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Young Professional Webinar: An Investigation into Electric Spring Technologies
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 9:30 AM EST 

yanshuoPresenter: Dr. YAN Shuo, University of Hong Kong

The deployment of renewable energy sources (RESs) could relieve the heavy reliance on fossil fuel for power generation. On the other hand, the increasing penetration of stochastic RESs poses new challenges for the grid. Recent report and survey indicate that when RESs reach a certain level of the total power generation, the stability of the power grid will be interrupted... Read More

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Why the More and All Electric Aircraft Needs Power Electronics
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET 

Patrick Wheeler newPresenter:  Patrick Wheeler, University of Nottingham

There has recently been a major change in the design of aircraft. Electrical systems are being used in applications which have traditionally been powered by hydraulic or pneumatic sources. The Boeing 787 and the Airbus A380 both have significantly larger electrical systems than any previous aircraft.... Read More

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