News tagged with electricity networks

Lab tackles electric blackouts

Switzerland and Cameroon are establishing a joint laboratory in Yaoundé. EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) and ENSPY (Ecole nationale supérieure polytechnique de Yaoundé) will work together to develop technologies ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Getting the most out of home electricity

Large household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, account for a huge amount of daily electricity consumption. An EU-funded project has developed a system to help you and your neighbours optimise energy ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Comcast doubles down on TV in $16.7B deal for NBCU

(AP)—Comcast's $16.7 billion deal to buy the remaining half of NBCUniversal ahead of schedule represents a resounding vote of confidence in the future of TV, even as the growth of Internet video reshapes the entertainment ...

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Telecom
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Building ultra-low power wireless networks

(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very little power. ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Engineering
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Grid stability thanks to precise forecasts

A self-learning software system from Siemens can stabilize power grids. The program, which is based on neural networks, can forecast the electrical output of renewable energy sources over a 72-hour period with more than 90 ...

dateJun 11, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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