May 31st, 2016

The Moving Parts of Homes

This white paper is one of a series of thematic white papers covering various aspects of electrical installations in houses, flats and residential units. They are aimed at architects, designers, specification writers, decision makers and students.

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May 27th

What's preventing German SMEs from using green electricity?

In 2014, only 7% of German SMEs purchased green electricity. Research was conducted to try and find out why.

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May 26th

Buildings as micro energy-hubs delivering climate solutions

Buildings are more than just stand-alone units using energy from the grid. They are becoming micro energy hubs consuming, producing, storing and supplying energy more flexible than before.
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May 20th

How can energy management contribute to the EU's energy efficiency targets?

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Creating greater synergies between industry and urban areas

Could excess energy produced by an industrial plant be used for nearby residences?

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May 14th

Roadmaps to Urban Electrification

The project "Urban electrification – impact of electrification of urban infrastructure on costs and carbon footprint" explored potential paths in the development of the energy infrastructure for a city of 150,000 residents. 

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May 3rd

Flexibility of Electrical Installations

This white paper is one of a series of thematic white papers covering various aspects of electrical installations in houses, flats and residential units. They are aimed at architects, designers, specification writers, decision makers, installers and students.

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April 22nd

Energy savings of energy management systems

Two Taiwanese authors collated a few hundred case studies on energy management since the 1970s and analysed their potential energy-saving effect.

Energy management systems have been extensively studied for almost 40 years. The researchers from the National Taipei University of Technology in Taipei, Taiwan looked at 276 papers written on the topic of EMS between 1976 and 2014 and broke them down into three categories:

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April 15th

Renewable energy on islands

The remoteness and small size of many of the world’s islands means an unhealthy dependence on expensive imported fossil fuels, and a corresponding key role for renewables

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April 8th

Improving school electrification

Thousands of schools throughout the world lack basic electrification and hence sub-optimal lighting, heating and modern teaching tools. However, planners, investors and policymakers have a number of tools available to improve energy for education.

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