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    NJ juices NY with GE’s smart grid technology


    by vchungCJP

    Amid the roar of trucks and cars and in the shadow of the New Jersey Turnpike, GE engineers recently lowered the last of three giant 100-ton rotors into what is one of the most innovative ways to feed the electric power needs of New York City. The so-called “variable frequency transformers” at the Linden, NJ cogeneration plant – which is owned by GE’s energy investment arm, GE Energy Financial Services — will allow power from the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland transmission system to flow into the Big Apple. Distributed by Tubemogul.