Daily Archives: October 16, 2020

Polyurethane proves it is ideal for wind power seals

By WPED Contributor By Kurt Sassmannshausen, product development manager, System Seals While nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) has been a staple of wind-turbine seals for decades, advancements in polyurethane formulas, processing and seal design are quickly sidelining NBR’s place in the industry. The qualities proving most beneficial include abrasion resistance, fluid compatibility, ozone resistance, mechanical strength…

Argonnes Developing Micro-Nuclear Reactors for eTruck Supercharging

By Brian Wang The largest cross-country 18-wheel trucks will need five to 10 times more electricity than an electric car to recharge its battery. And these trucks often need to recharge far from high-power transmission lines. Engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory want to factory mass produce microreactors to enable…

Massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub grows to 26GW of wind and solar

By Michael Mazengarb First stage of the massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub a step closer after securing state environmental approvals from WA government, and could grow to 26GW. The post Massive Asian Renewable Energy Hub grows to 26GW of wind and solar appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

AEMO takes lead role in global consortium seeking rapid energy transition

By Giles Parkinson Audrey Zibelman says “facts and reality” are focus of AEMO, which is leading creation of new global partnership pushing “rapid clean energy transition of unprecedented scope.” The post AEMO takes lead role in global consortium seeking rapid energy transition appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

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