Latest Electric Power Research Institute Inc. Stories

2014-03-21 16:21:22

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), an independent, nonprofit organization for energy and environmental research, recently recognized several FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) employees with Leadership and Technology Transfer awards. The awards recognize contributions in 2013 by utility employees for technology leadership or for successfully applying technology solutions supported by EPRI research to benefit the electric power...

2011-02-02 09:49:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) are conducting an 18-month study to evaluate how solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems may affect the utility's distribution system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Fifty PV systems are being installed in seven cities around the state. Seven-to-eight small systems will be installed on one distribution line in each city. Sites were identified based on a...

2010-05-26 11:26:00

The Electric Power Research Institute members represent more than 90 percent of US electricity AURORA, Colo., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) announces the addition of the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) as a sponsoring member. EPRI conducts research and development for the electric power industry and its membership represents more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, along...

2010-03-02 13:07:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company and Progress Energy are expanding their plug-in vehicle research partnership to include the utility company's Florida operations Ford is working with a dozen utility companies across the nation to advance the commercialization of electric vehicles under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy Ford plans to bring a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to market in 2012 as part of its electrification product...

2009-05-21 12:00:00

Ion Transport Membranes Could Help Boost Carbon Capture in Coal-Fired Power Plants LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) and the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) today announced the signing of an agreement which will support Air Products' ion transport membrane (ITM) development for use in integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC), oxyfuel combustion, and other advanced power generation systems. An EPRI electric industry...

2009-02-03 08:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee(R) Alliance and the HomePlug(R) Powerline Alliance announced today that the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is now collaborating with them to develop a common language for home area network (HAN) devices to utilize advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). The groups will work in cooperation with the many utilities already supporting ZigBee Smart Energy and will look for ways to further expand the Smart Grid by creating a...

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