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Florida power and light focused on improving energy grid

The pandemic dramatically increased America’s reliance on the energy grid. We are now working more comfortably from home, traveling more sustainably in electric vehicles and seeing more of the world through smarter devices thanks to readily available plug-in power. It’s easy to take the infrastructure that brings us these wonders for granted. But as the […]

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Lewis Hamilton avoids Azerbaijan GP grid place penalty from FIA after investigation

Lewis Hamilton has been cleared of wrongdoing and will not be punished by the FIA despite having been summoned to the stewards at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix for allegedly driving unnecessarily slowly during qualifying in Baku. Hamilton was involved in an incident with Lando Norris at the end of Q2 which angered the McLaren pitwall […]

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Japan Is Dropping a Gargantuan Turbine Into The Ocean to Harness ‘Limitless’ Energy

Deep beneath the waves there’s a source of power quite unlike any other. To tap into it, Japanese engineers have constructed a true leviathan, a beast capable of withstanding the strongest of ocean currents to transform its flow into a virtually limitless supply of electricity.   Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries – now known simply as IHI […]

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Instagram’s grid pinning feature is now rolling out to all users | Engadget

Following a that began in April, Instagram has begun rolling out grid pinning, a new way for users to highlight posts they want others to see. When you pin an image or Reel, it will appear above the photo grid on your profile page. It’s possible to showcase up to three pieces of content in […]

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America deserves a better energy grid

The pandemic dramatically increased America’s reliance on the energy grid. We are now working more comfortably from home, traveling more sustainably in electric vehicles and seeing more of the world through smarter devices thanks to readily available plug-in power.  It’s easy to take the infrastructure that brings us these wonders for granted. But as the […]

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Florida Power &Light is working to strengthen our state’s power grid

The pandemic dramatically increased America’s reliance on the energy grid. We are now working more comfortably from home, traveling more sustainably in electric vehicles and seeing more of the world through smarter devices thanks to readily available plug-in power. But as the demand for reliable electric service increases, significant challenges to providing it lie ahead. […]

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Science

Solar superstorm: Powerful space event ‘could be devastating’ for Chinese power grid

The study was undertaken by physicist Dr Jiaojiao Zhang of the State Key Laboratory of Space Weather in Beijing and her colleagues. They said: “The Sun is not a particularly peaceful entity. Solar storms can generate geomagnetically induced currents in high-voltage power transmission systems, which can damage transformers and even cause the whole system to […]

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Solar storm warning: Earth set for ‘glancing blow’ in HOURS – power grid on alert

A huge eruption of filament from the Sun’s outer layer on May 7 has shot out a coronal mass ejection (CME) that is set to strike Earth’s magnetic field, which could spark solar storms once it arrives. A CME is a huge bubble of plasma shot out from the Sun which contains billions of tons of […]

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Martin Brundle interviews wrong person in F1 Miami Grand Prix grid walk gaffe

As the clip of the interview went viral, Banchero took to social media and tweeted: “I’m just vibing right now man.” And Mahomes reacted by adding: “Bro ain’t no way (four laughing emojis).” Banchero is an American sports star, although in basketball and not American football. The 19-year-old will be in the 2022 NBA Draft […]

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Canada’s electricity grid will need substantial changes to help achieve net zero: report | CBC News

Canada will need to make aggressive changes to its electricity systems to meet increased demand, driven partly by the uptake of electric vehicles, according to a new report.   The report, released Wednesday by the Canadian Climate Institute, says significant changes are required to every aspect of the provincial and territorial power generation and distribution systems to meet the future […]