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  • Essay On Smart Grid Technology

    Smart Grid Technologies: Communication Technologies and Standards Smart Grid History As soon as electrical distribution grids came into being the need for metering arose. The initial devices were used for metering consumption, however modern smart grid technology uses two way metering and can switch appliances on or off according to demand and off peak tariffs. Over the last one hundred years many obstacles to smart grid technology have been overcome. The earliest attempt at smart grid was Edison’s 1882 pearl street system that using an electromagnet opened and closed circuits to indicate by different colored bulbs high and low voltage. These different bulbs alerted the operator to control output of the generators to match the load. Consumption…

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  • St. Louis Smart City

    Louis, Missouri Interagency Smart City Program Need & Readiness Assessment While the Department of Transportation provided explicit criteria for evaluating a city’s merit to receive support under its Smart City sharing economy program, Smart City programs being offered by other agencies did not. The following review of select programs within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Energy (DOE), and Department of Justice (DOJ) applies the factors…

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  • Importance Of Smart Grids

    Smart is the popular word which has become a general taught in every human brain. The Acronym of the word Smart refers to Specific Measurement Achievable Relevant Time-Oriented. The world is moving towards future technologies by laying different steps to be smarter in the future generations. A Smart World is a collection of different technologies which are getting improved better and better with the invention of Automation in every sector with wide range of application step by step. As the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Supervisory Control Systems

    expansion in internet-connected devices is changing not only the way we regulate our HVAC systems, but also how power companies manage and direct energy throughout the grid. Skirting on the line of private industry and public safety, “smart grids” have been a buzzword in recent history. The Quadrennial Energy Review published on April 21, 2015 included a request by the Department of Energy (DoE) for approx. “$3.5 billion over the next 10 years for investment in smart grid foundational…

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  • Fogg's Impact On The Environment

    vague and ambitious. Therefore, enabling people to see how much energy they are consuming would be a good way of creating awareness and motivating them to reduce their energy consumption, which would be a much smaller and achievable goal. Hence, the best technology solution would be an interactive technology, which would be the smart home solution. The success would be…

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  • The Importance Of The Electrical Power Grid

    the world, resting in almost every town and city. It is the definition of our modern society. The electrical power grid is its name. The electrical power grid is the largest, most powerful and complex piece of machinery on the planet, but perhaps one of the easiest to use. These simple to use instructions remain as one of the primary reasons for the grids enormous success. The electrical power grid is a single, massive circuit that generates electricity by burning fossil fuels, such as coal,…

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  • Power Grid Hardware And Software Systems

    Traditionally, power grid architectures were standalone systems that consisted of proprietary protocols traversing legacy hardware and software systems (Li et al., 2012). Power grid automation systems using this type of architecture carried high operating costs that power companies found to be inefficient over time (Kuder et al., 2010). Due to this inefficiency, power companies began to integrate the operation of power grid automation systems into public networks. This integration served its…

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  • Power Outage Case Study

    employees are forced to wait for the system to reset. Further compounding the problem is these are issues that arise from simple short power outages that are just long enough to force things to turn off/reset but comes back on shortly after that. Such outages can in themselves to signs of other problems such as surges in the power which can be very dangerous for the hardware as a sudden surge may damage hardware if not protected against. Fortunately protecting a network’s hardware against surges…

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  • Parkland Hospital Case Study

    through other means. These recruiters are on the lookout for both ongoing open positions, such as nurses, and also anticipated hard-to-fill positions, such as a pharmacist who will be retiring in six months. They identify candidates who would be beneficial to the hospital system and get them to put in an application to begin the hiring process. For high quality candidates, a recruiter may also follow the applicant through the process. Hinkel (2005) noted that internal recruiters and marketing…

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  • Disconnected Life In Connect Era Analysis

    reached 1 million in mere 17 weeks in China, especially after people became accustomed to crazily crowded scenes in apple stores whenever new products are launched. According to an interview in a Beijing apple store (Calum MacLeod, 2015), Zuo, a 50-year-old buyer already with two smart watches, talked about his keenness on the multi-time zone function and health apps of the product. He also mentioned, “Although I’m old, I like to keep up with the trend.” Not only is this trend of IoT driven by…

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