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Dyson To Build UK Site To Test Electric Vehicles

Dyson plans a new purpose-built development facility in southern England to test prototype electric vehicles as the household appliances maker inches towards breaking into the motor industry. The group behind the eponymous vacuum cleaner and hand dryer has applied for planning permission for a £116m expansion to its Hullavington site in Wiltshire that will allow it to test the abilities […]

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Global, Energy

3 Ways To Invest In A Renewable Energy Future

While Apple stole headlines this summer, becoming the first company to reach a $1 trillion market cap, the renewable energy industry celebrated a different milestone beginning with the letter “t.” According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), global capacity for solar and wind power generation has exceeded 1 terawatt. And it won’t be long before we celebrate the next terawatt. BNEF […]

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Power Management Chapter 14: Circuit Protection Devices

Several types of devices are employed in electronic systems to protect against voltage transients, power surges, and excessive voltage or current. Varistors is one of those devices that protect against excessive transient voltages by shunting the current created by the excessive voltage away from sensitive components. A varistor’s resistance varies with the applied voltage. It has a nonlinear, non-ohmic current–voltage […]

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Basic Electricity

Global Surge Protection Devices (SPD) Market Analysis By Technological Advancement, Regional Outlook And Forecast To 2026

Jul 07, 2018 (marketresearch.biz via COMTEX) — The new research from MarketResearch.Biz on Global Surge Protection Devices (SPD) Market Report for 2018 destined to provide target audience with the latest information on Surge Protection Devices (SPD) market with the help of refined data and opinions from Surge Protection Devices (SPD) industry experts. The information included in the Surge Protection Devices […]

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Automated Testing Will Set Your Engineering Team Free

Azimo’s mobile apps are used to move hundreds of millions of dollars in remittances to more than 190 countries every year. Around 10,000 variables affect our testing process, including localisation in eight languages. Despite this size and complexity, our team of just six engineers releases iOS and Android apps to production every week, with 99.5% of users enjoying an uninterrupted, […]

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Electrician, Tools

Your Questions Answered: Electrical Distribution Equipment

It is useful for both electrical and nonelectrical engineers to understand basic features when selecting, specifying, and applying electrical distribution systems. To narrow the broad scope of electrical distribution, this discussion focuses on practical considerations for specifying electrical distribution systems. The discussion focuses on common low-voltage 480/120 V electrical distribution equipment encountered in most facilities and touches on medium-voltage equipment. […]

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Wind energy’s swift growth, explained

Wind energy’s swift growth, explained Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, left, speaks with Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffery Grybowski in 2016. AP Photo/Steven Senne John Hall, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The wind industry is growing quickly around the world, especially in China and the U.S., where the total amount of electricity generated by wind turbines nearly […]

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Market forces are driving a clean energy revolution in the US

Market forces are driving a clean energy revolution in the US Block Island Wind, the first offshore wind energy project in the U.S., started operation in 2016. Ionna22, CC BY-SA Bill Ritter, Jr., Colorado State University Transforming U.S. energy systems away from coal and toward clean renewable energy was once a vision touted mainly by environmentalists. Now it is shared […]

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How energy storage is starting to rewire the electricity industry

How energy storage is starting to rewire the electricity industry Grid-scale energy storage systems may make it easier to rely completely on renewable energy. petrmalinak/Shutterstock.com Eric Hittinger, Rochester Institute of Technology and Eric Williams, Rochester Institute of Technology The market for energy storage on the power grid is growing at a rapid clip, driven by declining prices and supportive government […]

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