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Microchip introduces hybrid power drive module for electric aviation applications 

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US integrated circuit manufacturer Microchip Technology has announced its new comprehensive three-phase hybrid power drive module, which is the first of 12 variants in the company’s product line with either silicon carbide metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors or insulated-gate bipolar transistors. Source: Microchip

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Hydrogen-powered VTOL aircraft — and it could revolutionize aviation

Energy Central

hydrogen-powered VTOL aircraft — and it could revolutionize aviation These VTOLs are perhaps best suited to address the pollution generated from personal aircraft usage. link] [link].

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Report details China’s complex energy landscape and its enormous green energy shift

Envirotec Magazine

Wind is China’s largest source of electricity after coal and hydropower, delivering 9.4% of the total electricity supply in 2023. The seeming enormity of the green energy shift taking place in China is given shape by what’s described as the most comprehensive English-language report on China’s energy transition.

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How Vertiia is Revolutionizing Aviation Technology in Australia

Hydrogen Fuel News

In a significant stride for the advancement of aviation technology in Australia, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has announced the testing of Vertiia, a pioneering aircraft that combines the best features of both helicopters and fixed-wing planes. This could significantly reduce the environmental impact of aviation.

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CityAirbus NextGen electric aircraft prototype debuts

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Airbus has publicly unveiled its electric CityAirbus NextGen prototype in conjunction with the opening of its new center in Donauwörth, Germany. The center is dedicated to testing eVTOL systems including flight controls, avionics, and electric motors with eight rotors. It has a wing span of approximately 12 meters.

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Singapore Unveils Blueprint for Sustainable Air Hub

Latham's Clean Energy Law Report

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore will also launch 12 key initiatives, including a levy on sustainable aviation fuel and low-carbon electricity imports. This net zero goal aligns with both Singapore’s national climate target and the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s target for the global aviation industry.

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NYPA approved for drone use beyond visual line of sight to inspect energy assets

Smart Energy International

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced that it will be expanding its drone capabilities as part of the asset monitorisation and inspection of its electric infrastructure around the state, following the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) granting of a waiver to fly drones beyond visual line of sight.