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World's Biggest Battery to Get Bigger

World's Biggest Battery to Get Bigger

Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 21, 2019
Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Will market growth in thermoelectric energy harvesting primarily come from low or high power opportunities? Which researchers and manufacturers have the products with the most potential? Forecasts by industry? Significance of latest advances? Most active countries? It is all here in the new IDTechEx report, "Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Sensing 2020-2030"
External Company Press Release
Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 20, 2019
Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Batteries are rapidly becoming less expensive and might soon offer a cheap short-term solution to store energy for daily energy needs. However, the long-term storage capabilities of batteries, for example, in a yearly cycle, will not be economically viable.
External Company Press Release
Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

SEEIT is pleased to announce the completion of its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations under the previously announced framework agreement with Tesco plc.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2019
New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

The new material is so effective that it could be used to provide energy for sensors or even small computer processors. Instead of connecting small electrical devices to cables, they could generate their own electricity from temperature differences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2019
Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Clear Blue Technologies will provide its Smart Off-Grid solutions and services for seven greenfield sites in Ghana to power a telecom network for Vodafone Ghana.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 15, 2019
Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

The technology is based on a simple principle: raising and lowering a heavy weight to store and release energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 14, 2019
McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

The virtual PPA represents the first wind energy contract signed by McDonald's and will help the company make strides toward its Climate Action Target to reduce GHG emissions related to McDonald's restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

The world's largest offshore wind turbine on a floating platform has departed for its final destination off the Portuguese coast of Viana do Castelo, where the commissioning of the floating wind farm will take place.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

Discovery means simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material's use in next-generation solar cells or LED lighting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 12, 2019
Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Five different types of solar cells have arrived at the International Space Station to be tested for their power conversion rate and ability to operate in the harsh space environment as part of the MISSE-12 mission. One type of cell, made of low-cost organic materials, has not been extensively tested in space before.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2019
Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground.
External Company Press Release
Power Company Receives Global Recognition

Power Company Receives Global Recognition

UK Power Networks has received international recognition for the continuous advanced development of the power grid it operates across London, the South East and East of England.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

Technologies shaping future retailing
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

A system that uses solar energy to provide air conditioning across an entire campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast has claimed a rather cool international award in Iceland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 7, 2019
Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Tata Power and The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of TP Renewable Microgrid Ltd, which will address one of the most pervasive challenges in modern India: the lack of access to affordable, reliable electricity for millions of rural homes and enterprises.
External Company Press Release
Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

GrowFast solar irrigation system from Azuri Technologies has been named a finalist in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards, highlighting the world's best off-grid appliances.
External Company Press Release
Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewable energies collectively covered 42.9 percent of gross electricity consumption in Germany during the first three quarters of 2019. An increase of nearly five percentage points over the same period last year (38.1 percent), this is a new record.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 21, 2019
Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Will market growth in thermoelectric energy harvesting primarily come from low or high power opportunities? Which researchers and manufacturers have the products with the most potential? Forecasts by industry? Significance of latest advances? Most active countries? It is all here in the new IDTechEx report, "Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Sensing 2020-2030"
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 20, 2019
Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Batteries are rapidly becoming less expensive and might soon offer a cheap short-term solution to store energy for daily energy needs. However, the long-term storage capabilities of batteries, for example, in a yearly cycle, will not be economically viable.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2019
New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

The new material is so effective that it could be used to provide energy for sensors or even small computer processors. Instead of connecting small electrical devices to cables, they could generate their own electricity from temperature differences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 15, 2019
Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

The technology is based on a simple principle: raising and lowering a heavy weight to store and release energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

Discovery means simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material's use in next-generation solar cells or LED lighting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2019
Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

Technologies shaping future retailing
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 7, 2019
Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Tata Power and The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of TP Renewable Microgrid Ltd, which will address one of the most pervasive challenges in modern India: the lack of access to affordable, reliable electricity for millions of rural homes and enterprises.
External Company Press Release
Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewable energies collectively covered 42.9 percent of gross electricity consumption in Germany during the first three quarters of 2019. An increase of nearly five percentage points over the same period last year (38.1 percent), this is a new record.
External Company Press Release
Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
External Company Press Release
Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

SEEIT is pleased to announce the completion of its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations under the previously announced framework agreement with Tesco plc.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2019
Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Clear Blue Technologies will provide its Smart Off-Grid solutions and services for seven greenfield sites in Ghana to power a telecom network for Vodafone Ghana.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 14, 2019
McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

The virtual PPA represents the first wind energy contract signed by McDonald's and will help the company make strides toward its Climate Action Target to reduce GHG emissions related to McDonald's restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

The world's largest offshore wind turbine on a floating platform has departed for its final destination off the Portuguese coast of Viana do Castelo, where the commissioning of the floating wind farm will take place.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 12, 2019
Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Five different types of solar cells have arrived at the International Space Station to be tested for their power conversion rate and ability to operate in the harsh space environment as part of the MISSE-12 mission. One type of cell, made of low-cost organic materials, has not been extensively tested in space before.
External Company Press Release
Power Company Receives Global Recognition

Power Company Receives Global Recognition

UK Power Networks has received international recognition for the continuous advanced development of the power grid it operates across London, the South East and East of England.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

A system that uses solar energy to provide air conditioning across an entire campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast has claimed a rather cool international award in Iceland.
External Company Press Release
Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

GrowFast solar irrigation system from Azuri Technologies has been named a finalist in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards, highlighting the world's best off-grid appliances.
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