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MarketplaceSandy Outages May Help Rethink Power Grid Open New Window
November 14, 2012
A Marketplace interview with Arshad Mansoor on grid resiliency issues was recently broadcast by National Public Radio affiliates throughout the country.
Power MagazinePreparing the Power Grid for the Next Sandy Open New Window
November 7, 2012
Arshad Mansoor spoke with CNNMoney about ways in which electric utilities and their customers can prepare for power outages from future storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Power Magazine4.5 Million Still Without Power Open New Window
November 2, 2012
EPRI Fellow Clark Gellings was a featured guest on CNBCís ďThe Kudlow ReportĒ to discuss ongoing power losses in New York from Hurricane Sandy.
Power MagazineSeismic Instrumentation at Nuclear Power Plants Open New Window
November 1, 2012
Dr. Robert Peltier offers a synopsis of an EPRI white paper on installing seismic instrumentation at nuclear power plants.
Power MagazinePotential Impacts of Closed-Cycle Cooling Retrofits at U.S. Power Plants Open New Window
November 1, 2012
EPRIís Senior Project Manager of Water and Ecosystems Research, David Bailey, authors an article for Power Magazine on closed-cycle cooling system retrofits
CBS NewsSmart Power Grid May have Lessened Sandyís Impact Open New Window
October 31, 2012
National Public Radio spoke with EPRI Fellow Clark Gellings about the east coastís power losses in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Power EngineeringSpecial Report: Nuclear Power Executive Roundtable Open New Window
October 12, 2012
EPRI VP of Nuclear Neil Wilmshurst recently participated in Power Engineering Magazine's annual Nuclear Power Executive Roundtable, discussing the current and future status of U.S. nuclear power generation.
CBS NewsElectromagnetic Fields and the Question of Public Health Open New Window
October 3, 2012
EPRIís Rob Kavet and Gabor Mazei spoke with Public Power Magazine about electromagnetic fields from power lines and their potential impacts on human health.
Power MagazineEvaluating Technologies to Address Proposed Effluent Guidelines Open New Window
October 2, 2012
Paul Chu, a Senior Project Manager at EPRI, writes about collaborative research and development that can inform the EPA on effluent guideline revisions.
Power EngineeringEntering the Digital Age Open New Window
October 1, 2012
EPRI experts weigh in on digital upgrades at nuclear power plants in this Power Engineering article.
New York TimesPower, Pollution and the Internet Open New Window
September 23, 2012
Part two of a New York Times series of articles on data centersí electricity consumption quotes EPRIís Dennis Symanski.
New York TimesData Centers in a Small Farm Town, Gobbling Power and Flexing Muscle Open New Window
September 22, 2012
The New York Times has cited EPRIís research as part of a year-long investigative study regarding the power consumption of large data centers in the United States.
Nuclear EngineeringCuomo Announces Launch of Initiative to Bring New Energy Efficient Technologies Into the Marketplace Open New Window
September 17, 2012
Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York recently announced the launch of an EPRI and New York Power Authority collaboration to develop energy efficient technologies for the marketplace.
Nuclear EngineeringUncertainty Over Accelerating Dry Storage of Used Nuclear Fuel Open New Window
September 17, 2012
Nuclear Engineering International highlights an updated EPRI report on the impacts of accelerating dry cask storage of nuclear fuel from spent fuel pools.
Energy TechRegional Air Quality Model Special Feature Open New Window
September 6, 2012
The September issue of EM, the magazine of the Air & Waste Management Association, published a 16-page special section on an EPRI air quality modeling workshop. The section featured an article by Naresh Kumar and one co-authored by Eladio Knipping.
Power MagazineWater Conservation Options for Power Generation Facilities Open New Window
September 1, 2012
EPRIís Kent Zammit discusses water conservation technologies for power plants in Septemberís edition of Power Magazine.
Energy TechTesting of new technology marks start of operations at new Water Research Center at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen Open New Window
August 29, 2012
Market Watch highlights EPRIís collaborative project that is now testing methods to significantly reduce water needed for power plant cooling.
Energy TechInnovative Fix: Allowing Power Plants to Buy Credits From Farmers can Create Cleaner Water Open New Window
August 27, 2012
An editorial from the Columbus Dispatch applauds EPRIís water quality trading project currently being test piloted in the Ohio River Basin.
Technology ReviewA Glut of Natural Gas Leaves Nuclear Power Stalled Open New Window
August 9, 2012
MIT's Technology Review spoke with EPRI's Revis James on the future of nuclear power in light of cheap natural gas prices.
Technology ReviewIndia's Blackout and the Challenges of Providing Power to a Growing Nation Open New Window
August 6, 2012
Arshad Mansoor spoke with Chicago NPR affiliate WBEZ as part of ongoing discussions about the blackouts in India.
CNBCUS Blackout Coming Soon? Open New Window
August 2, 2012
EPRI's Clark Gellings was interviewed by CNBC on the blackouts in India and how they may have occurred.
Technology ReviewOutage in India Could be a Harbinger for the Rest of the World Open New Window
August 2, 2012
Arshad Mansoor was interviewed by MITís Technology Review as part of the ongoing coverage of electrical blackouts in India.
USA TodayAnatomy of a Power Outage Open New Window
August 2, 2012
EPRIís Clark Gellings spoke with Discovery News about the blackouts in India and necessary procedures for grid operators during periods of high electricity demand.
USA TodayEnergy Experts Say Blackout like Indiaís is Unlikely in U.S. Open New Window
August 1, 2012
USA Today talked with EPRIís Vice President of Research and Development, Arshad Mansoor, about power blackouts in India and the likelihood of a similar event occurring in the United States.
The New York TimesAn Electrical Grid is Pressed to its Limit Open New Window
August 1, 2012
Matt Wald of the New York Times talks with Arshad Mansoor about the reasons behind Indiaís massive blackouts.
The New York TimesIn Blackouts, Drones and iPads May Come to Rescue Open New Window
July 27, 2012
Matt Wald of the New York Times highlights EPRIís Field Force Data Visualization mobile app and aerial drones program as potential solutions for getting the power back on more quickly during blackouts.
Energy TechPossible Alternative to Linear Variable Differential Transformers Open New Window
August 16, 2012
Energy-Tech Magazine highlights EPRI's R&D on new turbine valve sensors.
Energy CentralEPRI Insider Touts ďBig DataĒ Electric Industry Future Open New Window
August 12, 2012
EPRI Vice President of Research and Development, Arshad Mansoor, talks with Energy Central on electricity game changers.
IEEE SpectrumIn Maine, a US First in Tidal Energy Open New Window
July 25, 2012
Paul Jacobson is quoted in a Boston Globe story on the potential of ocean energy in the wake of a new project in Maine.
