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What’s That Sound?

If you hear any noise, this material you will enjoy Researchers at Boston University’s College of Engineering may have just made big strides in noise abatement solutions, something that involves new industrial materials and could have application in both the HVAC and plant sectors. A noise-blocking, mathematically driven, ring that silences sound without blocking airflow […]

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Batteries (And Insurance) Included

Oregon’s ESS, Inc. signs novel 10-year agreement with Munich Re A German insurer became the first company to offer long-term insurance on large-scale battery and energy storage, it announced last week. Munich Re, an insurance group based in the German city of the same name, signed a 10-year contract with U.S. battery manufacturer ESS Inc., […]

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Mersen Scopes a Record

Electrical equipment company chosen for largest telescope project Mersen, the manufacturer of electrical power equipment and advanced materials, has announced that it will be taking part in the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) project run by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), helping to complete the fifth and final mirror for this giant future telescope, which is […]

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FAA Grounds Boeing MAX

Delayed decision ultimately grounds 74 U.S. airliners Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 jets, of which there are 74 models currently functional in three United States airlines, have been grounded by order of the Federal Aviation Administration. The questionably delayed order came Wednesday afternoon, over three days after fatal safety flaws were found on […]

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ICC’s New Additions

The woman-owned small business is proving to be a force with job creation ICC International, the industrial commutator experts from Maryville, Tenn., added eight new employees to its ranks in the past 30 days. Not only is it always special to see job creation in our industries, but EA readers familiar with this company will […]

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3M Xcels

Another “campus” green-light, but this one could be bigger Renewable energy integration can be found in many forms these days. While state and city governments have been some of the most visible bodies to make significant green commitments, getting both thorough grid integration with large utilities and awareness and willingness from residential consumers can prove […]

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‘Virtually’ All is Ashes

Coal ash pollution survey finds 91% rate from power plant groundwater In what it considers the “first comprehensive, national study of coal ash pollution”, a left-wing think tank produced a four-year report March 4 containing harrowing results. The sum of these is that power plant groundwater monitoring data revealed unsafe levels of toxic pollutants 91 […]

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Electric Vehicles Get an Oncor

A Texas utility prepares for the EV invasion Texas’ largest utility, Oncor, just indicated a major preparation in its grid planning that is primarily to compensate for the impending influx of electric vehicles. Oncor, which serves more than 10 million people in the Dallas area, expects large EVs could be cost competitive with traditional gas-fueled […]

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Induction Burners in the Kitchen

A look at ‘new’ technology derived from standard science A transforming kitchen environment is seeing the use of induction burners instead of old-fashioned stoves. As a recent Fast Company article highlighted through the lens of Chicago’s own Alinea restaurant, the “back of the house” is now the most high-tech part of the restaurant in a […]

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Motor Repair Market

The latest report on the motor repair industry A new report from Dublin’s Research and Markets provides the latest breakdown of the motor repair and maintenance market, including the most profitable sectors, businesses, and valuation as of the close of 2018, while also projecting these variables for the next five years. The report, entitled Motor […]

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