July 2011: Control Systems


“VPP” is the latest electricity-system-of-the-future phrase in the expanding smart-grid lexicon. Virtual power plants...

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| July 2011
Any given year has its predictions. If you’re reading this article, the world as we knew/know it didn’t end on May 21—one of the most publicized predictions for 2011.

| July 2011
The devastating March earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused a meltdown at the country’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, and triggered the latest cycle of drama in the ongo

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| July 2011
The many advantages of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for general illumination have outweighed their limitations, except when it comes to dimming.

| July 2011
This article continues outlining the procedures for means of providing safe access, pathways and areas considered appropriate for egress to and from photovoltaic (PV) systems.

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| July 2011
Lighting fixtures are built around a given light source.