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The Legacy 450 business jet, an all-new mid-light design featuring fly-by-wire technology and sidestick controls, is now FAA-certified, the company announced on Monday. The jet was first certified in Brazil, a few weeks ago. Deliveries will start in the fourth quarter of this year, the company said. The jet has a top speed of Mach 0.83 and a range of up to 2,575 nm, and seats up to nine in the cabin. "The digital controls [in the cockpit] produce a smoother flight, improve performance, and reduce pilot workload," said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, in a news release.

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As the series has grown and attracted lucrative television contracts and global sponsors, it has allowed teams with bigger budgets to use superior technology to eliminate human error.

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Offshore wind energy could add 4.2 million megawatts to the generating capacity of the U.S., according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, but the U.S. market has stalled almost completely, hindered by regulatory uncertainties, political opposition, litigation and a lack of available financing.

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An engineering professor has developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the technology.

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Researchers have wired four perovskite solar cells in series to enhance the voltage and directly photo-charged lithium batteries with 7.8% efficiency.

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