Posted February 8, 2018 by Vernon Trollinger
You can tell just by looking at the huge banks of floodlights and flashing video screens that stadiums use electricity on an industrial scale. There are also the sound systems, the comfortable club seating, luxury boxes, as well as kitchens for food and even air conditioning and heat for enclosed domed stadiums. You really can’t help but wonder, how much electricity does a stadium use?
Posted April 26, 2017 by Jessica Bivins
How did people stay cool before the air conditioner was invented? At the turn of the 20th century, it was perfectly normal to step outside and dunk your head in a public fountain. Or, if you lived on a farm or ranch, you might sleep on the porch or even on the front lawn. You certainly would think twice about living down south. It wasn’t easy, but back then, you just had to cope with the heat as best you could.
Posted March 31, 2017 by Ami Patel
In the context of energy, supply is the process of bringing energy from the point of creation, such as a power plant, all the way to the point of consumption at a home or business.
Posted March 16, 2017 by Ami Patel
Load is the amount of electricity on the grid at any given time, as it makes its journey from the power source to all the homes, businesses and industries within a utility’s territory.
Posted March 10, 2017 by Ami Patel
Electricity is delivered to consumers through a complex network. In fact, delivery is the final leg of electricity’s long journey, which begins with the generating plant and ends with the customer.
Posted February 9, 2017 by Vernon Trollinger
Welcome to the Technology Buzz! Each month, we will investigate new developments in technology across a range of disciplines and fields. More importantly, we’ll help you understand how it impacts everyday life – especially in how we use energy in our homes and businesses.