DOE To Team With NJ To Bolster Transit After Sandy

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy is partnering with New Jersey to develop a more sophisticated microgrid system to support the New Jersey Transit system in a move to improve one of the major evacuation routes from New York City in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Chris Christie said Monday.

Under the agreement, the DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories — a federally funded facility run by a unit of major defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. — will help the NJ Transit obtain more reliable electricity for its...
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