IEEE SpectrumFixing Wind Power's Bat Problem Open New Window
July 12, 2012
John Goodrich-Mahoney was quoted in an IEEE Spectrum story about new technology to protect bats from wind turbines.
The New York TimesRecovering After the Storm Open New Window
July 3, 2012
Clark Gellings offers perspective to the New York Times on power restoration efforts.
TimeHannegan Addresses ISO Open New Window
June 27, 2012
Cites need for a new playbook for renewable to play a greater role in the generation portfolio.
TimeCost to Charge an iPad? Open New Window
June 22, 2012
Baskar Vairmohan assessment calculates $1.36 annually will do it.
The New York TimesAlternative Source of Electricity Open New Window
June 21, 2012
Haresh Kamath gives offers perspective on the potential of fuel cells.
Power Engineering Hitting 80 percent Open New Window
June 19, 2012
Revis James offers perspective on an 80 renewables generation portfolio for the US.
Power Engineering Seismic Instrumentation Open New Window
June 11, 2012
Nuclear Power International magazine article profiles EPRI research into seismic instrumentation systems for nuclear power plants.
AOL EnergyA $100 billion difference Open New Window
June 4, 2012
AOL Energy cites Francisco de la Chesnaye in a summary of recent EPRI research regarding pending EPA rules and their effects on coal generators.
Annabelle LeeCyber Security Open New Window
June 1, 2012
Annabelle Lee authored an article for Power Magazine about considerations needed for the electric power industry.
The New York TimesPrism 2.0 Open New Window
June 1, 2012
A New York Times story covers our Prism 2.0 analysis, which looks at ways utilities can save money while still complying with regulations.
KQEDTrendspotting: Shrinking the Carbon Footprint of the Cloud Open New Window
May 29, 2012
An article from KQED, an NPR affiliate, features Dennis Symanski about load requirements of data centers.
Palm Beach Post Large Scale Infrastructure Investments Open New Window
May 22, 2012
Revis James is quoted in a Palm Beach Post story about such investments as the FPL capital expenditures program.
Nuclear Energy Insider Can the U.S. nuclear supply chain weather the storm? Open New Window
May 16, 2012 
Nuclear Energy Insider published an article on the nuclear supply chain that featured quotes from EPRI Senior Project Manager Marc Tannenbaum.
Clean Energy Renewable Integration With the Grid Open New Window
May 11, 2012 
Kristen Nicole discusses the technological, political and financial considerations of a renewable future.
ForbesEnergy Storage Open New Window
May 1, 2012 
EPRI suggests the costs for storage technologies will need to drop in order to make storage a viable alternative for utilities.
Energy BizReaching for Excellence Open New Window
April 30, 2012 
Revis James was quoted in an EnergyBiz article regarding changes that have occurred in the generation mix and the transmission sector's reliability enforcement and technology.
Power EngineeringThe Power of Information and Innovation Open New Window
April 30, 2012 
Bryan Hannegan discusses environmental regulations with Power Engineering magazine.
Vision SystemsUnmanned Aerial Vehicles Open New Window
April 25, 2012 
Matt Olearczyk is quoted in a Vision Systems design story about how drones could help restore power quicker after a storm outage.
Energy BizPioneering Energy Efficiency Open New Window
April 25, 2012 
Clark Gellings is quoted about growth and potential with utility involvement in efficiency technologies.
CNBCNear-term Potential of Nuclear Fusion Open New Window
April 23, 2012 
Albert Machiels offers his thoughts to CNBC.
CNBCVirtual Power Plants Are Real Open New Window
April 16, 2012 
John Simmins is quoted in a CNBC.com story about the reality of virtual power plants.
CNBCTechnologies that Harvest Power Open New Window
April 16, 2012 
Andrew Phillips is quoted in a CNBC.com story about how EPRI robot harvests power.
RosinskiWaste-to-Energy Technology Options Open New Window
April 11, 2012 
The April issue of Power magazine features a cover story authored by Stan Rosinski
Power MagazineWater Usage in Power Generation Open New Window
April 11, 2012 
A Power Magazine article on water sustainability quotes Kent Zammit extensively.
Homeland Security TodayRapid Recovery Industry Transformers Open New Window
April 3, 2012 
Rich Lordan is quoted about EPRI's project with the Department of Homeland Security.
igigaomThe Story of Energy Cache Open New Window
March 30, 2012 
GigaOm ran a story on the potential for energy storage and cited an EPRI report on hyrdo energy.
Intelligent UtilityManaging Distribution Systems Open New Window
March 22, 2012 
Bob Uluski describes the advances in distribution management systems in an extensive interview with Intelligent Utility.
Climate WireFocus on Data Centers Open New Window
March 22, 2012 
Brian Fortenbery is quoted in a Climatewire article about the advantages of DC power.
Green Tech MediaSmart Grid Leaders Open New Window
March 22,2012
Greentech Media has named Mark McGranaghan one of the Top 100 Movers and Shakers in Smart Grid.
ForbesThe Next-Generation U.S. Power Grid Open New Window
March 21, 2012
EPRI and ORNL's siting project of large-scale electric power plants was featured as a Forbes story.
The New York TimesRace to the Finish Open New Window
March 19, 2012
New York Times profiles record pace for delivering, assembling and energizing recovery transformers.
Power EngineeringTurbine Technology Open New Window
March 16, 2012
Doug Dixon is referenced about the Alden turbine demonstration project in a Power Engineering feature.
The New York TimesNew York Times Tracks Transformer Drill Open New Window
March 15, 2012
Rich Lordan is quoted on deployment of fast recovery transformer project.
The Boston GlobeBoston Looking to Restore Power Open New Window
March 15, 2012
Luke van der Zel is quoted in a Boston Globe story about a transformer fire in Boston this week.
The Vancouver SunEPRI Participates at Globe Conference Open New Window
March 15, 2012
Annabelle Lee is referenced in a Vancouver Sun article from a panel discussion at the Globe conference on smart grids.
ArgusRegulatory Challenges Open New Window
March 13, 2012
Bryan Hannegan talks with Argus in a Q&A session about environmental regulations in the power sector.
National GeographicOcean Waves: Pounding the Surf Open New Window
March 12, 2012
National Geographic reported on EPRI's ocean wave studies.
BloombergMcClatchy News Profiles New Coal Plant Open New Window
March 5, 2012
Revis James discusses the role of coal in the nation's generation portfolio.
CnetCNET Highlights ARPA-e Conference Open New Window
March 1, 2012
Arshad Mansoor discusses how utilities can use digital meters to improve reliability.
