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India will replace all street lights of the country with LED bulbs in next 24 months

The central government expects Karnataka to be in top five in the implementation of new and renewable energy programmes the minister added. India has the target of producing 1,75,000 MW and Renewable energy in next five years. The government also launched Solar Mission to generate 1 lakh MW solar power in the country. Similarly wind…

A cyber attack on the US east coast could cost economy $1 trillion

The report from the University of Cambridge Center for Risk Studies and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market outlines a scenario of an electricity blackout that leaves 93 million people in New York City and Washington DC without power. The scenario, developed by Cambridge, is technologically possible and is assessed to be within the once-in-200-year…

Yemeni Hackers Reveal Top Secret Docs in Saudi Government Cyber Attack

“Your Network Hacked By Yemen Cyber Army,” reads the first batch of data released by the hacking group. “We Are Anonymous. We Are Everywhere. We Are Legion. We do Not Forgive. We do Not Forget. Stop Attacking To Our Country!” The group claims to have obtained the information through the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Yemeni Hackers Reveal Top Secret Docs in Saudi Government Cyber Attack

“Your Network Hacked By Yemen Cyber Army,” reads the first batch of data released by the hacking group. “We Are Anonymous. We Are Everywhere. We Are Legion. We do Not Forgive. We do Not Forget. Stop Attacking To Our Country!” The group claims to have obtained the information through the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Solaric — Electrifying the Bottom of the Pyramid | Nanogrids in Bangladesh

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This is a story of how a technology start-up in one of the poorest regions of the world, Bangladesh, is quietly going about changing the lives of millions of people, by providing them access to energy for the first time. In Bangladesh, a country of 154.7 million people, over 50% of the population has no…

Smart Grid: Smart Grid 101

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The average consumer does not see the dramatic changes that are happening behind the scenes in the SmartGrid rollout. From complex SCADA systems that are generating the data that helps in real time optimize the system and balance the load and generation requirements. Some of these major changes are: Distributed generation, including renewables and community-level…

Interactive world map of temperature, solar incidence, terrain, population and others.

Users of the SolarGIS global database will already be familiar with the solar planning database which GeoModel Solar says has been described by the University of Geneva as „the most accurate solar resource database available on the market“. In addition to featuring the SolarGIS global database at Intersolar Europe 2013, GeoModel Solar will also be unveiling two updated online tools…

Smart Grid Cybersecurity: Q&A With Andy Bochman

3500 utilities — With 3,500 different utility producers within the US electric grid and no common thread for technology implementation the entire grid is largely maintained by the theory of “security through obscurity.” NERC and more important the CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection) working group has worked hard to build some of these standards but also…

Laser fusion experiment yields record energy at Lawrence Livermore’

Fusion science, which seeks to recreate the energy of the stars for use on Earth, has long been the holy grail of energy researchers. The discipline has its skeptics, but officials at Livermore Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are confident that commercially viable fusion power plants will be possible within the next few decades. Ever since it was founded…

Tiny, Battery-Free Tracking Device Distress Beacon

Researchers made an accidental discovery that has revolutionize tracking devices – Think, Cheap, Powerful radio pulse emitters, that need no battery. The research were working on something unrelated to this, when they detected a powerful radio pulse coming from a bag of junk circuit boards and components, every time the bag was moved. The source of the…

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