Sponsored: Charting the rise of the smart grid and what it means for energy users

May 19th, 2020 no comment

Smart grids are a necessity in the modern world with their ability to react to changes in both supply and demand of electrical power. Coupled with the evolution of smart grids, there is a high demand for power electr…

Breathe, pause and reset

May 19th, 2020 no comment

The stay-in-place policies adopted by many governments around the world in response to the Covid-19 virus have reduced air and road traffic, two of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions.
In Europe, red…

EU plans for future resilience

May 15th, 2020 no comment

Virus lockdown measures and shuttered industries are predicted to slash global emission levels by 8 per cent this year, according to the International Energy Agency, while a reduced demand for electricity has boosted…

View from India: digital growth and plans for the future

May 14th, 2020 no comment

The IT industry has played a significant role in enhancing the Indian economy, besides putting India on the global map.
Looking back, the Government of India (GoI) has launched several policies for the development of…

AI and engineering for healthcare crises, rapid responses to Covid-19

May 6th, 2020 no comment

In times of complex problems like this, there is a central role for the engineering community to come together to support science, government and public/social institutions, and the success or a failure depends on ho…

AI and engineering for healthcare crises, rapid responses to Covid-19

May 6th, 2020 no comment

In times of complex problems like this, there is a central role for the engineering community to come together to support science, government and public/social institutions, and the success or a failure depends on ho…

ETSI pushes for standards in augmented reality

May 6th, 2020 no comment

As lockdowns proceed around the world, the question for many industrial companies is how they organise themselves for what could be a lengthy period of travel restrictions that vary from month to month as infection r…

Green investment key to restarting post lockdown economies

May 5th, 2020 no comment

In the UK, investment in renewables projects; fitting homes and buildings with extra insulation; improving broadband, and encouraging electric cars and e-bikes could all help kickstart the economy and cut emissions.

Rail solar project seen as stepping stone for renewables

May 5th, 2020 no comment

Riding Sunbeams is the company behind a project of the same name that is already delivering power to trains on Network Rail’s Wessex route from a site near Aldershot. That project is supported by the Department for T…

Tesla applies to generate electricity in the UK

May 4th, 2020 no comment

While the US firm is predominantly known for its range of electric vehicles, it also has operations in battery energy storage as well as solar panel and solar roof tile manufacturing.
In 2017, Tesla created the world…