Tag Archives: Power Engineering

Modern Appliances and the Electric Grid with Mani Vadari

Mani Vadari, whose second edition of Electric System Operations: Evolving to the Modern Grid, is available now, gives us some background on an everyday convenience and how the electric grid helped make it happen: The modern toilet and the electric grid became part of our daily lives in the late 1800’s and have operated using the …

Understanding the complex operations of keeping the lights on with Mani Vadari

Mani Vadari, who released Electric System Operations: Evolving to the Modern Grid, Second Edition, gave us a behind-the-scenes look at today’s electric grid: To the layperson, electricity may seem ubiquitous and simple; flip the switch and voilà, you have light! But what happens behind the scenes is anything but simple. Today’s electric grid is increasingly …

Research and Renewable Energy with Nader Anani

November author Nader Anani let us know the reasons why he felt it was so important to write his book, Renewable Energy Technologies and Resources: My main research and teaching area have always been revolving around power electronics. However, with rising concerns about greenhouse emissions and their harmful emissions on the environment, I became interested in …