Popular MechanicsNew York Times Profiles EPRI-funded Study Open New Window
February 29, 2012
Potential locations are identified for future generation and carbon storage sites in the United States.
POWERGRID International

Glimpse into Research Open New Window
February 16, 2012
David Gandy is interviewed by POWERGRID International about EPRI's Technology Innovation Program.

NPRNPR on Underground vs. Overhead Transmission Open New Window
February 1, 2012
David Lindsay appeared on the NPR program, All Things Considered, to discuss the differences between underground and above ground transmission.
BloombergBloomberg Looks at Cyber Threats Open New Window
February 1, 2012
Bloomberg cited the investment needed in cyber security as part of the EPRI smart grid costs and benefits report in this story about what a potential cyber attack could do to the grid.
New York TimesNew York Times Focuses on Seismic Model Open New Window
February 1, 2012
Jeff Hamel discusses seismic report that will be used to calculate risks to nuclear plants in the central and eastern U.S.
Popular MechanicsSolar Storms Open New Window
January 30, 2012
Popular Mechanics story features models being constructed by EPRI and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to plot the impact of the regional distribution of geomagnetic current intensities.
Electricity Today

Information Made Easy Open New Window
January 3
John Simmins wrote an article for Electricity Today about data trends that have the potential to revolutionize outage management.

The Charlotte ObserverDigital Smart Technology Open New Window
January 23, 2012
Bernie Neenan is quoted in a Charlotte Observer story on the technology in residences.
FORBESEnergy Storage Open New Window
January 19, 2012
Haresh Kamath is quoted in this article about metrics used in measuring energy storage projects.
NEIEPRI Profiled by NEI
December 5, 2011
SafetyFirst nuclear web article features EPRI research activities related to Fukushima.
GreenTech MediaIntegrating Renewables Into the Grid Open New Window
(Dec. 5, 2011)
Aidan Tuohy is quoted in this December 5 Greentech Media story about the challenges of integrating more renewable resources integrated into the grid.
Wired MagazineData Center Efficiency Open New Window
(Dec. 2, 2011)
Dennis Symanski is quoted throughout this this story in the December 5 Wired Magazine about an EPRI data center demonstration project conducted with Duke Energy.
Data Center KnowledgeEPRI Data Center Demo Results Featured Open New Window
(Nov. 21, 2011)
Dennis Symanski is quoted in Data Center Knowledge regarding recent results from EPRI's own data center efficiency demo from a data center conference.
Intelligent UtilityTo Own or not to Own: Utilities and Solar Power Open New Window
(Nov. 9, 2011)
Renew Grid features story about incentives for utilities as they consider solar asset ownership.
Intelligent UtilityEPRI Robot is the Future of Transmission Maintenance Open New Window
(Nov. 9, 2011)
Renew Grid featured the development of EPRI transmission robot, "Ti."
Intelligent UtilityWind costs and R&D Open New Window
(Nov. 1, 2011)
Intelligent Utility highlighted EPRI's research into ways to reduce the costs of wind power.
Vehicle Charging ImpactsNew Turbine Technology Open New Window
(October 24, 2011)
PennEnergy featured a story about EPRI and the Alden fish-friendly turbine.
Vehicle Charging ImpactsVehicle Charging Impacts Open New Window
(October 19, 2011)
Mark Duvall is mentioned in Power Engineering about the EPRI Transportation Electrification report.
Hannegan Discusses PRISM 2.0Water Quality Trading Open New Window
(September 23, 2011)
EPRI's project collaboration work highlighted in Foodstuffs.
Hannegan Discusses PRISM 2.0Complying With Pending EPA Regulations Open New Window
(September 9, 2011)
Bryan Hannegan highlights the value of innovation.
Storage TechnologiesNew York Times Reports from North Anna Open New Window
(September 7, 2011)
Neil Wilmshurst is quoted and EPRI's seismic work cited in story on quake risks to nuclear plants.

Smart Grid NewsNew York Times focuses on 316-B Open New Window
(September 1, 2011)
Article examines EPRI's comments on proposed rule by EPA.
ReactorsGas: Rising to the top Open New Window
(September 1, 2011)
EPRI's new report on costs of power generation is featured in the latest issue of EnergyBiz
Cooling Water Rules Open New Window
(August 30, 2011 )
EPRI's assessment of EPA's proposed rule highlighted.
Tidal Power EmergingOhio River "Pilot Trades" Open New Window
(August 29, 2011)
EPRI's work and recent federal grant featured in latest issue of Inside EPA's Water Policy Report.
Storage TechnologiesMarketplace Looks at FGD Scrubber Corrosion Open New Window
(August 24, 2011)
John Shingledecker talks about EPRI's rapid response to the problem.
Smart Grid NewsEnergyNow Focuses on the Grid Open New Window
(August 16, 2011)
Clark Gellings and Ti, EPRI's line-crawling robot, are featured on national TV broadcast on protecting the grid.
National Geographic Focuses on Solar Max Open New Window
(August 3, 2011 )
Rich Lordan discusses how EPRI is helping the industry prepare for the event.
ReactorsStorage and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel Open New Window
(July 5, 2011)
New York Times article includes input from Neil Wilmshurst.
Tidal Power EmergingCompressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Open New Window
(June 28, 2011)
Robert Schainker lends comments related to the costs of above-and below-ground technologies in MIT Technology Review.
Storage TechnologiesFocus on Cyber-Security
(June 22, 2011)

Intelligent Utility Daily ran a three-part series with Annabelle Lee about cyber-security and the challenges faced by the utility industry.

Part I Organic effort required for cyber-security
Part II Control systems and IT systems
Part III Cyber security demands end-to-end thinking
Smart Grid NewsTechnology Depends on Policy, Funding Open New Window
(June 22, 2011)
Stu Dalton observes that "policy trumps funding and funding trumps technology" when it comes to CCS RD&D.
biomassBetter Battery Key to Electric Cars Open New Window
(June 21, 2011 )
Hank Courtright featured in Electric Co-op Today story about how battery development can influence electric vehicle adoption.
Power Play100 People Making a Difference Open New Window
(June 13, 2011)
Mark Duvall has been named by Autonews among those who have steered the auto industry toward adopting electric transportation.
CNBCSolar Flares Open New Window
(June 9, 2011)
Rich Lordan is quoted extensively in New York Times about the potential impact of a solar flare on the earth's magnetic field.
ReactorsSmart Grid Costs & Benefits Open New Window
(May 25, 2011)
EPRI analysis on fully developing a smart grid is featured in the New York Times.
Tidal Power EmergingEPRI Lab Profiled Open New Window
(May 9, 2011)
EngergyBiz article highlights Charlotte Lab's contributions to the industry.
