Connectors play a vital role in any device. Yet they rarely attract much attention because the focus is generally on the device itself, be it a computer, telephone, photovoltaic module, or life-saving machine in a hospital. Connectors are [...]
Electricity is readily available and widely used. Do we question whether what we are doing might be dangerous, either for ourselves or for our entourage? The answer, of course, is no!
That’s thanks to the IEC International Standards that ensure there’s a balanced approach [...]
Buildings account for 70 % of the overall electricity consumption in the USA and much of Europe. Almost half of that electricity goes to commercial buildings. An estimated 10 % of electrical energy is wasted in stand-by power – not being used, but waiting to [...]
This month’s theme on the IEC’s e-tech is energy storage. It’s fitting therefore to publish the link to the winning entry of the IEC’s wattwatt.com competition, care4it.
There’s a lot of serious thinking going on in Copenhagen this week. Electricity is so present in today’s world that very little can be achieved without it.
For many 2009 started on a gloomy footing but it’s not all negative. Never has the subject of electrical energy efficiency received so much attention. There’s lots we can do to make our world a much better place.
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To enter the care4it competition, don’t forget to add a summary page (maximum A4) of your project and tell us why it’s important for electrical energy efficiency in the world and what you aim to achieve.
AND even more important, tell us who you [...]
Some of you missed the original news about the Care4it competition and have written asking for details.
Why? Improve electrical energy efficiency. A challenge for students up to 18 years old in schools around the world to submit a striking idea that will help [...]
If you were unable to make it all the way to Geneva for wattwatt’s event at LIFT08, the videos from this session and others are now available. You can see Andy [...]
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