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America's largest solar energy storage system planned for Los Angeles

America's largest solar energy storage system planned for Los Angeles

External Company Press Release
SEEIT to acquire 12 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for €64 m

SEEIT to acquire 12 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for €64 m

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, the first UK-listed investment company of its kind to invest exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of cogeneration assets in Spain for a total cash consideration of approximately €64 million.
External Company Press Release
Sun Investment Group launches corporate power purchasing agreements

Sun Investment Group launches corporate power purchasing agreements

Sun Investment Group Launches First Corporate Power Purchasing Agreements Available in Central and Eastern Europe
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 20, 2019
Device generates light from the night sky

Device generates light from the night sky

An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 19, 2019
Completion of largest battery installation in New York

Completion of largest battery installation in New York

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority announced the completion of the largest battery installation in New York which will serve the state's electrical system by enhancing power grid performance and reliability and will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 18, 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 18, 2019
Welcome indoors, solar cells

Welcome indoors, solar cells

Swedish and Chinese scientists have developed organic solar cells optimised to convert ambient indoor light to electricity. The power they produce is low, but is probably enough to feed the millions of products that the internet of things will bring online.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 17, 2019
£12.8M in EU funding for wave power project

£12.8M in EU funding for wave power project

More than £12m of EU funds will be invested in the next stage of a major initiative to generate clean energy from ocean waves.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 17, 2019
BMW to have one million electrified vehicles on the roads in 2021

BMW to have one million electrified vehicles on the roads in 2021

The BMW Group is focusing on the next electromobility milestone and by the end of 2021, aims to have a total of one million electrified vehicles on the roads.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 16, 2019
Support for minigrid development in Sierra Leone

Support for minigrid development in Sierra Leone

A feasibility study to provide the technical and financial analysis necessary to implement approximately 45 minigrids in Sierra Leone.\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 16, 2019
Bridgestone investigates power generating tires

Bridgestone investigates power generating tires

The project seeks to develop new technologies that will ensure sufficient driving distance for electric vehicles with fewer batteries by installing motors inside wheels that are able to receive electric power directly from roads when driving or stopping.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 13, 2019
Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

Solar cells that use mixtures of organic molecules to absorb sunlight and convert it to electricity, that can be applied to curved surfaces such as the body of a car, could be a step closer thanks to a discovery that challenges conventional thinking about one of the key components of these devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 13, 2019
Mercedes-Benz sources battery cells from carbon-neutral production

Mercedes-Benz sources battery cells from carbon-neutral production

A production site in Germany is currently being planned and will be carbon-neutral from the beginning. The locations in the USA and China are then scheduled to follow.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 12, 2019
New Zealand's first floating solar array

New Zealand's first floating solar array

Auckland's electricity and water utility companies announced a project to build New Zealand's largest solar array in the heart of Auckland's North Shore, by floating it on top of the Rosedale wastewater treatment pond near the Northern Motorway.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 11, 2019
Bristol Airport switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity

Bristol Airport switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity

In a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint, Bristol Airport has switched to a 100 per cent renewable electricity supply. The announcement follows the recent publication of a carbon roadmap setting out how the Airport will become carbon neutral by 2025 for emissions within its direct control.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 10, 2019
Energy positive building produces twice the electricity it uses

Energy positive building produces twice the electricity it uses

As the world's northernmost energy-positive building, Powerhouse Brattørkaia aims to set a new standard for the construction of the buildings of tomorrow: one that produces more energy than it consumes over its lifespan, including construction and demolition.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Solar Cars, Buses and Trains

Solar Cars, Buses and Trains

This premium article is intended to be useful to all in the vehicle value chain from consultants, researchers and materials suppliers to product and system integrators, operators and facilities managers. The emphasis is on creating successful business and ongoing benefits to society, not reviewing solar racers built by students, other than where these have wider lessons. \r\n
External Company Press Release
Tandem Solar Modules: One-two combination packs a more powerful punch

Tandem Solar Modules: One-two combination packs a more powerful punch

The efficiency ceiling of commercially available solar modules leaves little room for improvement. Tandem solar modules with two light-harvesting active layers have far greater potential. The future could well belong to this promising technology.
External Company Press Release
Forev Appoints SWARCO eVolt as charging technology and service partner

Forev Appoints SWARCO eVolt as charging technology and service partner

SWARCO eVolt has agreed a new programme with Forev, the Scottish-based EV charging infrastructure provider, to provide the technology and service support to help Forev create a network of fast/rapid EV chargers throughout Scotland.
External Company Press Release
Next-generation yield-simulation software for solar parks

Next-generation yield-simulation software for solar parks

Imec and EnergyVille, together with PVcase, present their partnership to develop a commercial software solution that allows to easily design and accurately predict the energy yield of state-of-the-art photovoltaic power plants.
External Company Press Release
SEEIT to acquire 12 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for €64 m

