News tagged with electricity consumption

UM dorms will go 'off the water grid'

A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow the University of Miami (UM) College of Engineering to develop an autonomous net-zero water dormitory at UM. The project will make it possible for the ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Engineering
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Energy saving lamp is eco-winner

In a new study, EMPA researchers have investigated the ecobalances of various household light sources. In doing so not only did they take into account energy consumption, but also the manufacture and disposal processes. They ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Environment
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Samsung Launches LED Large Format Display

Samsung Electronics has launched the world’s first eco-friendly and large format information display (LFD) incorporating LED backlighting technology. Samsung is introducing the EX series which is the world’s ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Hardware
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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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Berkeley Researchers Light Up White OLEDs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Light-emitting diodes, which employ semiconductors to produce artificial light, could reduce electricity consumption and lighten the impact of greenhouse gas emissions. However, moving this ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Nanophysics
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