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Organic solar cells will last 10 years in space

Organic solar cells will last 10 years in space

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
200 MW engine power plant will help meet Cambodia's electricity demand

200 MW engine power plant will help meet Cambodia's electricity demand

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 200 MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country's rapidly growing energy demand. Because of the urgent need to increase electricity supply, Wärtsilä is delivering the plant on a fast track basis.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Progress to Solar Cars for Everyone

Progress to Solar Cars for Everyone

Less or No Battery, Less or No Charging: Extended version of presentation by IDTechEx at Advanced materials conference Osaka Japan, June 2019.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 1, 2019
Massive solar storage project for Nevada Desert

Massive solar storage project for Nevada Desert

NV Energy continues to work toward its long-term goal of serving its customers with 100 percent renewable energy, announcing the addition of nearly 1,200 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic generation to be built in the state, along with 590 megawatts of battery storage.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 1, 2019
Zimbabwe's first solar powered mini grid

Zimbabwe's first solar powered mini grid

The recent commissioning of Zimbabwe's first solar-powered 99kw mini-grid in Gwanda rural district, which is now benefiting more than 10 000 people, is a sustainable model which could be replicated across the country.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 28, 2019
A Remarkable Year for Stationary Energy Storage

A Remarkable Year for Stationary Energy Storage

2018 was a remarkable year for stationary energy storage. Governments and policymakers around the world are beginning to wake up to the value batteries can offer to the grid, both in terms of flexibility and decarbonisation. Over 6GWh was deployed, and market leaders such as Tesla expect to double their deployments for 2019.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 27, 2019
More trials for wave powered energy generator

More trials for wave powered energy generator

Tiny living corals occupy vast extensions, forming a reef able to absorb much of the energy of waves in an efficient manner. This led to the idea of creating direct action turbines placed in series, composed of many blades simulating a coral reef.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 27, 2019
Crawling robots, drones detect damage to save wind blades

Crawling robots, drones detect damage to save wind blades

Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the cost of wind energy at a time when blades are getting bigger, pricier and harder to transport, researchers say.
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.
External Company Press Release
200 MW engine power plant will help meet Cambodia's electricity demand

200 MW engine power plant will help meet Cambodia's electricity demand

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 200 MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country's rapidly growing energy demand. Because of the urgent need to increase electricity supply, Wärtsilä is delivering the plant on a fast track basis.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 1, 2019
Massive solar storage project for Nevada Desert

Massive solar storage project for Nevada Desert

NV Energy continues to work toward its long-term goal of serving its customers with 100 percent renewable energy, announcing the addition of nearly 1,200 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic generation to be built in the state, along with 590 megawatts of battery storage.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 28, 2019
A Remarkable Year for Stationary Energy Storage

A Remarkable Year for Stationary Energy Storage

2018 was a remarkable year for stationary energy storage. Governments and policymakers around the world are beginning to wake up to the value batteries can offer to the grid, both in terms of flexibility and decarbonisation. Over 6GWh was deployed, and market leaders such as Tesla expect to double their deployments for 2019.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 27, 2019
Crawling robots, drones detect damage to save wind blades

Crawling robots, drones detect damage to save wind blades

Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the cost of wind energy at a time when blades are getting bigger, pricier and harder to transport, researchers say.
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.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Progress to Solar Cars for Everyone

Progress to Solar Cars for Everyone

Less or No Battery, Less or No Charging: Extended version of presentation by IDTechEx at Advanced materials conference Osaka Japan, June 2019.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 1, 2019
Zimbabwe's first solar powered mini grid

Zimbabwe's first solar powered mini grid

The recent commissioning of Zimbabwe's first solar-powered 99kw mini-grid in Gwanda rural district, which is now benefiting more than 10 000 people, is a sustainable model which could be replicated across the country.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 27, 2019
More trials for wave powered energy generator

More trials for wave powered energy generator

Tiny living corals occupy vast extensions, forming a reef able to absorb much of the energy of waves in an efficient manner. This led to the idea of creating direct action turbines placed in series, composed of many blades simulating a coral reef.
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