A recently released movie tells the story of how alternating current (AC) eventually prevailed over direct current (DC) technology. What it does not mention is that DC is making a comeback and offering new hope to the more than one billion people with no access to electricity.
The financial impact of data breaches can run into millions of dollars for organizations. A new international standard provides organizations with the clear guidance they need to reduce the risk to personal information.
Many of the world’s top cyber security experts are currently in Las Vegas to take part in the Black Hat conference. For the first time, this year’s event includes a briefing on using IEC 62351 to provide end-to-end security for power systems.
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).
Sweltering temperatures have hit the globe during the last couple of months. In India, some areas reached 50.8° C. In the Middle East, a high of 54° C scorched Kuwait. In the US, several major cities reported temperatures of 38°C and in Europe, Paris reached an all time high of 42.6 °