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Integrating automated temperature alerts into dry-type transformers

Italy-based temperature control relay specialist TECSYSTEM has appointed dry-type transformer supplier Trafo Power Solutions as its distributor in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Call for papers for Energy and Human Habitat Conference now open

This year the second Energy and Human Habitat Conference is themed Energy and Industry 4.0. Papers will be peer reviewed for inclusion in the proceedings. Deadline for submission: 28 June.
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New offshore floating wind solutions attract Series A equity funding

The investment from Moreld Ocean Wind and Chevron Technology Ventures will fund Ocergy's offshore floating wind technology solutions including an environmental monitoring buoy.
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Mapping Africa’s groundwater recharge for the first time

The rate at which groundwater is replenished is often unknown making regional water security difficult to assess. A new study sets out to address this and help policymakers.
structural energy storage

Research breakthrough for structural energy storage

"Using carbon fibre, we have succeeded in designing a structural battery with both competitive energy storage capacity and rigidity,” explains Leif Asp, Professor at Chalmers and leader of the project.
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Female African scientists improve research and inspire the next generation

Timed to coincide with the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science today (11 February) and to inspire more female students to study and work in science, the GCRF START grant has announced the results of its three-year project launched in March 2019.
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Innovations in energy storage will reduce carbon emissions

Investment in battery energy storage research is key to reducing carbon emissions and boosting electrification says the newly appointed head of global battery research hub Consortium for Battery Innovation, Dr Christian Rosenkrantz.
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Ed’s note: This is not a drill! Fusion set to change...

Lots of questions need answers while the UK's MAST project takes us one step closer to reaching a working nuclear fusion reactor to deliver safe, clean, self-sustaining power.
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Reinventing the waterwheel with flat-pack hydro-energy solution

A Scottish project utilitising a flat-pack design might just turn small scale hydropower into a viable option for communities where existing turbine methods are deemed too expensive.
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Biogas research laboratory launched in Togo

Togo has launched a research biogas laboratory at Lomé University to deepen knowledge on climate change and its impact on land use in West Africa.

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