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Good Vibrations from Renewable Energy

Good Vibrations from Renewable Energy

Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 22, 2020
HS1 Becomes First Railway to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

HS1 Becomes First Railway to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

As the high-speed railway linking London, Kent and the Channel Tunnel, HS1 are on track to becoming the first UK railway to run entirely on renewable energy.
External Company Press Release
Borrego Solar Expands Maine Distributed Solar Portfolio

Borrego Solar Expands Maine Distributed Solar Portfolio

Eight new solar projects spurred by state legislation encourages renewable energy investment and increases affordable access to clean power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 21, 2020
What's on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries? Pt 2

What's on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries? Pt 2

In this second article from IDTechEx, a more detailed analysis about the different chemistries will show the main RFB technologies currently available or under development, beginning with the most adopted and investigated Redox Flow Batteries (RFB), the Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFB).
External Company Press Release
IKEA Australia Clean Energy Transformation Project

IKEA Australia Clean Energy Transformation Project

Construction set to commence on Australia's largest grid-connected commercial microgrid of its kind by Planet Ark Power at IKEA Adelaide.
External Company Press Release
Record 26% Efficiency in Low Light for ARMOR Solar Power Films

Record 26% Efficiency in Low Light for ARMOR Solar Power Films

ARMOR solar power films achieved a record 26% efficiency in a low-light environment for the ASCA organic photovoltaic cell.
External Company Press Release
Wärtsilä Awarded Energy Storage System Order Totalling 90 MW / 90MWh

Wärtsilä Awarded Energy Storage System Order Totalling 90 MW / 90MWh

The technology group Wärtsilä has received a repeat energy storage system order totalling 90 MW / 90 MWh from an existing South East Asian customer. The solution will provide much needed flexibility and reliable grid support and will allow the further integration of energy from renewable sources, such as solar and wind power.
External Company Press Release
New York Recognizes & Valorizes Hydropower as Renewable Energy Source

New York Recognizes & Valorizes Hydropower as Renewable Energy Source

In a landmark decision today, the New York Department of Public Service recognizes and valorizes hydropower as a clean and renewable energy source.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2020
Abu Dhabi's Largest Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Project

Abu Dhabi's Largest Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Project

Rooftop solar photovoltaic plant at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will be operational by Q4 2021 and will deliver nearly 40 percent of the theme park's annual energy needs.
External Company Press Release
National Grid Launches National Grid Renewables

National Grid Launches National Grid Renewables

National Grid Underscores its Commitment to the Clean Energy Transition with Launch of National Grid Renewables. Rollout of new National Grid Renewables brand emphasizes the important role renewable energy will play in the company's efforts to decarbonize the energy system.
External Company Press Release
OG&E Completes Two Solar Energy Farms in Southeast Oklahoma

OG&E Completes Two Solar Energy Farms in Southeast Oklahoma

OG&E, the electric utility subsidiary of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), today announced that it has completed construction of two 5 MW solar energy farms in southeast Oklahoma. Both centers are operating at full capacity.
External Company Press Release
Xidas's New 'VP3' Power Pod Tackles Sustainability and Landfill Issues

Xidas's New 'VP3' Power Pod Tackles Sustainability and Landfill Issues

Xidas IoT is launching a new breed of self-charging batteries to minimize the battery-landfill dilemma by increasing the lifetime of the battery and reducing the times of replacement.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 15, 2020
Longest Operating Current Energy Converter

Longest Operating Current Energy Converter

ORPC has concluded summer inspection and maintenance of its RivGen device, re-deployed it and resumed operations sending power to the Igiugig, Alaska, community grid. The project has achieved over 7 million revolutions of the marine hydrokinetic turbine to produce power during its 10 months of operation.
External Company Press Release
LG Chem, SolarEdge: Battery Shortage Met by Solar + Storage Solution

LG Chem, SolarEdge: Battery Shortage Met by Solar + Storage Solution

LG Chem, Korea's leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has strengthened its partnership with global inverter manufacturer SolarEdge to offer the most advanced home backup solution to date with training for installers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 14, 2020
Supercapacitors Increasingly Preferred for Wind Power

