News tagged with power

Soaking up the sun

When it comes to solar power, it's a case of the more blue the better according to Victoria University of Wellington researcher Dr Jonathan Halpert.

Jun 26, 2014
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Simulation models optimize water power

The Columbia River basin in the Pacific Northwest offers great potential for water power; hydroelectric power stations there generate over 20 000 megawatts already. Now a simulation model will help optimize the operation ...

Jul 31, 2014
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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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US donors offer more aid in hopes of equality

(Phys.org)—In a forthcoming Journal of Consumer Research article, Penn State Smeal College of Business' Karen Winterich, assistant professor of marketing, and coauthor Yinlong Zhang of the University of Texas-San Antoni ...

Jun 23, 2014
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Power walking

Imagine having the ability to charge your cellphone while hiking in the far reaches of Ontario. Queen's researcher Qingguo Li (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) and PhD student Michael Shepertycky have ...

Jun 20, 2014
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