Energy

Solar energy will help resolve the problem of pollution that has been troubling the globe

Initially, the idea of utilizing solar energy to generate electricity was an arguable idea that people expressed their difference in opinions. Early adopters and those motivated by change readily started thinking about the new technology and how it would shape the energy industry. On the other hand, some people were pessimistic about this idea concluding […]

Energy

Widening the possibilities for electric cars to help customers, changing the environment

Lawmakers are hearing a popular song from the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association (VADA) for the 2021 General Assembly session in Virginia beginning this week: they “fully support” the introduction of electric vehicles (EV), maybe not this year. “Last year, VADA was strong and vocal that “thanks to our [VADA’s] initiatives” pro-EV legislation was rejected. There are […]

Energy

Shs104.4 billion lost to UETCL’s non-evacuated power

In the financial year that ended June 2020, electricity generators received Shs104.4 billion from the government for power that was not evacuated. In a 2020 audit report, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), which is a company owned by the government that buys electricity from power producers, showed that 9% of the power purchased […]

Space

In orbit, Exotrail displays miniature Hall-effect thrusters

Exotrail, a French start-up, declared on January 12 that its miniature Hall-effect thruster had exploded in orbit and fueled a NanoAvionics R2 cube to shift its semi-major axis by around 700 meters. David Henri, Exotrail’s CEO, informed SpaceNews, “It is among the smallest Hall thruster that has ever flown as well as a Hall thruster that flew just under […]

Space

With the 3DCERAM ceramic 3D printing tech, Anywaves develops new satellite antennas

The spin-out of the French Space Firm, Anywaves, has used the 3D printing facilities of 3DCERAM to build a modern ceramic antenna for the small satellites. Over an 18-month span, the space firm has designed the GNSS L1/E1 Band antenna which utilizes Zirconia material as well as has a lattice structure to produce the ‘highest radio frequency efficiency’ for […]

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Wisconsin City, as well as its school district, set targets for 100% use of renewable power by 2040

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) today submitted an application with Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSCW) for authorization of an arrangement for an eight-megawatt (MW) solar array in Madison to affiliate with Madison City and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). If authorized, the electricity produced by this local clean energy source would expand the usage of green […]

Energy

Japan’s concern of carbon neutrality: Additional nuclear plants or more renewables?

With Japan committed to being carbon neutral by the year 2050, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s administration is wrestling with core concerns on undertaking near-term steps to meet the long-term target. In turn, that has sparked a debate about whether the best way to deliver clean, stable, reliable, and green energy supplies by the mid of century is […]

Space

India offers a helping hand to its Neighbor Bhutan through Space Training

India and Bhutan are a clear indication of the greatness that comes about once two countries choose to collaborate to better their states. On one hand, India has been pushing for a ‘neighborhood first’ policy. Bhutan being a neighbor in need, so one can’t imagine a better way for India to act on the policy. […]

Energy

Chemical research can reshape clean energy technology to its finest quality

The sun’s energy in one year surpasses the non-renewable energy that could be developed in the same period. Although the technology of tapping this solar energy has grown tremendously, the challenge is the storage of this energy and its distribution. These two variables have hindered the massive exploration of solar power. Nevertheless, researchers at the […]

Space

Lockheed Martin is optimistic that the Aerojet contract will be accepted

In December 2020, Lockheed Martin signed a deal to buy Aerojet Rocketdyne for $4.4 billion. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a US company that manufactures rocket and missile propulsion systems. Lockheed Martin is a security, defense, and aerospace company that work with the Department of Defense (DoD), NASA, and other commercial agencies. This deal is yet to […]