Everything from grids, to cities, to transportation and manufacturing is to become smarter. Smart is often associated with information and communication technology. But the gathering and processing of data – so-called Big Data is only part of the... More...
The wide-ranging environmental, economic and employment benefits of the rapidly expanding RE (renewable energy) sector are multiple and go beyond solely electricity generation. “New” RE sources,...
As many countries try to increase the share of REs (renewable energies) in their electricity generation portfolio, a major issue facing utilities is EES (electrical energy storage). IEC International...
By 2050, it is projected that the world population will reach 9.6 billion1. Moreover if current trends continue, 67% of these people are predicted to be living in cities. Hand-in-hand with these...
Public and personal road transport, as well as railways, rely to an ever greater extent on electrical and electronic systems for better safety and energy efficiency. IEC International Standards are...
The effects of electricity on the body were recorded as far back as ancient Greek and Roman times, when electric eels were used to treat joint pain, migraines and epilepsy. In the late 18th century,...
Over the past century, the great progress made in healthcare for existing and new technology relies on electrotechnology. Following the discovery of X-ray imaging in the late 19th century, great...
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