SEEIT to acquire 12 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for €64 m

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, the first UK-listed investment company of its kind to invest exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of cogeneration assets in Spain for a total cash consideration of approximately €64 million.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 20, 2019
Device generates light from the night sky

Device generates light from the night sky

An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 18, 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 17, 2019
£12.8M in EU funding for wave power project

£12.8M in EU funding for wave power project

More than £12m of EU funds will be invested in the next stage of a major initiative to generate clean energy from ocean waves.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 16, 2019
Support for minigrid development in Sierra Leone

Support for minigrid development in Sierra Leone

A feasibility study to provide the technical and financial analysis necessary to implement approximately 45 minigrids in Sierra Leone.\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 13, 2019
Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

Solar cells that use mixtures of organic molecules to absorb sunlight and convert it to electricity, that can be applied to curved surfaces such as the body of a car, could be a step closer thanks to a discovery that challenges conventional thinking about one of the key components of these devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 12, 2019
New Zealand's first floating solar array

New Zealand's first floating solar array

Auckland's electricity and water utility companies announced a project to build New Zealand's largest solar array in the heart of Auckland's North Shore, by floating it on top of the Rosedale wastewater treatment pond near the Northern Motorway.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 10, 2019
Energy positive building produces twice the electricity it uses

Energy positive building produces twice the electricity it uses

As the world's northernmost energy-positive building, Powerhouse Brattørkaia aims to set a new standard for the construction of the buildings of tomorrow: one that produces more energy than it consumes over its lifespan, including construction and demolition.
External Company Press Release
Tandem Solar Modules: One-two combination packs a more powerful punch

Tandem Solar Modules: One-two combination packs a more powerful punch

The efficiency ceiling of commercially available solar modules leaves little room for improvement. Tandem solar modules with two light-harvesting active layers have far greater potential. The future could well belong to this promising technology.
External Company Press Release
Next-generation yield-simulation software for solar parks

Next-generation yield-simulation software for solar parks

Imec and EnergyVille, together with PVcase, present their partnership to develop a commercial software solution that allows to easily design and accurately predict the energy yield of state-of-the-art photovoltaic power plants.
External Company Press Release
Sun Investment Group launches corporate power purchasing agreements

Sun Investment Group launches corporate power purchasing agreements

Sun Investment Group Launches First Corporate Power Purchasing Agreements Available in Central and Eastern Europe
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 19, 2019
Completion of largest battery installation in New York

Completion of largest battery installation in New York

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority announced the completion of the largest battery installation in New York which will serve the state's electrical system by enhancing power grid performance and reliability and will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 18, 2019
Welcome indoors, solar cells

Welcome indoors, solar cells

Swedish and Chinese scientists have developed organic solar cells optimised to convert ambient indoor light to electricity. The power they produce is low, but is probably enough to feed the millions of products that the internet of things will bring online.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 17, 2019
BMW to have one million electrified vehicles on the roads in 2021

BMW to have one million electrified vehicles on the roads in 2021

The BMW Group is focusing on the next electromobility milestone and by the end of 2021, aims to have a total of one million electrified vehicles on the roads.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 16, 2019
Bridgestone investigates power generating tires

Bridgestone investigates power generating tires

The project seeks to develop new technologies that will ensure sufficient driving distance for electric vehicles with fewer batteries by installing motors inside wheels that are able to receive electric power directly from roads when driving or stopping.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 13, 2019
Mercedes-Benz sources battery cells from carbon-neutral production

Mercedes-Benz sources battery cells from carbon-neutral production

A production site in Germany is currently being planned and will be carbon-neutral from the beginning. The locations in the USA and China are then scheduled to follow.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 11, 2019
Bristol Airport switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity

Bristol Airport switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity

In a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint, Bristol Airport has switched to a 100 per cent renewable electricity supply. The announcement follows the recent publication of a carbon roadmap setting out how the Airport will become carbon neutral by 2025 for emissions within its direct control.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Solar Cars, Buses and Trains

Solar Cars, Buses and Trains

This premium article is intended to be useful to all in the vehicle value chain from consultants, researchers and materials suppliers to product and system integrators, operators and facilities managers. The emphasis is on creating successful business and ongoing benefits to society, not reviewing solar racers built by students, other than where these have wider lessons. \r\n
External Company Press Release
Forev Appoints SWARCO eVolt as charging technology and service partner

Forev Appoints SWARCO eVolt as charging technology and service partner

SWARCO eVolt has agreed a new programme with Forev, the Scottish-based EV charging infrastructure provider, to provide the technology and service support to help Forev create a network of fast/rapid EV chargers throughout Scotland.
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