News tagged with electrical grids

Getting to a zero carbon future

Avoiding the worst consequences of climate change by reducing global carbon emissions to as close to zero as possible is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. The University of California San Diego has launched the ...

dateOct 17, 2016 in Environment
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When hackers turn out the lights

The development of the smart power grid and the smart meter in our homes to accompany it brings several benefits, such as improved delivery and more efficient billing. Conversely, any digital, connected technology also represents ...

dateSep 16, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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How does the wind blow?

If wind were a steady, constant stream, wind energy production would be a snap. Trapping its capricious nature requires complex calculations and expert engineering. Predicting wind power requires additional twists and turns.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Energy research in a vertical neighborhood

In the district of the future, favors amongst neighbors will go much further than lending a lawnmower or giving some sugar for baking. They will help each other out with energy – with electricity, heat and gas. With the ...

dateJun 22, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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