Batteries For Dummies Like Me — Part 3: The Battery Anode & Cathode

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 16:58:40 +0000

What the heck is an anode and cathode in a battery, and why is that important

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Offshore Wind: Latest News on Turbines, State Action, & Markets from Coast to Coast

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 02:29:42 +0000

While other news is capturing plenty of the public’s attention these days, there are some headline-worthy happenings in the world of offshore wind, including the first turbines in US federal waters. If you could use a splash of good news (and non-other-stuff news) at a time like this, here are a few updates

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NRDC Sues US Department Of Energy Over Efficiency Standards Process Changes

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 00:07:38 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. by Joe Vukovich NRDC sued the U.S. Department of Energy yesterday for once again altering its energy efficiency standards-setting process to make it more difficult to set rigorous energy-saving levels for America’s appliances and equipment. We believe this change will harm consumers — especially low-income households — and create [&hellip

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ExaWind Supercharges Wind Power Plant Simulations On Land & At Sea

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 01:41:16 +0000

Suite of open-source, HPC-powered physics codes allows engineers to do everything but collect their mail inside a virtual wind power plant

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Try The E-Bike Revolution On For Size, & See What Fits

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 16:52:50 +0000

e-bike converter kit EVs bicyclesThe e-bike revolution is here with many options to fit your mobility needs, from lover-friendly cargo bikes to nifty clip-on converter kits

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NREL & CharIN Test Out Megawatt Charging System In USA

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:37:58 +0000

On Sept. 23–24, 2020, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) joined forces with the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) to host a high-power electric vehicle charging connector test event

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Exploring Eagle Hearing & Vision Capabilities To Reduce Risk At Wind Farms

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:24:51 +0000

University researchers examine eagle physiology to inform and improve eagle deterrents

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US Department Of Energy Announces >$7 Million To Protect Electric Grid From Cyberattacks In Michigan

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 21:19:44 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $7 million in funding for Michigan-based cybersecurity company, The Dream Team LLC (DTLLC) to develop a first-of-its-kind infrastructure that protects the electric grid from cyber-attacks on electric vehicles (EV) and electric vehicle charging systems. Once developed, testing of the electric roadways and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology will be conducted at the world-renowned American Center for Mobility (ACM)

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Climate Lawsuits — Ask A Scientist

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 18:54:04 +0000

This summer Connecticut, Delaware and Minnesota joined some 20 states, cities and counties across the country that have filed climate change lawsuits against fossil fuel companies, charging that they have been aware of the threat their products pose to the climate for decades and deliberately misled the public about the reality and seriousness of global warming

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