Mike Breslin

Freelance Writer

Mike Breslin is a freelance writer based in New Jersey. He has 30-years experience writing for newspapers, magazines, multimedia and video production companies with concentration on business, energy, environmental and technical subjects. Mike is author of the sea adventure novels Found At Sea, Mystery of the Fjord Tide and Riddle of the Atlantis Moon. His short stories are posted on AmazonShorts.com.

Articles by Mike Breslin

November 2014
Four companies have jointly proposed a first-of-its-kind, $8-billion green-energy initiative that would bring huge amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023.
 The project requires the construction of one of America’s largest wind farms in Wyoming, one of the world’s biggest energy-storage facilities in Utah, and a 525-mile electric transmission line connecting the two sites.
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November 2014
A new report by Allied Market Research, “Global Light Emitting Diode (LED) Market,” estimates this market will reach $42.7 billion by 2020, registering a robust compound annual growth rate of 13.5 percent from 2014–2020. The Asia-Pacific region dominates the LED technology market because it houses approximately three-quarters of global electronics manufacturers. North America, due to high-tech for READ MORE
November 2014
Hawaiian Electric Co. recently announced plans that will lower customer electric bills by 20 percent. It will also give customers more service options and nearly triple the amount of distributed solar while achieving the highest level of renewable energy in the nation—more than 65 percent—by the year 2030.
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October 2014
According to a report by MarketsandMarkets research firm, the wireless-power-transmission market will reach $17.04 billion by 2020, growing at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 60.49 percent from 2014 to 2020.
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October 2014
In July, Tesla Motors and Panasonic signed a cooperation agreement to build a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States. They call it the “Gigafactory.”
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October 2014
An unusual, groundbreaking solar plus energy-storage microgrid project in Rutland, Vt., was recently announced. The Stafford Hill Solar Farm is being developed by Green Mountain Power in collaboration with Dynapower and GroSolar. This unique federal-state-nongovernmental organization partnership involves the state of Vermont; the U.S. READ MORE
September 2014
The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s 
new “Annual Energy Outlook 2014” predicts that below-average annual increases in U.S. electric generating capacity will occur through 2040; most new capacity will be natural gas-fired facilities.
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September 2014
Wind, rain, wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, heavy snowfalls, ice and falling trees are all potential causes of unpredictable and often prolonged power outages. Combine these more frequently occurring natural events with increased demand for electric power and unreliable grid infrastructure, and it is easy to understand why there is an increased demand for generator sets.
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September 2014
The evolution of lighting technology is touching every aspect of society. Smart technology and alternative sources of energy are similarly expanding their reach, leading to a range of innovations even in street lighting.
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