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Top 3 Reasons to Attend #WPIenergy

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Top 3 Reasons to Attend #WPIenergy

Every fall, New England’s experts in power systems gather in Worcester, Massachusetts, for WPI’s annual Energy Symposium. This event has evolved over the last seven years from a half day of discussions to a full-day summit with panels, break-out sessions, and the chance to network with movers and shakers in the industry. But let’s get […]

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How Secure is Your Power? [Free white paper download]

How Secure is Your Power? [Free white paper download]

April 16, 2013. San Jose, California. In the middle of the night, power lines are cut and transformers are riddled with bullet holes, totaling over $15 million in damages. December 23, 2015. Ukraine. Hackers infiltrate the nation’s grid, causing widespread outages to over 200,000 people. How did these attacks happen? How can they be prevented?   Securing […]

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The Future Looks Bright: Recap of the 2016 Energy Symposium

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The Future Looks Bright: Recap of the 2016 Energy Symposium

This fall, WPI hosted its sixth annual Energy Symposium. Our very own power experts were thrilled to welcome guests and current students to discuss the possibilities that lie ahead in the world of energy delivery. We caught up with Edvina Uzunovic and Mike Ahern to hear their thoughts on the event. Edvina Uzunovic (Associate Director, Power Systems, and […]

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A look back: WPI’s 2015 Energy Symposium

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A look back: WPI’s 2015 Energy Symposium

Our sixth annual energy symposium is right around the corner! In the meantime, let’s look back at last year’s event, which was a huge success for our guests, faculty, staff, and students in attendance. The 2015 Energy Symposium brought experts in the power industry to WPI for the fifth year in a row. Attendees learned about the […]

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A look back: WPI’s 2014 Energy Symposium

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A look back: WPI’s 2014 Energy Symposium

This fall, WPI will bring power-industry professionals to campus for the sixth annual Energy Symposium. We are exploring the past years of this important event as the big day approaches. Today, we highlight 2014’s summit.   For the fourth year in a row, energy experts came to WPI to discuss the future of the power industry. The […]

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A look back: WPI’s 2013 Energy Symposium

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A look back: WPI’s 2013 Energy Symposium

As the sixth-annual Energy Symposium approaches, we’re reminiscing about the event’s history. Last time, we talked about the symposium’s beginnings, and today we take another step forward in the past. In the fall of 2013, WPI welcomed an array of experts from the power industry for the third annual energy symposium. The topic was one of great importance to […]

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A look back: WPI’s 2012 Energy Symposium

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A look back: WPI’s 2012 Energy Symposium

In anticipation of our sixth annual Energy Symposium happening this fall, we are looking back at the history of this event here on the blog, from inception to present day. 2011 was the first year that WPI brought power-industry experts together to discuss present and future opportunities and challenges in energy delivery. By 2012, the event had become […]

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The past, present, and future of power

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The past, present, and future of power

Conservation. Efficiency. Renewable energy. When you think about power, these buzzwords undoubtedly come to mind. People today are more conscious than ever of the resources they use on a daily basis. We drive cars with better mileage and buy appliances that use less water and electricity. We shut off lights when we leave the room […]

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Enabling More Renewable Power

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Enabling More Renewable Power

More and more people are installing power generation – solar, wind, emergency generators, micro-turbines and fuel cells. These are all examples of “distributed generation” and many of them are renewable. While this is a positive trend for sustainability and helps with resiliency, it can be a challenge to the safe and reliable operation of the power delivery […]

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