Senvol and Siemens Energy announced an arrangement to unleash considerable know-how on metal 3D printing.
US DOE Announces US$30M in AM-Focused Funding
For the development of materials and manufacturing to lower the costs of large wind turbines.
How 3D Printing Is Helping Ukraine Rebuild Its Power Infrastructure
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at several companies that could use 3D printing to assist reconstruction in Ukraine.
Additive Helping Harness Geothermal Energy
Engineering a 3D printed component that can take the heat and corrosive chemicals in a geothermal well.
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the potential use of 3D printing technology to improve the efficiency of CHP operations.
Saving the World One Part at a Time by Accounting for Carbon
The devil is in the details, say researchers at Autodesk University.
Recycling Auto Parts and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent trends in the automotive industry.
International Glass Industry Business Planning and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent events and how they are changing glass production.
GE Split-Up: Vernova and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how GE will handle 3D printing during its corporate restructuring.
COBOD Firms Up 3D Printed Wind Turbine Strategy With GE Deal
COBOD’s wind turbine printing concept received a massive boost from a deal with GE Renewable Energy.
Siemens Energy Bets on MakerVerse for On-Demand Additive Manufacturing
What does the investment in MakerVerse’s digital platform mean for Siemens Energy?
Post-Pandemic CapEx and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how capital expenditures will increase after the pandemic and how they could benefit 3D printing.
Battery Breakthrough Could Mean Power For Complex 3D Prints
Researchers have developed an unusual method of producing a battery, one that could be integrated into 3D printers.
The Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the relationship between cybersecurity and additive manufacturing.
voxeljet to Develop Massive 3D Printers for Wind Turbine Production
An announcement from GE Renewable energy describes a partnership with voxeljet and Fraunhofer IGCV to efficiently produce wind turbines.
Texas’ Power Outage, Generators And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding considers ways in which 3D printing can help generators keep electricity online in difficult times.
3D Printing For The Two-Way Electric Smart Grid
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider upcoming 3D printing applications in a change to the power grid.
European Companies Seek U.S. Alternative Energy Projects And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine European-driven opportunities for 3D printing in U.S. sustainable energy initiatives.
A Thousand Crazy Ideas: Bill Gates And 3D Printing
Charles Goulding Jr. takes a trip through Bill Gates’ brain – and finds plenty of 3D printing.
A’Biden Paris And The Carbon Clock
Charles Goulding Jr. takes a look at upcoming US policy focus on climate change and how 3D printing plays a role.
Advanced Nuclear, 3D Printing, And R&D: Exploring The Way Forward
Charles Goulding Jr. considers the future of nuclear energy and its acceleration via 3D printing.
Geothermal To 3D Printing: You’re Grounded
Charles Goulding Jr considers how geothermal energy might come together with growth in 3D printing.
3D Printing For Pumps, Toys, And Windmills
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider a link between three leading companies leaning on 3D printing.
Photocentric’s Battery Initiative
We received notice that UK-based Photocentric has launched a battery research division.
Plasmonic Seasoning Adds Color To SLS 3D Printing
Researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen have developed a way to generate colors during SLS 3D printing processes.
Another 3D Print Company Going Green
The trend continues: 3D printing companies, one by one, are transforming their activities to place less burden on the environment.
3D Printing For Generator Components
Charles R. Goulding and Alyssa Schneider delve into the use of 3D printing to produce components for generators.
Strong Winds And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the coming together of 3D printing and wind power.
3D Printing And Restructuring The Oil & Gas Industry
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley examine growing opportunity for 3D printing in a restructuring oil and gas industry.
COBOD 3D Printing 200m Turbine Tower!
News from COBOD indicates they are to assist in the production of massive wind turbines by 3D printing large tower bases.
Clariant’s Zero Emission Production: The Beginning of a Trend?
Clariant’s production plant is now running on entirely green energy, making it possible for them to boast of green products. Is this a PR move, or a real trend?
Bio-Inspired Metal 3D Printing For Industry?
GE has developed a fascinating 3D printed part design that’s partly inspired by biology.
Is Metal 3D Printing Energy Efficient?
Metal 3D printing is on the rise, but a lot of questions still remain.
Additive Manufacturing is the Future of Turbomachinery
Charles Goulding and Peter Saenz of R&D Tax Savers discuss additive manufacturing in turbomachinery.
Validity through Milestones
3D printing is still proving itself as a viable production technology.
Recyclable BioPlastics Are Not Necessarily Energy Efficient
A research report puts doubt on the notion of “eco friendly” 3D printing.
3 Essential Industries Currently Incorporating 3D Technology
The past several years have seen 3D technology change from a niche specialized tool to an entirely new method of manufacturing and pivotal experimentation.
What Are the Environmental Impacts of 3D Printing?
Is 3D printing positive or negative to the environment?
Ultrafast 3D Printed SuperCapacitors Produced: Could Change Many Things
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a method of 3D printing graphene electrodes that could revolutionize the way we power mobile devices.
3D Printed Solar Cells? Maybe Not
A report on Knovel proposes that solar cells could be made much more efficiently with 3D printing techniques. It seems that the cost of producing solar panels stays high as new design approaches squeeze more watts out of each square inch. One highly efficient design involves producing a solar “cube” rather than a solar… Continue reading 3D Printed Solar Cells? Maybe Not