Versatile data logging

Envirotec Magazine

Voltage data loggers measure from 0 to 25V DC, current loggers from 0 to 20 mA DC, and count loggers record up to 14,000 counts per logging interval.

Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs

Inhabitat - Innovation

Several salvaged logs and other found objects Blending contemporary design with natural materials, Washington-based residential architecture firm Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture completed a stunning timber home that feels like an extension of its alpine forest environment.

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Illegal logging possibly contributes to majority of mislabeled wood in US markets

Inhabitat - Innovation

Mislabeling often signals wrongful supply chain violations — illegal logging and deforestation — that consequently hamper endeavors to promote sustainable wood

Which Industry Offers The Safest Jobs In America: Nuclear Or Logging?

Jim Conca

The most dangerous job in America is logging, with over 132 fatal injury per 100,000 workers. The safest job in America is the commercial nuclear industry, with less than 1 fatal injury per 100,000 workers. This huge difference results from a hyper-awareness of safety in the nuclear industry

Commentary: Which Industry Offers The Safest Jobs In America – Nuclear Or Logging?

CleanTech Alliance

Source: James Conca, Forbes, Dec 13, 2019 The most dangerous job in America is logging, with over 132 fatal injuries per 100,000 workers. The next nine most dangerous jobs, with fatality rates between 10 and 100, are: commercial fishing, aircraft pilots, roofers, trash collectors, steel workers, truck drivers, farming, construction worker supervisors (yes, just the supervisors), […]. Commentary

Machine Learning Has Had Prejudice Problems, So Why Would An AI Velociraptor Be Immune?

CleanTechnica

Green Economy Green Jobs Research Science artificial intelligence british columbia Dinosaur logging machine learning VelociraptorHow machine learning models actually perceive things and work can lead to unexpected outcomes, including a bigoted robotic velociraptor.

Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs

AGreenLiving

Several salvaged logs and other found objects from the surroundings were deliberately left in their natural state to emphasize the organic beauty of the design. Located on a site where a previous log home once stood, Cedar Haven was created in response to the client’s desire for a more contemporary house that still exuded the warm, rustic feel of a traditional log cabin. Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs.

Solar-Log® Helps Comet Solar Boost Solar ROI

altenergymag

By installing a Sonnen storage system and using Solar-Log's control technology, the plant owner is able to make use of the solar power produced while limiting the amount of power exported to the grid. Comet Solar installed an 8kW rooftop solar PV plant in Island Harbour, Anguilla. They purchase less power from the utility company and avoid feed-in charges

Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs

AGreenLiving

Several salvaged logs and other found objects from the surroundings were deliberately left in their natural state to emphasize the organic beauty of the design. Located on a site where a previous log home once stood, Cedar Haven was created in response to the client’s desire for a more contemporary house that still exuded the warm, rustic feel of a traditional log cabin. Cedar Haven is a forest retreat made with reclaimed logs.

Super-charged battery market logs 87 per cent price drop since 2010

Business Green

Analysts predict battery market will be worth $116bn a year by 2030

Illegal logging possibly contributes to majority of mislabeled wood in US markets

AGreenLiving

Mislabeling often signals wrongful supply chain violations — illegal logging and deforestation — that consequently hamper endeavors to promote sustainable wood According to Amy Smith, the World Wildlife Fund’s forests deputy director, “Wood products are intentionally mislabeled, sometimes to pass off lower-value wood for more expensive varieties, and sometimes to cover up the fact it was illegally sourced.

More than half of Europes native trees face extinction

Inhabitat - Innovation

The unfortunate decline is due to the combination of three paramount factors: problematic invasive species, unsustainable deforestation from logging and wood harvesting and urban development

Norwegian Green Roof Log Cabins in the USA

Green Roof Technology

Norwegian Green Roof Log Cabins in the USA. Around 50 years ago there was trend in the USA of having Norwegian Log Cabins as a second home. All of these cabins came entirely from Norway and they all had a Green Roof. Most of these cabins with timber from Norway still exist and the owners are very proud of having these solid, cozy and unique structures. Unfortunately most of Green Roofs have been replaced by metal roofing during the last 20 years.

