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.
Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced the top performers in its 2019 Supplier Excellence Program. Sager’s Supplier Excellence Program focuses on quality, operations and business systems support, along with management and field level support. For the second year in a row,… […]
Weintek now offers three more of the fastest HMIs on the market — all three of the brand-new cMT X Series. Models include the cMT3092X, cMT3152X, and cMT3162X. Boasting the most powerful processor when compared to other HMIs, the cMT X Series provides an experience that closer resembles today’s smartphones and tablets, rather than yesterday’s… […]
CGI Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom precision gearboxes and mechanical subassemblies, now sells a new line of IP69K-rated precision planetary gearheads. These Raptor-SS series gearheads are washdown ready and built with advanced heat-treated materials — with stainless-steel construction or a white epoxy coating. Raptor-SS gearheads are compact (with lengths from 3.39 to 7.63 in.) and […]
Below is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA): “Following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other brown and black colleagues, friends, and family, we share in the heartache and rage over such sustained and systematic racism in our country.… […]
Tigo Energy has filed a lawsuit in United States District Court for the Northern District of California against APsystems, saying it is “seeking to hold APsystems accountable for its willful infringement of Tigo patents related to rapid shutdown technology.” APsystems released its APsmart brand of DC MLPE devices at Solar Power International 2019. A rapid… […]
DEPCOM Power announced it has begun construction on the Altavista Solar project near Lynch Station, Virginia. The 113-MWDC utility-scale solar plant will span across approximately 720 acres and is being engineered and constructed by DEPCOM for Liberty Power Corp. Facebook is purchasing 61.6 MW of solar from the project through a PPA. Developed by Apex… […]
Aerial imagery company Nearmap announced the general availability of new innovation Nearmap Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Mapbrowser, a series of datasets constructed from machine learning models deployed across Nearmap high-definition aerial images. The launch marks Nearmap as the first among aerial imagery providers to offer both AI analysis and high-definition, frequently updated aerial images on… […]
Conservative clean energy group asks Congress to prioritize clean energy to stabilize economy Washington, D.C. The conservative advocacy group Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions sent a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to pass the American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA), introduced by Senators Joe Manchin (D) and Lisa Murkowski (R) in February, to help grow… […]
In this special edition of Contractors Corner, solar inverter manufacturer SMA America talks about the challenges of traditional PV system optimization, and the new solutions available from the company. Listen to the full episode here or on your favorite podcast app. This podcast is sponsored by SMA Solar The post Solar Spotlight: SMA America on […]
Longroad Energy was selected by Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to begin developing two utility-scale solar + battery storage projects for completion in 2023. The proposed projects include the 120 MWac/480 MWh Mahi Solar in Kunia, O’ahu, which would be the state’s largest solar project to date, and the 40 MWac/160 MWh Pulehu Solar in Pulehu,… […]