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.
The miniature 7000 Series locking toggle switch series now includes an optional knurled cap. The textured pattern provides a nonslip surface that enables customers to move from one position to another without the toggle lever slipping from their grip. Offering reliable and long-term operation up to 100K cycles, the 7000 Series locking toggle switch is… […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) has far reaching ramifications for industry in general and for precision molding in particular. While most analysis of the IoT is in respect of its positive influence on manufacturing processes, the growth in the IoT also opens up huge possibilities for micro-molding as there is increasing demand for new and… […]
Materials enhancements in two new electrically conductive elastomers from Laird R&F Products eliminate the risk of galvanic corrosion and damage from fuel, oils and deicing fluids in military and aerospace applications. Laird can manufacture the new elastomers using highly resilient fluorosilicone and either nickel aluminum or passivated silver aluminum fillers, offering reliable mechanical, environmental and… […]
While the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced air pollution in the United States, the longer-term impact on the environment is unclear. In a recent study, MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Christopher Knittel and Prof. Jing Li analyzed the short- and long-term effects, finding that the actual impact will depend on the policy response to the pandemic. Their study… […]
DTE Electric today received approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) for its Renewable Energy Plan. The plan will bring an additional 353 megawatts of wind and solar projects online by 2022. New solar projects in 2022 will triple DTE’s solar generation capacity. “These approved plans will enable DTE to meet our commitment to… […]
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE), an affiliate of GRID Alternatives, is a national leader in making clean renewable energy technology and job training accessible to communities who need it most. GRID IE was awarded a $2.05 million grant under the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) Low-income Weatherization Program, Community Solar Pilot… […]
Virtual Peaker and Generac have formalized a licensing agreement that fully integrates the Generac PWRcell suite of energy storage systems with Virtual Peaker’s advanced cloud-based distributed energy platform. The agreement allows Virtual Peaker access to Generac’s proprietary PWRcell control systems, allowing PWRcell systems to participate in utility companies’ grid services programs. Integration of the technology… […]
Longroad Energy, a U.S.-based renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced the financial close and sale of the Muscle Shoals Solar project, a 294-MWDC project located in Colbert County, Alabama. Ørsted, the global renewable energy company, acquired the project at financial closing. Muscle Shoals Solar, the largest renewable energy project in Alabama, is expected to… […]
simPRO is supporting service-based businesses to achieve end-to-end asset maintenance with a connected and intelligent solution, simPRO IoT. simPRO IoT provides both software and hardware solutions to monitor remote assets and integrate data into field service management jobs and operations. “IoT is a solution that is revolutionizing the maintenance and service industry by providing remote… […]
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will install solar carports over surface lots and above parking garages at four rail stations in Washington, D.C., through a $50 million deal with SunPower and Goldman Sachs Renewable Power (GSRP). Under the agreement, SunPower will install solar panels at the Anacostia, Cheverly, Naylor Road and Southern Avenue stations… […]