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Japan finds vast robot accessible rare earths

Japan finds vast robot accessible rare earths

Apr 24, 2018 Japan
Rare earths are vital to modern electronics and electrical engineering. They are relatively non-toxic and more effective compared to alternatives. See the IDTechEx report, "Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028".
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Cambridge Business Insight Forums

Cambridge Business Insight Forums

Apr 24, 2018 Worldwide
From the 19th to the 21st June 2018, IDTechEx is pleased to invite you to our Business & Technology Insight Forums at the prestigious Wolfson College in Cambridge (UK), to learn more about energy storage and electric vehicles.
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Webinar Tuesday 1 May - Toxicant Materials and Alternatives

Webinar Tuesday 1 May - Toxicant Materials and Alternatives

Apr 24, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 1 May 2018 titled Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028.
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ZapGo wins IDTechEx award

ZapGo wins IDTechEx award

Apr 24, 2018 Worldwide
ZapGo Ltd, in recognition of its Carbon-Ion™ cell technology, was selected as the winner of the IDTechEx award for Best Technical Development Within Energy Storage at the 2018 IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany. This award is given to the most significant technical development within energy storage over the last 24 months as judged by an independent panel of judges.
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Examples of Thermoelectric Progress in 2018

Examples of Thermoelectric Progress in 2018

Apr 23, 2018 Worldwide
In thermoelectrics TE, there is currently no huge reinvention at the applicational level as with solar roads and windows reinventing photovoltaics or at the technology level as with airborne wind energy reinventing electrodynamic harvesting of wind.
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Psst! A whispering gallery for light boosts solar cells

Psst! A whispering gallery for light boosts solar cells

Apr 23, 2018 United States
Trapping light with an optical version of a whispering gallery, researchers have developed a nanoscale coating for solar cells that enables them to absorb about 20 percent more sunlight than uncoated devices.
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Cambridge Business Insight Forums - Off Grid

Cambridge Business Insight Forums - Off Grid

Apr 23, 2018 Worldwide
On the 21 June 2018, IDTechEx is very pleased to invite you to our Business & Technology Insight Forums at the prestigious Wolfson College in Cambridge (UK), to learn more about Off Grid Energy Independence in electricity.
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New technology could wean the battery world off cobalt

New technology could wean the battery world off cobalt

Apr 20, 2018 United States
Lithium-based batteries use more than 50 percent of all cobalt produced in the world. These batteries are in your cell phone, laptop and maybe even your car. But now, a research team has opened the door to using other metals in lithium-based batteries, and have built cathodes with 50 percent more lithium-storage capacity than conventional materials.
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IDTechEx Presents Off Grid Business & Technology Insight Forums

IDTechEx Presents Off Grid Business & Technology Insight Forums

Apr 19, 2018
On 21 June in Cambridge, UK, IDTechEx will be hosting two half-day forums on the topic of Off Grid.
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Huge prizes for avoiding the coming flood of electronic poisons

Huge prizes for avoiding the coming flood of electronic poisons

Apr 19, 2018
The new IDTechEx report "Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028" reveals a disturbing pipeline of potentially poisonous electronic and electrical devices being introduced every year for the next ten years. However, it also identifies many escape routes.
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Wave energy converter units to be tested in Maldives

Wave energy converter units to be tested in Maldives

Apr 19, 2018 Maldives
The project involves testing prototype Wave Energy Converter units in the Maldives with the aim of supplying sustainable energy and reducing carbon emissions, in collaboration with MEE and the Government of the Maldives.
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First 'Toxicant Replacement Hero' Award Presented at the IDTechEx Show

First 'Toxicant Replacement Hero' Award Presented at the IDTechEx Show

Apr 18, 2018
Quantum Technology Supersensors were the first recipients of the new IDTechEx award for a 'Toxicant Replacement Hero' in Berlin.
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New design produces true lithium-air battery

New design produces true lithium-air battery

Apr 18, 2018 United States
Researchers have designed a new lithium-air battery that works in a natural air environment and still functioned after a record-breaking 750 charge/discharge cycles.
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Thin film converts heat from electronics into energy

Thin film converts heat from electronics into energy

Apr 18, 2018 United States
Engineers have developed a thin-film system that can be applied to sources of waste heat to produce energy at levels unprecedented for this kind of technology.
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ABB deploys microgrid with large battery energy storage in Australia

ABB deploys microgrid with large battery energy storage in Australia

Apr 18, 2018 Australia
ABB has supplied a containerized microgrid solution to support a gas-fired power station to optimize and automate its operations, increase energy efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and enable uninterrupted power supply from Alinta Energy's Newman Power Station, which supplies mining operations in the Pilbara.
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$55 million to expand use of renewable energy in Bangladesh

$55 million to expand use of renewable energy in Bangladesh

Apr 17, 2018 Bangladesh
The World Bank has approved $55 million to expand use of clean renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh where grid electricity cannot reach easily.
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Winners of the EV Award Presented at the IDTechEx Show! Berlin

Winners of the EV Award Presented at the IDTechEx Show! Berlin

Apr 16, 2018 Worldwide
Delft University of Technology, PRE Power Developers, Last Mile Solutions, supported by TKI and LomboxNet were the winners of the IDTechEx Show! Award: 'Most Significant Innovation for Electric Vehicles', presented in Berlin this week.
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Bentley Motors to build the UK`s largest ever solar-powered car port

Bentley Motors to build the UK`s largest ever solar-powered car port

Apr 13, 2018 United Kingdom
Bentley Motors announces that construction has started on the UK's largest ever solar-powered car port at Bentley's factory headquarters in Crewe, UK.
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Kemwatt Wins Off Grid Award At The IDTechEx Show! Berlin

Kemwatt Wins Off Grid Award At The IDTechEx Show! Berlin

Apr 12, 2018 Worldwide
At the end of day 1 of the IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Kemwatt were the worthy winners of the Bet Technical Development Within Off Grid Energy Independence Award for their submission 'The world's first industrial organic flow battery.'
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World's most powerful wind turbine successfully installed in Scottish

World's most powerful wind turbine successfully installed in Scottish

Apr 12, 2018 United Kingdom
A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-east Scotland after the world's most powerful single turbine was successfully installed.
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Interview: Seabased talks up 2.5 GW wave power pipeline

Interview: Seabased talks up 2.5 GW wave power pipeline

Apr 11, 2018 United States
Seabased, a wave energy company, recently secured a key bit of business in Africa to ensure the future growth of the company.