Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 22 June 2018
A dispute between Serbia and Kosovo regarding electricity usage of Kosovo has had a significant domino effect on the whole European grid (ENTSO-E). In 25 countries, the 50 Hz has been reduced in order to cater for the energy needed to keep Kosovo from suffering regular blackouts. This meant that all grid-operated clocks such as oven clocks, alarm clocks,...
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 13 June 2018
The wind power industry has been criticized for receiving substantial subsidies from public funds, fixing the revenue for wind farms. The windmills have also been criticized for being out of place in fields and very dangerous for wild birds and particularly birds of prey.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 18 May 2018
Imagine a small city on water, this is how large ships are like. The critical functions of a small city are also replicated. Light, water, food, medical care... It all has to fit on board and be ready.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 11 May 2018
Lifeboats have been around for centuries with varying amounts of success at saving people's lives at sea.The reliability of a lifeboat is crucial and they have to operate in all weathers no matter what.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 02 May 2018
What prevention methods are in place in the small machining outfits at the edge of town, or for large factories?
A lot of people subscribe to insurance programs that "should" compensate for blackout damages. It is all very well until a blackout occurs and the small print gets scrutinized.
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 17 April 2018
We have started our grid focused campaign with the Blackout Club message. This message is no way trying to link specific companies with expensive blackout bills. The Blackout Club is the club nobody wants to be part of yet they find themselves there, billed for more than they would like to pay. (Links to the information related to the particular...
Posted by Olivier Chabilan on - 09 April 2018
Things come in all shapes and sizes because they need to fit particular spaces.