September 20, 2021
Does it Make a Difference If You Drive an Electric Vehicle on a Fossil-Fueled Grid?
Electric vehicles, Energy

Does it Make a Difference If You Drive an Electric Vehicle on a Fossil-Fueled Grid?

Climate Central, a non-profit scientific and journalism organization, examined how the grid within every U.S. state influenced which automobiles are the most “climate friendly”—that is, which cars emitted the least emissions over their entire life cycle. (Larson was among the report’s writers.) The researchers looked at the details of the energy situation in the United […]

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EVs of Note: A Look Back at How Far Electric Vehicles Have Come
Electric vehicles, Energy

EVs of Note: A Look Back at How Far Electric Vehicles Have Come

Our forefathers and foremothers were already working on methods to electrify the chassis with wheels before Karl Benz patented an internal combustion vehicle in 1886. Gustave Pierre Trouvé, a French inventor as well as electrical engineer, is credited with inventing the first human-carrying electric vehicle in April 1880. The first electric automobile is a three-wheeled […]

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How environmentally friendly is Scotland’s space sector?
Environment, Space

How environmentally friendly is Scotland’s space sector?

As per Daniel Smith of Scottish Space Leadership Council (SSCL) and founder of space marketing firm AstroAgency, the business is growing. “Outside of California, Glasgow produces more satellites than anyplace else in the world, and Scotland is planning five space ports,” he continues. Unst in Shetland, North Uist in the Western Isles, Machrihanish in Argyll, the Moine […]

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A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers is pressuring the Department of Defense to approve the Lockheed-Aerojet merger
Policy, Space

A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers is pressuring the Department of Defense to approve the Lockheed-Aerojet merger

In a letter to the Department of Defense, a team of 13 congress members believes that Lockheed Martin’s planned $4.4 billion purchase of rocket engine producer Aerojet Rocketdyne should be supported. 9 Republican and 4 Democratic members of the house from Arkansas, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, California, and Colorado signed the letter to Deputy Defense Secretary […]

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Africa’s first fully automated high voltage substation is turned on by GE
Electricity, Energy

Africa’s first fully automated high voltage substation is turned on by GE

In Thiès, Senegal, Grid Solutions company of GE Renewable Energy (NYSE-GE) has completed the first entirely automated high voltage substation on African continent. The VINCI Energies West Africa will finish this critical 225 kV substation as part of Senegal’s national power utility Senelec’s transmission and distribution system reinforcement, expansion and reliability enhancement program. “The solid […]

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‘We have to be absolutely committed from here on out,’ says a Space Force launch director of Vulcan and BE-4
Space, Technology

‘We have to be absolutely committed from here on out,’ says a Space Force launch director of Vulcan and BE-4

Blue Origin is taking significantly longer than projected to finish testing and manufacturing of BE-4 rocket engines for United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle, according to the chief of the US Space Force launch enterprise. In pre-qualification tests, the engine is performing as expected, and ULA’s latest estimates that the Vulcan will possess flight-qualified engines […]

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Colorado City CarShare Bring a shareable electric vehicle to the Pearl Parking Garage at 1500 Pearl Street
Electric vehicles, Energy

Colorado City CarShare Bring a shareable electric vehicle to the Pearl Parking Garage at 1500 Pearl Street

The City’s Transportation Goals are Complemented by an All-Electric Car Share Program. A new mode of transportation is making its way into a downtown parking garage. Colorado CarShare members will be able to use an all-electric shared vehicle at 1500 Pearl parking garage starting today. Erika Vandenbrande, Director of Transportation and Mobility remarked, “We are happy to […]

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