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  • Gold solution for enhancing nanocrystal electrical conductance

    In a development that holds much promise for the future of solar cells made from nanocrystals, and the use of solar energy to produce clean and renewable liquid transportation fuels, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have reported a technique by which the electrical conductivity of nanorod crystals of the semiconductor ...

  • ASTM D5470 - 12 Standard Test Method for Thermal Transmission Properties of Thermally Conductive Electrical Insulation Materials

    This standard measures the steady state thermal impedance of electrical insulating materials used to enhance heat transfer in electrical and electronic applications. This standard is especially useful for measuring thermal transmission properties of specimens that are either too thin or have insufficient mechanical stability to allow placement of ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C1760 - 12 Standard Test Method for Bulk Electrical Conductivity of Hardened Concrete

    This test method measures the bulk electrical conductivity of concrete, which has a theoretical relationship to the diffusion coefficient of chloride ion, or other ions, in the concrete (1, 2). Experimental data confirm that there is a correlation between the apparent chloride diffusion coefficient measured by Test Method C1556, or similar method, and the bulk electrical ...


    By ASTM International

  • Hatch conducts technical reviews to wind farm

    Hatch has been retained by Brookfield Renewable Power to conduct technical reviews for its Granite Reliable Wind Farm in New Hampshire. Hatch has been assigned as the owner’s engineer for the 99 MW wind farm, which will consist of 33 Vestas turbines rated at 3 MW each. Hatch will conduct technical reviews of the turbine foundations, electrical collector system, substation and transmission ...


    By Hatch

  • Kent waste partnership conducts waste audit check

    The Kent Waste Partnership has analysed rubbish from the bins of more than 2,000 homes without their owners’ knowledge to try to cut waste and boost recycling. Bins collected by every council, except Dartford, last December were studied to see exactly what was inside. The survey found that food waste made up 34 per cent of rubbish, and paper and card was 16 per cent followed by glass at 6 per ...

  • Solar3D to Conduct Solar Application Study for Acushnet, Massachusetts

    Solar3D, Inc. (OTCBB: SLTD), the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, today announced that it will conduct a pre-feasibility study of the economics and benefits of using Solar3D cells on rooftop applications in the towns of Acushnet, Massachusetts. "Our 3-dimensional solar technology is ideal for applications ...


  • Fuji Electric, DENSO, Toyota Tsusho, FamilyMart, Takamiya, and Yamato Transport to Conduct Demonstration Test of Energy Management Systems for Commercial Facilities in Fukuoka, Japan

    Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., DENSO Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, FamilyMart Co., Ltd., Takamiya Corporation, and Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. will jointly conduct a demonstration test in Kita Kyushu City, Fukuoka, Japan, for the development of aBuilding Energy Management System (BEMS), which will help realize "smart stores" that will contribute to leveling regional electric load, creating a ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • 3Com officially endorses the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres

    The EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres aims to stimulate data centre operators and owners to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective manner without harming the mission-critical function of the data centre. 3Com today announced that it is becoming an Endorser of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centre, which commits 3Com to supporting the code and other participants through the development of ...


    By RealWire

  • EPA to conduct first five-year review of Hudson River PCB cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. The purpose of this five-year review, which is legally required under the ...

  • Electric vehicle consumer survey

    Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were first commercially available in 2010, and by 2012 their numbers had grown significantly, with many auto manufacturers adding new models to their fleets. A number of auto manufacturers are electrifying their fleets with new models. In the United States, sales of electric vehicles are estimated to reach 47,966 in 2012. Pike Research anticipates the category ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • `Data Privacy and the Smart Grid: A Voluntary Code of Conduct` Now Available

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) and the Federal Smart Grid Task Force have facilitated a multi-stakeholder process to develop a Voluntary Code of Conduct (VCC) for utilities and third parties that addresses privacy related to data enabled by smart grid technologies. The final Data Privacy and the Smart Grid: A Voluntary Code of Conduct is now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ComEd Conducting Illinois` First Community Energy Storage Pilot

    ComEd recently announced the launch of a pilot project to test the use of battery storage technology to reduce the impact of power outages in residential areas where customers experience service interruptions, particularly in extreme weather events. ComEd's Community Energy Storage (CES) pilot is being conducted in Beecher, Ill., approximately 40 miles south of Chicago. The pilot will focus on ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • HemiPleat® Conductive Dust Collector Filter Provides Static Dissipation, High Performance

    A new HemiPleat® dust collector filter from Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) combines high filtration efficiency, long service life, and energy-efficient performance with conductive properties. The manufacturer uses a special carbon-impregnated media designed for use where conveyed dusts generate static charges that require dissipation. Applications include fumed silica dust; plastic, ...

  • Stantec to conduct landmark ecological study for offshore wind siting

    Environmental consulting and engineering firm Stantec has announced its plans to launch a significant pilot study focused on evaluating bat and bird movements off the coast of Maine. The project, the first phase of which will run from late July through October this year, will collect data on migration patterns of bats and birds in the Gulf of Maine and represents the first such study of its kind ...


  • Reinventing copper extraction with electricity

    Original story at MIT News Copper is so valuable that its theft from worksites and power substations has become a national problem. Replacing the lost copper with new metal produced by the traditional method of cooking copper sulfide ores requires a multistep process to extract the copper and produces troublesome ...

  • DOE Webinar on Smart Grid Data Privacy: A Voluntary Code of Conduct

    On Wednesday, December 11, 2014, from 1 - 4 p.m. ET, the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability in coordination with the Federal Smart Grid Task Force will conduct a webinar to conclude the development phase of a Voluntary Code of Conduct (VCC) related to privacy of customer energy usage data for utilities and third parties. The webinar will summarize changes made to the VCC ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ESS Conducts H2 Gas Test at Coca-Cola Factory in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Environmental Source Samplers, Inc. (ESS) continues growth in the Asian market with recent air emissions and ambient test programs for clients in Vietnam. ESS most recently secured a contract to sample for hydrogen gas at the Coca-Cola factory in Hanoi. The project was conducted in October 2013 and led by ESS President Mark Looney, QSTI.   ESS sampled for H2 gas at multiple ...

  • Multiferroics - Making a switch the electric way

    Multiferroics are materials in which unique combinations  of electric and magnetic properties can simultaneously coexist. They are  potential cornerstones in future magnetic data storage and spintronic  devices provided a simple and fast way can be found to turn their  electric and magnetic properties on and off. In a promising new  development, researchers with the U.S. ...

  • JUMO CTI-750, Inductive conductivity measurement - new options meet customers` wishes

    At the beginning of 2006, JUMO GmbH & Co. KG, Fulda, Germany, launched a transmitter for electrolytic conductivity, concentration and temperature, which incorporates the inductive measurement principle. Since then, the transmitter has become extremely popular with all customers. Price and performance perfectly match market requirements. Its “smaller brother”, the JUMO CTI-500, has ...


    By JUMO

  • Eco Power Solutions Conducts Tours of its Louisville Technology Center During 2012 Coal-Gen Conference

     Eco Power Solutions, the leading provider of advanced multi-pollutant emissions control systems, is offering tours of its Technology Center on Wednesday, August 15th, as part of the 2012 Coal-Gen Conference (August 15-17, 2012). Opened in 2010, the Technology Center in Louisville gives visitors the chance to see the COMPLY 2000™, theworld's most ...


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