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
Rather than plugging it into the wall, imagine charging a cell phone or other portable device by simply rubbing it with the palm of your hand. The user actually creates the electricity and becomes a discrete, reliable and the ultimate distributed source of power generation. It could transform the electric industry and life as we know it. READ MORE
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
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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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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January 2014
Running the Internet giant Google requires a lot of electricity. Industry experts claim its 13 data centers continuously draw 260 million watts. An estimated billion searches a day alone consume 12.5 million watts. 
 Offsetting this huge consumption, Google has cash reserves exceeding $50 billion and is investing heavily in renewable energy, adding to a billion-dollar portfolio of green power.
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January 2014
In the realm of public transportation and dwindling governmental financial support, efficiency has become key. Such is the story for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which is continually looking to improve the safety and experience of its riders and cut costs wherever possible.
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