News tagged with power lines

Preventing air accidents

A Norwegian satellite-based system aims to ensure that helicopters and light aircraft are prevented from colliding with power lines and other obstacles.

dateJan 07, 2014 in Engineering
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Mystery of reindeer's changing eye colour

Nobody has ever come up with a definitive explanation for Rudolph's fabled red nose, but visitors to Kingston University's latest Café Scientifique session have had the chance to hear all about the curious ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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With changes, the grid can take it

Over the next two decades, the U.S. electric grid will face unprecedented technological challenges stemming from the growth of distributed and intermittent new energy sources such as solar and wind power, ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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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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