Monday, January 13, 2014
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Pitt's new electrical lab looks to energy's future
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The newly-opened electrical power system lab at the University of Pittsburgh aims to explore the next generation of energy-efficiency strategies while educating the next generation of electrical engineers. The lab opened Jan. 9 at the Benedum Hall of Engineering on Pitt's campus. The lab’s equipment was donated by... Read More

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Eight tips to keep steam dry and clean
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1. Keep contaminants at bay by checking the total dissolved solids boiler blowdown rate. 2. Make sure the first stream trapping point after the boiler goes straight to waste in case any contaminants... Read More

Understanding pressure instrumentation
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Measuring pressure is one of the most basic instrumentation functions in any industry. From an oil refinery to a bulldozer, measuring the pressure of compressed air, hydraulic fluid, process liquids,... Read More

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Potential net-energy metering rollbacks won't impact solar markets in U.S. states in 2014
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Despite efforts from some U.S. states to re-evaluate their net-energy metering (NEM) policies, the impact of any potential changes on the U.S. photovoltaics (PV) industry is expected to be negligible... Read More

Companies invest in optimism, study finds
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If you think your governor’s annual “State of the State” address is nothing much more that a lot of political hot air, you may be right. But someone is listening, and it apparently has an effect on... Read More

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