Quantcast
66 F
Newark, Delaware
Monday, October 23, 2017

DART gets $1 million grant for 10 battery-electric buses

Delaware Transit Corporation  (DART First State)  has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) toward the purchase of 10 zero-emission battery-electric buses, and associated charging systems.  With the help of...

Finalists announced for Sharks Video Pitch Competition

Eleven start-up companies submitted video pitches for this year’s Swim with the Sharks Video Pitch Competition.—now in its 5th year and with a Grand Prize totaling over $22,000 in cash and services.  Now in its...
video

(DeTv Video) WhyFly has big plans for wireless broadband system

WhyFly has big plans for Delaware and beyond. According to a DeTv interview with co-founder and CEO Mark Thompson,  the Wilmington company’s system now covers 90 percent of the city of Wilmington, with the customer...

Carney establishes advisory group that will study self-driving vehicles, technologies

Gov. John Carney on Tuesday signed an executive order Tuesday establishing an advisory council on connected and autonomous vehicles. The formation of the council is part of a long-running effort by Delaware to present a...

Carper tours research company in New Castle

U.S. Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., toured  Adesis, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of  Universal Display Corporation  this week.  Founded in 1991 in Newport,  Adesis recently purchased its New Castle  building in May to expand its custom...

Science Institute to open lab at Experimental Station

The Science, Technology, and Research Institute of Delaware (STRIDE) announced plans to open a laboratory on October 1. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The lab will be located at the Delaware Innovation Space...

Comcast to sell solar systems for homes in partnership with San Fran company

Sunrun Inc.  and Comcast   announced an agreement  that will give the cable  and TV network giant a way to offer more services for your home. Under the 40-month agreement, Sunrun will be the exclusive residential solar...

Governor signs consumer cybersecurity bill

Gov.  John Carney signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 180, legislation that requires additional protections for Delawareans whose personal information may be compromised in a computer breach. Protections include additional notifications and...

Punkin Chunkin cancelled after lawsuit

Following  a lawsuit filed in U.S.. District Court in Wilmington, the November Punkin Chunkin event has been canceled. Organizers issued the following, "Our non-profit, the World Punkin Chunkin Association, a 100% volunteer based group, has recently...

River and Bay authority buys driverless mower for steep slopes

The  Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) has now expanded its use of autonomous vehicles with the acquisition of a remote control lawn mower.   The mower is designed to maintain grass on steep inclines safer...