VIDEO: How PJM manages our massive electric grid

January 3, 2011

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It is interesting how little we often know about the technology that we use everyday.  This video on how regional electric grid operator PJM manages energy from day to day is really interesting, and will almost certainly tell you some things you didn’t know about how our homes and workplaces are powered.

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MAPP & the environment

December 9, 2010

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[Join us on Facebook.] The latest information I’ve found about MAPP in PSC filings may surprise you – in a good way. An economic impact report in the PSC file estimates that Pepco will contribute significant sums of money to Maryland’s Tidal Wetlands Compensation Fund (TWCF) starting in 2014.  The report, which focuses on MAPP’s […]

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Local economies to get boost from MAPP

December 2, 2010

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[Join us on Facebook.] I’ve been digging further into Public Service Commission filings, and have found some more great nuggets of information about the infusion of money that MAPP will inject into local economies – very encouraging news. Over the estimated six-year period during which MAPP will be built and environmental mitigation will take place, […]

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[DID YOU KNOW?] MAPP will create over 700 full-time jobs

November 24, 2010

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[Join us on Facebook.] In reviewing some of the filings at the Maryland Public Service Commission, I’ve found a goldmine of information about the benefits of the proposed Mid-Atlantic Power Pathway (MAPP).  Over the next several weeks I plan to write posts about what I see as the most important benefits of the project for […]

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