Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gaia: Mapping our Milky Way Galaxy - Astrobeat

Gaia: Mapping our Milky Way Galaxy - Astrobeat: The Gaia spacecraft has mapped 1.1 billion stars in the Milky Way.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Benefits of Continuous Insulation

The Benefits of Continuous Insulation: Batts--individual sections of insulation--don't do the trick. Encircling a building from top to bottom saves energy and provides other, more subtle, benefits.

FirstEnergy Asks for $5 Billion to Stay in Ohio

FirstEnergy Asks for $5 Billion to Stay in Ohio: Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy made its latest proposal (Case No. 14-1297-EL-SSO) on August 29 to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO), continuing a two-year effort to shift the financial risks of operating two of its generating plants away from the company’s subsidiaries – Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating, and Toledo Edison – and to their 2.2 million ratepayers in the Buckeye State