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Gravity Stabilizes the Grid

06/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Gravity is the power behind a commercial-scale rail energy storage project to be sited in southern Nevada. The 50 MW scheme is expected to provide 12....
Views: 131, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/25/2016 by Rixter

Renewables and Negative Energy Prices

05/16/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
For most of Sunday, May 8, German energy providers paid consumers to use electricity. Thanks to an unusually sunny and windy day, the country's rene...
Pathfinder Tags: Energy Renewable wind power
Views: 276, Comments: 7
Last comment 05/23/2016 by Bayes
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Water & Wastewater Systems

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Plastic Bag Filters Water on the Cheap

06/23/2016 by HUSH
Clean drinking water is an issue no matter where you live. In the U.S., news headlines have been filled with stories of lead, PFOA and other contamina...
Pathfinder Tags: filtration sustainability water treatment
Views: 157, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/23/2016 by SolarEagle

Rain Gardens: Grass Roots Projects for Storm Water Management

06/17/2016 by BestInShow
Civic infrastructure – roads, bridges, sewer systems—is the purview of government. Individuals wouldn’t think of throwing up a new T...
Pathfinder Tags: bioswale rain garden storm water
Views: 113, Comments: 0
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E&E Exchange

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Air Pollution Linked to Heart Disease

06/02/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
It may seem obvious, but air pollution really does affect our health. Many parts of the U.S. experienced some pretty hot days in the last couple week...
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Just What (or Whom) Are We “Sustaining?”

05/31/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
In a previous post I discussed the founders of the original Earth Day predicted that our 21^st-century world would be devoid of any and all animal...
Pathfinder Tags: ecology Environment sustainability
Views: 185, Comments: 5
Last comment 06/02/2016 by James Stewart
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Environmental Technology

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Ocean-Powered Electricity?

02/03/2016 by HUSH
Where I live, gasoline is less than $2 per gallon, and it seems like this price will hold steady for the immediate future. It's a small victory, for...
Pathfinder Tags: hydropower ocean power generation turbine
Views: 358, Comments: 16
Last comment 02/09/2016 by Mr. small

Waterbug Bot Energized by Pollutants

01/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The small machine pictured is an energetically autonomous robot, or more correctly, a prototype Row-bot. Armed with a microbial fuel cell in its stom...
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
Pathfinder Tags: adhesives education electronics emissions pollution control ...
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IHS Introduces New PEV Index

07/27/2015 posted in Automotive Technology
by joekroog
The sails of electric vehicles have caught a warm breeze. The accelerating growth of this segment from special tax incentives, stricter regulations,...
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Last comment 07/30/2015 by Unredundant

Shale Gas, Tight Oil, Carbon Emissions and You

06/29/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Methinks, yet again, there is change blowing in the wind. US President Barack Obama presented his plan for reducing carbon emissions to thwart clim...
Pathfinder Tags: carbon emissions Coal Fired Power Plants Economics Shale Gas Tight Oil
Views: 919, Comments: 21
Last comment 11/09/2015 by machia0705

Getting the Lead OUT!

05/05/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
There is U.S. federal legislation slated to take effect on January 4, 2014 that will improve drinking water quality once again. Such changes may happe...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI 61 lead free lead in drinking water NSF 372 NSF 61
Views: 795, Comments: 40
Last comment 05/12/2013 by Anonymous Hero

And the Ground Beneath Our Feet, It Shifted

04/07/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
"Game On" is the title; "all in" is the message. The article is a LinkedIn posting made by Jeff Immelt, the now long-tenured chairman of venerable Gen...
Pathfinder Tags: Immelt industrial revolution Maker Movement Oklahoma Shale Gas ...
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