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.
Baumer FlexFlow convinces with simple installation and efficient monitoring of the flow velocity and temperature of the medium Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has, for the first time, created transparency over the energy consumed in cottage cheese production at its Falkenberg location. This involves the use of the Baumer Flex-Flow sensor, which is able to measure… […]
If your application calls for a Cartesian robot, you have a wide variety of options, depending on the level of integration you want to undertake. And although pre-engineered Cartesian robots are becoming more widely adopted as manufacturers expand their product ranges to fit a broader scope of performance criteria, some applications still necessitate building your own […]
Engineers who want the smallest, lightest, lowest power brake available should talk to their brake supplier in the earliest stages of the design project. Waiting until later in the process will trigger a compromise on one or all three of these important design considerations. By Brian Mather | Industrial product manager • Ogura Industrial Corp. […]
O3 Energy and UPower Energy are moving forward with a 7.5-MW utility-scale solar portfolio in Texas that is being financed by AVANA Capital. This portfolio gives five Texas rural electrical co-ops the ability to offer renewable energy via solar power to thousands of residential and commercial customers throughout Central and West Texas. The seven solar… […]
Eversource Energy, the Low-Income Weatherization and Fuel Assistance Program Network, Nexamp, Vote Solar, the City of New Bedford, People Acting in Community Endeavors and National Consumer Law Center have all signed on to comments submitted to the Department of Energy Resources Monday supporting revisions to the guidelines for solar sited in low-income communities. The diverse interests… […]
California installer Citadel Roofing & Solar is now selling and installing home generators for residential power outage protection. Generators can be mixed and matched with other Citadel energy products to provide backup electricity during a utility power outage: Generators can be installed on a standalone basis to power some or all of a home’s circuits.… […]
Distributed Solar Development has acquired a four-project, 7.9-MW community solar portfolio from Oak Leaf Energy Partners. Located in Arapahoe and Adams counties in the greater Denver area, the portfolio is DSD’s first third-party acquisition from a development partner as the company continues to expand its larger asset acquisitions strategy. “We’re thrilled to help strengthen Colorado’s… […]
Engineering firm RETTEW and SolMare have executed contracts for the construction of one of the nation’s largest floating solar arrays for Clayton Sand Company in Jackson Township, New Jersey. SolMare will own and operate a 3.2-MWdc floating solar array at Clayton Sand Company’s sand mining facility, providing all power needs through New Jersey’s Net Metering… […]
On July 1, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 2, the act to rebuild the country’s infrastructure. The Moving Forward Act contains key solar and storage legislation that the solar industry has lobbied for in the midst of COVID-19, including an extension of the ITC, a direct pay option and a new ITC… […]
A solar program petition and stipulation between Duke Energy Florida (DEF), Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Vote Solar and Walmart, filed at the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) in support of DEF’s Clean Energy Connections community solar program will, if approved, allow DEF customers to participate in one of the largest community solar program… […]