Daily Archives: August 3, 2016

Tiny high-performance solar cells turn power generation sideways

Engineers have created high-performance, micro-scale solar cells that outshine comparable devices in key performance measures. The miniature solar panels could power myriad personal devices — wearable medical sensors, smartwatches, even autofocusing contact lenses. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

Amazon and UK Government partnership on drones

Amazon has announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality, allowing Amazon to trial new methods of testing its delivery systems. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

First Solar reports tight Q2 results

A variety of factors caused First Solar to dip to a less than 1% operating margin during the quarter, but the company reported strong operational results and expects profitability to improve in coming quarters. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: pv-magazine.com

Mattracks offers new commercial-grade, rubber-track conversion system

By Michelle Froese Mattracks’ new system can convert tires into tracks in less than an hour. Mattracks, the innovator in rubber-track conversion systems, has produced a commercial-grade, rubber-track conversion system for utility work machines. Mattracks has been converting 4×4 Trucks, SUV’s, Tractors, ATV’s, and UTV’s for over 21 years. The new system can convert tires…

Holt to become CEO of Siemens’ Power-Generation Services Division

By Michelle Froese New CEO of Siemens’ Power-Generation Division, Tim Holt. As of October 1, 2016, Tim Oliver Holt will take over as CEO of Siemens‘ Power-Generation Services Division. He has been the CEO of the Power and Gas Business Unit within the Power-Generation Services Division. The Division’s current CEO, Randy Zwirn, is retiring on…

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