Bernadette A. Hernandez-Sanchez, Ph.D., is a chemist and now the first female researcher from Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) to receive the Outstanding Technical Achievement award from Great Minds in STEM.
The intersection of the oil and gas and geothermal industries is one that is rich in unexpected ways, be it in drilling technologies or the new frontier of co-production of both fossil fuels and geothermal power from the same well.
Ivanhoe Mines announced today in a press release that the Mwadingusha hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has begun supplying an initial 11 MW of power to the national grid after upgrading and rehabilitating the first of six turbine-generators at the plant.
On Sept. 3, U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President, Xi Jinping, formally agreed to participation in the negotiated 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) Paris Agreement, a global agreement on the reduction of climate change.
France’s Neoen SA has outlined plans to build a giant renewables complex in South Australia, including battery storage with up to nine times more capacity than the Tesla Inc. design at its nearby Hornsdale plant, which is billed as the world’s largest lithium-ion battery.
The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of the renewable energy mix.
A utility worker at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil has been injured following yet another collapse of a General Electric (GE) turbine, bringing the total number of turbines to have failed in the America’s to five in 2019.
Industrial parts distributor Sager Electronics will add Sensata’s Cynergy3 products to its line card. Cynergy3 is a leading manufacturer of high-performance reed relays and industrial sensors, and joins Airpax, BEI Sensors, Crydom, Kavlico, and Sensata Pressure and Temperature in the portfolio of Sensata brands distributed by Sager. Kimberly Wallace, Sensata Americas Channel Account Manager, commented,… […]
Watlow introduces its LEGACY SERIES panel-mount temperature controllers. These PID controllers offer simple control without complex features making the controllers suited for basic applications and usage levels. Standard bus communications are available, allowing easy product configuration via PC communications protocol and free software. This saves time, simplifies programming and improves reliability of controller setup. The… […]
EXAIR’s new EasySwitch Wet-Dry Vac simplifies the filter change process when switching from vacuuming a dry material to a liquid or vice versa. Utilizing minimal compressed air, the EasySwitch is a powerful pneumatic vacuum that is ideal for any application – wet, dry, light and heavy.The fast and tool-less conversion to vacuuming liquids is done… […]
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) today released the draft Capstone Report for the State’s next-generation Solar Successor program. The draft report, developed by consultants Cadmus Group, presents preliminary findings regarding the incentive levels necessary to support continued robust solar development in New Jersey while lowering costs to the State’s four million ratepayers.… […]
MOTIVE, a design and construction services provider, acquired DS Energy Solutions to offer customers a turnkey solar power solution. Effective July 1, 2020, MOTIVE acquired DS Energy Solutions assets, employees and customer contracts, but the company will continue to operate as DS Energy Solutions, a division of MOTIVE. DS Energy Solutions, founded in 2007, specializes… […]
Home builder Pearl Homes has named Compass Development Marketing Group as the exclusive real estate agent for Hunters Point, the 148-unit coastal lifestyle community soon to be constructed in Cortez, Florida, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. As a “smart community,” the 99 residential properties, along with the resort, hotel units and common areas, will together… […]
A new report from the national SolSmart program shows how local governments can accelerate and enhance clean energy outcomes by promoting both solar PV deployment and EV infrastructure. The report, “Solar and Electric Vehicles: A Guide for Local Governments,” provides a roadmap for municipalities, counties and regional organizations to maximize the benefits of these two… […]
Mosaic, a provider of financing solutions for residential solar and energy-efficient home improvement projects in the U.S., announced the launch of a new solar financing offering: PowerSwitch ZERO. The loan keeps cash in homeowners’ pockets with no payments required during the 12-month promotional period preceding a 10-, 15- or 20-year repayment period. It’s an industry… […]
By Allison Ruedig, freelance copywriter, Aurora Solar Even before social distancing drastically expanded remote work, remote PV system design was a smart choice. According to NREL, remote solar design software can reduce solar costs by up to $0.17/W. However, remotely designing a PV system requires a reliable 3D model to provide an accurate calculation of the system’s potential… […]
The Peck Company has entered into an agreement with solar developer Sunworks to acquire the company through an all-stock transaction. Sunworks’ stockholders would receive an aggregate of approximately 3,079,207 shares of Peck common stock, representing approximately 36.54% of Peck common stock outstanding after the merger. In a press release, Peck representatives rationalized the merger as… […]