Saturday, July 9, 2011

Nuclear plant troubles waning - Local / Metro -

Sammy Fretwell
"In a letter released Friday by the NRC, the agency told Progress Energy it has taken the proper steps to fix problems at the H.B. Robinson nuclear plant in Darlington County."

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

E.P.A. Chief Stands Firm as Tough Rules Loom -

John Broder
"The first of these new rules is expected to be announced Thursday, imposing tighter restrictions on soot and smog emissions from coal-burning power plants in 31 states east of the Rockies. The regulation is expected to lead to the closing of several older plants and will require the installation of scrubbers at many of those that remain in operation. One former E.P.A. administrator, William K. Reilly, who served under the first President George Bush, is a sometime adviser to Ms. Jackson. He said she was taking fire from all sides."

Monday, July 4, 2011

Howard University considers microgrid as a power source - The Washington Post

Lori Aratani
"Howard plans to be among the first universities in the area to install a microgrid, a system that would allow it to generate and manage power and save the university millions of dollars. The campus will still remain connected to Pepco’s grid but will have the ability to sever the connection and maintain power even in the event of an outage."

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