Articles by tag: solar panels

Is There a Clear Winner in the Debate Between Solar Cars and Electric Vehicles?

As the world works to lower greenhouse gas emissions, the debate between solar cars and electric vehicles is heating up. While electric vehicles are steadily gaining popularity, solar panel cars are a relatively new concept. So, how do they work? These vehicles are equipped with solar panels that absorb energy produced by the sun and […]

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Modernizing Power Grids Using Intelligent, Data-driven Technologies at the Edge

Fueled by increases in ecommerce and the number of devices that require electricity, the demand for reliable, renewable, and sustainable sources of electricity is increasing worldwide. In this episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” Intel’s Adam Berniger and Prithpal Khajuria join Justin Honore to discuss the challenges facing energy producers and how Intel, […]

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How Renewable Energy Can Help Build a More Resilient Power Grid

In February of 2021, a state of emergency engulfed Texas due to an unprecedented winter storm resulting in complete power grid failure. Over 10 million people went without power at the height of the crisis – the result was a deep freeze that entered people’s homes, leaving them in the dark with no heat and […]

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How to Choose the Right Home Power Backup Plan

There are a lot of power issues popping up on the grid, including rolling brownouts and blackouts, storms and outages. With these dangers on the horizon, it’s essential to have a backup option for your home or business. Today, we’re taking a look at several backup energy options, like generators, solar panels and other […]

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Cost Savings Poised To Drive Even More Solar Expansion

If you’ve been thinking of going solar, there might not be a better time than the present. Recent reporting out of Bloomberg found that joining the ranks of solar users is as cheap a proposition as it’s ever been, with equipment manufacturers finding cost savings up and down their operations and leaps in technology powering […]

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The Rising Popularity and Benefits of Using Glass in Building Projects

On this episode of Element Sessions, an Element Designs podcast, Nelson Wills, vice president of business development, and Sahaj Patel, president of Triton Glass, LLC, joined host Geoffrey Short to discuss the rising popularity of glass use in building projects. Wills noted office spaces are becoming more open with less emphasis on private offices. […]

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UPS is Moving Forward with Autonomous Vehicles and Tesla Relaunches Its Solar Company

This is the B2B Shortlist for Wednesday, August 21st, with Geoffrey Short. UPS confirmed that it has been actively hauling cargo autonomously since May of this year on a 115 mile stretch in Arizona. This news comes as UPS also announced a minority investment in the self-driving truck startup TuSimple. The United States Postal […]

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Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
February 26, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of school security, Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., emphasizes the importance of innovative technologies and strategies to safeguard students, teachers, and staff. From visitor management systems to advanced surveillance technology, educational institutions are continuously seeking new ways to enhance security measures and respond effectively to potential threats. One […]

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Efficiency Amplified: Automatic Prior Authorizations for Seamless Care
February 23, 2024

Navigating the labyrinth of healthcare bureaucracy, particularly the prior authorization process, presents a significant challenge for both providers and patients. This process, which is designed to control healthcare costs, often ends up delaying critical care. Could the efficiency of healthcare delivery improve if hospitals with a consistent record of approved claims were granted automatic […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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