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

April 2014
The Ivanpah Solar Electricity-Generating System ­located in California’s Mojave Desert became formally operational on Feb. 13, 2014. At full capacity, the plant’s three 459-foot-high towers produce a total of 392 megawatts, i.e., enough clean electricity to power approximately 140,000 California homes.
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April 2014
Principle Power, a Seattle company, has been given the go-ahead by state and federal officials to develop plans to build the West Coast’s first offshore, floating wind-energy farm.
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March 2014
Despite budget constraints, 
U.S. mayors expect to significantly expand their investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey of nearly 300 cities. The survey shows how cities are deploying new energy technologies to make city operations and communities more energy-efficient.
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March 2014
Americans plan to switch to more energy-efficient lighting technologies as a result of the federally mandated legislation aimed at increasing efficiency standards. This was just one of the findings of the sixth annual Sylvania Socket Survey for North America.
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March 2014
The US Army recently announced a $61 million infrastructure modernization project at the Rock Island (Illinois) Arsenal (RIA) Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (JMTC), the largest government-owned and operated arsenal in the United States.
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February 2014
Building intelligence provider WegoWise recently announced that utility bills for inefficient buildings can cost up to eight times more than bills for efficient buildings.
 During the winter months when bill disparity peaks, the least-efficient buildings use eight times more gas, five times more electricity and four times more oil than the most-efficient buildings. 
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February 2014
Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G), the electrical utility serving MetLife stadium in Secaucus, N.J., partnered with the National Football League’s (NFL) Environmental Program to provide the green power for Super Bowl XLVIII.
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February 2014
The impact of Superstorm Sandy, which smashed into the New York 
metropolitan area on Oct. 29, 2012, is still reverberating in regional communities, 
especially in New Jersey. Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s oldest and largest publicly owned utility, hopes to prevent future catastrophes like Sandy from disrupting service to customers.
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January 2014
J Ranck Electric Incorporated, an electrical contractor based in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, recently completed a project that installed a 913-solar-panel power system at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, the most-attended aquarium in the country. READ MORE

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