Smart Grid NewsToronto Star Reports on Bat Deaths Open New Window
(April 28, 2011)
John Goodrich-Mahoney discusses a device that may reduce bat encounters with wind turbines.
biomassEPRI quoted in New York Times Open New Window
(April 25, 2011)
The process of cycling coal plants may compromise critical components, Steve Hesler says.
Power PlayJapan Nuclear Plant Open New Window
(April 5, 2011)
Neil Wilmshurst is quoted in this New York Times article examining reactor safety at Fukushima Daiichi.
CNBCVirtual Power Plants Open New Window
(March 23, 2011)
John Simmins is quoted extensively in this podcast that looks at virtual power plants and their potential.
ReactorsReport Focuses on Reactors Open New Window
(March 16, 2011)
Neil Wilmshurst comments on different types of nuclear reactors for National Geographic Online News.
Tidal Power EmergingBattery Powered Vehicle Technology Open New Window
(March 16, 2011)
Haresh Kamath is featured in a story on GMVolt.com about EV battery technologies.
Smart Grid NewsAverting Disaster in Japan Open New Window
(March 14 , 2011)
EPRI is mentioned and Neil Wilmshurst is quoted in the "Daily News" posting by National Geographic online.
Storage TechnologiesNuclear Emergency Response Open New Window
(March 12 , 2011)
Neil Wilmshurst is quoted in the Wall Street Journal report on Tokyo Electric Power Company's nuclear emergency response.
biomassLarge-volume Biomass Handling Open New Window
(March 9, 2011)
EPRI's R&D is featured on the cover of the March issue of Biomass Products & Technology
Power PlayImproving Power Plant Efficiency Open New Window
(March 9, 2011)
Sam Korellis wrote an article on power plant heat rate improvements for the March issue of Energy-Tech Magazine.
CNBCEPRI P87 Filler Metal Open New Window
(March 9, 2011)
Biomass Products & Technology reported on early designs for on-site biomass production units.
Sun Power not Given in South AfricaFinding Fault(s) in Power Plants Open New Window
(March 9, 2011)
Power Magazine carries an article on two EPRI-developed tools for finding equipment faults.
Tidal Power EmergingEPRI Transmission Line Robot Open New Window
(March 8, 2011)
Homeland 1 has written an article about the EPRI transmission line robot, Ti. Andrew Phillips is also quoted extensively.
Smart Grid NewsCan a "Smart Grid" Help? Open New Window
(March 3, 2011 )
Andrew Phillips and the Charlotte Lab are featured in a NOVA segment on the smart grid
Storage TechnologiesNuclear Fuel Cladding Open New Window
(February 28, 2011)
Article in EnergyBiz cites EPRI research and quotes Ken Yueh.
Sun Power not Given in South AfricaSmart Meter RF Test Results Highlighted Open New Window
(February 22, 2011)
CNET News features EPRI's latest test results on radio-frequency exposures from smart meters.
CNBCEPRI mobile torrefaction unit featured Open New Window
(February 10, 2011)
Biomass Products & Technology reported on early designs for on-site biomass production units.
Power PlayHow does burning biomass affect emissions controls? Open New Window
(February 10, 2011)
Biomass Products & Technology reported on EPRI's look at impacts on selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst life.
Particulate Components MatterForbes Reports on Vampire Loads Open New Window
(February 5, 2011)
Tom Reddoch discusses vampire loads, those impact gadgets that consume electricity even when they're turned off.
Tidal Power EmergingEV Window of Opportunity Open New Window
(February 1, 2011)
Mark Duvall discusses the prospects for electric drive vehicles with the San Diego Union Tribune.
Smart Grid NewsEPRI-TVA Charging Station Unveiled Open New Window
(January 24, 2011 )
The New York Times reported on the prototype electric vehicle charging station at the Knoxville lab.
Storage TechnologiesMother Jones Focuses on Smart Meters Open New Window
(January 17, 2011)
Rob Kavet is interviewed on perceived health impact; Brian Seal on the benefits of the devices.
Sun Power not Given in South AfricaPuttering Along Power Lines Open New Window
(January 12, 2011)
The New York Times reports on the development of the EPRI transmission line robot.
CNBCThorium-based Fuel Open New Window
(December 21, 2010)
Albert Machiels is quoted in this CNBC article on the use of thorium-based fuel for nuclear reactors.
Power PlayPower Play Open New Window
(December 17, 2010)
Jeff Dols was interviewed by the New York Times on EPRI's tests of gaming consoles.
Particulate Components MatterParticulate Components Matter Open New Window
(December 17, 2010)
EPRI research on particulate matter health effects is featured in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette series on air pollution in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Tidal Power EmergingEPRI's "Duke Energy DC Data Center" Open New Window
(December 15, 2010)
Intelligent Utility Daily wrote this extensive article about the project and the preliminary results.
Smart Grid NewsiTest, iMeasure Open New Window
(December 10, 2010 )
R&D Magazine takes a closer look at research EPRI is performing on portable electronic devices and their use in the electricity industry.
Storage TechnologiesNatural Gas Versus Coal Open New Window
(December 8, 2010)
Revis James comments on NPR's "Morning Edition" show
Sun Power not Given in South AfricaHydropower Renewal Open New Window
(December 8, 2010)
Hydro Review features Doug Dixon and renewed interest in conventional hydropower.
New York TimesBalancing Electricity and Water Demands
(PDF 44.8KB)
(December 8, 2010)
Bob Goldstein and Kent Zammit characterize water needs for advanced generation technologies in Energy Washington.
Electric carChevy Volt Introduction Nears Open New Window
(November 30, 2010)
Mark Duvall comments on potential market acceptance of new electric vehicle technology in The Detroit News.
TransmissionN.Y. Times Focuses on Transmission Open New Window
(November 28, 2010)
Mike Howard says: "If you're going to have renewables, you'd better love transmission."
Tidal Power Emerging Electric Vehicle Charging Open New Window
(November 23, 2010)
Mark Duvall was interviewed by WNYC, a New York-based radio station and an affiliate of Public Radio International, about whether the grid is ready to accommodate electric vehicle charging.
Solar Coal- or Gas-fired Plant Solar Coal- or Gas-fired Plant Open New Window
(November 17, 2010 )
EPRI's research into adding solar thermal power to existing fossil-fueled plants was featured in Renewable Power News.
Smart Grid News Solar Storms Open New Window
(November 16, 2010 )
Luke Van der Zel is quoted throughout this New York Times article on the potential impacts and what utilities have done and what they could do to limit their impacts.
