Liquid Wind selects Worley to design first eMethanol plant

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Worley is a leading supplier of engineering, procurement and construction services and will support designing a facility concept that can be efficiently replicated to establish 500 eMethanol plants by 2050.

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US designates Graphite One Project as “High-Priority Infrastructure Project”

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announced that it received notice on 15 January 2021 that its Alaska-based Graphite Creek Project has been designated a High-Priority Infrastructure Project (HPIP) by the US Government’s Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Committee (FPISC). Canada-based Graphite One Inc.

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New EV Rate Design – Final Adjudication from PURA

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The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has released the final version of the EV Rate Design This program provides incentives for off-peak and managed charging, subsidies for EV chargers, and make-ready (bringing the electricity to where.

Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered Kielmax container feeder design

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This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design.

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Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

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Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology. The design also supports fully customizable features to meet the vessel design requirements with the future in mind.

Fraunhofer IFF team designing hydrogen factory of the future

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer IFF in Germany are designing the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain—a hydrogen factory of the future.

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Bye Aerospace unveils 8-seat all-electric eFlyer 800; Safran supporting propulsion design

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Building upon our successful cooperation on eFlyer 2 and eFlyer 4, we are very proud to bring our best expertise to support Bye Aerospace in the design of the new eFlyer 800. Bye Aerospace announced an eight-seat all-electric twin turbo-prop class airplane, the eFlyer 800.

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Trinity, TOTAL researchers design new molecules that boost fuel efficiency

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Researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s and TOTAL have designed , synthesized and tested new additives that increase fuel efficiency. An innovative and informed methodology for the rational design and testing of anti-knock additives is reported.

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Lotus unveils E-R9 next-generation EV endurance racer design study

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Lotus unveiled the E-R9, a new design study for a next-generation pure electric endurance racer that could be on the starting grid of circuits around the world for the 2030 season. Visually it was brought to life by the Lotus Design team, led by Russell Carr, Design Director for Lotus.

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Hyundai upgrades design and performance of XCIENT fuel cell truck for global expansion

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The upgraded heavy-duty XCIENT features design and performance updates. Hyundai Motor Company released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen.

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AqualisBraemar LOC joins HYSEAS III hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project for vessel design

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CMAL) to partner in designing a hydrogen fuel-cell sea-going passenger and car ferry—a first for Europe. The ferry will be designed around the requirements of Shapinsay in Orkney where hydrogen fuel is generated through wind power.

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Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery-powered ferries

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The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions ferries. The orders with Wärtsilä for the design and the equipment were placed in April 2020. Included in the design concept is the optimization of energy consumption.

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Toyota introduces second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle as design and technology flagship

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For 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai, originally offered in 2016, as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

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Drive System Design presents design methodology for accommodating future uncertainty in EV powertrain design: ePOP

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UK-based automotive engineering specialist Drive System Design (DSD) will present a system-level approach for EV powertrain design in a paper at the 17 th CTI China Symposium in Shanghai from 23-25 September. Our system approach to the design of EV powertrains helps to future-proof them against the uncertainties that lie ahead.

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Volkswagen using AR to design new production lines in Chattanooga

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The system helps designers see not just individual parts, but how existing and future equipment could interact in a real environment. As we integrate new models into the existing factory, we need to make sure our virtual design data matches the reality in the plant.

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Kia reveals new design philosophy and full images of its first dedicated BEV: EV6

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Kia Corporation revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere later this month. Power to Progress builds on the brand’s current design strengths.

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The evolving nature of EV battery design

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Designing the EV battery of the future: why one size no longer fits all

RINA and SDARI to develop methanol/ammonia fueled tanker design

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RINA, a global classification society, and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) have signed a Joint Development Project Agreement to develop a ship design capable of being fueled by either ammonia or methanol. Within the Agreement, SDARI will focus on the ship concept development and design while RINA will verify the compliance with the applicable rules, including those for the use of alternative fuels.

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Drive System Design expands electrified powertrain test facilities

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UK-based electrified powertrain engineering consultancy Drive System Design (DSD) announced a strategic expansion of its test facilities, adding two further test cells for high-performance hybrid axles and e-machines.

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Pininfarina will help design Hercules Alpha electric pickup

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The Italian design firm Pininfarina will help design the Hercules Alpha electric pickup truck as well as other products, Detroit-based startup Hercules Electric Vehicles announced Tuesday in a press release.

PNNL-led team designs highly active cobalt-based PGM-free catalyst for fuel cells

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A multi-institutional research team led by materials scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has designed a highly active and durable catalyst that doesn’t rely on costly platinum group metals (PGM) to spur the necessary chemical reaction.

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Ulstein introduces second hydrogen vessel design: J102 hydrogen hybrid wind turbine installation vessel

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Ulstein has introduced its second hydrogen hybrid vessel design for the offshore industry. Most new jack-up designs feature a battery hybrid system in addition to diesel gen sets, with a future option for hydrogen-powered fuel cell systems, Ulstein said.

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CARB designing Sustainable Transportation Equity Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is designing the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project Program, and will hold its second program design workgroup in Los Angeles later this month. STEP is in the early stages of program design. STEP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community resident’s transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects.

Toyota Research Institute shares design source files to help advance the field of soft robotics

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The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is helping to accelerate the field of soft robotics by sharing the design source files and full build instruction for its innovative domestic robot hands.

