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      5 energy industry trends to look out for (12/09/2018)

      According to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2017, global energy consumption will increase by 28% between 2015 and 2040. But what changes will have to take place to meet this growing demand? This piece provides an outlook on the industry's next few years.

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      Energy efficiency expectations (11/09/2018)

      According to the Data for the Public Good report by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) in December 2017, a digital twin of UK infrastructure is necessary to identify inefficiencies in national energy use. This piece explains how to manage energy efficiency across sectors.

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      Techniques to detect and harden smart electricity meters against tampering (10/09/2018)

      Non-technical losses, such as energy theft (tampering), are costing utility providers globally an estimated $96 billion every year. There are two main ways to tamper with a meter: nonintrusive and intrusive. This piece explains some of the specific tampering methods – and how to resist them…

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      High-accuracy temperature measurements in any environment (07/09/2018)

      Although temperature measurement is a common requirement for many applications, developers face significant challenges in ensuring highly accurate results. In this tutorial, Digi-Key Electronics explains how overcoming these challenges often leads to complex designs and extended design cycles – but also how new measurement devices are helping reduce the complexity.

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      Q&A with Qoitech founder: optimising energy consumption for IoT devices (05/09/2018)

      After working on field testing with many partners, Qoitech CEO Vanja Samuelsson (VS) and her team identified a common need for a compact, flexible, everyday measurement tool. Reluctantly, Samuelsson founded Qoitech, a Sony Group start-up, to develop and bring to market their Otii solution: a comprehensive toolkit for energy optimisation of IoT devices. EPDT Editor Mark Gradwell (MG) interviewed VS to learn more about Otii…

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      What’s New in Electronics Live: bringing the world of electronics together (05/09/2018)

      WNIE Live is set to deliver a comprehensive 2-day event covering the whole spectrum of the electronics industry. With dedicated conferences and exhibition opportunities for the embedded and EMC industries, as well as electronics manufacturing, WNIE Live plans to be the unmissable electronics event of the year.

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      EPDT’s September 2018 issue is now available (04/09/2018)

      This month’s issue, online and in print, contains features on Test & Measurement technologies and Energy applications, as well as the latest edition of our regular Electronics Outsourcing supplement.

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      Editorial: Made in Britain… (04/09/2018)

      At 11pm UK time on Friday, 29th March 2019, the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union. This follows Theresa May invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, 9 months after the EU referendum in May 2016, giving 2 years’ notice of the UK’s intention to leave.

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      STEM Matters: Summer of STEM… (03/09/2018)

      If you’re a parent, then the summer holidays likely bring additional worries around juggling child care and keeping your young people productively active and engaged over the extended summer break. I was particularly impressed this summer of 2018 (the Year of Engineering!) at the range of STEM-themed options for doing so…