Fast Company’s sixth annual Innovation By Design Awards drew more than 2,500 submissions. The 299 honorees, chosen by expert judges in 13 categories, represent the best products, services, interfaces, and ideas of 2017. Read the Fast Company Article.
Tesla is Building a Powerful Battery System with a Capacity of Up to 1.1 GWh The Musk led company will provide power-packed battery system for proposed energy storage project in California. Elon Musk is not short of ambition, and for the past couple of months, he and his company Tesla have been working on a massive battery project that has the potential to make even the company’s 129 MWh project in Australia look small. Read the Interesting Engineering Article.
Commitment, Teamwork, and Perseverance Pay Off as Nuclear Unit Wins Plant of the Year The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 was the first new nuclear unit added to the U.S. fleet in more than 20 years. There were challenges along the way, but the colossal effort displayed by the dedicated construction, startup, and operations teams make it deserving of POWER’s highest honor. For decades, a single cooling tower released cloud-like condensate around-the-clock while Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 1 (WBN1) was online. Meanwhile, yards away, a second concrete giant sat idle against the scenic backdrop of[...]
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Here is a list of some of the most important inventions from Interesting Engineering which thoroughly transformed our world as we see it today.