Rajiv Varma demonstrates new technology to 'wake up' solar farms at night
Western Engineering News | December 2016
Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Rajiv Varma introduced PV-STATCOM, the name given to groundbreaking technology which provides a low-cost way of improving grid voltages, overall system performance and efficiency. This technology makes use of solar farms at night thereby increasing the stability of the electricity grid for preventing blackouts, and helping to connect more renewable energy sources like wind turbines to Ontario’s grid.
Kazimierz Adamiak recognized by the Electrostatics Society of America
Western Engineering News | July 2016
Western Engineering congratulates Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Kazimierz Adamiak, recipient of the 2016 ESA Lifetime Achievement Award — an honour that recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of electrostatics.