Iceland Reaches 25% EV Market Share! When Will The World Follow?

CleanTechnica

Iceland made it clear that winning the silver medal was a piece of cake for the island nation, as it logged a massive 25% EV market share in.

300,000–500,000 Miles In A Tesla — How Does A Tesla Hold Up?

CleanTechnica

Each of Tesloop’s vehicles logs around 17,000 miles per month. It’s no secret that most owners love their Teslas, but not many can say from experience how they hold up over the really long haul.

How Would A Robotic Machine Learning Velociraptor Learn To Play Goalie?

CleanTechnica

A neural net is trained to recognize that things that it is seeing are items of value, i.e. logs. It identifies them. But that’s a noun, not a verb. Where does the verb or action come from? That’s an attention loop. An attention space. People who care. Features.

14 Simple Strategies For Consumers To Avoid Cybercrime

Forbes Green Tech

Every time you log on to the internet, you are exposing yourself to potential cybercrime. Here are a few simple strategies to help consumers protect themselves from the exploits of cybercriminals

Electrify America’s Reliable Fast Charging, & The Need For Autopilot — 2 Day, 4 State BMW i3 Road Trip

CleanTechnica

The travel log of my trip from the Appalachians to Florida was quite different from my 3 day trip up. I again drove a 2015 BMW i3 REX with 71 miles of electric range.

2015 BMW i3 REx Goes Long Distance To Find The Heart Of America — Florida To The Appalachians, Day 1

CleanTechnica

My travel log lost, Zach kept me abreast of each charging location on my phone, and updated them as the trip went along and plans changed. To begin, I want to thank my personal patron saint of long-distance small-EV travel, Zachary Shahan.

Tesla Model 3 = #2 In Overall Dutch Auto Market In August

CleanTechnica

The Dutch electric vehicle market grew 79% in August, with 2,839 EV registrations logged. That translated into an electric vehicle share of 8.3%, placing the year-to-date EV share at 7.5%.

SolAmerica Energy installing 2-MW solar system at salad dressing facility

Solar Power World

The energy generated by the PV array will be equivalent to the amount needed to produce approximately 35% of all Wish-bone salad dressings as well as Log Cabin… The post SolAmerica Energy installing 2-MW solar system at salad dressing facility appeared first on Solar Power World.

Sympower secures $3.3 million to reduce fossil fuel use in the electricity grid

Impact Alpha

Sympower’s platform logs businesses’ energy consuming processes, machinery and The post Sympower secures $3.3 ImpactAlpha, October 3 – When power needs fluctuate, most electricity grids meet demand spikes with fossil fuels-based power, because it’s easy to increase or decrease as needed.

First Solar Settles Shareholder Suit for $350M

GreenTechMedia

The company pledged to replace any faulty panels distributed to customers, and in subsequent quarters First Solar logged the impact of those claims on its financials, which generally hovered in the tens of millions.

LIMS improves water testing efficiency

Envirotec Magazine

Using the built-in configuration tools, screens were configured to automatically populate information from the log-in screen to make the flow more intuitive and efficient.

Street cleansing in the digital age

Envirotec Magazine

They can also view reactive work that has been allocated to them, or log additional service issues they are unable to complete.

Solar PV World Expo 2020 (PV Guangzhou )

altenergymag

We have welcome featured exhibitors like JA Solar, Chint Solar, Mibet, Yingli Solar, LONGi, Hanergy, LU'AN Solar, Growatt, Goodwe, Solis, IVNT, AKCOME, SOFARSOLAR, Toyray Solar, SAJ, CSG PVTECH, UNIEXPV, Afore, Kingfeels, Fivestar Solar, Horad, Sangong Intelligent Equipment, SINHONGHUA, AUTO-ONE, Yeniu Automation, APsystems, SAKO, Sunrise, Aerpal, ALLGRAND BATTERY, NPP Power, ALLTOP Photoelectric, Remote Power, Senergy, Titanergy, Amerisolar, Solar-log, Sopray, etc

Millions of acres of Alaskan rainforest may be opened for business

AGreenLiving

million acre Tongass National Forest for logging, energy and mining projects. In the 1990s, the Clinton administration passed the “roadless rule,” barring commercial logging and prohibiting roads from being built without Forest Service approval.

