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Chip that converts wasted heat to usable energy

Chip that converts wasted heat to usable energy

External Company Press Release
Fujitsu harnesses quantum-inspired digital annealer technology

Fujitsu harnesses quantum-inspired digital annealer technology

The application of Fujitsu's next-generation architecture allows for the nearly instantaneous calculation of the optimal arrangement of multiple planar magnets to maximize the strength of the magnetic field in a device.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 19, 2019
A crystal clear step closer to commercial solar cells

A crystal clear step closer to commercial solar cells

A synthetic approach developed by researchers generates homogeneous and defect-free crystals that could fast-track the commercialization of perovskite solar cells.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 18, 2019
Window film evens out indoor temperature using solar energy

Window film evens out indoor temperature using solar energy

​A window film with a specially designed molecule could be capable of taking the edge off the worst midday heat and instead distributing it evenly from morning to evening. The molecule has the unique ability to capture energy from the sun's rays and release it later as heat.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2019
Namibia to boost rural electrification mini-grids

Namibia to boost rural electrification mini-grids

The aim of the project "PROCEED" is to achieve a sustainable improvement in the energy supply based on renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 16, 2019
Canada's first utility-scale microgrid

Canada's first utility-scale microgrid

The system will successfully island, or keep a group of critical buildings powered, to create a community shelter for the town's more than 51,000 residents if a winter storm, or other disaster, were to knock out North Bay's power.
External Company Press Release
600MW solar power installations to cut Poland's carbon footprint

600MW solar power installations to cut Poland's carbon footprint

Sun Investment Group recently sold the 42.36 MW Polish solar energy portfolio it shared with E Energija to Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 15, 2019
Organic solar cells will last 10 years in space

Organic solar cells will last 10 years in space

Over the past two decades, organic solar cells have garnered much attention thanks to their light weight, flexibility and unprecedented energy-to-weight ratios of 10 to 20 W/g, which make them a promising candidate for space applications, although their radiation stability is still poorly
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 12, 2019
Worldwide solar energy model

Worldwide solar energy model

Solar cells are currently the world's most talked-about renewable energy source, and for any future sustainable energy system, it is crucial to know about the performance of photovoltaic systems at local, regional and global levels. Danish researchers have just set up an historically accurate model, and all the data has been made available for anyone who wants to use it.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 11, 2019
Solar power with a free side of drinking water

Solar power with a free side of drinking water

A multifunctional device that captures the heat shed by photovoltaic solar panels has been developed and used to generate clean drinking water as a way to simultaneously generate electricity and water using only renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 10, 2019
Partnership to create more sustainable warehouses

Partnership to create more sustainable warehouses

A new energy storage process and solution for warehouse energy management. The solution will use solar panels, a stationary energy storage system and lithium-ion batteries on forklifts that will reduce energy costs for warehouse owners.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 9, 2019
Testing the potential of solar batteries

Testing the potential of solar batteries

Sharp Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation to commence public road trials from late July 2019. The trials aim to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 8, 2019
Applying pressure generates more electricity from waste heat

Applying pressure generates more electricity from waste heat

Researchers have been able to enhance the power factor of a promising thermoelectric material by more than 100% by varying the pressure, paving the way for new materials with improved thermoelectric properties.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 5, 2019
Solar mini-grid distribution in Nigeria

Solar mini-grid distribution in Nigeria

Arnergy's distributed renewable energy systems harness the combination of solar power, superior storage solutions and proprietary remote management technologies to deliver scalable, reliable and affordable energy solutions that are tailored to tackle issues related to intermittency and grid unreliability.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 4, 2019
d.light secures funding to accelerate growth across Africa

d.light secures funding to accelerate growth across Africa

d.light announced a $18 million investment from a consortium of lenders with a focus on the renewable energy space. The financing will be used to further grow d.light's operations across Africa. d.light has already brought solar power to nearly 100 million people without access to reliable electricity using pay-as-you-go financing solutions and generating 171 GWh of renewable energy in the process.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 3, 2019
PayGo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia

PayGo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia

The TV launch in Zambia comes on the heels of Azuri's announced strategic $26 million equity investment, accelerating the company's expansion plans across sub-Saharan Africa. The investment will help more off-grid customers across Zambia benefit from affordable, clean and reliable energy, as well as having access to modern energy-efficient appliances.
External Company Press Release
ARMOR, MASAR Printing and Publishing to develop flexible organic PVs

ARMOR, MASAR Printing and Publishing to develop flexible organic PVs

ARMOR and Masar Printing and Publishing signed a memorandum of understanding on the creation of a future joint venture in Dubaï, United Arab Emirates. The objective: to develop the flexible organic photovoltaic film market in the MENA region.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 2, 2019
Researchers clear runway for tin based perovskite solar cells

Researchers clear runway for tin based perovskite solar cells

Researchers believe their tin based perovskite solar cell could clear the runway for solar panel technology to take off and help the UK reach its 2050 carbon neutral goal.
External Company Press Release
Introducing lower emission energy solutions to Glastonbury Festival

Introducing lower emission energy solutions to Glastonbury Festival

To support its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and pursuing more efficient ways of providing power, Aggreko will introduce a number of emission-reducing power solutions at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 2, 2019
Renewables cover 44 percent of Germany's electricity consumption

Renewables cover 44 percent of Germany's electricity consumption

In the first half of 2019, solar, wind and other renewable sources accounted for 44 percent of the electricity consumed in Germany, marking a record high.
External Company Press Release
Fujitsu harnesses quantum-inspired digital annealer technology

