Woodfibre LNG Announcement Echoes LNG Conference Message: LNG's Future in BC is Alive and Well
What do the Blue Jays have in common with this year’s LNG in BC conference? The answer is Trinity Power Rentals. “We put on the Blue Jays game because it was game 5 against the Texas Rangers,” explains Kurt Guess, an outside salesperson and Temporary Power Expert at Trinity. According to Guess, the Trinity booth had a quicker feed than the other booths that were airing the game. “It was pretty funny, because everybody heard us cheer fir... read more >
Drone Use in Mining: Flying Full-Speed Ahead
When Nicholas Gust, owner of Abbotsford's West Coast Placer, was doing a drone survey of a placer gold property this past July, he didn’t expect to have his work delayed by an eagle. “I had an eagle chasing the drone, and it was closing in on it,” recalls Gust, laughing. “The drone I have was bigger than the eagle. I was surprised.”
These stories are likely to become more commonplace as small UAVs (sUAVs) become more ubiquitous i... read more >
Tesla's Powerwall: Coming Soon to a Home (or Business) Near You
First, it was electric cars. Then it was space exploration.
This May, Elon Musk announced his latest Tomorrowland-style plans: Tesla’s home energy storage device, Powerwall, and its commercial-scale equivalent, Powerpack.
Powerwall, a sleek, wall-mounted unit that comes in 7kWh and 10kWh sizes, and Powerpack, a cabinet-and-rack system that houses stackable 100kWh units and is supposed to be “infinitely scalable”, are designed ... read more >