99% Efficient Isolated Three-Phase PFC Rectifier

Data centers, which are key elements of the worldwide information processing and communication infrastructure are estimated to…


Highly Efficient 10kV SiC-Based Solid-State Transformers

The increasing number of high-power DC applications such as data centers or electric vehicle charging facilities demand for…


From Location Tracking to Personalized Eco-Feedback: 
Results from the GoEco! Study

Todays modern smartphones are not only widely used, but also often equipped with GPS receivers and other sensors to allow…


Electrical Insulation Challenges in Future Smart Grids: Power Electronics Meets High-Voltage Technology

Traditionally, most high-voltage insulation systems in electrical power transmission applications are stressed with DC or 50 Hz…


Split battery energy storage: more than the just the sum of its parts

What if we told you, that splitting a 5 mega-watt-hour battery energy storage system into 24 smaller blocks, each large enough…


Forecasting Local Consumption Patterns Based on Smart Meter Data and Neural Networks

The roll-out of Smart Meters in electric distribution grids allows grid operators to attain grid transparency, i.e. detailed…


The Internet of things – An example of optimized transportation for transporting beverage consumables

Applications of Internet of Things are wide, from home automation to industrial operations. An Industrial Internet of Things…


The City Energy Analyst (CEA): An Open Source Toolbox for the Analysis of Urban Energy Systems

At Singapore-ETH Centre’s Future Cities Laboratory the Chair of Architecture and Building Systems conducts research on efficient…


Estimating the Savings Potential of Smart Household Thermostats

Heating is the main contributor to energy consumption in households. However, many heating systems still run on fixed schedules,…


IT-Enabled Behavior Change at the Water-Energy Nexus

Traditional approaches to foster resource conservation include efficiency (infrastructure) upgrades, price increases, and…