News tagged with power consumption

Smart energy to power refugee camps

Rolling out renewable and smart energy solutions in refugee camps could dramatically improve the well being of millions of refugees world-wide. Working in collaboration with the UNHCR, an EPFL Master's student is investigating ...

Aug 21, 2013
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Smoothly moving industrial robots save energy

Siemens wants to further reduce the power consumption of manufacturing robots in the automotive industry. One approach to this problems deals with movement patterns that require less acceleration energy, ...

Jun 05, 2014
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IBM buys flash memory firm

IBM on Thursday announced a deal to buy a US firm specializing in high-performance solid state memory, which is fast replacing spinning disks used to store data in computer hard drives.

Aug 16, 2012
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Electric hybrid drives for aircraft

In cooperation with several partners, Siemens has created its second aircraft powered by an electric series hybrid drive system. The two-seat DA36 E-Star 2 plane recently made its one-hour maiden flight and ...

Jul 09, 2013
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The quick and easy way to measure power consumption

The ambitious goals set by the German government to promote energy efficiency have put pressure on companies to change their energy-use policies. But the sustainable management of energy resources and the associated energy-saving ...

May 10, 2012
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Fishing for answers off Fukushima

Japan's "triple disaster," as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain ...

Oct 25, 2012
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