Pg&e Should Try This Alps Drone For Fully Automated Power Grid Inspections

PG&E Should Try This ALPS Drone For Fully Automated Power Grid Inspections

ALPS, known for its in-car electronics components has put together a Done system that can autonomously inspect powerline infrastructure.

The drone has highly precise and sensitive sensors, including a Lidar, which is a laser-based radar that provides 3D awareness of what’s around the drone. As an upgrade, ALPS is working on adapting an RF (radio-frequency) positioning system that has a 30cm (11-inch) precision instead of the normal 16 feet precision of civilian GPS systems.

Honda Power Manager Concept Plugs Evs Into Smart Electricity Grid

Honda Power Manager Concept plugs EVs into smart electricity grid

The Honda Power Manager Concept made its debut alongside the well received Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show.

Described by its maker as a “fully-integrated energy transfer system", the Power Manager Concept is designed to regulate the flow of electricity between a home or office, and the rest of the electricity grid.

Young Gun Grid For Toyota 86 Racing Series

Young Gun Grid for Toyota 86 Racing SeriesA grid of 38 cars dominated by drivers under the age of 21 will await lights out at the Toyota 86 Racing Series' 2017 debut at the Phillip Island SuperSprint later this month.
The larger 2017 grid sees the majority of competitors return from the 2016 season while 14 new faces, including two drivers from New Zealand's Toyota 86 Championship, have been welcomed to the fold. Invited professional drivers will participate in each round to compete against and mentor competitors.

Softbank President Discusses 'asia Super Grid'

Softbank President Discusses 'Asia Super Grid'Masayoshi Son, chair of Renewable Energy Institute (president of the Softbank group), delivered a lecture at a symposium to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the institute and disclosed the current status of the "Asia Super Grid Plan" Sept 9, 2016.

Bmw And Nissan Interested In Joining Formula E Grid

BMW And Nissan Interested In Joining Formula E GridNissan and BMW are both in talks to join the thriving Formula E field.
As reported Autosport, this news comes not long after Honda's interest in the series became known, with Nissan and BMW apparently in the midst of discussions to join forces with existing teams, rather than initially launching brand new squads.

Kawasaki : Sofuoglu Second On The Sepang Wss Grid 2015

Kawasaki : Sofuoglu Second On The Sepang WSS Grid 2015 Ninja ZX-6R rider Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) scored second place after an extraordinary qualifying session in the FIM Supersport World Championship round at Sepang in Malaysia, placing him in the front line beginning position he generally goes for at every round.

Kawasaki : Sykes And Rea Go 1-2 On The Donington Grid

Kawasaki : Sykes And Rea Go 1-2 On The Donington GridIn winning his 26th career Superpole today KRT rider Tom Sykes is now tied with legend Troy Bayliss as the second most successful rider in the history of WSB qualifying. Jonathan Rea’s second place in Superpole made it a strong 1-2 on home ground for each KRT competitor.