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Sustainable Electricity Generation Beyond Solar And Wind

Renewable energy sources like solar energy and hydro energy help in the generation of electricity in a sustainable manner. But to get the maximum benefit, we need to maximise the efficiency...
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Batteries For Powering Sustainable Development

Over the years, lithium-ion (li-ion) rechargeable batteries have become immensely popular, but their production process incurs large carbon footprints. Hence, there is an urgent need to find alternatives to these batteries. Batteries...

Going Into Renewable Energy Era With AI

The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) has helped utilities as well as other energy companies in forecasting renewable energy production and electricity demand. AI also helps in actively delivering infrastructure maintenance...

Going Green With EV Charging

The automobile sector has seen a huge increase in the development of vehicles that run on clean fuels. In India, the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) is on the rise. Yet,...

Use Of Supercapacitors In Defence And Transport

Supercapacitors are energy storage devices that bridge the gap between electrolytic capacitors and rechargeable batteries. This article explains their importance and usage in defence and transportation sectors. Electricity is a hugely versatile...
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Wind-Solar Hybrid Systems To Improve Grid Stability

Using renewable energy sources like wind and solar for power generation has helped in reducing carbon footprints and made power available to non-electrified remote areas. A Wind Solar hybrid power system...

Electronics With Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium battery packs are particularly sensitive to faults caused by external shorts, runaway charging conditions and abusive overcharging, which can cause potentially damaging over-current and over-temperature conditions. Hence, there is a...

Smart Connected Battery Solution For Electric Vehicles

Right now, the world is in the middle of a technological paradigm shift, namely, renewable energy and electric vehicles (EVs). Being a new technology, there are not many players with prior...

How Safe Are Lithium-Ion Batteries Used In Electric Vehicles (EVs)?

Yes, most EV batteries at present are lithium-based and rely on a mix of cobalt, manganese, nickel, graphite and other primary components! Lithium-ion batteries using cobalt can be unsafe. But this...
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SMPS: Basics & Working of Switched Mode Power Supply

Switch mode power supplies (SMPSs) are used in a range of applications as an efficient and effective source of power. This is in major part of their efficiency. For anybody still...

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