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Wärtsilä-Built Flexible 94 MW Power Plant in Dresden is Ready to Support Germany’s Energy Transition

The new, state-of-the-art gas engine CHP plant in Dresden generates 90 MW of electricity and 84 MW of heat, and is also black start capable.

­The flexible Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant, supplied and built by the technology group Wärtsilä for the German public utility SachsenEnergie, has been commissioned and handed over for commercial operation. The plant was extensively tested to verify its reliability and performance before the hand-over in
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12/08/2022
Eco Wave Power Inks Historic Concession Agreement to build 77-Megawatt Power Station

Mustafa Kemal Macit, President and CEO of OREN Ordu Enerji and Inna Braverman, Founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power, signing a 77 MW Concession Agreement in EWP offices

­Eco Wave Power Global AB (publ) announced that it has entered into an agreement with OREN Ordu Enerji (“Ordu Energji”), a fully owned subsidiary of Ordu Municipality, for the potential construction of an up to 77-megawatt (MW) wave energy installation in Ordu, Turkey – the largest agreement in the Company’s hi
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12/08/2022
Volvo Receives Record Order for Electric Trucks in Australia

Volvo Receives Record Order for Electric Trucks in Australia

­The shift to sustainable truck transport is happening in many parts of the world, including Australia, where sales of electric trucks are starting to pick up. The country is committed to deliver net-zero emissions by 2050. With transport accounting for 19% of Australia’s carbon emissions, and 38% of th
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12/07/2022
WATT Fuel Cell Continues Business Momentum Growth With Generac Investment

Caine Finnerty, WATT Fuel Cell's president, chief operating officer and founder

­WATT Fuel Cell is excited to announce an investment from Generac Power Systems, a market leader in residential energy technology. The new investment closes 2022 with growing momentum toward commercial launch of fuel cell-driven power for homeowners. As a part of the transaction, a member from the Generac ex
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12/07/2022
UTAC Celebrates two Billion Copper Clip Devices Shipped

UTAC shipping two billion devices featuring the companies’ Cu clip to enhance thermal performance

­UTAC, the leading provider of semiconductor assembly and test services, has further underlined its strength in advanced power packaging solutions by achieving a major commercial milestone – the shipping of two billion devices that feature a copper (Cu) clip to enhance thermal performance.  Cu clip pack
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12/06/2022
Würth Elektronik Partners with Student-Run, Fighting Robot Team

The Team of Fighting Robot Black Dragon supported by Würth Elektronik: Along with a financial sponsorship, Würth Elektronik offers technical assistance

­Würth Elektronik is pleased to announce that it will be a major sponsor of Team Uairrior and their fighting robot, Black Dragon, as they compete in the BattleBots Season 7 Tournament on The Discovery Channel in January 2023.  Würth Elektronik, a global electronic and electromachnical manufacturer, is excite
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12/06/2022
Milestone for Laser Technology

German-French research team builds free-electron laser at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) driven by particles from a plasma accelerator - and generates well-controllable laser flashes for the first time with this still young technology.

­Extremely intense light pulses generated by free-electron lasers (FELs) are versatile tools in research. Particularly in the X-ray range, they can be deployed to analyze the details of atomic structures of a wide variety of materials and to follow fundamental ultrafast processes with great precision. Until no
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12/05/2022
Researchers say Space Atomic Clocks Could Help Uncover the Nature of Dark Matter

Artist's impression of a space atomic clock used to uncover dark matter.

­Studying an atomic clock on-board a spacecraft inside the orbit of Mercury and very near to the Sun might be the trick to uncovering the nature of dark matter, suggests a new study published in Nature Astronomy.  Dark matter makes up more than 80 per cent of mass in the universe, but it has so fa
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12/05/2022
Finding the Right AI for You

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Assistant Professor Peter Koo

­The human genome is three billion letters of code, and each person has millions of variations. While no human can realistically sift through all that code, computers can. Artificial intelligence (AI) programs can find patterns in the genome related to disease much faster than humans can. They also sp
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12/05/2022
Toward Stable Aqueous Zn-ion Batteries

Scheme of the Protective mechanisms of NTP-C

­“Aqueous ZIBs hold great potential as competitive candidates for next-generation energy storage devices,” said corresponding author Ying Bai, professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering in Beijing Institute of Technology. “Thanks to their high theoretical capacity, low cost, and high security.” Bai explained
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12/02/2022
Researchers Observe Directly Turbulent Magnetic Reconnection in Solar Wind

A schematic drawing of the heliospheric current sheet, a structure in the solar wind, and the reconnection paradigm within it.

­Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, under the direction of Prof. WANG Rongsheng and Prof. LU Quanming, used data from the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission to directly observe bursty and turbulent magnetic reconnection in the solar wi
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Date:
12/02/2022
Palm E-Tattoo Can Tell When You're Stressed Out

An illustration of the snaked e-tattoo attached to the palm and a smartwatch reader.

­Our palms tell us a lot about our emotional state, tending to get wet when people are excited or nervous. This reaction is used to measure emotional stress and help people with mental health issues, but the devices to do it now are bulky, unreliable and can perpetuate social stigma by sticking very visible se
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12/02/2022
Kibble-Zurek Mechanism for Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions

Observing the Kibble-Zurek Mechanism in Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions

­Phase transitions describe various phenomena around us, from water turning into ice to magnetic transitions to the superconducting transition where electrical resistance vanishes. In the cases of superconductivity and magnetism, the phase transition is continuous, characterized by “symmetry breaking” that le
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12/02/2022
ROHM and BASiC Semiconductor Form a Strategic Partnership

Weiwei He (right), General Manager of Shenzhen BASiC Semiconductor Ltd. and Isao Matsumoto (left), President and CEO of ROHM Co., Ltd.

­ROHM Semiconductor and Shenzhen BASiC Semiconductor announced they have entered into a strategic partnership agreement on SiC power devices for automotive applications. A signing ceremony was held at ROHM’s headquarters in Kyoto to commemorate the occasion. Under this agreement, the two companies will leve
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Date:
12/02/2022
Codasip and Intel Bring RISC-V Development to Higher-Education

Keith Graham, Vice President of University and Customer Experience Program, Codasip

­Codasip announced it is collaborating with Intel® to enable undergraduate and graduate level courses to benefit from faster, simplified architectural exploration combining Codasip RISC-V IP cores, the Codasip Studio development environment, and Intel's FPGA platforms. Intel also announced 
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Date:
12/01/2022
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