The IEC General Meeting (GM), which will take place from 21 to 25 October in Shanghai, is already exceeding all expectations. A record number of 4000 delegates has registered to attend the numerous workshops and technical committee gatherings that will be organized.
Vertical farming is a new sustainable farming concept that has received much hype. Transforming dilapidated warehouses and factories into urban farms to grow salads and vegetables has generated much interest, most notably in Japan and the United States.
One goal of the government of India is to ensure power reaches new areas, which are currently without electricity access, through renewable energies (RE), such as solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind. These RE sources mainly use low voltage direct current (LVDC).
On October 14, 1878, Thomas Edison filed his first patent application for “Improvement in Electric Lights”. Lighting technology has continued to evolve over the ensuing 140 years and milestones reached along the way have coincided with key dates in the history of the IEC.
Environmental concerns have risen in line with the growth of aviation. Here are four steps being taken around the world to combat pollution and to reduce the carbon footprint of both aircraft and airports.