Industry News

January 2022
Ascend Elements to Produce Premium Cathode Active Materials for Navitas Systems
Ascend Elements announced it has entered into a contract with Navitas Systems, a U.S. leader in comprehensive energy storage solutions and a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractor. According to the contract, U.S.-based Ascend Elements will deliver cathode active material made from recycled batteries an
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01/31/2022
Global Diesel Genset Market to Witness a Soaring Revenue of USD 30406.2 Million by 2030
According to the statistics by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the consumption of electricity around the world increased from 19851.8 TWh in the year 2010 to 24738.9 TWh in the year 2018. Moreover, the statistics also stated that the industrial sector consumed the highest amount of electricity by growing fr
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01/28/2022
United Lithium Corp. Lithium Hydroxide Testing Underway

Modular testing equipment for lithium hydroxide at Process Research Ortech

United Lithium Corp. is pleased to provide an update on its lithium hydroxide testing program. Test work continues with lithium hydroxide results expected by the end of February. Test work has included combinations of tests with various process design and operating parameters including temperature, pH, resid
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01/28/2022
Electric Cooperatives Positioned for Leadership Role in Energy Transition

Teri Viswanath, lead energy economist with CoBank

Rural communities and electric cooperatives could begin to aggressively close the energy transition gap over the next decade, pivoting from their role as underdogs to leaders on clean energy. Despite an absence of financial incentives, electric co-ops are already transitioning to low or zero-carbon resources at
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01/28/2022
U.S. DOE Selects Oscilla Power for $1.8 Million Grant to Scale-up its Wave Energy System
Wave energy system developer Oscilla Power has been selected for a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that will accelerate the development of a utility-scale version of the company’s core Triton technology. The $1.8 million will be augmented with an additional $200,000 in cost-sharing fr
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01/28/2022
Chevron Supports STEM Education in Under-Resourced Communities

Dr. Calvin Mackie, founder of STEM Global Action and STEM NOLA

In a new STEM Global Action Today article, the Chevron Corporation is commended for corporate responsibility and its work with STEM NOLA, a New Orleans non-profit that brings STEM education to under-resourced communities. With contributions from Chevron and others, STEM NOLA puts K-12 children on pathways to
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01/26/2022
Key Federal Staff Attend Offshore Wind Educational Day

Christine Harada, executive director of the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council

More than 300 staff members from 13 federal permitting agencies joined the Business Network for Offshore Wind late last week for an offshore wind industry education session. The one-day session, hosted by the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council, included staff representing the Bureau of Ocean Energy Ma
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01/24/2022
Weebit Nano Demonstrates its First Crossbar ReRAM Arrays

Weebit Nano CEO Coby Hanoch

Weebit Nano Limited is pleased to announce that together with its development partner CEA-Leti, it has demonstrated its first operational crossbar arrays, a key milestone on the Company’s path to creating discrete (stand-alone) non-volatile memory (NVM) chips. The 1T1R (one transistor one resistor) architect
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01/24/2022
Embry-Riddle Awarded $3,875,000 for Cybersecurity Scholarships for Students

Embry-Riddle University President P. Barry Butler

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University this week joined a national effort to build aviation and aerospace cybersecurity after being selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to receive $3,875,000 that will be awarded in scholarships to students in cybersecurity programs over the next five years. “Embry-Riddle has this
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01/24/2022
Arevon and Rosendin Complete Townsite Solar + Storage Project in Boulder City, Nevada
Arevon and Rosendin announce the completion of Townsite Solar + Storage in Boulder City, Nevada. Offtakers and local politicians helped local IBEW electrical workers and company representatives celebrate the occasion with a ribbon-cutting and media tour on January 11, 2022.  The new Towns
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01/24/2022
Second U.S. Offshore Wind Project Approved to Begin Construction
South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, has received approval of the project’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP) from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is the final decision needed from the agency to move the project toward the start of
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01/19/2022
SkyNano Converts Flue Gas into Useful Carbon Nanotubes

Anna Douglas, CEO and co-founder, SkyNano

SkyNano, developer of a manufacturing technique for the production of carbon-based nanomaterials using carbon dioxide – or CO2 – and electricity, recently announced the first ever production of carbon nanotubes from flue gas, obtained from Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) John Sevier Combined Cy
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01/12/2022
Gowanda Electronics Signs Global Distribution Agreement with TTI
Gowanda Electronics and a member of the iNRCORE family of brands, announces it has signed a global distribution agreement with TTI, Inc. (Fort Worth, Texas), a leading specialty distributor of electronic components.  Products included in the agreement include RF, microwave and power
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01/06/2022
$1M Energy-Efficiency Study gets Funds Backing
The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has granted $200,000 for the project, Advancing Low-Energy Biological Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal (5083). The project will develop research and guidelines for the design, implementation, and operation of sustainable, low-energy processes for biological nutrient removal at
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01/06/2022
Mauna Kea Semiconductors (MKSemi) Raises $12.8 Million Pre-A+ Round

Co-founder and CEO of MKSemi

Mauna Kea Semiconductors announced the closing of Series Pre-A+ funding totaling $12.8 million led by Lightspeed China Partners with participation by marquee investors Qiming Venture and Ivy Capital. Guided by its mission to enable ubiquitous high-precision sensing, MKSemi also launched its new p
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01/05/2022
Navitas Opens World's First GaN IC Design Center Dedicated to EVs
Navitas Semiconductor announced the opening of a new electric vehicle (EV) Design Center, further expanding into higher-power GaN markets. GaN-based on-board chargers (OBCs) are estimated to charge 3x faster with up to 70% energy savings compared to legacy silicon solutions. GaN OBCs, DC-DC converters and tr
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01/04/2022
BLUETTI Unveils World's First Sodium-Ion Solar Generator
Sodium-ion batteries have become a cynosure as an alternative to their lithium-ion counterparts in many industries due to their high abundance and low costs. Chemical batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries, offer an optimum solution for the green energy transition. However, the long-term use of rare and ex
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Date:
01/03/2022
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