Powerboats are going green and getting quiet

A powerboat speeds along blue water, leaving a white wake.

By Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 3/3/2022. Many years ago, I visited a boat and outdoor equipment dealer in rural New England and asked if they sold canoes. The answer, delivered with a sarcastic tone, was, “We don’t sell anything unless it pollutes the air or water, preferably both.” Outboard motors have long been accused of … Read more

Floors of the Future Will Harness Energy from Our Steps

New Flooring Tech Generates Electricity Through Your Footsteps Futurism, October 31, 2016 Pavegen, a British clean-tech company, is taking an innovative approach to sustainability by generating energy from something that most people do every day: walk. The technology is basically a multifunctional, custom flooring system that is outfitted with a wireless transmitter, which allows the data … Read more

The Emergence of the Digital Power Plant Era

digital-power-plant

How digital power plant tech can help utilities get the most from their assets Utility Dive, October 19, 2015. Image credit: geralt As policymakers push the integration of more variable renewable generation, the need to balance supply and demand on the grid in the most clean and efficient manner will only grow. While storage offers one … Read more