Renewable Minigrids Should Be the End Goal for Rural Poor

Renewable Minigrids Should Be the End Goal for Rural Poor

spectrum.ieee.org 22 May '15, 1pm

Distributed energy solutions, such as rooftop solar, should be the electrification solution for the 1.1 billion people who are not plugged into a national power grid, not just a stopgap measure. That is the message from a new global industry group, Power for All , launched in New York City this week amidst the latest gathering of the United Nations’ universal energy access program. Power For All brings together businesses and not-for-profit organizations that distribute off-grid solutions, including solar-LED lights and home power systems. Founding members include San Francisco-based d.light ; Arusha, Tanzania-based Off Grid Electric ; and...

Hackaday Prize Entry: Biopotential Signal Library

hackaday.com 23 May '15, 5am

With prosthetics, EEG, and all the other builds focused on the body and medicine for this year’s Hackaday Prize, it might be a good idea to t...

How Digital #Wind Farms Will Make Wind Power 20% More Efficient #climate #technology

pddnet.com 23 May '15, 2pm

Few people embody the backyard inventor better than Charles Brush . In 1887, he built behind his mansion in Cleveland, Ohio, a 4-ton wind gen...

Microsoft

digitimes.com 22 May '15, 4am

BlackBerry targeted for acquisition, say sources Daniel Shen, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 22 May 2015] BlackBerry is once again bei...

#BlackBerry’s @qnx_news powers fare collection system for thousands of buses in Southeast Asia: h…

qnx.com 21 May '15, 1pm

©2015 QNX Software Systems Limited. QNX, QNX CAR, Momentics, Neutrino, Aviage, and BlackBerry are trademarks of BlackBerry Limited and are re...

Fingerprint click released

mikroe.com 22 May '15, 8pm

Ban people from buildings, solve crimes, or simply marvel at the way nature made fingertip fr...

Yes! #DigitalHealth needs more medical grade #wearables ft. @pendersj @bloom_...

eetimes.com 21 May '15, 11am
Yes! #DigitalHealth needs more medical grade #wearables ft. @pendersj @bloom_life @drdave01

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Today’s wearables don’t pass a physical exam, according to the chief execu...

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