renewable energy

Shell & GE Additive Collaborate on 3D Printed Oxygen Hydrogen Micromixer

At Formnext 2022, Shell and GE Additive presented an R&D project that the two global conglomerates partnered on to design and produce using additive manufacturing (AM): an oxygen hydrogen micromixer,…

Penn State’s OriginLabs Receives $1.5M in Funding for 3D Printers and More

OriginLabs, a new prototyping and R&D facility that is part of the Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub at Pennsylvania State University (PSU), recently received a $1.5 million grant for new…

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Mighty Buildings Completes World’s First Zero Net Energy 3D Printed Home

These days, leaders in additive construction (AC) are often quick to point out that the market segment is not a monolith. If you regularly follow the latest developments in AC,…

Roboze Breaks Ground on 3D Printing “Supermaterials” Research Center

Roboze, additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer, announced that it has begun construction on a laboratory devoted to developing cutting-edge polymers for 3D printing. The 2000 square meter facility will…

US Department of Energy Announces Results of 3D Printed Geothermal Application Competition

The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the results of the American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Award’s final stage, involving a preliminary test of the advanced 3D printing prototypes that participants…

UCLA Materials Scientists Awarded Grant for 3D Printed Batteries

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) announced that a team of materials scientists at the university’s Samueli School of Engineering has received a grant to develop a new additive…

GE Renewable Invests in Construction 3D Printing Firm COBOD

Last month, GE Renewable and COBOD International made big headlines in the 3D printing world, with GE’s opening of the world’s largest additive construction (AC) research facility. The facility is…

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World’s Largest Concrete 3D Printing Facility Opened by GE Renewable Energy

The more that the renewable energy and additive manufacturing (AM) sectors evolve, the clearer it becomes how much the two industries have to offer one another. So far, this has…

Wind Turbine Giant Manages Supply Chain Markforged 3D Printing

New wind power installations in the U.S. decreased in 2021 as compared to 2020: nevertheless, the U.S. is still aiming for 20% of its electricity to be wind-powered by 2030….

LLNL’s 3D Printed Electrodes Could Convert CO2 to Renewable Energy

Scientists and engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are now 3D printing flow-through electrodes (FTEs), which are critical components in electrochemical reactors. Electrochemical reactors can convert carbon dioxide into…

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How Will 3D Printing Fit into Biden’s $1.8T Infrastructure Plan

At the start of his presidency, Joe Biden presented the Build Back Better plan, calling on over $2 trillion spending to revitalize U.S. infrastructure over the next eight years. Aspects…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D…

BP to Study Effect of 3D Printing on Supply Chains and Oil Industry

Among the many benefits 3D printing offers, we’ve seen multiple ways in which it impacts the environment, mostly on a positive level. It opens up new avenues for recycling, allows for…

3D Printed Micro Turbines to Bring Electricity to Urban Areas & Help the Energy Impoverished

Wind turbines are plentiful out west, lined up along the highways like futuristic, noble giants, doing their work gracefully, at the whim of what mother nature provides–often quite plentifully. The…

3D Printing and Other Technology Will Help Dubai Become the Cleanest City in the World

Here in the United States, climate change is a seriously divisive issue among politicians. Some claim it doesn’t exist, or that it exists but has nothing to do with human…

This Incredible 3D Printed Device Stores Wind Energy in Gravity

Renewable energy is what will lead the planet to better self sufficiency. It will help the developing nations become more developed and the already developed nations become more independent from…

Seatricity Now Testing the Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Generation System with 3D Printed Models

Seatricity says they’ll spend a week in July tank-testing a 3D printed model of the Oceanus 2 device in Ireland and the generators will have an estimated life cycle of…

AirEnergy3D’s Omni3D Seeks Funding For 3D Printable Wind Turbines

The AirEnergy3D Project is an open source, 3D printed wind turbine that was developed by Omni3D. Each turbine can generate up to 300 watts of electrical power and is, moreover,…