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ZOLA Elec­tric, a Tes­la-backed com­pa­ny pro­vid­ing ener­gy to remote African vil­lages through solar and bat­ter­ies, has announced the deploy­ment of a new micro­grid sys­tem that is pow­er­ing 1,000 homes, schools, […]

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Nan­cy Pfund — founder and man­ag­ing part­ner of DBL Part­ners, an ear­ly investor in Tes­la and SpaceX — was named the 2022 Finan­cial Woman of the Year, an annu­al recognition […]

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Menlo Micro Delivers World’s Highest Power MEMS Switch

With kilowatt power handling, MM9200 is the industry’s highest power micromechanical switch poised to revolutionize smart power and energy distribution

Menlo Micro
December 5, 2022

Men­lo Micro intro­duced today the world’s first micro­me­chan­i­cal pow­er switch capa­ble of han­dling 10A in a minia­ture 5mm x 5mm sur­­face-mount pack­age. With its ultra-low 0.010 ohm con­tact resis­tance, the […]

Tesla-backed startup launches microgrid powering 2 African villages

Electrek
By Fred Lambert
November 10, 2022

ZOLA Elec­tric, a Tes­la-backed com­pa­ny pro­vid­ing ener­gy to remote African vil­lages through solar and bat­ter­ies, has announced the deploy­ment of a new micro­grid sys­tem that is pow­er­ing 1,000 homes, schools, […]

Doing Avocado-Eaters a Solid the World Over, Apeel Introduces Avocado Freshness Scanning System

The Spoon
By Michael Wolf
October 27, 2022

Today Apeel announced they would unveil new fresh­ness detec­tion tech­nol­o­gy for avo­ca­dos this week at the Fresh Pro­duce Asso­ci­a­tion Glob­al Pro­duce & Flo­ral Show. The sys­tem, based on hyper­spec­tral imag­ing technology, […]

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