Integrating Data in the Power Industry

Technological developments have been a significant focus for the power industry for many years. Progress has shown technology has evolved within a small number of designs, to now include nuclear, solar, wind, hydro-power and other energy sources. Digital technology continues to become more available and costs are reducing considerably, particularly with sensor devices and the …

Why the Solar Revolution Will Hit a Wall

The trend is clear: solar installations, based on existing silicon photovoltaic (PV) technology, should expand their market penetration over the next decade. But beyond then, their growth could hit a ceiling. This is the premise of Georgetown Professor Varun Sivaram’s book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power to the Planet. He warns of …