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Solving the Water-Energy Supply Challenge

Speaking at the Net Zero Cities Symposium in Fort Collins, Colo., Oct. 16 and 17, Brendle Group President and Principal Engineer Judy Dorsey noted the similarities between delivering clean, safe and affordable water and delivering clean, safe and affordable energy. More people in the world have a cell phone than have access to sanitary toilet facilities, she said.

pv power map

PV Generation Potential for May and June

The PV Power Map is a report of national solar resource availability as illustrated by the monthly energy output of a nominal 1-kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic (PV) system by location. The May and June maps illustrate the Great Lakes dampening effect commonly seen in warmer months. By dampening cloud formation, the Great Lakes’ cold water results in greater solar potential than other regions, such as the Eastern seaboard.

The Death of a Leader

The “Edison of Our Age,” Stanford Ovshinsky, dies at age 89 after a life spent dedicated to science.