September 2010: Show Issue: Boston


An electric car seems like such a simple, almost childlike, concept—you plug it in, charge it up, a

Major carmakers worldwide are developing electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle

According to a report on, the emerging global lighting technologies marke

Five years ago, on Aug.

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September 2010
In the quest to make solar power a mainstream electrical power generation source, improving photovoltaic cells’ efficiency has been the industry’s Holy Grail. READ MORE
September 2010
I recently found out that electrical engineers and electrical personnel do not always use the same thought process when classifying low-voltage systems, such as Class 1, 2 an READ MORE
September 2010
Five years ago, on Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina leveled homes and businesses along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and flooded the city of New Orleans. READ MORE
September 2010
Achieving efficiency from building retrofits has become one of the latest targets in the energy-reform movement, but so far, attempts have failed to pierce the bull’s-eye. READ MORE
September 2010
Last month’s column covered the first two types of connected loads to which the demand factors in Table 220.84 apply. READ MORE


September 2010