

Hoboken, New Jersey, Mayor Zimmer Announces Infrastructure Initiatives to Address Flooding, Water, and Power Systems

Hoboken, NJ – Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer announced a partnership with North Hudson Sewerage Authority (NHSA) to build Hoboken’s second wet-weather flood pump in order to alleviate Hoboken’s 200-year flooding problem. The pump, with a capacity of 50 million gallons per day, would further alleviate flooding in Western Hoboken. The City [...]

Page 30 of 70« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »