Smart Grid Standards Are Incomplete and Unenforceable

GAO: Smart Grid Standards Are Incomplete and Unenforceable The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed smart grid cybersecurity guidelines as tasked by Congress, but major gaps still need to be addressed; furthermore, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has failed to develop a coordinated approach for monitoring if and how the standards […]

Cape Wind Completes Federal Permitting Process

The 130-turbine Cape Wind offshore wind farm proposed for construction on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound, Mass., on Friday received two key approvals from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completing its federal permitting process. After reviewing the Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision on the facility owned […]

Giessen-Marburg University Clinic Germany

Tognum, MTU Onsite Energy: Giessen-Marburg University Clinic, Germany Large quantities of electricity, cooling power and heat are needed to run a clinic. The university clinic of Giessen-Marburg, Germany, for example, has around 1150 beds and consumes on average 35 000 kWh daily. The clinic one of 50 run by healthcare provider Rhön-Klinikum AG is to […]

Solar Turbines Inc Calabasas Landfill Gas-To-Energy Facility USA

Solar Turbines Inc Calabasas Landfill Gas-To-Energy Facility, U.S.A. Start-up phase for the Calabasas Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facility in Agoura, California, U.S.A., began on June 1, 2010. Commercial operation was declared on July 12, 2010. The plant broke new ground for operation on very low Btu landfill gas while simultaneously achieving industry-low emission levels. Plant equipment consists […]