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Energy and Power

An Overview of Combined Cycle Power Plant

The Combined Cycle Power Plant or combined cycle gas turbine, a gas turbine generator generates electricity and waste heat is used to make steam to generate additional electricity via a… Read more

Aug 25, 2012 | By vinod ramireddy

An overview of Combined Cycle Power Plant (photo credit:
Energy and Power

An Overview Of Smart Power Grid

The present electric grids use the technology of 1970’s. But with the advancement in various concepts of power generation, problems associated with power outages and thefts, and also due to… Read more

Aug 20, 2012 | By vinod ramireddy

An Overview Of Smart Power Grid
Energy Efficiency

Electric Power Quality and Lighting (part 2)

Continued from first part: Electric Power Quality and Lighting (part 1) Power factor is a measure of how effectively a device converts input current and voltage into useful electric power…. Read more

May 29, 2012 | By Sufi Shah Hamid Jalali

Electric Power Quality and Lighting
Energy Efficiency

Electric Power Quality and Lighting (part 1)

Concerns about the effects of lighting products on power distribution systems have focused attention on power quality. Poor power quality can waste energy and the capacity of an electrical system;… Read more

May 26, 2012 | By Sufi Shah Hamid Jalali

Electric Power Quality and Lighting
Energy Efficiency

Potential Energy Savings In Utility Buildings Using EIB

Flexibility, utilisation value and energy saving are the three main requirements for utility buildings (administration, office and public buildings, schools, hospitals, etc.). Apart from recouping investment costs, so-called life-cycle costs… Read more

Jan 11, 2012 | By Edvard

ABB - Intelligent building control and energy savings with i-bus ® KNX
Electric Motor

Motors And Drives For Efficient Control – ABB

With electric motors accounting for an estimated 65 percent of industrial energy use, any increases in efficiency clearly provide the potential for major savings. The energy consumption of electric motors… Read more

Nov 23, 2011 | By Edvard

ABB Motors and Drives
Energy Efficiency

Smart Ways to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Alternative energy is currently a hot button topic. Whether your desire to use alternative energy stems from concern for the environment or a desire to create a healthier home, you… Read more

Sep 28, 2011 | By mirha494

Energy and Power

How to save electrical energy at home

In our home we use lot of electrical equipment like TV, Freeze, Washing machine, Mp3 player, music system, computer laptop. But we have not adequate knowledge for how to use… Read more

Aug 23, 2011 | By jiguparmar

How to save Electrical energy at Home
Energy and Power

Principles for Controlling Harmonics

Harmonic distortion is caused by nonlinear devices in the power system. A nonlinear device is one in which the current is not proportional to the applied voltage. Harmonic distortion is… Read more

Aug 05, 2011 | By Edvard

Variation of the voltage THD over a 1-week period
Energy Efficiency

How to achieve energy-efficient lighting?

Technological development has focused primarily on such things as the fluorescent lamp and the ballast and has chiefly been geared to boosting their luminous efficacy. The chart “Milestones to energy… Read more

Jun 13, 2011 | By Edvard

How to achieve energy efficent lighting?
Energy Efficiency

KNX automation makes buildings more efficient

In light of climate change and increasingly scarce resources, the energy-efficient operation of buildings is gaining in importance. Essential requirements for this are an energy-efficient architectural design, an insulated building… Read more

Apr 15, 2011 | By Edvard

KNX automation makes buildings more efficient
Energy Efficiency

NEMA TP1 Energy Efficiency Standard

Most commercial and industrial facilities require several low-voltage transformers to decrease the voltage received from the utility to the voltages used by various loads such as lighting, computers and other… Read more

Jan 08, 2011 | By Edvard

NEMA TP1 Energy Efficiency Standard
Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficency In Hospitals – Cogeneration (6)

Cogeneration is combined generation of heat and electricity. The advantage of cogeneration is that it enables the heat released by electricity generation to be used. The most well-known form of… Read more

Jan 02, 2011 | By Edvard

Hospital HVAC - Cogeneration

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