Posts Tagged ‘mile’

Three Mile Island fails to secure energy-sale contract, threatening plant’s future

Three Mile Island was unable to land a contract to sell its electricity on the grid for 2018-2019, leaving questions about the plant’s future in a competitive energy market. Here’s some info on the recent PJM auction and what the lost business means for the Exelon-owned power plant and the 700 people who work there. […]

Claim: all the energy we need is just a mile above our heads- but getting it is another story

What if all the energy needed by society existed just a mile or two above our heads? That’s the question raised by researchers in an emerging field known as airborne wind energy, which envisions using devices that might look like parachutes or gliders to capture electricity from the strong, steady winds that blow well above […]