Navigation Links
Wayne State receives grant to reduce emissions of toxins by power plants into Great Lakes
Date:8/23/2013

DETROIT A team of Wayne State University researchers are working on a technology that could quickly and significantly reduce the emission of mercury and other toxic substances by power plants into the Great Lakes basin.

Carol Miller, Ph.D., P.E., professor of civil and environmental engineering at Wayne State University's College of Engineering, and co-Director of the Urban Watershed Environmental Research Group (UWERG) at WSU, recently received a two-year, $557,000 grant from the Great Lakes Protection Fund for the project, titled "Real-Time Energy Impact Monitors for Residential, Industrial and Policy Use."

Her team will refine, test and market a novel technology that interacts with power grids to precisely estimate the emissions associated with current power uses and signals when cleaner forms of energy are available. That technology, Locational Emissions Estimation Methodology (LEEM), was pioneered in a project previously supported by the fund.

LEEM gleans information from independent system operators, which operate regional power grids, to determine in real time the fuel sources (such as coal, natural gas, nuclear power and wind) used to generate electricity and the emissions from those sources, and then provides users the ability to reduce emissions by changing the timing of their electricity use.

"No matter where you are or what time of day, this technology will be able to tell you the marginal emissions associated with electricity use for car battery recharging, dishwasher use, clothes dryer cycling and other common activities," Miller said. "That's important for consumers to know, because energy use and damaging emissions are not directly related. Without the information regarding real-time emissions, you might make decisions to reduce energy use at certain times in hopes of reducing polluting emissions, while actually shifting your use to a time where the emissions are more detrimental to the environment."


'/>"/>
Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
313-577-8845
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Wayne State University researchers program targets safer river fishing, anglers health
2. Wayne State researchers working to improve genetic analysis, disorder detection
3. Wayne State receives $2.8 million grant from US Administration for Children and Families
4. New book on physics principles by Wayne State professor explains life as we know it
5. High-strength material advancements at Wayne State University may lead to new, life-saving steel
6. Cancer risk for African-American women with benign breast disease factors Wayne State finds
7. Wayne State University researchers techniques enable more, faster testing of biological liquids
8. Wayne State study shows airborne dust in urban areas impacts lead levels in children
9. Wayne State vision restoration technology receives Notice of Allowance for US patent app
10. Wayne State University startup, Advaita, to participate in new Michigan I-Corps program
11. Wayne State welcomes undergraduates from around the US for physics research experience
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/8/2015)... CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... technology solutions and services, and Morpho, a leading ... in partnership to produce the market,s most advanced ... Infinisource,s iSolved NXG time clock is setting ... attendance and labor data for the small and ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... -- According to preliminary estimates Fingerprint Cards, ... than 125 MSEK. This exceeds the guidance provided by ... for Q1 2015 would be in line with the ... The operating result for the first quarter is estimated ... will as previously communicated be published on May 21. ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... , March 31, 2015  Elephant Talk Communications Corp. ... global provider of Software Defined Network Architecture (ET Software ... total revenue of approximately $20.4 million for the year ... $19.5 million for the year ended December 31, 2013. ... the Company had completed its multi-year transition away from ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3Fingerprint Cards Revises Revenues for Q1 2015 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 3Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 4Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 5Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 6
... unique Mayo Clinic collaboration has revived the healing wisdom ... extract described in a 17th century Dutch herbal text ... from the Atun tree effectively control bacteria that can ... circa 1650. He documented his traditional healing methods in ...
... and Hispanic patients and those who are uninsured are less ... been associated with better outcomes, according to a study in ... improve the quality of surgical care in the United States ... hospitals for certain procedures, since a number of studies have ...
... experiments of their kind, researchers at Rice University and ... have determined that carbon nanotubes injected directly into the ... health effects and circulate for more than one hour ... findings are from the first in vivo animal study ...
Cached Biology News:Mayo Clinic collaboration mining of ancient herbal text leads to potential new anti-bacterial drug 2Minorities, uninsured less likely to receive care at high-volume hospitals 2Pure carbon nanotubes pass first in vivo test 2
(Date:4/23/2015)... Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 ... it intends to conduct a groundbreaking pilot study ... to be reversed in as little as three ... science of metabolic and nutritional medicine—will aggressively target ... cripple and destroy our aging brain. These include ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 2015 Six startups from Russia ... 4-17 as part of the U.S.-Russia Innovation Corridor ... of biotechnology startups to participate in the program ... and the University of Maryland (UMD) signed a ... respective universities in the biomedical industry in 2013. ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Follow us ... a series of genetic tests that determine individual ... Gehrig's disease, Huntington's disease, and Alzheimer's disease. Predictive ... composition and interaction in diseased tissue/cells to understand ... as the response to treatment, such as in ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... , April 23, 2015 ... Equipment   Report Details   We ... a value of $101.3 billion in 2015 and will grow ... growth in the healthcare sectors around the world and increasing ... key growth factors in the global healthcare packaging ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New Study Looks to Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease 2New Study Looks to Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease 3U.S.-Russian Innovation Corridor Program Connects Visiting Russian Startups to U.S. Experts 2U.S.-Russian Innovation Corridor Program Connects Visiting Russian Startups to U.S. Experts 3U.S.-Russian Innovation Corridor Program Connects Visiting Russian Startups to U.S. Experts 4Increasing Disease Prevalence & Focus on Preventive Healthcare Drive the Predictive Diagnostics Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Increasing Disease Prevalence & Focus on Preventive Healthcare Drive the Predictive Diagnostics Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 2Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 3Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 4Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 5Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 6Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 7Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 8Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 9Healthcare Packaging Market Forecast 2015-2025 10
... in Second Half 2008, ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. ... biodefense company developing medical countermeasures,against biological and chemical ... second quarter and six months ended June 30,2008. ... -- Submitted response to a Request for ...
... More than 35% Compared to the previous Quarter ... Production Reaches 200,000 OmniPods per Month, BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. ... patch pump technology with its OmniPod(R),Insulin Management System, today announced ... 30, 2008., Second quarter 2008 reported revenue increased 131% ...
... Biosciences continues to,expand its offering of IRDye ... IRDye(R) 680 Donkey Anti-Chicken IgG, IRDye 800CW,Donkey ... and IRDye 800CW Goat,Anti-Rat IgG antibodies are ... for multiple applications including,quantitative Westerns, In-Cell Westerns, ...
Cached Biology Technology:PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 2PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 3PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 4PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 5PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 6PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 7PharmAthene Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results 8Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 2Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 3Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 4Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 5Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 6Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 7Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results 8
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant ALAS2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = ALAS2...
Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant QPCT. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = 25797...
... against a partial recombinant IFNA2. Immunogen: ... protein is produced in E. coli. The ... mg. OMIM: 147562, ... MM951100564 MA Code: ABV0P9DPB ...
... perform time consuming and inaccurate comparison of the ... variants of the sample when compared to the ... electropherogram as a sharp peak. Accuracy of ... over 99%, with sensitivity to greater than 5% ...
Biology Products: