News tagged with electric grid

Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

(PhysOrg.com) -- When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects ...

dateMay 25, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Is there really a cyberwar? Term might be misused

(AP) -- Is there really a "cyberwar" going on? Some officials and computer security companies say yes, arguing that armies of hackers are stealing online secrets and using the Internet to attack infrastructure such as power ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Internet
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The Smarter Electric Grid Of The Future

The smart grid idea aims to save money, reduce pollution, lower costs, and create new "green" jobs. Smart grid is a phrase that refers to a number of things at the same time. It refers to the modernization ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Engineering
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Intelligent networking of wind farms

The EU member states have passed a resolution requiring one fifth of their electricity needs to be derived from renewable energy sources by 2020, with wind farms covering a large part of this requirement. ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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A smart way to charge up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electromobility makes sense only if car batteries are charged using electricity from renewable energy sources. But the supply of green electricity is not always adequate. An intelligent charging ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Engineering
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