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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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Could This New Method of Extracting Uranium From Seawater Help Nuclear Power?

Engadget: Endless Nuclear Power Can Be Found in the Seas The ocean is a good source of uranium fuel, but it exists in such small quantities that extracting it hasn't been economically feasible. However, Stanford researchers have developed a new technique that can capture up to three times more, meaning we might soon get a new source of uranium that could help keep CO2 in …

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Daimler to build large electric semi truck; Urban e-Truck results good so far

Following successful trials, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler plans to produce a small run of all-electric large commercial trucks for the European market. These trucks will be made available to a small number of European test customers for 12-month trials, with the deliveries slated to begin later this year. The decision to go forward with a...

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Daron Acemoglu wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MIT economist Daron Acemoglu has won this year's BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Economics, Finance, and Management, in honor of his prolific research contributions that have helped reshaped his discipline over the last two decades. The BBVA Foundation awards, now in their ninth annual edition, have become high-profile prizes across a range of disciplines. The foundation honors recipients in eight intellectual and artistic categories for “contributions of broad impact for their originality and …

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Automated screening for childhood communication disorders

For children with speech and language disorders, early-childhood intervention can make a great difference in their later academic and social success. But many such children — one study estimates 60 percent — go undiagnosed until kindergarten or even later. Researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute of Health Professions hope to change that, with a computer system that can automatically screen young children for speech and language …

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Stephen Curry Latest Superstar To Buy Tesla Model X

The prominent NBA basketball player Stephen Curry reportedly just bought a Tesla Model X, going by a recent article published on Seeking Alpha. While the article did note that a Tesla salesperson had revealed to the writer that the customer just preceding the writer was in fact Curry, the focus of the article is on [&hellip Stephen Curry Latest Superstar To Buy Tesla Model X was …

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Tesla Gigafactory Grand Opening 2 Months Away

The Grand Opening event for the first Tesla Gigafactory will be taking place on July 29 — at the facility location just outside of Reno, Nevada. The news comes to us following the receipt of email invitations sent to Tesla owners who took part in the company's Referral Program and managed to sell 5 or [&hellip Tesla Gigafactory Grand Opening 2 Months Away was originally published on

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Tesla Autopilot 2.0 On Model S Test Mule?

It's a certainty that Tesla is currently working on an upgraded “2.0” version of its Autopilot hardware suite — which is reportedly being developed with the intent of supporting fully autonomous driving. While there's much speculation on the subject, not much solid info has been revealed about what exactly the company is working on. Images [&hellip Tesla Autopilot 2.0 On Model S Test Mule? was …

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Decade-Long Study Reveals Biological Process Behind Air-Pollution-Induced Heart Disease

Originally published on CleanTechnica. While long-term exposure to air pollution has long been known to increase the risk of heart disease, the specific mechanisms behind the association have remained somewhat opaque. A recent decade-long study following the lives of over 6,000 US residents has shed some new light on the subject, though — revealing the [&hellip

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Tesla’s secret software, VW diesel progress, Chevy Jolt EV, Nissan batteries: The Week in Reverse

Which completely fictional electric car caused a stir on the Interwebs over the last few weeks? And, what secret software are some Tesla cars running in real-world driving to help the company refine its future self-driving capabilities? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on...