Navigation Links
Resilient cities focus of new Sandia, Rockefeller Foundation pact to help 100 communities
Date:4/1/2014

engineering a solution and making it happen," Miller said.

Looking at complex systems in this case, cities also encourages municipal developers to address multiple risks, rather than create a separate plan for each hazard, she said.

This process "helps cities prioritize and have an explanation of why they're investing in one thing versus another," she added. "It helps build consensus."

Electrical grid experts at Sandia bring resiliency to power supply

Ellis works with a Sandia team on infrastructure resilience to prevent the kind of damage suffered in New York and New Jersey after 2012's Superstorm Sandy.

Sandia researchers are using the labs' Energy Surety Design Methodology, which has a successful track record at military facilities, for two projects in New Jersey funded by the Department of Energy.

Sandia is working with the city of Hoboken, N.J., to assess and develop designs for improving the resiliency of the city's electrical grid after the storm.

Sandia also is working on a study with New Jersey's Transit Corporation, NJ TRANSIT, to provide a resilient energy supply system to trains running between New York and New Jersey during power disruptions.

Sandia is providing NJ TRANSIT with a design concept for a microgrid, which, if built, would be the largest microgrid by capacity and geographical footprint in the U.S., Ellis said. A microgrid is connected to a utility electrical grid, but can also operate as an "island" grid that self-sufficiently produces power when there is a disruption in the main grid.

The power system is being planned with resiliency in mind. For example, the generation plant and transmission and distribution lines will be protected from wind and storm surges, he said.

Resiliency requires planning ahead for disasters that might happen once every 50 years or more. That can cost millions of dollars up front, but can reduce a city's exp
'/>"/>

Contact: Heather Clark
hclark@sandia.gov
505-844-3511
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. 400-year study finds Northeast forests resilient, changing
2. University of Tennessee professors research shows Gulf of Mexico resilient after spill
3. Are tropical forests resilient to global warming?
4. Diversity keeps grasslands resilient to drought, climate change
5. Crabs, insects and spiders vulnerable to oil spill, but also resilient
6. Cities support more native biodiversity than previously thought
7. Scientists map food security and self-provision of major cities
8. Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Cities
9. Frost & Sullivan: Safe Cities to directly impact First Responder and Biometric markets positively
10. Frost & Sullivan: Moving the Smart Cities Idea from Concept to Reality
11. Why innovation thrives in cities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Resilient cities focus of new Sandia, Rockefeller Foundation pact to help 100 communities
(Date:5/20/2015)... May 20, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the  ... Iris Recognition Market"  report to their ... research service analyses trends in the ... and commercial sectors, globally. Despite hardware ...
(Date:5/18/2015)... 2015 Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received ... FPC1155 and FPC1035 from one if its module partners. Deliveries ... Q3 2015 and the sensors will be used by smartphone ... for 2015 hereby amount to 740 MSEK to date. In ... MSEK and a number of smaller orders not separately communicated ...
(Date:5/11/2015)... 11, 2015 Curemark LLC, a privately held ... a new Phase III double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical ... CM-AT, on all children ages 3-8 with Autism. Previously, ... III double blinded clinical trial for CM-AT in children ... the digestive enzyme chymotrypsin. This new trial will help ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Iris Recognition Market Report 2015 - 5-Year Opportunity Analysis 2Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 230 Million and Raises Revenue Guidance for 2015 2Curemark, LLC, Launches New Phase III Trial in Expanded Population of Children with Autism 2
... Bethesda, MD FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to ... for the 2012 American Society for Clinical Investigation/Association of ... April 27-29, 2012. These awards are meant to ... scientists into the mainstream of the basic science community ...
... the crypt are supposed to be scary, but new ... and colleagues shows that crypts can be places of ... are small areas of the intestine where new cells ... By focusing on one protein expressed in our intestines ...
... , The decline of Caribbean coral reefs has been linked ... research led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ... news humans are still to blame. The good news ... decline. Employing a novel excavation technique to reconstruct the ...
Cached Biology News:Tales from the crypt lead researchers to cancer discovery 2Declines in Caribbean coral reefs pre-date damage resulting from climate change 2Declines in Caribbean coral reefs pre-date damage resulting from climate change 3
(Date:5/28/2015)... 27, 2015 Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cg3zw/cell_therapy ... new report "Cell Therapy - Technologies, Markets ... This report describes and evaluates cell therapy technologies ... an important role in the practice of medicine. ... fashioned bone marrow transplants. Role of cells in ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... 28, 2015 DryLet, LLC a ... applications such as animal waste reduction, bioremediation, wastewater ... in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, ... Pork Expo, June 3-5 in Des Moines, Iowa. ... a Wall Street Journal article because of its ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... , May 28, 2015  GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... CEO, Douglas J. Swirsky , will present a ... at 11 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 4, 2015. ... Mr. Swirsky,s presentation will be available at the following ... available on GenVec,s website.  To access, visit www.genvec.com ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 ... makes it a point to ask his audiences ... of future trends including robotics, solar cells, fuel ... sequencing, 3D printers, advanced battery storage technology, driverless ... assistants, and high-quality but inexpensive online education. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Cell Therapy Market 2015-2020 - Technologies, Markets and Companies 2DryLet to Showcase Patented ManureMagicâ„¢ at the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3-5 in Des Moines, Iowa 2GenVec To Present At The Jefferies Healthcare Conference 2Futurist Jack Uldrich to Deliver 4 Keynote Addresses in June 2
... Baxter Healthcare Corporation,today announced its V-Link ... first needleless intravenous (IV) connector to,contain an ... in the,United States and Canada. V-Link with ... 99.9 percent or more of specific common ...
... discussed during Omnicell,educational, programs April 15 at ... The Mid-America Club in Chicago, MOUNTAIN ... Inc. (Nasdaq: OMCL ), a leading provider,of ... in,healthcare facilities, and Rice Memorial Hospital today announced ...
... Collins, M.D., Ph.D. a,physician-geneticist and leader of ... of the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize from ... at Case Western Reserve,University., (Photo: ... Prize honors outstanding international ethical,leaders. It is ...
Cached Biology Technology:Baxter's V-Link Luer-Activated Device With VitalShield Protective Coating Now Available For Hospitals 2Baxter's V-Link Luer-Activated Device With VitalShield Protective Coating Now Available For Hospitals 3Baxter's V-Link Luer-Activated Device With VitalShield Protective Coating Now Available For Hospitals 4Rice Memorial Hospital Implements SinglePointe(TM) Automated Patient-Specific Management Solution From Omnicell 2Rice Memorial Hospital Implements SinglePointe(TM) Automated Patient-Specific Management Solution From Omnicell 3Leading Geneticist Francis Collins Named First Recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University 2Leading Geneticist Francis Collins Named First Recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University 3Leading Geneticist Francis Collins Named First Recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University 4
...
...
...
... submicron range are part of your production ... of particle size is important to you. ... detect the component populations in your sample ... Analyzer uses Photon Correlation Spectroscopy (PCS) , ...
Biology Products: