Advanced Technology, Innovative Solutions Enhance Nuclear Operations and Maintenance

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 04:24:18 +0000

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Incorporating new technology and solutions being used by others could help nuclear power plant staff improve operations and maintenance practices. Nuclear power plants face many challenges. Monitoring heat

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Automated Powerline Inspection: How Preparation Is the Key to Combating Wildfires During the Off Season

Credit to Author: Chris Beaufait| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 19:30:13 +0000

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2020 was a catastrophic year for wildfires across the U.S. The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) reported that almost 60,000 fires ran rampant across more than 9 million acres in the U.S. last year, nearly 1.5 times the 10-year average of 6.6 million acres. Not only this, California saw its first-ever “gigafire,” a devastating single […]

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3 Ways Remote Assistance Can Limit Power Downtime

Credit to Author: Gary York| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 19:02:14 +0000

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Innovation and power generation have always gone hand in hand. For almost 140 years, the industry has evolved through a steady stream of emerging technologies, shifting policies, infrastructure investments, and an assortment of crises. The power industry has weathered a lot over this time and been forced to adapt. The latest example: COVID-19. Over the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Need To Be Mandatory

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 17:05:26 +0000

Before I start making my case here, I want to make one thing perfectly clear: autonomous vehicle tech isn’t ready. CleanTechnica articles about the future of autonomous vehicles are only about the future. Everything today is either a driver assist feature or they’re autonomous vehicle systems in testing (and in testing, they require human supervision). […]

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328,000 Estimated US Accidents A Year From Sleepy Drivers — How Many Lives Will Tesla Full Self Driving Save?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 02:19:15 +0000

Like some other automobiles, the Tesla Model 3 I drive will automatically fake rumble if I start to go out of the lane. It’s a nifty little safety feature. There are times when the car will also beep loudly at me — if it thinks I’m driving into a dangerous situation. Let’s be honest, though […]

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The Church Of Automotive Safety (Part 4)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 23:05:25 +0000

In previous articles, I discussed: The difference between scientific and religious thinking How we are treating airbags like a religious belief Alternatives that could have been explored In this article, I’m going to explore another errant belief in The Church of Automotive Safety: speed limits. After that, I’m going to explore some better ways regulators […]

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The Church Of Automotive Safety (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:36:48 +0000

In Part 1 of this article, I discussed how scientific thinking differs from religious thinking and how using the wrong kind of thinking can hurt automotive safety. In this article, I’m going to apply my theory to a major belief in The Church of Automotive Safety: Airbags. Recently, a reader asked us to look into […]

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The Church of Automotive Safety (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 15:56:48 +0000

In a past article, I discussed a common safety misconception: “Safety First.” It’s an erroneous way of looking at safety, and can actually make people less safe. This was something I learned from making a mistake (falsely accusing Tesla of being unsafe with the FSD Beta), and I learned a lot trying to analyze what […]

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Safety and Digitalization Big Parts of Sustainability

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:32:35 +0000

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Company leaders around the globe are more focused than ever on sustainability. The trend has been driven not only by an innate human desire to “do the right thing,” but also because investors and environmentally conscious consumers are demanding that companies evaluate how their operations are affecting the world and make positive changes to reduce […]

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Safety and Digitalization Big Parts of Sustainability

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:32:35 +0000

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sustainability

Company leaders around the globe are more focused than ever on sustainability. The trend has been driven not only by an innate human desire to “do the right thing,” but also because investors and environmentally conscious consumers are demanding that companies evaluate how their operations are affecting the world and make positive changes to reduce […]

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