Germany To Dedicate 2% Of Its Land To Wind Power Development

The new German government is proposing a bold new initiative to dramatically increase onshore wind power in the country by 2030. "If successful, the plan would add up to 10 gigawatts of new onshore wind capacity every year for the rest of the decade,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 15th, 2022

Leadframe suppliers gearing up for capacity expansion

Leadframe supply for IC packaging remains tight, and suppliers such as Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) have been keen to expand production capacity to satisfy strong demand for processing automotive MCUs and power management ICs (PMICs), according to ind.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

NASA Scientists Estimate Tonga Blast At 10 Megatons

According to NASA researchers, the power of a massive volcanic eruption that took place on Saturday near the island nation of Tonga was equivalent to around 10 megatons of TNT. "That means the explosive force was more than 500 times as powerful as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

VinFast in search of an EV manufacturing spot in Germany

The Vietnamese automaker VinFast is currently looking for a manufacturing spot in Germany to manufacture electric buses and cars, according to German news outlet Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Owl wing design reduces aircraft, wind turbine noise pollution

Trailing-edge noise is the dominant source of sound from aeronautical and turbine engines like those in airplanes, drones, and wind turbines. Suppressing this noise pollution is a major environmental goal for some urban areas......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Mini electricity generator made from quantum dots

Machines and electronic devices often generate waste heat that is difficult to utilize. If electricity could be generated from this waste heat, it would offer a means for a clean and sustainable power production: Such a technology would be ideally su.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Research produces record levels of strain in single-crystal silicon

University of Surrey researchers have developed a single-step procedure to put single-crystal silicon under more strain than has been achieved before. The discovery, which has a patent pending, could be crucial to the future development of silicon ph.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

MSI’s new RTX 3090 Ti may be the most expensive GPU ever

MSI allegedly has a custom version of the RTX 3090 Ti in the works. The card is rumored to require a massive power supply, and it may be ultra-expensive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 36 min. ago

Samsung unveils Exynos 2200 with Xclipse GPU, based on AMD RDNA2 architecture

Samsung  today unveiled the Exynos 2200, its latest flagship chipset that will power  Galaxy S22 smartphones in certain regions. The new platform is based on  4nm EUV process technology and comes with a custom GPU called Xclipse. .....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

Blue LEDs light the way toward sustainable development

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are commonly used in the electronic displays in our TVs, smartphones, and other devices; now, researchers at the Institute of Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD) at Hokkaido University have utilized blue LEDs.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

Humanity Has Turned Land Itself Into a Menace

All of our meddling has primed Earth to collapse under cities and belch greenhouse gases, a nasty feedback loop that’s accelerating global warming......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Shock waves, landslides may have caused "rare" volcano tsunami: experts

A rare volcano-triggered tsunami sparked by the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in Tonga could have been caused by shock waves or shifting underwater land, experts said Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Eight-inch foundry prices set to rise

Limited growth in 8-inch fab capacities worldwide, coupled with supply-side constraints arising from events such as a recent power outage at Hua Hong Semiconductor's wafer fabs, may continue pushing up 8-inch foundry quotes this year, according to in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Highlights of the day: Taiwan seeks semiconductor equipment self-sufficiency

Taiwan is a semiconductor manufacturing powerhouse, but it relies heavily on foreign equipment suppliers. Now the country's president has vowed to improve Taiwan's semiconductor equipment self-sufficiency. A recent power outage hitting Hua Hong Semic.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Chromebook "Nearby Share" to Get "Self Share" to Send Files to Our Own Devices

Google is tweaking the Nearby Share feature to allow users to share files to their own devices. The new feature called 'Self Share' is now under development. Dinsan Francis writes via Chrome Story: Google recently launched a new feature called Nearby.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Google, Amazon, Meta and Microsoft Weave a Fiber-Optic Web of Power

To say that Big Tech controls the internet might seem like an exaggeration. Increasingly, in at least one sense, it's literally true. From a report: The internet can seem intangible, a post-physical environment where things like viral posts, virtual.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

EcoFlow’s DELTA Pro ecosystem: The ideal home battery backup solution for power

The EcoFlow Delta Pro and accessories create the perfect ecosystem for home backup power during outages and emergencies......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Apple AR Headset Could Cost Consumers Over $2,000

Apple's long-rumored mixed-reality headset could cost consumers over $2,000 when it eventually ships, with a report claiming the expensive development and components justifies the potential price. From a report: The lengthly development process of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Vietnam holds competitive advantages in Asia supply chain: report

Vietnam has the second-lowest operating costs among nine popular manufacturing locations in Asia and is a market with great potential for logistics development, according to a new report released by Singapore-based business transformation consultancy.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Mitsubishi Electric considers expanding power semiconductor production

Mitsubishi Electric is currently considering expanding production capacity for power semiconductors and turning its LCD panel plant in Kumamoto, Japan into a power semiconductor manufacturing facility, according to Japanese media reports......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Will TSMC"s drive to reduce EUV carbon emissions power the green hydrogen industry chain?

Semiconductor foundry TSMC has established a 2030 energy-savings goal for its suppliers, partly driven by the fact that extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography consumes a large amount of hydrogen and generates a lot of carbon dioxide (CO2). Relevant su.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022