Improving technology for renewable energy integration and transmission
By Sam Charles on April 21, 2020
Researchers at the School of Engineering on the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia are modelling and simulating new power electronic converters for renewable energy integration that is pushing the industry forward.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Energy, Flexible Power Transmission Laboratory for Renewable Energy Integration, OPAL-RT, Power, power grids, Renewable, Wang | Leave a response
Thinking smart about energy use
By Sam Charles on January 14, 2019
FortisBC partners to fund Smart Energy Research Chair at UBC Okanagan
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Barker, Chair, Energy, FortisBC, Hewage, Smart | Leave a response
Students take kite energy to new heights
By Sam Charles on April 30, 2018
What goes up must come down and it has left an opportunity for a novel innovation from some UBC Okanagan Engineering students. As part of their fourth-year capstone project, a group of students designed a unique launching, docking and storing system for kite energy technology. With the growing focus on renewable energy around the World, […]
Posted in General, News, Research, Undergraduate Students | Tagged Capstone, Chute, Energy, Kawchuk, Kite, Markley, school of engineering | Leave a response
Results indicate home of tomorrow is more efficient and costs less
By Sam Charles on April 26, 2018
In their recent energy simulation, results indicate an over 95-percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for the owners of the “home of tomorrow”.
Posted in Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Research, SOESpotlight, Spotlight | Tagged Alam, Building Code, Efficiency, Energy, Future, Home, Wilden | 2 Responses