Storage Technologies Storage Technologies Open New Window
(November 11, 2010)
Investor's Business Daily talked with Dan Rastler about bringing more solar power to the grid.
Sun Power not Given in South Africa Sun power Not a Given in North Africa Open New Window
(November 5, 2010)
Solar thermal hybrids could be key for renewable energy in North Africa.
New York Times Long-Term Nuclear Plant Operations Open New Window
(November 2, 2010)
EPRI's research into long-term nuclear plant operations featured in New York Times article.
Tidal Power Emerging Scaling Up Fish-Friendly Turbine Open New Window
(October 31, 2010)
Hydro Review article featuring Alden's fish-friendly hydro turbine quotes Doug Dixon.
Tidal Power Emerging EV Confusion Affecting Purchases Open New Window
(October 22, 2010)
BNET writes about the confusion consumers are having with electric vehicles and how that confusion could affect buying decisions.
Tidal Power Emerging Tidal Power Emerging Open New Window
(October 14, 2010)
Paul Jacobson discusses tidal power with National Public Radio in New York
Closed-cycle Cooling Retrofits Closed-cycle Cooling Retrofits Open New Window
(October 12, 2010)
Power Engineering magazine article exploring ramifications of closed-cycle cooling retrofits at existing power plants cites EPRI research
Smart Grid News Hydropower Renewal Open New Window
(September 23, 2010)
Doug Dixon explores hydropower potential at existing dams with Renewable Energy World.Com
Hannegan Discusses PRISM 2.0New Applications for Used Batteries Open New Window
(September 23, 2010)
Mark Duvall is quoted in this Technology Review article as saying that used lithium-ion batteries could be used for back up storage at data centers.
Jeff Phillips New York Times Explores LTO Open New Window
(September 20, 2010)
Neil Wilmshurst offers perspective on an assessment on extending the operating licenses for nuclear power plants to 80 years.
Jeff Phillips Health Concerns and Smart Meters Open New Window
(September 19, 2010)
Rob Kavet addresses the health concerns related to smart meters in this commentary in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
Smart Grid NewsDemand Response Open New Window
(September 13, 2010)
EPRI's Albert Machiels stresses importance of long-term research and development in a National Geographic article.
THE WALL STREET
JOURNAL
Renewing Hydropower Open New Window
(September 13, 2010)
The Wall Street Journal cites EPRI's 2025 estimate for new U.S. hydropower capacity additions.
Jeff Phillips FutureGen 2.0 Revisited Open New Window
(September 7, 2010)
Jeff Phillips assesses the latest developments in CCS project in New York Times article.
Energy tech

Preventive Maintenance Basis Database Open New Window
(September 2, 2010)
Justin Thibault co-authored an Energy-Tech magazine article highlighting the EPRI Software
Smart Grid NewsDemand Response Open New Window
(August 25, 2010)
Brian Seal wrote an article for Smart Grid News about enabling demand response at the consumer level.
Hannegan Discusses PRISM 2.0Hannegan Discusses PRISM 2.0 Open New Window
(August 19, 2010)
The New York Times carried an article on August 19th about EPRI's work at developing an economic model that plots regional approaches to climate issues.
Electric Vehicle ChargingElectric Vehicle Charging Open New Window
(August 11, 2010)
EPRI Project Manager Marcus Alexander offers perspectives in a Detroit Free Press article.
Ultrasupercritical MaterialsUltrasupercritical Materials Open New Window
(August 1, 2010)
EPRI's research for advanced power plants is featured in the August issue of POWER Magazine.
EPR Value OutlinedEPRI's Value Outlined Open New Window (PDF 3.80MB)
(July 2010)
Great River Energy profiles the importance of working with EPRI in its company magazine.
14 PowerPoint Slides That Shook the Earth14 PowerPoint Slides That Shook the Earth Open New Window
(July 26, 2010)
Greentech Media's list of historically significant PowerPoint slides includes EPRI's PRISM and Smart Grid slides.
EPRI Long Term Operations ProjectEPRI Long Term Operations Project Open New Window
(July 20, 2010)
EnergyBiz article on the future of nuclear power features the EPRI research.
EPRI-IPCC Role DiscussedEPRI-IPCC Role Discussed Open New Window
(July 16, 2010)
Steve Rose, one of three EPRI econonmists selected to work on the next IPCC Report, is interviewed by Clean Skies TV.
Energy Policy ScrutinizedEnergy Policy Scrutinized Open New Window
(July 12, 2010)
Washington Post columnist cites EPRI and quotes Revis James on the potential of renewable generation.
Could the lights go out in the Northeast?Could the lights go out in the Northeast? Open New Window
(July 9, 2010)
EPRI VP Arshad Mansoor was interviewed on CNN to provide perspective on stressed transformers in the Northeast.
Electric Car Charging Station at EPRIElectric Car Charging Station at EPRI Open New Window
(July 8, 2010)
ChargePoint networked charging station unveiled at EPRI's Palo Alto offices.
Wave Energy Buoy TechnologyWave Energy Buoy Technology Open New Window
(July 4, 2010)
EPRI's Doug Dixon is quoted in a Star-Ledger article on the technology for electricity generation.
World's Most Efficient Solar Plant?World's Most Efficient Solar Plant? Open New Window
(June 23, 2010)
EPRI Project Manager Cara Libby was quoted in a Greentech Media story on the comparative (and competitive) efficiencies of concentrated solar power plants.
Energy Risk ConferenceEnergy Risk Conference Open New Window
(June 14, 2010)
EPRI's Art Altman was interviewed by Energy Risk Magazine about the Senate financial reform bill.
Technology Review Profiles RobotTechnology Review Profiles Robot Open New Window
(June 9, 2010)
EPRI's Andrew Phillips explains how a line-crawling robot could eliminate the need for helicopters in diagnosing problems in transmission lines.
Global Bioenergy PotentialGlobal Bioenergy Potential Open New Window (PDF 3MB)
(May 18, 2010)
Renewable Energy World Magazine featured commentary from EPRI's Bryan Hannegan.
SNL Publications featured EPRI researchSNL Publications featured EPRI research Open New Window
(May 18, 2010)
Aerosol Research and Inhalation Epidemiology Study, or ARIES, program on component-based standards for particulate matter highlighted.
Refueling With ElectronsRefueling With Electrons Open New Window
(May 17, 2010)
Mark Duvall discusses electric-drive vehicles on American Public Radio's "Marketplace" program.
Water Constraints on PowerWater Constraints on Power Open New Window
(May 17, 2010)
EPRI's Kent Zammit discusses water consumption and cooling technologies for power plants with The New York Times.
