News tagged with grid system

Training the next generation of power engineers

Most people only think about the electricity that powers our homes and gadgets when it isn't there. When the power is humming, we tend to take it for granted. The trouble is, the network that delivers the ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Planning the future grid

A new report from the Future Grid Forum, Change and choice: The Future Grid Forum's analysis of Australia's potential electricity pathways to 2050, looks at a range of opportunities and presents four scenarios, ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Improving energy conversion processes

(Phys.org) —Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United ...

dateDec 03, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Cybersecurity: Plugging smart grid weaknesses

Power companies are increasingly upgrading to smart grids—national or state-based intelligent computer systems that collect information from consumers and suppliers in order to automatically improve the ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Internet
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