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Inside Formula E’s push for ever-better electric motors with Andretti and...

Even a tiny difference in the position of a sensor can make all the difference.

Homebrew crypto SNAFU on electrical grid sees GE rush patches

Boffins turned up hard-coded password in ancient controllers General Electric is pushing patches for protection relay bugs that, if exploited, could open up transmission systems to a grid-scale attack.…

Hajime, the mysterious evolving botnet

Hajime (meaning ‘beginning’ in Japanese) is an IoT worm that was first mentioned on 16 October 2016 in a public report by RapidityNetworks.
In this blogpost we outline some of the recent ‘improvements’ to Hajime, some techniques that haven’t been made public, and some statistics about infected IoT devices.

310-mile range and 320kW: 2019’s Audi e-tron Sportback

The powertrain looks great, but we're not sure about the styling.

Telsa recalls 53,000 vehicles built in 2016 over faulty parking brake

Quality and reliability problems continue to plague the electric car maker.

Like disappearing ink, but cooler: Laser-powered invisible images demonstrated

The image is only revealed if the right color laser is shone on surface.

New hybrid plant combines batteries with gas turbine to cut pollution...

After Aliso Canyon leak, state ordered utilities to fund alternatives.

Microgrids: Energy independence (and money saved) for companies

At the end of a heavily wooded, sparse industrial park in Andover, Mass., sits the North American headquarters and R&D center for Schneider Electric, which earlier this month unveiled its own campus power microgrid.The microgrid for the global energy management conglomerate is expected to produce 520,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per year, or 10 percent of Schneider Electric’s power needs.
It’s also expected to reduce its energy costs by 20 percent.[ Control your storage requirements by eliminating data redundancy.
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Perhaps more importantly, the microgrid incorporates a natural gas generator as an anchor resource, allowing solar panels to operate during grid outages to maintain critical operations.
In the event of a power outage, a lithium-ion battery storage system would provide up to 100KW of power for an hour.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Tesla’s electric semi will be revealed in September, CEO says

Little else is known except that this vehicle is happening.

Tesla is worth more than General Motors or Ford

At more than $311 a share, Wall Street pegs Tesla as the most valuable US automaker.

Adidas wants to sell 100,000 3-D printed sneakers

A personalized shoe that can “adjust the strength, durability, and the shape.”

Amazon will replace some of its electric forklifts with hydrogen fuel...

The deal with Plug Power is good news for a faltering hydrogen fuel cell economy.