Securing the Smart GridSecuring the Smart Grid Open New Window
(May 13, 2010)
EPRI's Don Von Dollen discusses an additional layer of smart grid cybersecurity concern in Scientific American.
EPRI in the New York TimesEPRI in the New York Times Open New Window
(April 22, 2010)
EPRI's Paul Jacobson participated in a New York Times discussion on tidal energy potential and technology development.
EPRI in Popular MechanicsEPRI in Popular Mechanics Open New Window
(April 21, 2010)
Electric Cars Could Slash Global Warming, But Harm Our Air? The NRDC-EPRI report on PHEVs Open New Window (PDF 3.06MB) is debated, EPRI's Mark Duvall is quoted, in this recent Popular Mechanics article.
Wanted: Transmission for WindWanted: Transmission for Wind Open New Window
(April 21, 2010)
EPRI's Daniel Brooks discusses how transmission capacity is critical for increased use of wind generation.
New York Times Focuses on Jobs in NuclearNew York Times Focuses on Jobs
in Nuclear
Open New Window
(April 21, 2010)
EPRI Nuclear VP Neil Wilmshurst comments on the shift from analog to digital instrumentation at nuclear plants.
Building Cleaner GenerationBuilding Cleaner Generation Open New Window
(April 19, 2010)
Revis James comments in the Knoxville News-Sentinel about how new-build generation will change the nation's portfolio.
EPRI's Long-Term Operations Project ProfiledEPRI's Long-Term Operations Project Profiled Open New Window (PDF 94KB)
(April 16, 2010)
The Nuclear sector project is covered on EnergyWashington.com - an outlet for national energy issues.
Infrastructrue in South CarolinaInfrastructrue in South Carolina Open New Window
(March 30, 2010)
EPRI's Matt Wakefield was interviewed on SCETV radio, an NPR affiliate in South Carolina, about smart grid and the grid infrastructure in the state.
EPRI in Renew GridEPRI in Renew Grid
(March 2010)
EPRI's Andrew Phillips and Clark Gellings each contributed a 2-page commentary to the magazine.
Scientific American Examines Hydrokinetic EnergyScientific American Examines Hydrokinetic Energy Open New Window
(March 16, 2010)
EPRI research is cited and project manager Roger Bedard quoted in an article about the challenges to developing energy from the world's waterways.
The Rebound Effect The Rebound Effect Open New Window
(March 11, 2010)
Commentary by EPRI Executives Mike Howard and Arshad Mansoor in EnergyBiz magazine on the historic bounce in electricity demand as the nation emerges from a deep recession.
Underwater Cable May Ease Electric ShortagesUnderwater Cable May Ease Electric Shortages Open New Window
(March 10, 2010)
Andrew Phillips, EPRI Director of Transmission, appeared on NPR Morning Edition commenting about an underwater transmission line
EPRI to Focus on Long-term Plant Operations, Including FuelEPRI to Focus on Long-term Plant Operations, Including Fuel Open New Window (PDF 20KB)
(February 2010)
Nuclear Fuel, a Platts publication, interviewed Constellation Energy's Maria Korsnick for an article on EPRI's long-term nuclear plant operations project
Switching from Coal to Natural GasSwitching from Coal to Natural Gas Open New Window
(February 25, 2010)
Revis James talks with Clean Skies about the challenges facing these potential transitions
Forbes Talks with EPRI about Little Known Home Energy HogsForbes Talks with EPRI about Little Known Home Energy Hogs Open New Window
(February 23, 2010)
Article reports that home energy hogs don't need to be large in size
Traveling nuclear technology concept Nuclear Technology Concept Open New Window
(February 23, 2010)
EPRI's Albert Machiels comments on advanced nuclear design in New York Times article
EPRI Targets Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steel LifeEPRI Targets Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steel Life Open New Window
(February 18, 2010)
EPRI’s Kent Coleman discusses new research project in Energy Tech cover story
EPRI’s MERGE ModelEPRI’s MERGE Model Open New Window
(February 15, 2010)
EPRI’s Rich Richels discusses the model, explaining the basis for the model and the principal insights gained from the analysis.
Tomorrow's Transmission & DistributionTomorrow's Transmission & Distribution Open New Window
(February 9, 2010)
Karen Forsten writes an article for Public Utilities Fortnightly on electricity usage and losses by the industry.
Duvall Talks Electric Vehicle TechnologyDuvall Talks Electric Vehicle Technology Open New Window
(February 4, 2010)
Mark Duvall talks with Clean Skies News about the advancements in electric vehicle technology and where it’s headed in the not-too-distant future.
100 “Movers and Shakers” of the Smart Grid100 “Movers and Shakers” of the Smart Grid Open New Window (February 1, 2010)
Steve Specker and Erfan Ibrahim are listed in Greentech Media’s article on influtential persons working with smart grid.
The Future of CoalThe Future of Coal Open New Window
(January 27, 2010)
Hank Courtright talks with the Environment Report about CO2 tests happening at American Electric Power’s Mountaineer Power Plant in New Haven, West Virginia.
EPRI featured in Popular Science magazineEPRI featured in Popular Science magazine Open New Window
(January 21, 2010)
Three EPRI technologies are featured in the cover story titled “Rebuilding America.”
Government and Utility Involvement in Renewable ProjectsGovernment and Utility Involvement in Renewable Projects Open New Window
(December 30, 2009)
Bryan Hannegan & Nadav Enbar quoted in Renewable Energy World on government intervention and utility involvement in renewable projects
NPR Focuses on the Future of NuclearNPR Focuses on the Future of Nuclear Open New Window
(December 11, 2009)
Tom Terbush discusses how the prospects of deep carbon reductions may speed the development of new nuclear generation in the United States on NPR's "Morning Edition" program
Solar-Augumented Demos ProfiledSolar-Augumented Demos Profiled Open New Window
(December 4, 2009)
The New York Times environmental blog quoted Cara Libby in a Greenwire article on two demonstration projects that will test the integration of large-scale solar generation into coal and natural gas-fired power plants.
National Australia Radio Interviews EPRINational Australia Radio Interviews EPRI Open New Window
(November 17, 2009)
Revis James provided an overview of the technology challenges faced by the industry as it lowers its carbon footprint while meeting growing demand during a discussion from Brisbane, Australia.
EPRI featured in New York TimesEPRI featured in New York Times Open New Window
(October 28, 2009)
Mark McGranaghan is quoted extensively about how Department of Energy smart grid grants may jump-start the process of enhancing the grid.
White House Cites EPRIWhite House Cites EPRI Open New Window
(October 27, 2009)
EPRI research results were included in an October 27th White House press release about funding grants for local smart grid initiatives.
