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

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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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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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
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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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
December 2013
Most people in the utility industry agree that a major objective of the smart grid is increased storage capacity. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently took a major step in that direction by setting targets for state investor-owned utilities to procure 1.325 gigawatts (GW) of cost-effective energy storage by 2020. READ MORE

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