Posts Tagged ‘Meter’

Baloney Meter: Coal curbing benefits claim mostly accurate, say experts

“The proposed amendments will result in 260 avoided premature deaths, 40,000 fewer asthma episodes, and 190,000 fewer days of breathing difficulty and reduced activity – resulting in health benefits of $1.2 billion, from 2019 to 2055.” — Environment and Climate Change Canada, Feb. 16, 2018 on the effects of proposed regulations aimed at reducing carbon […]

Baloney Meter: will Liberal carbon tax really mean paying more for everything?

Pedestrians battle the blowing snow and wind chills in the -30C range, Friday, January 5, 2018 in Montreal. As many Canadians shivered through the country's widespread, brutal cold snap in recent weeks, anyone on the Conservative Party of Canada's fundraising list may have felt they had more to make them shudder.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Pedestrians […]

Smart meter maker Sensus to acquire Atlanta data startup Verdeeco

Raleigh-based Sensus , which is expected to announce the deal next week, paid nearly $5 million for the two-year-old startup, according to sources. View full post on Wind Power News

Only renewables – not nuclear – could be too cheap to meter | Damian Carrington

Germany’s long support for wind and solar energy is delivering zero-cost electricity at times. In contrast, the UK’s new energy policy seeks to underwrite the rising cost of nuclear “Too cheap to meter”: that was the infamous boast of the nuclear power industry in its heyday. It has been catastrophically discredited by history. Yet the […]

Wind and Solar Communications Node: Explanation of Power Meter

An inexpensive communications network that brings internet connectivity to remote locations. Nodes are powered by a home-built wind turbine and a solar panel which enables Wi-Fi and VOIP connectivity. This project was located on a hill at Rochester Institute of Technology where it operated for over a year. Sadly, the project has since been removed […]