Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Thinking Smaller: Microgrids And Big Data Can Bring Electricity To Rural...

Power grids don’t come cheap: It can cost as much as $300,000 a mile to string a set of high-voltage wires. This can be...

Zapping Blackouts: India Is Giving Its National Grid An All-Seeing Eye

Deepak Pandey still remembers the chaos of the world’s worst electrical outage. At 1:02 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, millions of people across India...

Answering Pakistan’s Burning Question: How To Ignite Lignite?

Buried 1,000 feet below the parched Thar Desert in Pakistan lies more fuel energy than all the known oil in Iran and Saudi Arabia...

Power Pool: Here’s What It Takes To Electrify West Africa

In parts of West Africa, an act as simple as walking into a room and turning on a light can be something of a...

Guiding Light: This Software Is Helping Modernize New Delhi’s Power Grid

 by Fred Guterl Dust storms are a fact of life in northern India, but this spring the damage has been the worst in two decades, according to...

Hot Off The Press: 3D Printing Has Pushed This Gas Turbine...

In 2012, Andrew Passmore thought he had taken a machine to its limits. His team of engineers had just upgraded a gas turbine powerful enough...

For The Record: GE Onshore Wind Turbines In North America Can...

Iowa may conjure up images of sweeping cornfields dotted with farms, but this Midwestern state has been at the forefront of wind energy technology...

Old Flame: How ‘Waste’ Fuel Will Keep The Lights On In...

A gas flare is a common sight in petroleum-rich West Africa. The roaring flame is a symbol of wealth, signifying the presence of an...

Old Flame: How ‘Waste’ Fuel Will Keep The Lights On In...

by Chris NoonA gas flare is a common sight in petroleum-rich West Africa. The roaring flame is a symbol of wealth, signifying the presence of...