Shell is urging investors to support its current environment plan by voting yes

Despite concerns that the scheme would not go far enough to fulfill the Paris climate agreement targets, Royal Dutch Shell has encouraged investors to be able to vote for its proposal to move the company to renewable energy sources. Until its yearly shareholder meeting in May, where investors would be willing to participate in an advisory […]

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General Atomics has been awarded a DARPA contract to build a nuclear reactor that will fuel lunar missions

General Atomics was given a $22 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Corporation to develop a compact nuclear reactor for space propulsion; the agency reported April 9. General Atomics, located in San Diego, was chosen for the first step of the DRACO program, which stands for demonstration rocket for agile cislunar operations. The project […]

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Arizona Republican legislators assume energy policy mandate amid resistance from environmentalists and public utilities

The lawmakers affiliated with the Republican Party are pushing to take over energy regulation and setting policies in the western state of Arizona. As more states in the United States scale up their renewable energy capacity at the expense of fossil fuels, the Governor of Arizona and the legislature are opposed to the strategy. Arizona […]

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Biden is faced with a difficult decision over a battery facility in Georgia

President Joe Biden‘s groundbreaking electric vehicle initiative has hit a major stumbling block in the form of US trade legislation, requiring him to pick between swing-state employment as well as American intellectual property laws that have been under fire since the Covid-19 pandemic. In its current infrastructure agenda, the White House set out priorities for […]

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Netherland’s startup gets €26 million in funding to expand its IoT satellite network

Hiber, a global internet of things (IoT) connectivity firm, has won about €26 million in funding from European Union agencies and private entities. The Amsterdam-based company seeks to expand its IoT satellite network to increase its connectivity through its Hiberband brand, the first low power global area network (LPGAN) globally. Hiberband uses tiny Nanosatellites at […]

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NASA postpones Mars helicopter Ingenuity’s controlled fight to April 11, 2021

When the Perseverance Rover left for Mars in July 2020, tucked in the vehicle’s belly was National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) Ingenuity helicopter set to make trips around Mars’s atmosphere soon. The historic flight was scheduled to take off on April 8, but there have been changes to the date. According to a tweet […]

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UK universities are planning to venture into wave power technology

Various UK universities are participating in the new projects exploring and testing new wave energy technologies. This study is under the financial support of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), which is part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which offered £7.5 million. The projects will establish the UK’s marine wave energy exploits […]

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Pixxel plans to build the globe’s top resolution hyperspectral satellite array

Pixxel is the first Indian private earth imaging firm that invested $7.3 million with the new capital from Omnivore and Techstars. Other investors who joined include Lightspeed Ventures, Ryan Johnson (former leader at Planet Labs), Blume Ventures and growX. On Thursday, when the meeting took place, Pixxel did not hide its secret and went ahead […]

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SG passes a resolution in support of complete renewables’ use in Universities by 2040

For the planet to completely clean the environment, all the sectors must cooperate to achieve the net-zero target. Recently, the University education levels have joined the battle for a cleaner planet safe for all to live. This move represents another step forward closer to a carbon-free world. The SG (Student Government) senate passed a resolution […]

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SpaceX celebrates the anniversary of its first launch with the Starlink project

SpaceX is one of the most significant space company globally, with many inventions and technologies. Under the leadership of one of the richest men globally, Elon Musk is famous for his intelligence, commitment to work, and innovation explaining why the firm is outstanding.  Recently, SpaceX marks its anniversary since the first Starlink mission launch. This […]

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