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Stena Bulk unveils concept vessel design for electric, modular hybrid bulk carrier: InfinityMAX

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Leading tanker shipping company Stena Bulk unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design for zero-carbon, multi-modal shipping. Collapsible wing sails and a shark skin hull have also been incorporated in the concept design to significantly improve efficiency.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils EQT electric minivan with interesting design

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Mercedes-Benz today unveiled its EQT concept electric minivan with an interesting design, but the electric version has only a vague timeline to production. more… The post Mercedes-Benz unveils EQT electric minivan with interesting design appeared first on Electrek.

Electric Tug Design Features Autonomous Technology

EV Obssesion

Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric U.S. The Crowley design, powered by the expertise of recently integrated subsidiary Jensen Maritime, leverages a large electric battery system and power-saving […].

Novel Li-S cathode design significantly improves performance of next-generation battery

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A team led by Professor Cheong Ying Chan at Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology (HKUST) Energy Institute, has proposed a novel cathode design concept for lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery that substantially improves the performance of this kind of promising next-generation battery.

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Honda receives type designation for Level 3 automated driving in Japan

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has received the required type designation for Level 3 automated driving from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). Honda Motor Co.,

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Researchers design nanoparticles for cost-effective hydrogen production process

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Researchers at the U of A have designed nanoparticles that act as catalysts, making the process of water electrolysis more efficient. Researchers at the University of Arkansas, with colleagues from Brookhaven National Lab and Argonne National Lab, have found that nanoparticles composed of nickel and iron are more effective and efficient than other more costly materials when used as catalysts in the production of hydrogen fuel through water electrolysis.

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Brown research provides new design principle for water-splitting catalysts

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This explains the unique reactivity of Pt that is missed by conventional Sabatier analyses and suggests true design criteria for nonprecious alternatives. What this tells us is that looking for this Goldilocks binding energy isn’t the right design principle for the high activity region.

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Mathematically-designed graphene has improved electrocatalytic activity for hydrogen production

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They designed a mathematically-predicted graphene electrocatalyst, and confirmed its performance using high resolution electrochemical microscopy and computational modelling. An international research group has improved graphene’s ability to catalyze the hydrogen evolution reaction, which releases hydrogen as a result of passing an electronic current through water.

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Volvo Technology Award for wave piston design

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The Volvo Group’s new truck engines are more fuel efficient as a result of their new piston design which adds waves to the piston crown to improve the use of oxygen. The new wave design has now been patented. It must be possible to manufacture any new design cost-effectively in order for it to be used in production vehicles. This was followed by thousands of hours of testing to refine the design and verify the durability of the new concept.

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DARPA selects teams to develop propulsion design, spacecraft concepts for demonstrating on-orbit Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) system

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Track A will entail the preliminary design of an NTP reactor and propulsion subsystem concept. Track B will produce an Operational System (OS) spacecraft concept to meet mission objectives and design a Demonstration System (DS) spacecraft concept.

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Drive System Design optimizes in-house tool to identify best electrified propulsion systems for e-mobility applications

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Drive System Design (DSD), a company specializing in the rapid engineering and development of electrified propulsion systems and associated technologies, has made significant enhancements to the latest generation of its proprietary Electrified Powertrain Optimization Process ( ePOP ).

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Tesla seeking 56% cut in $/kWh, $25K EV in three years through manufacturing and design innovations

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55Musk and Baglino described five major battery manufacturing sub-areas in which Tesla is developing new technology: Cell design. Cell design. Such a design also enables massive simplification in the factory, with a 35% reduction in floorspace.

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Stanford team proposes new design strategy for electrolytes for lithium metal batteries

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Stanford University scientists have proposed a design strategy for electrolytes that enable anode-free Li metal batteries with single-solvent single-salt formations at standard concentrations.

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Honda R&D partners with Autodesk to use AM and generative design to reduce weight of crankshaft

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To achieve a reductive design, the structure and materials used in every part must be scrutinized. Over the long history of engine development, the crankshaft design had become a foregone conclusion. The team continued its work and designed a second-lot model.

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REE partners with Iochpe-Maxion on exclusive wheel and chassis designs for modular EV platform

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The REE platform provides customers full design freedom to create the broadest range of EV and autonomous vehicles.

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MINI Electric gets updated design and technology

Discover EV

As well as a significant exterior design refresh including a new, exclusive EV trim level, the incredibly popular hatch has been given a once-over inside and some new toys The MINI Electric has been given a makeover both inside and out with the release of a new, facelifted version.

Toyota Research Institute commits $36M over four years for accelerated materials design & discovery with university partners

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is committing another $36 million to its Accelerated Materials Design and Discovery (AMDD) collaborative university research program over the next four years. In early 2017, TRI announced the formation of AMDD and launched the program with the mission of using AI to find new materials for emissions free mobility. The total scope of the initial investment was $35 million over four years with multiple university partners.

$25,000 Tesla: Design Boss Wants You To Lead Chinese Design Team

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Tesla created a cool video ad announcing it's searching for someone to lead its new Chinese design team

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Volvo Cars invests in designing and developing electric motors in-house

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Volvo Cars says that it is making significant investments that allow for the in-house design and development of electric motors for the next generation of Volvo models, as the company continues to move towards becoming a fully electric car maker.

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