$95 Million for Water Resources & Ecosystem Health

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2024 03:43:33 +0000

Albuquerque, New Mexico — During remarks at the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration in Albuquerque today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the availability of up to $95 million through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for projects to bolster water resources, advance ecosystem health and support resilience in … [continued]

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Sesame Solar’s Portable Solar Nanogrids Provide Renewable Electricity On The Go

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 16:30:55 +0000

Solar power has many applications, from residential to commercial and portable micro solar for personal devices. It has also been used in remote areas to support mining operations and in the field for small devices such as electronic speed signage along roads. Another application is in trailers or shipping containers when combined with battery storage […]

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The POWER Interview: Physical Attacks on the Grid Soared in 2022. What Can Be Done?

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 23:43:47 +0000

Physical security at power plants has received renewed concern of late, owing to a spate of gunfire vandalism events in the U.S. However, power plants have long-fielded several other physical security risks, including from terrorism, sabotage, natural disasters, insider threats, and physical breaches. Power plants have typically employed a set of physical security tools, such […]

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Deep Learning Underlies Geographic Dataset Used in Hurricane Response

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 04:43:27 +0000

As Hurricane Fiona made landfall as a Category 1 storm in Puerto Rico on Sept. 18, 2022, some areas of the island were inundated with nearly 30 inches of rain, and power to hundreds of thousands of homes was knocked out. Only 10 days later, Hurricane Ian, a Category 4 storm and one of the […]

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“Power Outages Can Mean the Difference Between Life and Death” — Rooftop Solar Can Help

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2022 14:00:57 +0000

Lawyer and activist Ruth Santiago says rooftop solar can help Puerto Rico out of its energy crisis. Originally published on Nexus Media. By Paola Rosa-Aquino Puerto Rico is in the throes of an energy crisis. On Thursday, a fire at a power plant outside the southeastern town of Guayanilla caused an island-wide blackout. Blackouts are a feature […]

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Oxfam: Every 2 Seconds Climate Change Forces A Person From Their Home

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 04:14:56 +0000

Every 2 seconds, climate change is forcing someone from their homes, according to data from Oxfam International. These climate-fueled disasters are the number one cause of internal displacement globally. More than 20 million people have lost their homes. This translates to one person every two seconds

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