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Tomorrow’s Engineers Build Electric Car Today With Help from Engineering Mentors

Thursday, October 31, 2013

High school STEM students build electric vehicle that reach speeds in excess of 40 mph to successfully compete in the Electrathon America Electric Vehicle Race Most technically-oriented people…

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Finally, Fleet Vehicles Find a Profitable, Natural-gas Alternative to Diesel

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Siemens partnership with natural-gas leader Cryostar produces a space-saving skid-mounted system that cuts costs up to $2.00/gallon while reducing emissions At the millennial turn, a Harvard-based study took…

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Micro PLCs Power Greener Homes

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Learn how Alfred State College showcases alternative energy, including geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic and small wind – and promotes the power of micro PLCs. As energy prices rise and…

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Sustainable Engineering is Here

Thursday, May 3, 2012

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ saves the engineering environment, too, when you replace standard coding with time-saving reusable software objects.  Industrial users all seem to have unique environments, even plants within environments…

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New-gen Electrical Gear for Rural Markets

Thursday, May 3, 2012

How charge controllers and photovoltaics lowered the cost of lighting for 50 families in a remote Guatemalan village. In La Nueva Providencia, a village of 50 families in…

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Understanding Standards, Guideline and Codes Impacting Solar Power Equipment Industry

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Experts from TÜV Rheinland cover the basics for solar equipment and component manufacturers who must comply with the regulations. Experts from TÜV Rheinland, which certifies many of the…

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Turning Water into Oil

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

HydroWatch system monitors water used in oil shale drilling America’s need for energy continues to cause concerns for politicians and consumers as well as those who pull oil…

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‘Floating’ Solar Tracker Technology Boosts Efficiency and Profit for Solar Farms

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Trabant Solar’s innovative floating tracker increases profits for solar farms by more than 20% and efficiency by up to 42% over fixed-position systems. Pre-programmed controller, which scales up…

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Case study: Advanced Process Control Enables New Technique for Manufacturing Photovoltaic Cells

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Manufacturer innovates with new manufacturing method that slashes production costs in half while increasing product quality. An advanced, open-architecture control system that handled both process and discrete control…

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Fitting Energy Management Strategies into Sustainable Practices

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

How to monitor and analyze energy costs in an industrial automation application. Includes strategies for uncovering and avoiding costly spikes that exceed utilities’ maximum allowable demand. According to…

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