Energy & Green Tech

Winter freeze power resources charted in time-lapse video

What happened to electrical power in Texas during last February's freeze? A new time-lapse video of electricity generation created by experts at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy offers an hour-by-hour picture ...

Energy & Green Tech

Are microgrids a key to grid resiliency?

The aging energy grid is being pushed to the breaking point. Power outages from extreme weather alone cost anywhere from $2 billion to $77 billion per year. And some isolated communities still rely on diesel generators for ...

Energy & Green Tech

Stable electricity grids through grid-forming converters

Large power stations with their large synchronous generators provide stability in the power grid, but are being successively powered down in the course of the energy transition. In order to address this issue, researchers ...

Business

Modi warns bitcoin could 'spoil' young Indians

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday warned that bitcoin presents a risk to younger generations, sounding a hawkish tone as his government prepares to introduce legislation to regulate cryptocurrencies.

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