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More Efficient for Generating Electricity

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Increasingly frequent heat waves and droughts tied to climate change are hurting the electricity sector.  According to the NY Times Green Energy Blog, “as temperatures rise and the climate gets warmer, so do the rivers and lakes that power plants draw their cooling water from. And that is going to make it harder to generate […]

Sprague Gear Transmission

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Instead of using a centrifugal or piston-type compressor, the Linear Engine-based U.S. Megawatts Generator employs a twin-screw multistage compressor whose specifications confirm that 20% of the Linear Engine’s gross power output will be consumed by the parasitic load of the screw compressor. This equals half of the parasitic energy needed to compress air in  a […]

Independent Power Producers

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U.S. Megawatts was formed to satisfy the strong and growing market demand in the USA by local Electric Utilities, Independent Power Producers (Non-Utility Generators) and cogeneration-type Qualifying Facilities (QFs) to transition their power generation from the old business model of high-cost, highly-regulated Centralized Coal and Nuclear fueled Power Plants (that deliver thousands of megawatts of […]

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