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Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains

Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains

Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains Benjamin Storrow, E&E News 2022 is shaping up to be a solar boom. That is, if supply chain constraints don’t undercut the industry. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects U.S. solar companies will install 21.5 gigawatts of utility-scale capacity this year, shattering the annual record…

The COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language

The COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language Sarah Katz People who use American Sign Language to communicate are no strangers to video chatting. The technology—which has been around since 1927, when AT&T experimented with the first rudimentary videophones—allows deaf people to converse with signs over the airwaves. But after the coronavirus pandemic began confining…

Boom unveils the XB-1, its supersonic testbed

Boom unveils the XB-1, its supersonic testbed The “Baby Boom” is finally here. After six years of development, Boom Supersonic is unveiling its XB-1 demonstrator. The craft is the company’s first supersonic plane, designed to prove the technology ahead of a full-size airliner, Overture. But today is all about seeing XB-1 in the flesh, or…