Supercapacitors Increasingly Preferred for Wind Power

Large supercapacitors cost thousands of dollars. They save millions of dollars when preventing self-destruction as with pitch control of the blades of a wind turbine in a storm when the electrics fail.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 13, 2020
Join the IDTechEx Webinar "Quantum Dots for Micro-LED Displays"

Join the IDTechEx Webinar "Quantum Dots for Micro-LED Displays"

This webinar will include an introduction to quantum dots; value propositions of quantum dots; integration methods of QDs for display applications; comparison of QDs and phosphors; and QDs for micro-LED displays.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 13, 2020
Untapped Potential Exists for Blending Hydropower, Floating PV

Untapped Potential Exists for Blending Hydropower, Floating PV

Hybrid systems of floating solar panels and hydropower plants may hold the technical potential to produce a significant portion of the electricity generated annually across the globe.
External Company Press Release
Solar Power as Rental Offer Launched by Aggreko

Solar Power as Rental Offer Launched by Aggreko

Aggreko announces the immediate availability of its solar power rental offer. The 1 MW PV solution is optimized for weak or off-grid applications and delivers clean energy innovation without long-term financial or technical commitment.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2020
Upcoming Webinar - Stampede Into 48V Cars: Threat to HEV, PHEV?

Upcoming Webinar - Stampede Into 48V Cars: Threat to HEV, PHEV?

Most legacy car makers need 15 years to switch to battery electric without collapsing. To keep their ICE cars legal and desirable, 50 are urgently upgrading them to 48V mild hybrids and many plan 48V full hybrids by a further upgrade. Peak sales $500 billion?
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Smart City Drones, New Passenger Aircraft, Hyperloop

Smart City Drones, New Passenger Aircraft, Hyperloop

Air travel in cities is being strongly researched with about 200 companies developing vertical takeoff and landing VTOL aircraft. Almost all will fail because this is a very difficult, long term task in the face of inadequate batteries, tightening regulations and other impediments.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 22, 2020
HS1 Becomes First Railway to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

HS1 Becomes First Railway to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy

As the high-speed railway linking London, Kent and the Channel Tunnel, HS1 are on track to becoming the first UK railway to run entirely on renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 21, 2020
What's on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries? Pt 2

What's on the Energy Storage Market Beside Lithium-ion Batteries? Pt 2

In this second article from IDTechEx, a more detailed analysis about the different chemistries will show the main RFB technologies currently available or under development, beginning with the most adopted and investigated Redox Flow Batteries (RFB), the Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFB).
External Company Press Release
Record 26% Efficiency in Low Light for ARMOR Solar Power Films

Record 26% Efficiency in Low Light for ARMOR Solar Power Films

ARMOR solar power films achieved a record 26% efficiency in a low-light environment for the ASCA organic photovoltaic cell.
External Company Press Release
New York Recognizes & Valorizes Hydropower as Renewable Energy Source

New York Recognizes & Valorizes Hydropower as Renewable Energy Source

In a landmark decision today, the New York Department of Public Service recognizes and valorizes hydropower as a clean and renewable energy source.
External Company Press Release
National Grid Launches National Grid Renewables

National Grid Launches National Grid Renewables

National Grid Underscores its Commitment to the Clean Energy Transition with Launch of National Grid Renewables. Rollout of new National Grid Renewables brand emphasizes the important role renewable energy will play in the company's efforts to decarbonize the energy system.
External Company Press Release
Xidas's New 'VP3' Power Pod Tackles Sustainability and Landfill Issues

Xidas's New 'VP3' Power Pod Tackles Sustainability and Landfill Issues

Xidas IoT is launching a new breed of self-charging batteries to minimize the battery-landfill dilemma by increasing the lifetime of the battery and reducing the times of replacement.
External Company Press Release
LG Chem, SolarEdge: Battery Shortage Met by Solar + Storage Solution

