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Ultracapacitors in electrification: Driving change with complementary technologies

9 Apr 2018, 15:16 • By Olivier Chabilan
Ultracapacitors in electrification: Driving change with complementary technologies

In much the same way that the industrial revolution changed society all those years ago, electrification is now the driving force behind the industrialisation of multiple sectors. Energy storage has an obvious role, but Olivier Chabilan of Skeleton Technologies looks at something you might not have considered - ultracapacitors.

Johnson Controls-Tyco merger to create smart building juggernaut

Johnson Controls-Tyco merger to create smart building juggernaut

26 Jan 2016, 17:16

Building control manufacturer Johnson Controls, a recent entrant to the energy storage market, has announced a US$20 billion takeover of security and fire protection firm Tyco as it looks to consolidate its offering in the smart building sector.

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Smart grid technologies: the foundation of a smarter city

Smart grid technologies: the foundation of a smarter city

20 Nov 2014, 15:11
• By Andrew Jones

The increased growth in urbanisation is putting a strain on our energy, transportation, water, buildings and public spaces, so solutions need to be found which are ‘smart’, i.e. both highly efficient and sustainable on the one hand, as well as generating economic prosperity and social wellbeing on the other.