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

June 2014
A new report by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) shows that investor-owned electric utilities continue to make significant investments to build needed and beneficial transmission infrastructure. The report finds that EEI members’ total transmission investment in 2012 reached $14.8 billion. READ MORE
  • A buoyant airborne turbine is deployed at an Altaeros test site in Maine.
June 2014
Since wind force is stronger the higher you go, wind power generation increases 
with altitude.
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June 2014
A recent study by Allied Market Research found that the global smart home and buildings market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29.5 percent between 2012 and 2020. READ MORE
May 2014
To improve reliability of electric transmission lines, more utilities are taking to the sky with helicopter patrols to conduct low altitude inspections.
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May 2014
Among nontraditional computer data applications, the growing popularity of data services, such as co-location, web hosting and cloud computing, has compelled data center owners to enhance their technologies and service quality. One of the consequences of this data service explosion is the requirement for more powerful and reliable cooling solutions.
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May 2014
A group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say liquid metals could provide the solution to the solar energy-storage problem, ensuring that the power is available at all times and not just when the sun is shining. 
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April 2014
States that have not adopted the latest energy-efficiency standard for commercial buildings are foregoing an average reduction of almost 10 percent in energy consumed by new structures over 10 years, which would trim their energy costs and carbon emissions by more than 12 percent, according to a recent study by Joshua Kneifel, an economist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIS READ MORE
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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