first_imgDanish wave energy developer Wavepiston has installed its latest version of the wave energy collector on the prototype string deployed off the coast of Denmark.The version 3.1 of the energy collector was installed on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the DanWEC test site at Hanstholm, Wavepiston informed.According to the developer, the energy collector has an updated storm protection system.The updated collector will be tested on the string located in a test area which has the most extreme conditions found close to shore in Danish waters, according to Wavepiston.In collaboration with its development partners, Vryhof Anchors, Fiellberg and the Technical University of Denmark, Wavepiston installed version 2 of its wave energy prototype at Hanstholm in 2017.The energy collectors have been tested and upgraded continuously, Wavepiston noted.“Results so far show that the energy production follows the predicted. Our focus is now on increasing the durability of the energy collectors,” Wavepiston said in February 2018.The installation of the energy collector v3.1 on the Wavepiston system (Photo: Wavepiston) Wavepiston wave energy prototype is comprised of a steel wire stretched between two anchored buoys.The 120-meter long string has 8 optimized energy collectors planned to be mounted onboard.The device works when waves roll along the wire moving the plates back and forth. The moving plates pump seawater into pipe which leads it to a turbine that produces electricity.The expected output of the prototype is 12kW.last_img read more

first_img StumbleUpon Share Chase Carey, President & Executive Chairman of Formula 1, has personally backed the sport’s decision to align itself with sports betting.Updating stakeholders, Carey insists that F1 governance will monitor wagering activities and sanctioned bookmaker marketing, stating that betting on F1 will be undertaken in a ‘responsible manner’.“With betting obviously we have responsibilities that go with it,” Carey detailed to F1 investors.”We want to make sure it’s done in a healthy way, we want to make sure it’s done with proper integrity tools around it.”Carey’s makes his statement, as F1 strategic partner Interregional Sports Group (ISG) last week launched its first commercial partnership packages for betting incumbents.Working in partnership with Sportradar as data lead and distributor, F1 will begin to expand its in-play betting capacities, a move Carey believes will broaden F1’s appeal to wider audiences.“I think that type of engagement in a sport widens its appeal to others, it makes the experience better, and obviously it’s business opportunities for us,” he added.Leading Formula 1, the world’s most followed motorsport format, Carey outlined that commercial partnerships with bookmaker would have to adhere to strict responsibility codes.He said: “I think we have to make sure we have integrity and disciplines around to make sure that with anything one bets on there is a proper oversight, and it’s properly policed and maintained.”Closing his address, Carey confirmed that F1 will have no revenue share attached to betting activities, stating that commercial tie-ups were should be kept as “straight sponsorship deals”.“We are not in the betting business,” he concluded. “The sports is more engaged with opportunities to bet and promoting the betting aspect of it, but we’re not in the gambling or betting business.” Related Articles Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 David Lampitt, Sportradar: F1 presents betting’s most sizeable opportunity August 14, 2020 Submit Sharelast_img read more

first_imgThe coach of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, donated a million euros on Tuesday for medical supplies in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as he has learned EFE.The money destined for the one who was also a coach of FC Barcelona It is addressed to the Ángel Soler Daniel Foundation, which manages the Barcelona College of Physicians, and it is for the purchase and production of sanitary material and equipment in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.The contribution is in addition to the donation campaign promoted by the Barcelona College of Physicians, which aims to collect medical supplies for the purchase of medical supplies and equipment. The donation of the Spanish technician will also serve to finance the alternative production (through 3D printing and others) of respirators and other protection elements for healthcare personnel.The million euros contributed by Guardiola adds to the 33,000 euros that the medical college has collected, in a campaign that began on March 21. The material will be distributed to health centers throughout Catalonia, according to needs and emergencies, and in coordination with the Generalitat’s Health Department.On the other hand, and as you have been able to know EFE, Josep Guardiola has also been involved in research projects to obtain medicines that prevent the transmission of COVID-19, as well as the vaccine against this coronavirus, in which the Doctor Bonaventura Clotet and the researcher Oriol Mitjà.last_img read more