27. February 2015 · Comments Off on IEEE: Smart grid progress on several fronts · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Professor Saifur Rahman, is an IEEE Life Fellow, the founding director of the Advanced Research Institute at Virginia Tech and conference chair for the upcoming IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) conference in Washington, D.C., and Smart Grid News Editor-in-Chief Barbara L. Vergetis Lundin caught up with him to conduct this question­-and-­answer session in which Rahman discusses smart grid progress, trends and value propositions.

via IEEE: Smart grid progress on several fronts – SmartGridNews.

10. December 2012 · Comments Off on New wind turbines could be cost-competitive with fossil fuels – even without subsidies · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Wind power could soon be cost-competitive with traditional fossil fuels, even without government subsidies. General Electric (GE), Virginia Tech and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will begin work on a project that could fundamentally change how wind blades are designed, manufactured and installed.

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21. August 2012 · Comments Off on As Smart Electric Grid Evolves, Virginia Tech Engineers Show How to Include Solar Technologies · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

An economically feasible way to store solar energy in existing residential power networks is the subject of an award winning paper written by two Virginia Tech electrical engineers and presented at an international conference.

via As Smart Electric Grid Evolves, Virginia Tech Engineers Show How to Include Solar Technologies.