Tag: electricity

Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge. Electricity gives a wide variety of well-known effects, such as lightning, static electricity, electromagnetic induction and electric current.

A Technology’s Transformation

A Technology’s Transformation

Fuel cell technology is elegant in its simplicity. An anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte allow positively charged hydrogen ions to move between the two sides of the cell, converting chemical energy into electricity. And the only bi-product is water.

Why, then, has this form of energy storage not been widely

Water Demand Management

Water Demand Management

Mni wiconi is Lakota for “water is life.” The phrase articulates a fundamental truth. Our lives depend on water. Planning to meet and manage demand is essential.

Strength and Security

Strength and Security

Until recently, water utilities regarded resiliency as a matter of defense against severe weather events. Now cybersecurity threats—including cyber terrorism—have taken a place on the list of water utilities’ top concerns.

Community Microgrids

Community Microgrids

Now, with the increasing availability and cost effectiveness of distributed energy resources (DERs), more and more customers—industrial, commercial, governmental, and residential alike—are taking power generation, and even storage, into their own hands.

Backup Power Generators for Critical Applications

Backup Power Generators for Critical Applications

Greg Sala, general sales manager for the East region of Cummins Sales and Service, says there is a saying they have at the Cummins offices: “No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to buy a generator.'” But when facility owners and operators experience a power outage

New GE Power Technology Innovation Center Will Showcase Increased Efficiency, Reduced Emissions of Coal-Fired Steam Power Plants

New GE Power Technology Innovation Center Will Showcase Increased Efficiency, Reduced Emissions of Coal-Fired Steam Power Plants

Birchwood Power Facility in Virginia to be Transformed into Global Steam Plant Innovation Center with Most Modern and Efficient Hardware and Software, including GE’s Predix*-based suite of Digital Power Plant software solutions

With coal forecast to remain the world’s #2 fuel source through 2030, Center Will Demonstrate How Technology Can Increase

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