Engineering

Developing algorithms for self-healing microgrids of the future

Self-healing electrical grids: It may sound like a concept from science fiction, with tiny robots or some sentient tech crawling around fixing power lines, but in a reality not far from fiction a team of researchers is bringing ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Finding the exact location of a power fault in minutes

Some of Victoria's worst bushfires have been started by power lines. So, power distribution companies have installed devices that limit the energy flowing to the fault to cut the fire risk. However, in networks equipped with ...

Energy & Green Tech

Work starts on key German wind power energy line

Construction work has started on the long-delayed 700-kilometer (430-mile) power line that will transfer wind-generated electricity from northern to southern Germany, the economy ministry said Monday, pushed by an energy ...

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