News tagged with power

Added power for airplane galleys

The galleys inside airliners voraciously consume power - a vital yet limited resource in a plane. Additional power units may soon come to the rescue: housed inside trolley carts in the galleys, these units deliver both supplemental ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Bringing microgrids to rural villages

An estimated 1.3 billion people around the world lack access to electricity, and as a result spend scarce resources on kerosene and other fuels for lighting. Now MIT researchers have developed a system to enable those in ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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12 hurt in Japan quake as life returns to normal

Twelve people suffered minor injuries and businesses returned to normal Sunday after a powerful earthquake near remote Japanese islands shook most of the country the previous night, but it was well beneath the earth's surface ...

dateMay 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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