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Ryerson’s wind tunnel gets revamped

Ryerson’s wind tunnel gets revamped

Down in the basement of Kerr Hall, upgrades to a decade-old wind tunnel have officially been revealed.

by Rebecca Wood· · News
Peng Yu, a research fellow at the Centre for Urban Energy, guides a tour of the Schneider Electric Smart Grid Lab. (Mallory Chate / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson smart grid lab tests renewable energy options

After putting on a pair of safety glasses, students were able to get a glimpse of Ryerson’s own smart grid last Friday. The Schneider Electric Smart Grid Lab at the Centre for Urban Energy (CUE) on Dalhousie Street was open to the public as part of a provincewide campaign called “Green Energy Doors Open.”

by Mallory Chate· · News, On Campus
L-R Léonce Fraser, Schneider Electric Canada, Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Energy and Sheldon Levy, president Ryerson University

Ryerson teams up with province on first university Smart Grid Lab

Canada’s first university-based smart grid laboratory is now open. The lab, created in partnership with the province and Schneider Electric, was unveiled Wednesday. A smart grid is an intelligent electricity distribution system that uses two-way communication between consumers and the grid so it can better control the supply and demand of energy. Bob Singh, the Independent Electricity System Operator distinguished […]

by Kasia Dundas· · Science & Technology
Bala Venkatesh is the academic director of the Centre for Urban Energy at Ryerson.  (Courtesy Bala Venkatesh)

Ryerson’s smart grid a step towards better energy policy

Ryerson is building the first smart grid laboratory at a Canadian university with funds from the Ministry of Energy’s new Smart Grid Fund program. A smart grid is an intelligent electricity distribution system that uses two-way communication between consumers and the grid so it can better control the supply and demand of energy. Academic director of the Centre for Urban Energy, Bala Venkatesh, […]

by Anam Latif· · News, On Campus
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