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Department Of Energy Approves Line Sending Canadian Hydroelectric Power To NYC

Federal energy regulators this week gave final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line, which will carry lower-cost hydroelectric power from Canada to New York City.

09/26/2014

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

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gillibrand Appeals For Low-Income Energy Assistance

The funding being sought by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would help improve energy efficiency in the homes of needy families.

01/08/2013