LG Chem, SolarEdge: Battery Shortage Met by Solar + Storage Solution

LG Chem, Korea's leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has strengthened its partnership with global inverter manufacturer SolarEdge to offer the most advanced home backup solution to date with training for installers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 13, 2020
Join the IDTechEx Webinar "Quantum Dots for Micro-LED Displays"

Join the IDTechEx Webinar "Quantum Dots for Micro-LED Displays"

This webinar will include an introduction to quantum dots; value propositions of quantum dots; integration methods of QDs for display applications; comparison of QDs and phosphors; and QDs for micro-LED displays.
External Company Press Release
Solar Power as Rental Offer Launched by Aggreko

Solar Power as Rental Offer Launched by Aggreko

Aggreko announces the immediate availability of its solar power rental offer. The 1 MW PV solution is optimized for weak or off-grid applications and delivers clean energy innovation without long-term financial or technical commitment.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Smart City Drones, New Passenger Aircraft, Hyperloop

Smart City Drones, New Passenger Aircraft, Hyperloop

Air travel in cities is being strongly researched with about 200 companies developing vertical takeoff and landing VTOL aircraft. Almost all will fail because this is a very difficult, long term task in the face of inadequate batteries, tightening regulations and other impediments.
External Company Press Release
Borrego Solar Expands Maine Distributed Solar Portfolio

Borrego Solar Expands Maine Distributed Solar Portfolio

Eight new solar projects spurred by state legislation encourages renewable energy investment and increases affordable access to clean power.
External Company Press Release
IKEA Australia Clean Energy Transformation Project

IKEA Australia Clean Energy Transformation Project

Construction set to commence on Australia's largest grid-connected commercial microgrid of its kind by Planet Ark Power at IKEA Adelaide.
External Company Press Release
Wärtsilä Awarded Energy Storage System Order Totalling 90 MW / 90MWh

Wärtsilä Awarded Energy Storage System Order Totalling 90 MW / 90MWh

The technology group Wärtsilä has received a repeat energy storage system order totalling 90 MW / 90 MWh from an existing South East Asian customer. The solution will provide much needed flexibility and reliable grid support and will allow the further integration of energy from renewable sources, such as solar and wind power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2020
Abu Dhabi's Largest Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Project

Abu Dhabi's Largest Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Project

Rooftop solar photovoltaic plant at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will be operational by Q4 2021 and will deliver nearly 40 percent of the theme park's annual energy needs.
External Company Press Release
OG&E Completes Two Solar Energy Farms in Southeast Oklahoma

OG&E Completes Two Solar Energy Farms in Southeast Oklahoma

OG&E, the electric utility subsidiary of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), today announced that it has completed construction of two 5 MW solar energy farms in southeast Oklahoma. Both centers are operating at full capacity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 15, 2020
Longest Operating Current Energy Converter

Longest Operating Current Energy Converter

ORPC has concluded summer inspection and maintenance of its RivGen device, re-deployed it and resumed operations sending power to the Igiugig, Alaska, community grid. The project has achieved over 7 million revolutions of the marine hydrokinetic turbine to produce power during its 10 months of operation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 14, 2020
Supercapacitors Increasingly Preferred for Wind Power

Supercapacitors Increasingly Preferred for Wind Power

Large supercapacitors cost thousands of dollars. They save millions of dollars when preventing self-destruction as with pitch control of the blades of a wind turbine in a storm when the electrics fail.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 13, 2020
Untapped Potential Exists for Blending Hydropower, Floating PV

Untapped Potential Exists for Blending Hydropower, Floating PV

Hybrid systems of floating solar panels and hydropower plants may hold the technical potential to produce a significant portion of the electricity generated annually across the globe.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2020
Upcoming Webinar - Stampede Into 48V Cars: Threat to HEV, PHEV?

Upcoming Webinar - Stampede Into 48V Cars: Threat to HEV, PHEV?

Most legacy car makers need 15 years to switch to battery electric without collapsing. To keep their ICE cars legal and desirable, 50 are urgently upgrading them to 48V mild hybrids and many plan 48V full hybrids by a further upgrade. Peak sales $500 billion?
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