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Researchers’ Work from Cork Institute of Technology Focuses on Green Technology (Industrial Smart and Micro Grid Systems - a Systematic Mapping Study)

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2020 JAN 16 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Tech Daily News -- Research findings on Technology - Green Technology are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting out of Cork, Ireland, by NewsRx editors, research stated, “Energy efficiency and management is a fundamental aspect of industrial performance. Current research presents smart and micro grid systems as a next step for industrial facilities to operate and control their energy use.”

Financial support for this research came from Science Foundation Ireland.

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Cork Institute of Technology, “To gain a better understanding of these systems, a systematic mapping study was conducted to assess research trends, knowledge gaps and provide a comprehensive evaluation of the topic. Using carefully formulated research questions the primary advantages and barriers to implementation of these systems, where the majority of research is being conducted with analysis as to why and the relative maturity of this topic are all thoroughly evaluated and discussed. The literature shows that this topic is at an early stage but already the benefits are outweighing the barriers.”

According to the news editors, the research concluded: “Further incorporation of renewables and storage, securing a reliable energy supply and financial gains are presented as some of the major factors driving the implementation and success of this topic.”

For more information on this research see: Industrial Smart and Micro Grid Systems - a Systematic Mapping Study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020;244():. Journal of Cleaner Production can be contacted at: Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1GB, Oxon, England. (Elsevier -; Journal of Cleaner Production -

Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting A. Brem, Cork Institute of Technology, Dept Mech Biomed & Mfg Engn, Cork, Ireland. Additional authors for this research include M.M. Adrita, K. Bruton and D.T.J. O’Sullivan.

The direct object identifier (DOI) for that additional information is: This DOI is a link to an online electronic document that is either free or for purchase, and can be your direct source for a journal article and its citation.


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