All aboard Britain’s first hydrogen train

“Mini power stations on wheels”, is how Alex Burrows from the University of Birmingham describes them.<p>He is the project director for the ‘Hydroflex’ train which was showcased at an event in the West Midlands.<p>Unlike diesel trains, hydrogen-powered trains do not emit harmful gases, instead using …

Cyberattacks Make Smart Grids Look Pretty Dumb

Imagine if your thermostat led to a region-wide power blackout.<p>It’s a scenario that’s looking increasingly plausible. Argentina isn’t ruling out a cyberattack as the possible cause for the mass outage that affected millions of people in five South American countries over the weekend. Even if that …