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Renewable power for lean desktops in media applications

Counsell, John M. and Haughton-Brown, Chris and Tuff, Simon (2009) Renewable power for lean desktops in media applications. In: IBC 2009 Conference, 2009-09-10 - 2009-09-15, Amsterdam.

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    An integration of solar microgeneration to supply a low-power IT desktop, using the Power over Ethernet standards IEEE 802.3af/at as a low power distribution network avoiding transformer losses from DC generation to mains power AC and back to low-voltage DC and hence maximising efficiency. The resulting design points to applications in media technology where reducing grid power consumption is critical for improving sustainability, or where there are supply constraints, and indicates new directions in how we manage and consume power for IT devices.

    Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    ID code: 12916
    Keywords: renewable energy, media, power generation, IT, renewable power, lean desktops, media applications, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Manufactures, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
    Subjects: Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
    Technology > Manufactures
    Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
    Department: Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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    Depositing user: Ms Katrina May
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2009 10:25
    Last modified: 21 Jul 2013 08:18

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