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We are restarting again the full Comprehensive Multi-Course of Power Quality consisting of 10 PQ Courses.
Some of you may now complete the missing courses in their individual path leading to Power Quality Expert certificate. If you are already registered user you may check the current status of graduation here .
In most countries throughout North America and Europe, building codes have been in place for decades, and address aspects of residential electrical wiring. Most installers and licensed electricians are keenly aware of the various guidelines and standards that are in place. These guidelines and standards are primarily focused on facilitating one thing: the installation of electrical wiring within the home that safely delivers an adequate amount of power for use in different rooms.Read full article
Renewable energy sources now power a quarter of the globe’s 4,950 GW of generating capacity and supply close to 20% of global electricity, according to ‘Renewables 2011 Global Status Report, published in July by REN21 (the Renewable Energy Policy Network).
In these difficult economic and political times, the rapid development of the world’s renewable energy industries, outlined in the REN21 report, makes cheering reading.Read full article
The Cape Wind project off the North East coast of the US has faced down challenge after challenge over the last ten years. Despite strong political support and with the start line for building in sight, it hit further obstacles.Read full article
Finally there is a symmetrically built distribution transformer available on the market again! It is now called TriDry and comes from ABB.
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India’s population growth highlights the needs for energy efficiency in the nation of 1.2 billion people.Read full article
Utilities must constantly balance energy production with consumer demand. This balancing act is crucial to grid stability as well as its affect upon the costs of operation. During periods of low demand, utilities find it cheaper and more efficient to operate base load generation stations. As demand increases, standby generators come into play. The economic and environmental costs of generating electricity during peak demand are higher than during low demand for several reasons.Read full article
The medium-sized German town of Lüdenscheid claims to be built upon 7 hills – like Rome. Albeit, behind the 7 hills lies a valley with the river Lenne where a coal-fired power plant is located. Sometimes, when there is a blue sky all over, which allegedly does not occur too often in the area, you can see just one and only one cloud above the hills and the power station.Read full article
The United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs has embarked on an energy program targeting its medical facilities. Currently, the department operates more than 1,400 sites of health care for veterans, including hospitals, surgery centers, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and other facilities. It serves more than 5.5 million people.Read full article
We are pleased to announce the transformers toolkit is now available.
This toolkit bundle includes:Read full article