Using AI-Powered Thermal Tagging to Prevent Summer Overheating Outages

Credit to Author: Robert Henley| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:54:41 +0000

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Summertime heat is cresting at the same time many economic restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic are easing in communities across the United States.  Meanwhile, as extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, much of the country is on alert as forecasters predict severe hurricane, tornado, and wildfire seasons will continue.   Utilities know they need […]

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Power Line Management in the Time of Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Paul Frey| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:16:07 +0000

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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has put communities on lockdown and created a need for social distancing. Many are staying at home, but that’s not an option for the frontline workers running critical power transmission infrastructure and keeping the lights on. How can utilities keep up with their operational and safety obligations with a reduced onsite […]

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Using Geospatial Data to Strengthen the Grid Against Extreme Weather

Credit to Author: Robert Henley| Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 17:56:22 +0000

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Extreme weather events are hitting more often and harder than ever before, and storm-hardening regulations are prompting utilities to strengthen the electrical grid to withstand storm-force winds. As part of this effort, leading utilities are using drone-based data collection and analysis to assess how their electrical grids can withstand Mother Nature’s punishment. Aerial robotics and […]

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Drone Delivery By Geely: Selling Cars In The Age Of COVID-19

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 01:00:11 +0000

Geely Drone Delivery - selling cars during COVID-19The whole process is incredibly polished, and could set the standard by which direct-to-consumer sales start to happen globally. That’s especially significant these days, too, now that the laws surrounding dealerships and franchises continue to get challenged by upstart EV makers. Heck, even the keys themselves are next-level — take a look for yourself!

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Our Sci-Fi Future: Elon Musk Inspires A Transportation Paradigm Shift (Infographic)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 04:00:40 +0000

: Tesla Model X inside The Boring Company's test tunnel underneath the SpaceX offices (Image: The Boring Company)From horses to camels to railroads to Interstate highways, humans have always sought faster and more convenient ways to move around the planet. The next decade or so will see the sort of radical advances in transportation technology that used to take a century. Electric vehicles represent only one of several new and improved modes of transport that will be coming into widespread use

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