This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories — 20 July

Climate-KIC

And, how is one engineer using old cell phones to stop illegal logging? Which tech giants are teaming up to advance smart urban renewables? Why does the circular economy need to be part of a bigger discussion about growth? This, and more, in the week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories. Climate scientists flock to […]. The post This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories — 20 July appeared first on Climate-KIC

Trump's Environmental Assaults in the Last Six Months

Green Market Oracle

Trump ordered the Forest Service to exempt Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule that protects millions of acres of federal land from road building and logging.

Jinko Sees Global Solar Market Growing 20% in 2020

GreenTechMedia

Delays in the announcement of 2019 subsidy policies in China weakened demand in the world’s largest solar market this year, but Jinko was still able to log record gross profit in Q3 at $223 million, which it attributed partly to its shift towards mono.

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Solar Industry Asks Trump to Allow More Cell Imports to Spur Domestic PV Manufacturing

GreenTechMedia

The administration has even logged some manufacturing wins; companies such as LG, Hanwha Q Cells and JinkoSolar have all opened module production facilities in the U.S.

Axiom Exergy Joins List of Commercial Storage Companies Pivoting to Software

GreenTechMedia

The logs get wiped every couple of weeks to make room for more under-utilized data. Companies selling batteries of any sort to businesses grapple with the fact that the devices are expensive, take up valuable space and tend to require a painful and lengthy sales cycle.

Amazon fires decreased in September but crisis far from over, says conservation group

Envirotec Magazine

Illegal logging continues to encroach on protected areas, cutting down trees to later burn the land. The number of fires in the Amazon in September decreased compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data from the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE).

Does Tesla’s latest patent have to do with its promised million-mile battery?

Charged

As a recent article posted on Forbes points out, today’s typical Li-ion battery packs are more than adequate for individual EV owners, but applications such as taxi services and long-distance trucking will require batteries optimized for longevity (according to writer Ariel Cohen, the average trucker logs some 100,000 to 150,000 miles per year). Last April, Elon Musk announced that a “1 million-mile battery pack” was in the pipeline.

Using IR to measure TOC

Envirotec Magazine

Instrumenation firm Edinburgh Sensors offers some thoughts on the measurement of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) as a means of assessing water quality, and in particular the relevance of IR-based measurements.

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Why California is fighting fire with fire

Grist

Barbara got involved with the local Sierra Club chapter, and Don became executive director of the Forest Issues Group — a watchdog organization that tries to stop companies from logging and destroying habitat. Biomass logging does not prevent fires.

Event - World Biodiversity Forum 2020

Green Market Oracle

The Fo­rum sup­ports the “New Deal for Na­ture” to be forged by the Con­ven­tion on Bi­o­log­i­cal Di­ver­si­ty at the end of 2020. The World Biodiversity Forum 2020 will take place February 23 - 29 at the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland.

PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan

AGreenLiving

For complete transparency, employees have access to their worker logs, via a kiosk within the factory or the app on their phones, to verify hours are properly recorded. It’s often difficult to be a conscientious consumer.

Amazon fires decreased in September but crisis far from over, says conservation group

Envirotec Magazine

Illegal logging continues to encroach on protected areas, cutting down trees to later burn the land. The number of fires in the Amazon in September decreased compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data from the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE).

“Ground-breaking” trial paves way for more transparency and traceability in the marine fuels supply chain

Envirotec Magazine

The crew then successfully detected this mark with an on-board analysis case that took less than a minute, with the result of the test logged in a blockchain-based transaction record.