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Genesis, FRV buy Canterbury solar site to power 10,000 homes

NewstalkZB 07 Feb 2023
The site is expected to start generating electricity next year. The 90-hectare site will hold about 80,000 solar panels with a capacity of 52 megawatts and will generate around 80 gigawatt hours of renewable electricity - enough to power close to 10,000 houses - annually.

This amphibious robot can fly like a bird and swim like a fish

Popular Science 06 Feb 2023
The motors and propellers are situated on rotating mounts capable of tilting and changing direction independent of one another, thus allowing for underwater propulsion ... Given air is far less dense than water, the drone’s propellers must be able to spin incredibly fast to generate enough lift to rise and hover.

China is Putting New Energy and Investment Into Tidal Power

The Maritime Executive 06 Feb 2023
“The sun and moon work together to generate power both above and below the waves.” This is a new model for power generation in China and marks an important step forward for integrated ocean energy ... A year later, it had a generating capacity of 6 MW ... Also, offshore and underwater facilities have a pressing need for ocean-generated energy.

Somerset residents raise noise, pollution concerns at Prysmian meeting

The Herald News 06 Feb 2023
Prysmian Group, an Italian manufacturing company, is planning to construct a manufacturing plant on 47 acres of the 300-acre site at Brayton Point that formerly was home to a coal-fired power plant. The plant will produce underwater cables that will be used to bring electricity generated by offshore wind turbines into the electrical grid. On Jan ... 10 ... .

Vanuatu volcanic eruption ‘won’t affect Cook Islands’

Cook Islands News 02 Feb 2023
An active underwater volcano that erupted in Vanuatu this week will not affect the Cook Islands, says the Cook Islands Meteorological Service. Met Office director Arona Ngari said that although a tsunami was generated, it was more of a “local tsunami” and would have only affected the local areas in Vanuatu.

Pumice from underwater volcano used to create artificial reefs in Japan

Frederick News-Post 27 Jan 2023
Efforts to utilize pumice generated by an underwater volcano near the Ogasawara Islands have begun in Okinawa and Kagoshima prefectures, where huge amounts of the pumice washed ashore at fishing ports and beaches, causing tremendous damage ... .

Inuit warn ‘rock concert-like’ noise from ships affecting Arctic wildlife

The Observer 25 Jan 2023
Researchers have likened the passing of a single ice-breaker, increasingly present in the Arctic, to an underwater rock concert ... Inuit groups fear that disruption to hunting will also affect the transfer of knowledge to younger generations ... There is less opportunity for the younger generations to learn.”.

Center High grad Joe Letteri nominated for Academy Award

The Beaver Times 24 Jan 2023
Visual effects genius Joe Letteri earned another Academy Award nomination Tuesday ... The Way of Water.". Letteri led a Weta FX crew that blazed a trail with new technology and techniques to realistically portray detailed, underwater movements for computer-generated characters and creatures in the smash-hit "Avatar" sequel that debuted last month ... Email.

UPSC Weekly Quiz \u2014 January 15 to 21, 2023

Indian Express 21 Jan 2023
2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 1 ... 2 ... 1 ... 2 ... It was found that as it got noisier underwater, both dolphins changed their behaviour to communicate and work together ... The effects of that \u2014 fewer children today becoming parents tomorrow and procreating just as much or less \u2014 may reflect only after a couple of generations ... The passage talks only about noise underwater.

Ten West Link Commemorates Start of Construction on Transmission Line Connecting California and the Desert Southwest

Victoria Advocate 20 Jan 2023
... and renewable power generation (wind and solar), transmission assets, including innovative high voltage underwater transmission cables, and other ESG-focused investments such as battery storage and the production of ammonia, hydrogen, renewable natural gas and renewable diesel.

Britain and Saudi Arabia team up to harness solar power from space

The National 19 Jan 2023
“The technology is highly flexible and can export energy to other co-operating nations without expensive fixed infrastructure such as underwater power cables. It can be switched rapidly to power hydrogen generation or water desalination plants, as well as providing electricity into the grid.”How it works.

Underwater noise is a threat to marine life

Beijing News 18 Jan 2023
Waves, earthquakes and calving icebergs all contribute to the underwater soundscape ... Being able to produce and detect sound in an environment where light penetrates only a few hundred metres is crucial for animals to communicate, feed, avoid predators and navigate vast underwater habitats.

‘Here’s the Thing’ writers have been doing some thinking

The News Banner 18 Jan 2023
Just as all of you, the writers of this weekly article have an abundant amount of “stuff” banging around in our gray matter ... Think about it ... Kreigh ... What I am thinking ... My heart aches for Ukraine, I hurt when I hear my cousin say that agriculture fields in California are underwater where the company she works for generates fresh produce for the nation.

Turkish media artist Refik Anadol addresses climate change with AI-driven installation at Davos

Anadolu Agency 17 Jan 2023
"This artwork focuses hundreds of billions images of underwater flora and fauna to see is ... "Generative artificial intelligence (AI) reconstructs nearly (entirely) realistic creatures, outputs that hopefully one day can be used underwater to create an ecosystem," he explained.

Ancient chimeras were suction feeders, not shell crushers, new research shows

Phys Dot Org 17 Jan 2023
Research led by the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN) and the University of Birmingham has shown that an ancient relative of chimeras—jawed vertebrates that are related to sharks and rays—fed by sucking in prey animals underwater ... Suction feeding is a technique used by many animals that live underwater.

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