Results of Carbon Capture Project UnveiledResults of Carbon Capture Project Unveiled Open New Window
(October 8, 2009)
Hank Courtright discusses the results of the chilled-ammonia carbon capture project in Wisconsin and the next steps in advancing the technology with Clean Skies TV.
Updated Prism-Merge Analysis is Featured on Clean SkiesUpdated Prism-Merge Analysis is Featured on Clean Skies Open New Window
(September 14, 2009)
Revis James summarized key findings of the 2009 analysis that addresses the twin challenge of meeting load growth while reducing the industry's carbon footprint.
Clean Skies TV Explores Prospects for CCSClean Skies TV Explores Prospects for CCS Open New Window
(September 4, 2009)
Bryan Hannegan discusses recent advances in carbon capture and storage technology in this 10-minute interview.
PHEV Yard Tractor Makes DebutMagazine Publishes Smarter Grid Commentary Open New Window
(August 30, 2009)
Arshad Mansoor shares his perspectives on making the grid smarter in the Washington Times Sunday Magazine.
PHEV Yard Tractor Makes DebutThe New York Times examines coal in a new light Open New Window
(August 26, 2009)
EPRI's Dan Rastler talks about the potential of direct carbon fuel cell technology which involves burning the carbon instead of the coal.
PHEV Yard Tractor Makes DebutPHEV Yard Tractor Makes Debut Open New Window
(August 21, 2009)
Andra Rogers conducted an interview with Clean Skies TV about a PHEV yard tractor being tested at the Port of Long Beach.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment BlogNew York Times Reports on Prism-MERGE Open New Window
(August 4, 2009)
EPRI's updated analyses, released at the Summer Seminar, confirms the "full portfolio" is best-suited to curb future emissions and meet demand growth.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog EPRI Participates in BBC Television Debate Open New Window
(July 18, 2009)
EPRI's Barbara Tyran cited the "full portfolio" of technologies, including new nuclear and coal with carbon capture and storage, in a discussion of the role that renewables could play in a global generation portfolio.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog EPRI Participates in NPR's "Science Friday" Open New Window
(June 26, 2009)
Revis James discussed the potential of wind energy and the challenges associated with integrating it onto the grid with program host Ira Flatow and a Harvard professor.
NIST Releases Report on Smart Grid Development Open New Window
(June 18, 2009)
The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a report developed by EPRI that identifies issues and proposes priorities for developing technical standards and an architecture for a U.S. Smart Grid.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog Forbes Spotlights EPRI Nuclear Open New Window
(June 12, 2009)
The development of EPRI's Nuclear sector and need to renew American leadership and momentum in nuclear generation is featured in a Forbes commentary by the magazine's publisher.
EPRI Research Confirms Impact of Corona Discharge on Polymer Insulators; PNM and PSE&G Put the Knowledge to Work EPRI Research Confirms Impact of Corona Discharge on Polymer Insulators; PNM and PSE&G Put the Knowledge to Work Open New Window
(May 20, 2009)
EPRI research has confirmed that corona discharges can degrade certain 115 kilovolt (kV) and 138 kV polymer transmission line insulators. The organization has developed a 3-dimensional electric field modeling process to help utilities avoid the failure of these components, which can also affect transmission reliability.
Transmission & Distribution (T&D) World Highlights Living Lab in Editorial Transmission & Distribution (T&D) World Highlights Living Lab in Editorial Open New Window
(May 1, 2009)
After visiting EPRI's Living Lab in Knoxville, TN, T&D World magazine explains the ongoing energy efficiency testing at the facility and how EPRI is seeking ways to use energy more efficiently.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog EPRI and the University of Pittsburgh Examine Air Pollution Health Effects Open New Window
(April 30, 2009)
EPRI and the University of Pittsburgh are engaged in the first-ever large-scale characterization of air pollution health effects in the Pittsburgh region.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog EPRI to Join in Founding Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute Open New Window
(April 16, 2009)
EPRI has joined more than 100 governments and companies worldwide in supporting the new Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (GCCSI), an Australian-led effort to advance global research.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment BlogEPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog Open New Window
(April 8, 2009)
Revis James, EPRI's Energy Technology Assessment Center Director, conducted an interview with New York Times Reporter Matt Wald discussing the mid-century outlook for U.S. power generation. His comments were based on EPRI's latest Prism and MERGE analysis.
EPRI Selected to Facilitate Development of Smart Grid Roadmap EPRI Selected to Facilitate Development of Smart Grid Roadmap Open New Window
(April 8, 2009)
EPRI was selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the Department of Commerce, to facilitate the development of a smart grid interoperability roadmap for the electricity sector. The ultimate aim of the program will be to provide a framework to aid in the modernization of the nation's transmission and distribution system.
The challenge of affordable, coal-based electricity generation in a
carbon-constrained world
(PDF 6.3MB)
(March / April 2009)
The broad range of EPRI's research, demonstration and pilot projects to develop and prove carbon capture technologies for full scale deployment is detailed in an article in the March/April 2009 issue of Carbon Capture Journal
EPRI Report Assesses Residential Electricity Feedback Potential
(March 26, 2009)
An EPRI report highlights how the potential benefits of residential energy feedback could be increased if some gaps of knowledge are addressed.
Press Release Open New Window
EPRI Report 1016844 (PDF 1.3MB)
Executive Summary Open New Window (PDF 112KB)
Carbon capture pilot featured in Wall Street Journal report
(March 20, 2009)
EPRI is leading the research collaboration around a project in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin in which Alstom is testing a chilled ammonia process for carbon capture at a We Energies power plant. The research was profiled in a March 20 article, "Coal Hard Facts: Cleaning It Won’t Be Cheap".
Growing Risk of Counterfeit Items Emphasizes Need for Industry Guidance
(March, 2009)
In light of specific instances where counterfeit items have been found at nuclear plants, EPRI is developing industry guidance to improve detection and identify risk mitigation options.
Smart Grid Development - The Promise and the Pitfalls
(April 27, 2009)
Arshad Mansoor offers a glimpse of some challenges faced by the industry to improving the grid in this Los Angeles Times article.
EPRI Featured in New York Times Environment Blog
(April 8, 2009)
Revis James, EPRI's Energy Technology Assessment Center director, conducted an interview with New York Times Reporter Matt Wald discussing the mid-century outlook for U.S. power generation. His comments were based on EPRI's latest PRISM analysis.
EPRI Featured in IEEE Spectrum Online Edition
(March 2009)
Mark Duvall responds to an extensive list of questions about the economics of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
National Public Radio (NPR) Takes a Look at Televisions
(March 9, 2009)
EPRI's Arshad Mansoor provides some insight on how much power is consumed by plasma-screen televisions.
