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Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fall In Renewable Energy Costs

Renewable energy is disrupting electricity markets worldwide. The pace of this change has surprised almost everyone, and indeed would have been difficult to imagine just a few years ago Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fall In Renewable Energy Costs was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more …

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Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne doesn’t think electric cars, Tesla are viable

The question of electric cars and their profitability remains a major factor as automakers and brands move to electrify vehicle portfolios. While many automakers commit to an all-electric future through various sources of electrification, one remains skeptical of the business model: Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. In fact, FCA's CEO Sergio Marchionne...

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7 Trends Shaping the Global Solar PV Monitoring Market

The world of Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) and Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) is evolving at a rapid pace to meet the changing needs of the PV industry around the world. The latest edition of GTM Research's annual report on the topic, Global PV Monitoring 2017-2022, …

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Tritium Boosts EV Charger Production Seven-Fold At Brisbane Plant

Queensland-based EV charging station company Tritium has unveiled its global HQ and new manufacturing facility in Brisbane, which will see a seven-fold increase in capacity – but which may just a fraction of total production within a decade Tritium Boosts EV Charger Production Seven-Fold At Brisbane Plant was originally published on

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Concentrated Solar Power Contender ESolar Goes AWOL

The concentrated solar power (CSP) player eSolar, one of just three remaining companies in the U.S. specializing in tower designs, appears to have ceased operating. GTM emails this month to key eSolar leadership team members, including chairman and founder Bill Gross, executive vice president of projects Dale Rogers and vice president of systems engineering Michael Slack, failed to elicit any response from the company. Although Gross and Rogers still cite eSolar as their current employer on their LinkedIn …

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid revealed, on sale in US next year

Following the debut of the smaller Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid, the luxury SUV maker revealed its larger sibling: the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e. The Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid is the larger of the two, but the SUV boasts an identical electrified powertrain to the Range Rover Sport P400e. Both plug-in...

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Washington Puts Kibosh On Coal Export Plan

The Washington State Department of Ecology has denied a permit for a coal export facility on the Columbia River, citing environmental concerns. Washington Puts Kibosh On Coal Export Plan was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Province Of Shandong In China To Ban Use Of Diesel Trucks For Coal Transport From Ports

The province of Shandong in eastern China will ban, as of October 1st, the use of diesel trucks for the transport of coal from ports along the Bohai Sea, the country's state-owned news service Xinhua has reported. Province Of Shandong In China To Ban Use Of Diesel Trucks For Coal Transport From Ports was originally published on

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Self-Driving Vehicle Advocate Coalition To Begin Running Ad Campaign

A coalition of self-driving vehicle advocates known as "The Coalition for Future Mobility" will begin running an ad campaign meant to prod the US Congress into moving things along with regard to the legislation necessary to get autonomous vehicles onto the country's roads, according to recent reports. Self-Driving Vehicle Advocate Coalition To Begin Running Ad Campaign was …

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John Durant plans a new era for the MIT Museum

In the 12 years since John Durant took the helm at the MIT Museum, he has opened up the ground floor to gain street-level visibility, launched the Cambridge Science Festival, and grown attendance from around 50,000 to nearly 150,000 visitors a year. Now, as he makes plans for a new, purpose-built museum in MIT's burgeoning gateway location in Kendall Square, Durant says he is looking forward to offering the public deeper insights into the research under way at MIT. "This is the big opportunity for the …

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The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback

The Committee on Animal Care (CAC) and the vice president for research welcome any information which would aid our efforts to assure the humane care of research animals used at MIT and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Established to ensure that MIT researchers working with animals comply with federal, state, local and institutional regulations on animal care, the CAC inspects animals, animal facilities, and laboratories, and reviews all research and teaching exercises that involve animals before …

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How to Pack More Power Into NYC’s Energy-Efficiency Bill Package

Climate of Hope, United States Climate Alliance… These are a couple of initiatives and organizations formed by individual citizens, cities, and states to fight climate change since the President withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreements. And, I'm proud to say New York City is in on it. Earlier last month, the New York […] The post How to Pack More Power Into NYC's Energy-Efficiency Bill Package appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Study predicts heart cells’ response to dwindling oxygen

Time is of the essence when treating a patient undergoing a heart attack. Cardiac surgeons attempt to quickly stabilize the heart by applying reperfusion, a technique that restores oxygen to the heart by opening up blocked vessels with balloons and stents. While reperfusion can restore cardiac function, such sudden infusions of oxygen can also further injure severely depleted regions of the heart. “It's a double-edged sword,” says Anthony McDougal, a graduate student in MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering. …