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ELEKTRO 2/2018 was released on February 14th 2018. Its digital version will be available on March 12th 2018.

Topic: Electrical devices; Devices for smart grids; Internet of Things

Main Article
Power flow control in grid using power converters

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2018 was released on February 5th 2018. Its digital version will be available on March 5th 2018.

Architectural and scenic lighting
Mexican light
Lighting design in a nutshell – Part 34
Lighting technology documentation – part 2 Schemes for scenic lighting

Luminaires and luminous apparatuses
NITECO LED luminaires – guarantied lifespan and warm white light not only for public lighting

British shale gas opens up

31.07.2014 | |

The British government said Monday tapping into the country's shale natural gas reserves could bring substantial economic and environmental benefits. Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said Monday the government must act carefully as it frees up access to shale reserves.

"Unlocking shale gas in Britain has the potential to provide us with greater energy security, jobs and growth," he said in a statement. "As one of the cleanest fossil fuels, shale gas can be a key part of the UK's answer to climate change and a bridge to a much greener future."

The government announced it was opening up the bidding process for shale deposits in the country. The British Geological Survey last year estimated the Bowland shale formation in the north of the country contains 1.3 quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas.

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 picture and video: British Geological Survey