EPRI and Ford Announce PHEV Deliveries
(February 3, 2009)
EPRI Vice President Arshad Mansoor and Ford Motor Company group Vice President Sue Cischke handed over the keys to PHEVs to seven utilities and a state agency.
EPRI Featured in Rural Electric Magazine (PDF 4.9MB)
(Various 2008)
EPRI's "Electricity Technology in a Carbon-Constrained Future" was featured in seven articles in Rural Electric Magazine, the monthly publication of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
EPRI to Evaluate Adding Solar Thermal Energy to Coal Plants
(January 29, 2009)
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced today that it has launched the second of two projects to help electric power companies add solar energy to fossil-fueled electric power plants, reducing fuel costs and plant emissions. Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association, Inc., Progress Energy and Southern Company are participating in the project. The case study analyses will be performed by WorleyParsons Group, Inc.
EPRI to Study Adding Carbon Capture to Existing Coal Power Plants
(April 1, 2008)
Five electric utilities in the US and Canada have joined EPRI to host studies of impacts of retrofitting advanced amine-based post-combustion CO2 capture technology to existing coal-fired power plants.
Press Release
EPRI Report 1016525 (PDF123KB)
What Can Efficiency, Demand Response Programs Realistically Deliver?
(January 14, 2009)
Energy efficiency programs in the US could realistically reduce the rate of growth for electricity consumption according to a report released by EPRI titled, "Assessment of Achievable Savings Potential From Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in the U.S."
Press Release
Executive Summary (PDF 1.0MB)
EPRI Report 1016987 (PDF 2.9MB)
The Cheapest New Power Plant is the One You Don't Have to Build
(December 31, 2008)
Time Magazine discusses how energy efficiency is the way to start addressing our energy and climate crises in "America's Untapped Energy Resource: Boosting Efficiency."
Eight Technologies Likely to Dominate Future U.S. Generation (PDF 3.0MB)
(November 30, 2008 )
EPRI Report 1018329 "Integrated Generation Technology Options" provides the latest cost, performance and technology trends for electricity generation stations (>50 MW), addressing eight technologies likely to dominate the U.S. generation mix in future decades.
"Keeping Options Open" Key to Responding to Changing Market Conditions (PDF 809KB)
(December 11, 2008)
EPRI Report 1018431 "The Power to Reduce CO2 Emissions: the Full Portfolio - 2008 Economic Sensitivity Studies" updates the 2007 analysis.
EPRI Releases Report on Energy Savings and Carbon Emissions Reductions Enabled by a Smart Grid
(December 4, 2008)
EPRI has completed an analysis showing that deployment of a "smart grid" could potentially reduce annual U.S. energy consumption by 56 to 203 billion kWh in 2030, corresponding to a 1.2 to 4.3% reduction in projected retail electricity sales in 2030.
Press Release
The Green Grid: EPRI Report 1016905 (PDF 0.97MB)
Greentech Media Article
EPRI Research Confirms Effectiveness of Manhole Cover Restraint System
(November 14, 2008)
EPRI conducted research that supports the effectiveness of a manhole cover restraint system that may prevent or limit damage caused by a manhole cover in the event of an explosion.
The State of the Art For Coal and Carbon Capture and Storage (PDF 1.7MB)
(September 18, 2008)
Advanced coal power systems with carbon capture and storage (CCS) are highlighted in EPRI interim report 1016877 "Advanced Coal Power Systems with CO2 Capture: EPRI's CoalFleet for Tomorrow Vision."
Time Magazine Looks at the Impact of GM's New Chevy Volt Electric Plug-in Car
(September 16, 2008)
GM's Huge Bet on The Electric Car
Is America Ready to Drive Electric?
Nuclear Industry Strives to Reduce Fuel Failures
(September 1, 2008)
An article in the September issue of Nuclear Engineering International magazine profiles EPRI's recently released fuel reliability guidelines, which support an industry initiative to eliminate fuel failures by 2010.
Ten Questions on Energy Use
(September 1, 2008)
Tom Reddoch, EPRI's Director of Energy Utilization, talks to Consumer Reports about hyperefficient appliances, electric vehicles, and why not everyone embraces smart-meter technology.
EPRI, GM, 34 Utilities Collaborate to Advance Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
(July 22, 2008)
EPRI announced an R&D collaboration with General Motors and 34 top utilities to facilitate integration of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) into the grid.
Central Solar Power for the Southwest
(July 2008)
As utilities in the United States seek to develop renewable energy projects, one promising option is central station solar power (CSSP). The July 2008 issue of Power Engineering highlights EPRI research.
EPRI's Hydropower in a Carbon-Constrained Future Conference
(July 8, 2008)
The July issue of International Water Power & Dam Construction magazine features an article on an EPRI-sponsored conference that was the first major North American workshop to explore opportunities related to the control of carbon emissions.
After the Show: Plug-in 2008
(July 2008)
EPRI's President & CEO, Steve Specker, discussed the environmental challenge, the big picture and the overall strategy that is emerging.
Steve Specker at Plug-in 2008

EPRI Electric Transportation Program Manager, Mark Duvall, discussed the possibilities for electrical transportation today and tomorrow.
Mark Duvall at Plug-in 2008
Plug-in Cars Hot Again?
(June 23, 2008)
Fox Business News features a two-part discussion on electric cars. Are rising gas prices driving consumers to electric cars? Can you convert your fuel-powered car?.
Electric Cars Part 1
 Eledtric Cars Part 2 (featuring EPRI's Tom Reddoch)
EPRI's Digital Radiographic Systems for Detecting Boiler Waterwall Cracks Featured in POWER Magazine
(June 15, 2008)
The June issue of POWER Magazine features an article on field trials of EPRI's remotely operated robotic device, capable of imaging x-rays of corrosion fatigue cracking in hard-to-reach areas.
Larsen Discusses Nuclear Sector Priorities
(May 5, 2008)
Power Engineering Magazine interviewed Chris Larsen, EPRI Vice President, to discuss four nuclear sector research priorities.
Brattle Report Assesses Patterns of Electric Generation of Expansion and Fuel Use in Diverse Regions Around the World
(May 29, 2008)
EPRI Report 1014920 (PDF 1.5MB)
Press Release
Workshop on Cost Estimates of Climate Legislation
(May 8, 2008)
EPRI convened a workshop on the cost estimates of Lieberman - Warner climate legislation in Washington.
Alstom, EPRI, We Energies Launch Innovative Way to Capture CO2
(February 27, 2008)
The first pilot project that uses chilled ammonia to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fueled power plants is expected to commence operation soon, according to an announcement from Alstom, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and We Energies.