Electric Grid

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz (at podium) with Gov. Chris Christie and others announcing microgrid study for NJ TRANSIT, August 26, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Gets Grant To Study Use Of Microgrid To Keep Trains Moving

Christie says the NJ Transitgrid would be the first microgrid built for a non-military use. It would supply highly reliable power when the regular power sources fail.

08/26/2013

Secretary of Housing And Urban Development Shaun Donovan, with Mayor Michael Bloomberg on a rooftop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, August 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues Report

The report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.

08/19/2013

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Report: LIPA Overcharged For ‘Lost’ Power

Beginning in April, customers will see an average $2.85 reduction in their monthly bill for the rest of the year, and $1.50 a month for 2012 and 2013.

02/09/2011