A Tesla With Autopilot On Drives ~6.4× More Miles Before An Accident Than Average US Car

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:51:27 +0000

Tesla has released its Autopilot Safety Report for Q4 of 2019, and the results are again positive for Tesla, but also more complicated than they may seem on first glance. Let’s dive into the numbers quickly first

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Exelon Installs New Accident Tolerant Fuel at Illinois Nuclear Plant

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:50:56 +0000

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Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), a GE-led joint venture with Hitachi Ltd. that supplies boiling water reactor fuel and fuel-related services around the world, said lead test assemblies utilizing its ARMOR-coated zirconium cladding and IronClad Accident Tolerant Fuel solutions have been installed at Exelon’s Clinton nuclear plant in Illinois. “We continue to work with our customers […]

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Ideal Sentry Mode Evolution: Super Sentry

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:11:18 +0000

Super Sentry or Crowd SentryAn idea for Tesla’s Sentry Mode would be to make it crowdsourced, which could be called “Super Sentry” or “Crowd Sentry.”

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Smash & Smash — Tesla Model 3 Glass Holds Up To Hammer & Weighty SUV On Top (Videos)

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:32:52 +0000

https://cleantechnica.com/2018/12/02/tesla-shuttle-from-sarasota-to-tampa-airport-like-dr-whos-tardis-infinite/Smash — the following two glimpses into untimely road risks confirm my fears of highway travel. Yet, in both cases, they make me oh so relieved that two of my grandchildren travel in a Tesla Model 3, as well as my son and his wife

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ASR Says It Has A Parachute For Every eVTOL Aircraft

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 02:59:53 +0000

Switchblade with ASR XRD. Photo: Courtesy ASRAviation Safety Resources (ASR) — a leading parachute safety company that won one of Revolution.Aero’s competitions earlier this year — says it has a parachute system that will work with eVTOL aircraft, even at low altitudes. I recently spoke with Larry Williams, CEO of ASR, on how the company’s parachute technology works, its application for eVTOL aircraft, and public perception

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Tesla Has 2 Of Australia’s Top 3 Safest Cars Of 2019

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 00:52:09 +0000

In the latest annual ranking from ANCAP, which stands for Australasian New Car Assessment Program, 2 out of the top 3 safest cars in Australia were electric vehicles. They’re Tesla’s Model X and Model

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Joint U.S-Canadian Advanced Nuclear Review May Focus on Terrestrial’s Molten Salt Reactor, NuScale SMR

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:47:21 +0000

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Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR), a 195-MWe Generation IV nuclear technology, and NuScale’s small modular reactor (SMR) may be the focus of the first joint technical review by U.S. and Canadian nuclear regulators in a bid to boost their regulatory effectiveness as more advanced reactors and SMRs trundle toward commercialization.  Rumina Velshi, president […]

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NRC Issues First Subsequent License Renewals, Extends Nuclear Reactor Life to 80 Years

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:17:57 +0000

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Marking a major milestone for the U.S. nuclear power sector, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has for the first time issued license renewals that authorize nuclear reactor operation beyond 60 years and up to 80 years.  The regulatory body on Dec. 5 issued subsequent license renewals (SLRs) for Units 3 and 4 at Florida Power […]

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Wreckonize: An Idea To Improve The Safety Of Emergency Workers, + A Pitch To Elon Musk & Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 02:36:42 +0000

He’s survived all four times that he’s been struck by drivers not paying attention, but that’s a lot of strikes. He also told me that every day at least one or two people die in this field

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