The basic configuration of electrical power systems for industrial and commercial applications has altered little for decades, but hybridization could change this in a disruptive and positive way.
Stanford University researchers have developed technology to harness energy where salt and freshwater mingle, providing a massive source of renewable power that could be valuable for wastewater treatment plants.
West Virginia University researchers are seeking ways to quench the thirst of the nation’s power plants in a more cost-effective, environmentally-friendly fashion.
A submerged system developed by MIT researchers uses the vibration of piezoelectric materials to generate power and send and receive data.
Researchers at MIT and several other institutions have developed an electrolyte for improving the efficiency and stability of supercapacitors while reducing their flammability.
A lower self-discharge rate leads to longer operating life for batteries and a lower cost of ownership for remote wireless devices.
To improve power management applications, smart power distribution uses a de-centralized power architecture based on multiple electronic and electrical modules.
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Wind turbines are making a major impact on the power generation market, but they need constant maintenance in order to remain reliable and continue delivering clean energy, even after the manufacturer’s warranty has expired.