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Energy storage batteries face biggest test in California

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From the perspective of both renewable-energy advocates and electric utilities, grid-scale energy storage offers many potential benefits. By storing energy in battery packs for later use, energy storage can make intermittent renewable sources like solar and wind into more reliable forms of power. It also helps utilities "balance" the gird by.

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FLAC project seeks 40-80% weight reduction in automotive components through 3D printing

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Engineers at The University of Nottingham are developing lightweight automotive components using new additive manufacturing processes to boost vehicle fuel efficiency, while cutting noise and CO 2 emissions as part of the Functional Lattices for Automotive Components ( FLAC ) project. Nottingham’s share of the funding is £368,286 (US$456,000).

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TxDOT, TTI sign MOU to test connected and automated vehicle technologies in Texas

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) recently co-signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to begin testing connected and automated vehicle (CV/AV) technologies on the state highway system. The safety of all motorists is the deciding factor in everything TxDOT does. Brief