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
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
From the Gulf Coast to the Eastern Seaboard coastline, experts remind us of the annual threats from the hurricanes.

| July 2011
By adding the right amount of heat, researchers have developed a method that improves the electrical capacity and recharging lifetime of sodium-ion rechargeable batteries, wh

| July 2011
Of the approximately 1 million transformers used by U.S. electric utilities, only about 2 percent are currently monitored.

| July 2011
Five years after completing the 500-megawatt (MW) Astoria Energy natural gas combined-cycle power plant in Queens, N.Y., E-J Electric Installation Co.