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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

Filed in Energy Symposium, Power Systems by on August 11, 2016 0 Comments
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

Filed in Energy Symposium, Power Systems by on July 28, 2016 0 Comments
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

Filed in Power Systems, Why Graduate School? by on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
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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