Navigant Research report shows rapid growth of electric drive options in commercial vehicle market

A recent report from Navigant Research examines the global medium- and heavy-duty vehicle (MHDV) category, providing global market forecasts for annual sales and vehicle populations, segmented by country and powertrain type, through 2035.

ILSCO expands TaskMaster, unwraps a lightweight, 10,000-psi, battery-powered hydraulic pump

ILSCO’s pump, TB-PMP, is sold as an all-inclusive kit and runs on an 18 volt, 5.0 Ah Milwaukee Li-ion battery platform.

Should a contractor design to spec or design for function?

The issue is particularly marked where a contract provides that the contactor must design and build in accordance with a prescribed standard but also that the product must be fit for its intended purpose.

Titan 200 shows another viable offshore foundation

Developers say there are numerous factors which show the Titan Wind Turbine Platform superior to other foundations for offshore wind turbines in water depths over 50 feet.

Epson to demo augmented reality glasses for a more effective drone inspection

The company will be showcasing its third-generation Moverio augmented reality (AR), essentially a wearable video screen.

MAPC introduces “Local Energy Action” tool for tracking community power usage

How much energy does your community consume? Thanks to a new online dashboard developed by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston, it’s easier than ever to find out. The new “Local Energy Action” tool, available at, —, laying a data-driven foundation for reducing local energy use. “Historically, it’s been very challenging to gather all

AWS Truepower releases Q3 and September 2017 Wind Trends Bulletin

Renewable energy consultants, AWS Truepower, have released their Wind Trends Bulletin for September 2017 Quarterly wind performance maps for Q3 2017 show deviations in the wind resource from average Q3 conditions in every region of the world. Monthly wind performance maps for September 2017 show deviations in the wind resource from average September conditions in every

Avangrid Renewables finalizes BOEM offshore wind lease

Avangrid Renewables has released a statement on the finalization of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) offshore lease. The lease allows for the formal process of studying Kitty Hawk, an area which consists of 122,000 acres off the coast of North Carolina. Although, still in the early stages of development, Avangrid Renewables will explore the opportunity to

Senvion to deliver MM92-type turbines to Ontario wind farm

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, announced the signature of a turbine supply contract for an 18.45-MW project with wpd in the Canadian province of Ontario. The company will deliver nine Senvion MM92 type wind turbines especially designed for cold climates to White Pines windfarm in Prince Edward County. Each of them has

Clever and adaptable igus energy chain (cable protection) cuts 80% off install times

The E4.1L from motion plastics specialist igus is said to be the lightest cable-carrying e-chain on the market.