December 16, 2011

Exelon Boss Going To Pay Big For Merger

Jay Hancock, Baltimore Sun

LA Times

John Rowe made no secret of the fact that he badly wanted a signature merger to top off his career as the chief executive of Exelon Corp. How badly can be seen in the settlement he just agreed to in Exelon's bid to purchase Baltimore's Constellation Energy. . .

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May 11, 2012
The Stupidity of the LED Bulb
Christopher Mims, MIT Technology Review
LED lights, mass produced as tiny individual diodes, can be configured into any shape you can imagine. In the future, they and their successors could cover large flat (or curved, or whatever) surfaces, mimicking the light... more ››
May 16, 2012
Can Viruses Create Electricity?
James Burgess,
Objects with piezoelectric properties can convert mechanical energy into electrical energy, meaning that electricity can be cleanly produced just by thought movement. Scientists have been trying to find a way to use this... more ››
May 16, 2012
Why Is China Switching to Direct Current?
Nigel Morris, EC
In the late 1880′s Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse waged “the War of Currents” , each battling to demonstrate the merits and advantages of Edison’s Direct Current distribution system and Westinghouse’s ... more ››
May 7, 2012
Is An Electricity Negociant In Our Future?
Christine Hertzog, EC
Ahh, California.  The land of milk and honey.   And wine – lots of it.  Silicon Valley denizens like me can find vineyards and wineries within a 30 minute drive in any direction.  So it stands to reason that we’re... more ››
A clean energy standard (CES) is a flexible approach to encouraging a cleaner technology mix for electricity production. The most recent federal CES proposal from Senator Bingaman would transform the way electricity. . . more ››