Daily Archives: January 23, 2018

How simulation software is improving the wind industry

By Michelle Froese Advances in wind-turbine design and operation over the past few years have improved several bottom lines making wind energy more efficient and affordable than ever. Although much of this can be attributed to what’s visible — the innovative components and hardware that go into these machines — much credit should go to…

2018 commercial drone industry predictions

By Paul Dvorak 2017 was the biggest year for commercial drones yet. We saw drones used in almost every industry from archaeology to agriculture. More than 66,000 remote pilots were certified by the FAA in the the U.S. alone. And major companies have started scaling operations. It’s an exciting time for our industry. Here at…

Free Fluke electrical safety class

By Paul Dvorak Making a mistake while working on a high-energy electrical system can deliver a deadly blow to anyone who fails to take the right safety precautions. To prevent such events, Fluke Corporation offers this free, self-paced, online course that describes the electrical dangers you may face in the workplace. It also discusses the…

Making fuel cells for a fraction of the cost

Fuel cells have the potential to be a clean and efficient way to run cars, computers, and power stations, but the cost of producing them is limiting their use. That’s because a key component of the most common fuel cells is a catalyst made from the precious metal platinum. Read Full Article Here For more…

Musk could pocket $88 billion bonus if Tesla dreams come true

By Giles Parkinson Tesla unveils 10-year plan to reach $A800 billion in market value by becoming the world’s first vertically integrated sustainable energy company. That means going big in solar, EVs and battery storage, and would make Elon Musk the world’s richest person. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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