News tagged with electricity networks

Australia announces $30 bln broadband plan

Australia announced plans to build a 30 billion US dollar broadband network, its biggest infrastructure project ever, opting to retain government control rather than contract out the deal.

dateApr 07, 2009 in Telecom
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Report: US cyber warfare needs oversight, debate

(AP) -- Shrouded in secrecy, the U.S. government's policies on how and when to wage cyber warfare are ill-formed, lack adequate oversight and require a broad public debate, a new report by the National Research Council says.

dateApr 30, 2009 in Internet
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Smart software for self-regulating smart grid

Siemens and the utility company Allgauer Uberlandwerk (AUW) in the city of Kempten, Germany, are testing the smart grids of the future. The tests focus on optimized power distribution and the use of a self-organizing ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Software
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Finding reserves on the electrical grid

The weather determines how much energy wind turbine systems provide. The same applies to power line capacity. On cold and stormy days, this capacity is higher than on days with no wind and high mid-summer ...

dateMay 11, 2011 in Engineering
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Miniaturized power modules for aircraft bodies

Aircraft maintenance can be time consuming and expensive. It is much simpler if the airplane itself reports, where maintenance is required. The best solution is an approach for the sensor network, which even ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Engineering
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DirecTV, TBS, TNT to put shows online

(AP) -- DirecTV Group Inc. is in talks with the TBS and TNT cable networks to offer their shows online, according to two people familiar with the discussions.

dateAug 27, 2009 in Business
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European innovation tackles power cuts

Many European countries have just endured their coldest, most protracted winter in decades, and the importance of a secure and reliable energy supply has never been more evident. Additionally, bad weather can cause unprecedented ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Engineering
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