Tagged Research

Black & Veatch completes solar microgrid at Shell Technology Center in Texas

By Kelly Pickerel A Black & Veatch-designed microgrid at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is actively powering part of the campus while serving as a critical research tool for Shell International Exploration & Production Company’s work to explore the next generation of clean power and distributed energy technologies. The microgrid, which incorporates solar PV…

2D materials may enable EVs to get 500 miles on a single charge

Lithium-air batteries, which currently are still in the experimental stages of development, can store 10 times more energy than lithium-ion batteries, and they are much lighter. That said, lithium-air batteries could be even more efficient and provide more charge with the incorporation of advanced catalysts made from two-dimensional materials. Read Full Article Here For more…

US on verge of 139GW solar boom

By Joshua S Hill New research reveals the United States sits on the precipice of what could be a monumental solar boom set to play out over the next five years. The post US on verge of 139GW solar boom appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Walking car concept future of first responder industry

The need for efficient, rapid, resilient transportation for disaster assistance is what led Hyundai to develop the first-ever vehicle with moveable legs. Elevate is the first Ultimate Mobility Vehicle blending technology found in electric cars and robots, which allows it to traverse terrain beyond the limitations of even the most capable off-road vehicle. Read Full…

FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the State of California, 49 other States and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agreeing to pay approximately $400…

A new way to measure solar panel degradation

How does one inspect solar panels in real time, in a way that is both cost-effective and time-efficient? Researchers have now developed and improved statistical and machine learning-based alternatives to enable real-time inspection of solar panels. Their research found a new application for clustering-based computation, which uses past meteorological data to compute performance ratios and…

Tesla Has The Highest Customer Loyalty Of All Car Brands

By Matt Pressman Studies demonstrate that Tesla has forged a unique bond with its customers. Last year, Consumer Reports found that Tesla has the highest rate of customer satisfaction of all car brands. Now, according to more recent research conducted by Experian, it turns out these high levels of satisfaction are translating into exceptionally high…

Snackbots head to college

The friendliest new freshman arrives on campus stocked with snacks and beverages. Meet snackbot, the outdoor, self-driving robot bringing enticing snacks and beverages from Hello Goodness, a curated portfolio of better-for-you brands from PepsiCo, to hungry college students. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Siemens Gamesa & Aalborg University Partner To Reduce Cost Of Offshore Wind

By Joshua S Hill Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Aalborg University in Denmark announced a partnership last month to lead the new i4Offshore research and development project, which will focus on significantly reducing the cost of offshore wind power through demonstrating and testing new technologies. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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