Green Energy Companies: Shaping the Future of Green Energy

Credit to Author: Schneider Electric| Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 16:37:43 +0000

The world is making collective steps toward fighting the adverse effects of climate change. In its most recent comprehensive report on climate change, the United Nations pays more attention than ever to the technology industry’s role. Fossil fuels continue to provide roughly 80% of the…

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How Much Electricity Does a Refrigerator, Dishwasher, and an Electric Car Use? We Did the Math.

Credit to Author: Deepjyoti Dutta| Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 12:03:06 +0000

On average, a refrigerator draws between 300 and 800 watts of electricity — depending on whether it’s actively cooling (in other words, whenever your fridge is “humming”). This range, of course, also depends on a variety of factors such as the age or efficiency rating of the unit, where you live, and even the amount of food you’re storing.

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Is solar worth it, now that the Inflation Reduction Act is here?

Credit to Author: Will Shippee| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 12:16:37 +0000

“Is solar worth it?” As a specialist with more than 15 years of experience in the renewable energy space, this is a question I’ve often heard from homeowners. Many people were already asking whether solar was worth it before the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed…

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How cybersecure is your electrical distribution network?

Credit to Author: Gary Lawrence| Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 15:22:56 +0000

The energy sector is a top target for cyber attacks Power grids are an attractive target for cyber attacks. In fact, the energy sector has become the leading victim of cyberattacks around the world. In the UK, for example, 24% of all cyberattacks were directed…

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3 ways digitalization creates sustainable and efficient operations for biofuel refineries

Credit to Author: Hardik Desai| Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 16:21:06 +0000

Biofuels play a key role in reducing greenhouse emissions by providing an alternative to traditional fossil fuels. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), modern bioenergy is the largest renewable energy source globally, accounting for 55% of renewable energy and over 6% of the global…

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How digital twins drive more environmentally conscious medium and low voltage equipment design

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 15:20:13 +0000

It’s time for all medium and low voltage business stakeholders to address their carbon footprint Today, electrical equipment manufacturers, contractors, and end users are taking their carbon footprints more seriously than ever. For medium and low voltage equipment, this means prioritizing a circular economy approach…

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Reimagined motor control devices save time and money in installation

Credit to Author: Schneider Electric| Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 14:23:17 +0000

The parameters that factor into an industrial control panel are extensive, including numerous standards, functional requirements, varying dimensions of components, the size of the enclosure, short-circuit current ratings (SCCR), and so much more. And this doesn’t even account for the demands on you and other…

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3 lessons learned from battle-tested microgrid experts

Credit to Author: Jana Gerber| Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 21:20:48 +0000

Right now, the world is facing an urgent sustainability dilemma: On one hand, we’re seeing rapid transformations in technology across all sectors, thanks to digital intelligence. Cars, computers, phones — the everyday technologies we rely on — are all dramatically more advanced than just a…

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