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These Discoveries Could Power An Energy Efficient Future

Not only are electronic devices everywhere in our homes, they also take large amounts of energy from the power grid. According to a 2015 report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, roughly a quarter of home energy consumption in the U.S. is eaten up by devices that are in idle power mode—and that doesn’t include […]

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Can Large-Scale Batteries Help Prevent California Blackouts?

In California, rolling blackouts have left millions of people in the dark as they rush indoors to escape both the COVID-19 pandemic and heatwaves. With so many people blasting air conditioners at once, California’s electric grid, which relies on renewables more than ever, is struggling to supply power. There are two primary reasons for the […]

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Scientists Make Major Breakthroughs in Solar and Battery Technology 

As the COVID-19 pandemic shut down cities around the world, and major transportation systems slowed to a crawl, pollution levels plummeted by around 50% in Delhi, India, according to a recent report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The researchers found an 8% increase in solar panel energy production as a result of clearer, less […]

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IEEE Wake-Up Radio Report will be released on 1 November, 2017

IEEE’s Wake-Up Radio Report: Save Up To 50% Off

Great news! As of today, the IEEE Technology Report on Wake-Up Radio, a ground-breaking analysis of low-power/low-latency 802.11 wireless LAN interfaces, is now available for purchase at 50% off its original price. If your organization is involved in developing devices and sensors for the Internet of Things, it’s imperative to understand IEEE Wake-Up Radio and how it may […]

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IoT Environmental Impact

Is Your IoT Device Harming the Environment?

Internet of Things (IoT) devices will have significant environmental impact, both positive and negative. The IoT environmental impact is important to consider. On the positive side, IoT devices can provide significant energy savings by, for example, turning on streetlights only when they’re needed or alerting water processing plants when there is a leak, saving precious natural […]

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