Ibiden, a Japanese component maker, will use 100 percent renewable energy to create the products that it sells to Apple. The announcement, which was made yesterday by Apple, says that Ibiden will build more than 20 renewable energy facilities to meet the goal. Among them, … Read more…
Tampa Tank Inc.-Florida Structural Steel (TTI-FSS), a steel fabrication company, has completed installation of a 507-kW solar system at one of its three Tampa-based manufacturing facilities. The new platform is expected to save the company up to $80,000 in energy costs the first year by drawing power initially from the solar installation; and secondly, from local supplier TECO Energy.
Along with experts from 25 other universities, 44 companies, seven national labs, and 26 industry trade associations and foundations, researchers from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) will play a pivotal role in a new U.S.-funded consortium that will aim to improve the energy efficiency of the nation’s industrial manufacturing processes by 50 percent by 2027, the university announced on February 8.
There are two distinct levels to the Internet of Things (IoT). The one with which most people are familiar connects consumer devices and other relatively lightweight pieces of equipment. The other is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As the name implies, its realm is … Read more…
Menswear fashion designer and manufacturer Joseph Abboud and Beaumont Solar announced the successful completion of a 1.3-MW solar rooftop project at the apparel-maker’s plant, located in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on January 25.
In Sparks, Nevada, Tesla announced last week that its long-heralded, $5 billion gigafactory is now in mass-production mode – producing lithium-ion battery cells that will be used in the company’s Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2 energy storage products, as well as in Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles.
The Idaho National Laboratory has announced that it will help operate a new U.S. Department of Energy institute – the Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions Institute, or REMADE – which will investigate how to increase manufacturing efficiency, according to a January 5 report by the Idaho Falls Post Register.