Articles by tag: Grid

Why More Energy Storage Investments are in Everyone’s Best Interest

As the world shifts toward more renewable energy and electrical grids struggle to stay online during weather events, energy storage will prove more crucial. Storing energy when things are going well for times when the grid is facing an outage will help those with the capacity stay online. Here to give insights is Michael S […]

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3 Ways Extreme Heat Can Hurt the Economy

As dozens of cities in the West experience all-time high temperatures, 2021 is expected to have one of the hottest summers on record. The extreme heat has caused hundreds of deaths, sparked wildfires and worsened drought conditions in over a dozen states. Business Insider cites a large body of work that links heat to economic […]

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How Does Weather Affect the Electrical Grid?

Since the 1900s, electricity has become an integral part of our lives, determining our access to warmth, food, communication, safety, and health. The weather, however, can greatly affect our access to electricity, especially when we may need it the most. An analysis conducted by Climate Central found that there was a 67% increase in weather-related […]

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After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid

(Bloomberg) — The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas, with blackouts crippling life inside a dominant energy hub, have laid bare the desperate state of U.S. electricity grids. To fix nationwide vulnerabilities, President Joe Biden will have to completely reimagine the American way of producing and transmitting electricity. Biden wants to  overhaul the nation’s grids so they derive […]

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Can the Growing Power and Electricity Needs be Solved in the USA?

With increasing frequency, we hear about power outages across the country. Fires, storms, failing transformers, power line breaks and my personal favorite, planned power outages. Makes me wonder what century we are living in. Of course, there are also the anomalies that are not reported, such as voltage drops, voltage spikes, micro outages, and deviation […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Lithium-Ion Breakthroughs Promise a Greener Road Ahead for EVs
February 26, 2024

In sustainable transportation, the conversation often pivots to the technology powering our journey toward a greener future. At the heart of this dialogue is the evolution of battery technology, particularly lithium-ion batteries, which have become a cornerstone for electric vehicles (EVs). Dr. Veronika Wright also known as Electrified Veronika™ offers a glimpse into the […]

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Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
February 26, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of school security, Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., emphasizes the importance of innovative technologies and strategies to safeguard students, teachers, and staff. From visitor management systems to advanced surveillance technology, educational institutions are continuously seeking new ways to enhance security measures and respond effectively to potential threats. One […]

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