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- Birmingham, U.K., Project “to Create 1,000 Jobs”by Elevator World on May 6, 2021 at 5:06 pm
The Woodbourne Group, developer of the £360-million (US$500-million) Curzon Wharf project that would include Birmingham’s tallest building, says the development would create about 1,000 jobs, BBC News reported in March. The three towers, including two skyscrapers, are being built at Dartmouth Circus, the source said, adding that developers target making the scheme a world-first in carbon-neutral… The post Birmingham, U.K., Project “to Create 1,000 Jobs” appeared first on Elevator World.
- Research Paper on Elevator Arrival Times Publishedby Elevator World on May 6, 2021 at 5:01 pm
Elevator transport capability is the focus of a research paper titled “When will an elevator arrive?” published in April in the Journal of Statistical Mechanics, Eurekalert reported on May 3. Physicist Zhijie Feng, a graduate student at Boston University, and Santa Fe Institute Professor Sidney Redner made a simple “toy” model, and their minimum-variable simulation made the following… The post Research Paper on Elevator Arrival Times Published appeared first on Elevator World.
- KONE Americas taps Coleman as DE&I Directorby Elevator World on May 6, 2021 at 4:55 pm
KONE Americas has tapped Renia Coleman director of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), the OEM announced on May 4. She will be based at KONE Americas’ headquarters in Lisle, Illinois, and report directly to Nicole Manzo, senior vice president of Human Resources at KONE Americas. In her new role, Coleman will oversee, guide and drive… The post KONE Americas taps Coleman as DE&I Director appeared first on Elevator World.
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- The Future of Private Equity and Solar Energyby Christopher J. Mackin, CFP® on May 3, 2021 at 1:32 pm
Our society’s deep dependency on non-renewable resources has come to a head. Between looming threats of climate change and vulnerabilities in the U.S. electrical grid, private equity is poised to play a key role in a more sustainable future. In 2020 alone, private equity invested more than $11 billion into renewable energy projects—nearly doubling its total The post The Future of Private Equity and Solar Energy appeared first on Solar Magazine.
- Embracing the Dark Side: The Science Behind Solar Panels Drawing Energy at Nightby Ed Kennedy on March 22, 2021 at 2:33 pm
It’s common knowledge how solar panels work in the day. An average person on the street will be able to tell you they harvest light from the sun which is then converted into power. Solar enthusiasts will be able to speak more expansively, detailing how photovoltaic cells absorb the sun’s energy, convert it to DC The post Embracing the Dark Side: The Science Behind Solar Panels Drawing Energy at Night appeared first on Solar Magazine.
- Will Crowdfunding Be Solar's New Champion?by Ed Kennedy on March 10, 2021 at 12:27 pm
In many nations around the world, the pace of large-scale investment in solar is not keeping up with public demand. Everyday citizens not only want more solar in their homes and businesses to lower costs but also to see more substantial installations go ahead in their local community and the wider country. The rationale for The post Will Crowdfunding Be Solar's New Champion? appeared first on Solar Magazine.
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- The weekend read: Life after PERCby Vincent Shaw on May 8, 2021 at 4:00 am
The pursuit of higher conversion efficiencies is an eternal theme in the PV industry. Among all the links in the chain, cell technology is the most fundamental and decisive element. As we look beyond the established PERC technology, whether heterojunction or TOPCon will become the dominant “next-gen” solar cell among China’s manufacturing giants is emerging as a balancing act between incumbent and upstart, reports Vincent Shaw from Shanghai.
- The Hydrogen Stream: More hydrogen for the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerpby Sergio Matalucci on May 7, 2021 at 3:18 pm
Australia and Chile are both granting funds to green hydrogen projects and Denmark is exempting pilot power-to-gas projects from complying with its energy legislation. Furthermore, the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP is working to find solutions for private customers to produce hydrogen.
- New stack design for cheaper redox flow batteriesby Emiliano Bellini on May 7, 2021 at 2:55 pm
German scientists have proposed a new design for stacks used in redox flow batteries. Through a powder-to-roll process, a device that weighs 80% less than a conventional stack was fabricated.
- Chinese PV Industry Brief: Tongwei raises cell prices, Longi joins forces with Engieby Vincent Shaw on May 7, 2021 at 1:59 pm
The Chint Group has also said it was China's largest PV plant owner at the end of 2020 with more than 5.7 GW in operation.
- New electrolyte boosts lithium-air batteriesby Mark Hutchins on May 7, 2021 at 12:04 pm
Scientists in the UK reported a breakthrough in lithium-oxygen batteries, achieved by experimenting with different electrolyte compositions. Working with ionic liquids, they were able to tweak the electrolyte recipe to minimize unwanted reactions during battery cycling, and greatly improve on both performance and stability.
- Applications of Electric Motorsby Electrical Technology on April 27, 2021 at 7:09 pm
Please visit the Site ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY for full and updated posts. Uses & Applications of Electric Motors An electrical motor is a machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. They are the most important tool in modern-day life. it helps in reducing the effort and extending the ability to perform the task using normal capabilities. The motors efficiently reduce labor and provide comfort, convenience and … The post Applications of Electric Motors appeared first on ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY.
- Difference Between JFET and MOSFETby Electrical Technology on April 25, 2021 at 7:39 pm
Please visit the Site ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY for full and updated posts. What is the Key Difference between JFET and MOSFET? JFET and MOSFET are two different types of Field-Effect transistors (FET). They both use an electric field or voltage at the gate to control the output current flow or voltage. They both are unipolar transistors, unlike BJT which is bipolar and uses current at the base … The post Difference Between JFET and MOSFET appeared first on ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY.
- Difference Between D-MOSFET and E-MOSFETby Electrical Technology on April 22, 2021 at 7:55 pm
Please visit the Site ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY for full and updated posts. Main Difference Between Depletion MOSFET and Enhancement MOSFET MOSFET MOSFET is an acronym for Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor. It is a type of FET (Field Effect Transistor) that has an insulated metal oxide layer between its gate and channel. On the contrary, JFETs gate is connected with its channel. The plus point of … The post Difference Between D-MOSFET and E-MOSFET appeared first on ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY.
- Difference Between BJT and FET Transistorsby Electrical Technology on April 20, 2021 at 7:45 pm
Please visit the Site ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY for full and updated posts. What are the Main Differences Between BJT and FET Transistor? A transistor is a semiconductor device that is used for switching and amplification. BJT and FET are two different types of transistors. Apart from being transistors and both able to do switching as well as amplification, they are quite different from each other. For instance, … The post Difference Between BJT and FET Transistors appeared first on ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY.
- Difference Between Diode and SCR (Thyristor)by Electrical Technology on April 18, 2021 at 7:56 pm
Please visit the Site ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY for full and updated posts. What are the Main Differences Between Diode and SCR (Thyristor)? Diode and Thyristor are both semiconductor switches that control the flow of current. they are unidirectional switches used in power supplies and other electronics circuits to control and protect sensitive equipment. Diode and thyristor both share some similarities such as they both are used for … The post Difference Between Diode and SCR (Thyristor) appeared first on ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY.