Tag: future energy

The nature of what constitutes an alternative energy source has changed considerably over time, as have controversies regarding energy use. Today, because of the variety of energy choices and differing goals of their advocates, defining some energy types as “alternative” is highly controversial.

EVs and the Grid: Friend, Foe, or a Nonevent?

EVs and the Grid: Friend, Foe, or a Nonevent?

The impact of electric vehicles on urban infrastructure systems of the future is a hot topic today…nowhere more torrid than for the energy utilities. Assumptions as to the number of electrical vehicles will be on the road 5, 10, or 20 years hence, grow with each new forecast, particularly in

Fronius Installs Inverters in a Former Nuclear Power Plant

Fronius Installs Inverters in a Former Nuclear Power Plant

Fronius, the global quality leader for solar energy, has carried out a very special project in Zwentendorf, Austria: a photovoltaic system has been installed on the site of a former nuclear power plant (NPP). Where once nuclear energy was to be produced, today clean, safe energy is generated from natural

Back to Back We Face the Future

Back to Back We Face the Future

While clearing out the clutter from a moss-covered file box, I stumbled on editorials and articles destined for the pages of Distributed Energy, the original name of our current Business Energy magazine. Leafing through a few, I was saddened to see no mention of energy storage as a central part

Illuminating Technology

Illuminating Technology

Perhaps nothing exemplifies the importance of LED color temperature in a work setting better than that of the International Space Station (ISS).

Although astronauts are allocated 8.5 hours per night for sleep, half of them in a recent study slept less than six hours per a 24-hour mission day, and were unable to make up

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