This CAD Program Can Design New Organisms

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We believe that a key enabling technology in this quest is a computer-aided design (CAD) program for genome editing, which our organization is launching this week at the. What's more, current genomic design software requires human experts to predict the effect of edits.

UMD, Army Researchers design new electrolyte enabling high energy density rechargeable Mg and Ca batteries

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This work provides a versatile electrolyte design strategy for divalent metal batteries. The electrolyte design not only prevented the corrosion process, but it also significantly increased the reaction kinetics of both the anode and the cathode, boosting the battery’s overall performance.


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Grand Designs Live Event

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myenergi set to exhibit next-gen tech at Grand Designs Live Event in Birmingham. myenergi, pioneer of the world’s first eco-smart EV charging device, is set to exhibit its next-generation product range at Grand Designs Live. Grand Designs Live 2021. Grand Designs Live.

GM reveals new Ultium Drive EV motors designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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Designed by GM, the 180kW front-drive motor, 255kW rear- and front-drive motor and 62kW all-wheel drive assist motor are part of Ultium Drive. The motors were built as a scalable family, sharing design principles as well as similar tooling and manufacturing strategies.

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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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Arafura Resources awards engineering design contract for Nolans NdPr project to Hatch

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This next phase of the project will see front end engineering design (FEED) works completed over the next 9 months to advance engineering and equipment procurement. Updating the overall project control budget and schedule to reflect the final design and tender submissions and to support FID.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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Tesla opens Model Y Design Studio for United Kingdom


Tesla has officially opened the Online Design Studio for Model Y customers in the United Kingdom and expects deliveries to begin in early 2022. The Model Y Design Studio for the United Kingdom only offers the five-seat Model Y interior as of right now. The Design Studio for the U.K.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

SAKOR Technologies provides new dynamometer system to U of Houston for testing electric motor, inverter & control system designs

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SAKOR Technologies provided the University of Houston’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a dynamometer test system designed to test motor and inverter designs for use in hybrid and electric vehicle applications.

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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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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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

Tesla discloses Cybertruck design influences in fascinating new patent


Tesla has obtained today a design patent for the Cybertruck, and the patent application references several interesting prior designs that could have influenced Tesla’s unique design.

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New EV Rate Design Released by PURA

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Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) Directs Utilities to Offer EV Charging Incentives The final rate design adjudication was released on July 14th.

Drive System Design showcases the toolsets and test capabilities for next generation of EVs

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Electrified powertrain engineering consultancy Drive System Design (DSD) will highlight its simulation, optimization and test capabilities created in response to the significant increase in demand for EV electric drive system development, at the Cenex-LCV event at Millbrook this week. —David Kelly, Director, Drive System Design.

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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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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.

Bloom Energy receives DNV AiP for initial design for SOFC-powered LNG carrier; ABS verification as alternative power source

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In conjunction with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), the companies’ initial design for an engineless, fuel-cell-powered liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV, a premier international maritime classification society. SHI and Bloom Energy first announced plans in 2019 to design and develop fuel cell-powered ships. Bloom Energy has hit two key milestones on its path to decarbonize shipping.

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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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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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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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DOE launches design & construction of $75M grid energy storage research facility at PNNL

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has begun work on the Grid Storage Launchpad (GSL), a $75-million facility located at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington that will boost clean energy adaptation and accelerate the development and deployment of long-duration, low-cost grid energy storage.

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NuScale Power receives US NRC design approval for small modular reactor

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The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) completed the Phase 6 review—the last and final phase—of the Design Certification Application (DCA) for NuScale Power’s small modular reactor (SMR) and issued the Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER). The FSER represents completion of the technical review and approval of the NuScale SMR design. The review process demonstrated both the simplicity of NuScale’s SMR design and the thoroughness of the company’s application.

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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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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.