Fujitsu harnesses quantum-inspired digital annealer technology

The application of Fujitsu's next-generation architecture allows for the nearly instantaneous calculation of the optimal arrangement of multiple planar magnets to maximize the strength of the magnetic field in a device.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 18, 2019
Window film evens out indoor temperature using solar energy

Window film evens out indoor temperature using solar energy

​A window film with a specially designed molecule could be capable of taking the edge off the worst midday heat and instead distributing it evenly from morning to evening. The molecule has the unique ability to capture energy from the sun's rays and release it later as heat.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 16, 2019
Canada's first utility-scale microgrid

Canada's first utility-scale microgrid

The system will successfully island, or keep a group of critical buildings powered, to create a community shelter for the town's more than 51,000 residents if a winter storm, or other disaster, were to knock out North Bay's power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 15, 2019
Organic solar cells will last 10 years in space

Organic solar cells will last 10 years in space

Over the past two decades, organic solar cells have garnered much attention thanks to their light weight, flexibility and unprecedented energy-to-weight ratios of 10 to 20 W/g, which make them a promising candidate for space applications, although their radiation stability is still poorly
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 11, 2019
Solar power with a free side of drinking water

Solar power with a free side of drinking water

A multifunctional device that captures the heat shed by photovoltaic solar panels has been developed and used to generate clean drinking water as a way to simultaneously generate electricity and water using only renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 9, 2019
Testing the potential of solar batteries

Testing the potential of solar batteries

Sharp Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation to commence public road trials from late July 2019. The trials aim to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 5, 2019
Solar mini-grid distribution in Nigeria

Solar mini-grid distribution in Nigeria

Arnergy's distributed renewable energy systems harness the combination of solar power, superior storage solutions and proprietary remote management technologies to deliver scalable, reliable and affordable energy solutions that are tailored to tackle issues related to intermittency and grid unreliability.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 3, 2019
PayGo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia

PayGo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia

The TV launch in Zambia comes on the heels of Azuri's announced strategic $26 million equity investment, accelerating the company's expansion plans across sub-Saharan Africa. The investment will help more off-grid customers across Zambia benefit from affordable, clean and reliable energy, as well as having access to modern energy-efficient appliances.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 2, 2019
Researchers clear runway for tin based perovskite solar cells

Researchers clear runway for tin based perovskite solar cells

Researchers believe their tin based perovskite solar cell could clear the runway for solar panel technology to take off and help the UK reach its 2050 carbon neutral goal.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 2, 2019
Renewables cover 44 percent of Germany's electricity consumption

Renewables cover 44 percent of Germany's electricity consumption

In the first half of 2019, solar, wind and other renewable sources accounted for 44 percent of the electricity consumed in Germany, marking a record high.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 19, 2019
A crystal clear step closer to commercial solar cells

A crystal clear step closer to commercial solar cells

A synthetic approach developed by researchers generates homogeneous and defect-free crystals that could fast-track the commercialization of perovskite solar cells.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2019
Namibia to boost rural electrification mini-grids

Namibia to boost rural electrification mini-grids

The aim of the project "PROCEED" is to achieve a sustainable improvement in the energy supply based on renewable energy.
External Company Press Release
600MW solar power installations to cut Poland's carbon footprint

600MW solar power installations to cut Poland's carbon footprint

Sun Investment Group recently sold the 42.36 MW Polish solar energy portfolio it shared with E Energija to Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 12, 2019
Worldwide solar energy model

Worldwide solar energy model

Solar cells are currently the world's most talked-about renewable energy source, and for any future sustainable energy system, it is crucial to know about the performance of photovoltaic systems at local, regional and global levels. Danish researchers have just set up an historically accurate model, and all the data has been made available for anyone who wants to use it.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 10, 2019
Partnership to create more sustainable warehouses

Partnership to create more sustainable warehouses

A new energy storage process and solution for warehouse energy management. The solution will use solar panels, a stationary energy storage system and lithium-ion batteries on forklifts that will reduce energy costs for warehouse owners.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 8, 2019
Applying pressure generates more electricity from waste heat

Applying pressure generates more electricity from waste heat

Researchers have been able to enhance the power factor of a promising thermoelectric material by more than 100% by varying the pressure, paving the way for new materials with improved thermoelectric properties.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 4, 2019
d.light secures funding to accelerate growth across Africa

d.light secures funding to accelerate growth across Africa

d.light announced a $18 million investment from a consortium of lenders with a focus on the renewable energy space. The financing will be used to further grow d.light's operations across Africa. d.light has already brought solar power to nearly 100 million people without access to reliable electricity using pay-as-you-go financing solutions and generating 171 GWh of renewable energy in the process.
External Company Press Release
ARMOR, MASAR Printing and Publishing to develop flexible organic PVs

ARMOR, MASAR Printing and Publishing to develop flexible organic PVs

ARMOR and Masar Printing and Publishing signed a memorandum of understanding on the creation of a future joint venture in Dubaï, United Arab Emirates. The objective: to develop the flexible organic photovoltaic film market in the MENA region.
External Company Press Release
Introducing lower emission energy solutions to Glastonbury Festival

Introducing lower emission energy solutions to Glastonbury Festival

To support its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and pursuing more efficient ways of providing power, Aggreko will introduce a number of emission-reducing power solutions at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
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