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NYC Blue

Transformer explosion in Queens turns the sky neon-blue A transformer explosion at a major utility in New York City made national headlines December 27, when the electrical surge at a Con Edison substation in the borough of Queens caused an electrical fire that turned the NYC night sky a vibrant, eerie shade of blue. Via […]

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HH: Microgrid Systems

‘Microgrids’ and distributed energy systems provide backup while waiting for relief One of the greatest concerns during a natural disaster is support systems that can aid in a number of ways when standard systems go down and people are still waiting for relief. In the case of electricity, these secondary systems can be found in […]

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