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FCHEA announced new look for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Safety Report, a bi-monthly electronic publication which provides information on hydrogen and fuel cell regulations, codes, standards, and related safety information. Re-launched website features modern design and greater functionality, including keyword searching and a new calendar that allows users to add events, meetings, deadlines, and... Read More
Combination of technological innovation, a growing domestic supply chain, and supportive state policies, is helping the United States stay ahead in the world fuel cell race, according to State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2015, a new report from FCHEA, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Report finds that for the sixth year in... Read More
By integrating metal organic framework materials—a new class of highly porous crystalline material—with optical fibers, researchers from Victoria University and Monash University, Australia, have co-developed a highly sensitive chemical sensor based on optical fiber coated with thin film of specific MOF (namely, UiO-66). Sensor could be used for real-time detection of heavy organic... Read More
Integrating automatic self-cleaning filter, Filtration System utilizes proprietary sensor technology that measures build-up of solids electronically and automatically activates valve to purge them. Because technology allows one-pass low micron filtration, requiring no backwash or crossflow, high and variable solids are automatically concentrated and purged in process. This facilitates solids... Read More
Intended for sheet-fed inkjet presses that use pigment aqueous inks, Triumph™ Coated Ultra Brite-Matte High-Speed Inkjet Paper features brightness and opacity of 96 and 98, respectively, ensuring optimized image contrast and minimized show-through. Paper is available in 7 pt (160 GSM, 278 PPI) matte finish sheets with quick-dry surface that provides smear resistance. Pure-white color offers... Read More
On April 12, 2016, AAMA will hold webinar to discuss the role of daylighting in current energy and sustainable codes, as well as advanced building design, daylighting strategies and methods, and science behind the measurements. Vice president of product enterprise for Solatube International, Inc., Neall Digert, Ph.D., MIES, will lead the 1-hour webinar beginning at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Session is... Read More
Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Lithium-Ion Batteries and Extensive Engine Options on Display GREENVILLE, N.C. – THINK PERFORMANCE is a top priority for Hyster Company. This unrivaled commitment to deliver a broad range of high performance solutions will be on display in Hyster booth #2927 at MODEX 2016. From hydrogen fuel cell-powered lift trucks, to lithium-ion batteries to the company’s extensive... Read More
Letter sent by biofuel trade associations to Senate and House leaders, Senate Committee on Finance leaders, and House Ways and Means Committee leaders asked for multiyear extension of advanced biofuel tax credits. Said letter contends that short-term expiration of tax incentives jeopardizes long-term investment "necessary" for advanced biofuels. As advocated for by BIOs' Brent Erickson... Read More
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At launch meeting held at U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory, scientists and engineers of CaloriCool™ materials research consortium began planning necessary steps for improving energy efficiency of refrigeration technology by 20%–30% within 10 years. Intent on using caloric materials for cooling, those scientists and engineers face challenging questions regarding clean... Read More
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Lift trucks powered by innovative power solutions enable new levels of energy efficiency and productivity, built to meet operational challenges with maximum uptime, flexibility and ease of use. At MODEX 2016 booth #3147, Yale Materials Handling Corporation features its comprehensive suite of alternative power solutions, including lithium-ion battery technology, hydrogen fuel... Read More
According to researchers at NREL, a finely tuned carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric power generator that captures and uses waste heat. Research could help guide the manufacture of thermoelectric devices based on either single-walled carbon nanotube films or composites containing these nanotubes. The research, "Tailored Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Networks... Read More
As part of the Obama Administration’s ongoing commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, EPA is launching a new voluntary partnership program—with 41 founding partner companies in the oil and gas sector. Methane Challenge Program will provide partner companies with a platform to make company-wide commitments to cut emissions from sources within their operations by... Read More
U.S. EPA announced winners of Phase I of Nutrient Recycling Challenge, which tasks participants with finding affordable technologies that can help farmers manage nutrients, create valuable products, and protect the environment. From 75 concept papers received, EPA selected 34 to continue to Phase II: Also, 34 selected submissions were invited to Nutrient Recycling Challenge DC Summit, in... Read More
Flux Adds Sales and Operations Directors to Guide Launch of First-Ever UL 2271-Listed Lithium-ion Alternative to Lead-Acid Batteries for Walkie Pallet Jack ForkliftsApr 06, 2016
- LiFT Packs Have Garnered Interest of Large, Material Handling-Intensive Companies Because of Improved Performance and Safety with Lower Environmental Impact and Total Cost - VISTA, Calif. – Flux Power Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: FLUX), a developer of advanced lithium batteries for industrial applications including electric forklifts, today announced the appointment of Steve Dickson as Director of... Read More
Industry experts from Dow showcase new rheology modifiers and other innovations developed to solve industry challenges PHILADELPHIA – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is answering the dynamic needs of coatings formulators, manufacturers, regulators and applicators with the latest innovations to help solve their most critical challenges at the 2016 American Coatings SHOW April 12-14, 2016 at... Read More
U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) launched its Energy Materials Network (EMN). By strengthening and facilitating industry access to scientific and technical advanced materials innovation resources available at DOE's National Labs, this initiative aims to provide American entrepreneurs and manufacturers with advantages in global race for clean energy. EMN will focus, leveraging $40 million in... Read More
Perle supplies IIoT hardware for a more secure, reliable and cost effective low carbon energy system NASHVILLE, TN – More capacity for renewable power, in the form of Solar, Wind, Hydro and Geothermal is added each year than coal, natural gas and oil combined. However, the Renewable Energy sector faces pressure to improve profitability and productivity as it continues to scale globally. For... Read More
Minnesota National Guard's New Training Facility Meets Security, Sustainability Goals with Wausau's and Tubelite's ProductsApr 05, 2016
Wausau, Wisconsin – The Minnesota National Guard’s new 64,000-square-foot, $17 million Arden Hills Army Training Site (AHATS) readiness center earned LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Contributing to its sustainability and security goals, the project features Wausau Window and Wall Systems’ blast hazard-mitigating curtainwall and window systems, plus Tubelite... Read More
CleanBox Compact S, CleanBox Maxi, and CleanBox Mega , intended for use with cleaning agents CB 100/100 ALU, enable companies to replace toxic solvents with safer alternative and improves cleaning and degreasing efficacy for regular, large, and over-sized industrial parts. Compact S and Maxi are available in heated versions to increase cleaning efficiencies and non-heated versions for room... Read More
Looking for alternative to silver and lead oxide, scientists at NREL and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have focused on identifying the silver-contact reaction mechanism that occurs during manufacturing of silicon-based photovoltaic cells. Process involves silver paste screen-printed onto silicon wafer and then quickly fired in belt furnace at 750–800°C. Their paper, "The formation... Read More