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.
HYDAC is pleased to announce that its TTControl 500 family of high-end controllers, the HY-TTC 500, has received ISO 26262:2018 certification for functional safety up to ASIL C fro TÜV Nord. This means that the same high level of functional safety needed for off-highway machinery such as cranes, construction equipment and material handling equipment can now be utilized as an… […]
Thursday, October 22, 2020 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT This webinar will review user access control on machinery and introduce an industrial RFID system from IDEC, an automation device manufacturer for 75 years. The advanced wireless solution enables secure, accurate yet flexible authentication and traceability on critical infrastructure. It also eliminates… […]
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:30 AM ET / 8:30 AM PT Creating and maintaining effective ground references in your applications is critical to safety and performance. This webinar will classify bond types, especially their effect on airframes and demonstrate effective test methods to verify their performance. It will also explain how to choose the… […]
The first community solar + storage project in New York was completed and is expected to reduce the energy costs for approximately 150 households in Westchester County and New York City and provide power to 12 Tesla electric vehicle supercharging stations. “New York remains unwavering in our commitment to developing renewable energy resources that will… […]
Morgan Stanley announced a new commitment to reach net-zero financed emissions by 2050. The firm joins many of its clients in this strategic goal and is committed to providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world. “Climate change is one of the most complex and interconnected issues of our… […]
The Tennessee Valley Authority will be installing its first owned and operated energy storage system near an industrial complex in Vonore, Tennessee, about 35 miles southwest of Knoxville. “TVA is building the energy grid of the future,” said Senior Manager Dale Harris, who leads research and development for TVA. “This pilot project will help us to… […]
Greenbacker Renewable Energy purchased the rights to a 29 MWdc/22 MWac pre-operational solar project in combination with 1.3 MWac of battery storage. The project, known as Rawhide Prairie Solar, is located in Larimer County, Colorado. The project’s energy off-taker is Platte River Power Authority. The project is expected to reach commercial operation in Q4 2020.… […]
With the shift to more online learning, DTE Energy has developed a virtual field trip to its wind and solar parks to teach young people about clean energy and the important role it plays in addressing climate change. Students experience what it’s like to climb up a 300-ft wind turbine tower, learn how solar panels… […]
PepsiCo today announced a new target to source 100% renewable electricity across all of its company owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across its entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040. The company announced earlier this year that it will run its U.S. operations on 100% renewable energy by the end of 2020.… […]
By David Brearley, Senior Project Manager of Technical Services, Mayfield Renewables. A version of this article originally appeared on the Mayfield Renewables blog and is reposted here with permission. The solar industry’s most dangerous misconception might be the deeply flawed notion of PV connector “compatibility.” As part of the 2020 round of revisions, the code-making… […]