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On this edition of the Global Energy Challenge, Adam Power in North Carolina has redesigned the electric circuit breaker. Invented more than 100 years ago as a safety feature, is now ready for the digital age. A solid state circuit breaker like this actually opens the circuit about 3000 times faster than circuit breakers do today. These features are key to multiple source energy distribution. The consequences of power faults can be catastrophic and costly. If you put something like solar on to t...
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