According to a new report by IRENA, off-grid renewable energy has had spectacular growth in the past decade. Capacity has tripled since 2008 and the number of people in rural communities served by off-grid renewable energy now reaches up to 133 million people.
What if the building you worked in knew who you were before you got through the door, could tell you your agenda for the day and adjusted the light and temperature to suit your needs wherever you were?
Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-09-26 – Many devices and appliances we use today operate with low voltage direct current (LVDC), including LED lighting, IT equipment, electric vehicles and all devices containing batteries, to name a few. More recently, the use of DC motors in refrigerators,
IEC work covers Smart Grids, designed to help lower costs and optimize energy use. We address the need to maintain grid stability while integrating a growing body of energy that comes from decentralized generation. Electrical Energy Storage is increasingly important too – to ac
While marine energy has a great and often predictable source of power, important engineering challenges have restricted the scale of projects. These include operating in difficult conditions, and the effect the technology has on marine life and other marine users, such as the shipping
(source Move over big power – the micropower revolution is here by Morgan Saletta) In 2013 micropower contributed to around a quarter of the world’s energy, up from 10% in 2000. The silent revolution In his blog post on The Conversation, Morgan Saletta outlines the silent revolution