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Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

Mar 28, 2018
The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany, on April 11-12 is the key meeting place for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
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Avoiding Electronics Toxicants: Multibillion Dollar Opportunity

Avoiding Electronics Toxicants: Multibillion Dollar Opportunity

Mar 28, 2018
Alternatives to toxicants are an opportunity for tens of billions of dollars of business over the coming decade.
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Wind and solar photovoltaic hybrid tested in Spain

Wind and solar photovoltaic hybrid tested in Spain

Mar 28, 2018 Spain
A wind and solar photovoltaic hybrid demonstrator has recently been installed at an EDPR wind farm in Cádiz, Spain. The initiative is part of efforts to offer sustainable energy solutions that meet customers' increasing need to balance energy supply with grid demand.
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Direct high-speed charging of electric cars by solar panels

Direct high-speed charging of electric cars by solar panels

Mar 27, 2018 Netherlands
Electric cars are seen as the sustainable future of transport. But they are only truly sustainable if the electricity used to charge them comes from sustainable sources and not from fossil fuels.
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A report from AABC 2018 - Part 1

A report from AABC 2018 - Part 1

Mar 26, 2018
This is part 1 in a three part series where IDTechEx analysts explore their findings from AABC 2018.
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Maui College aims to be net-zero campus

Maui College aims to be net-zero campus

Mar 26, 2018 United States
The University of Hawaiʻi Maui College will soon be among the first in the nation to generate 100 percent of its energy from on-site solar photovoltaic systems coupled with battery storage.
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IDTechEx TVWhat to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

What to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

Mar 26, 2018
Connecting Emerging Technologies With Global Brands 11 - 12 April 2018 | Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
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Electric textile lights a lamp when stretched

Electric textile lights a lamp when stretched

Mar 26, 2018 Sweden
Researchers have developed a fabric that converts kinetic energy into electric power. The greater the load applied to the textile and the wetter it becomes the more electricity it generates.
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Research closer to revolutionary battery

Research closer to revolutionary battery

Mar 23, 2018 United States
The boom in wind energy faces a hurdle — how to effectively and cheaply store energy generated by turbines when the wind is blowing, but energy requirements are low.
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A report from Batterieforum 2018

A report from Batterieforum 2018

Mar 22, 2018 Europe, Worldwide
From the 24th to the 26th January 2018, about 300 experts and opinion leaders in energy storage gathered in Berlin for the 2018 edition of the Batterieforum, an event aimed at the German-speaking community in the battery industry. IDTechEx analyst Dr Lorenzo Grande was there to report on policy changes and new business partnerships happening in Germany.
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Off Grid Breakthroughs and Challenges

Off Grid Breakthroughs and Challenges

Mar 22, 2018
The conference "Off Grid Energy Independence" Berlin April 11-12 will be unique in focussing exclusively on zero emission off grid and fringe-of-grid advances, challenges and prospects globally.
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Ghana to be early adopter of wave power

Ghana to be early adopter of wave power

Mar 22, 2018 Ghana
Seabased has been contracted by TC's Energy, a Ghanaian renewable energy production company, to deliver a wave energy plant near Ada, Ghana. The 100 MW park is one of the first, and one the largest, commercial contracts in the fledgling wave energy industry. ​
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Machine 3: pulsed power machine in search for clean, abundant energy

Machine 3: pulsed power machine in search for clean, abundant energy

Mar 22, 2018 United Kingdom
FIRST Light Fusion, an Oxford-based global leader in researching energy generation via inertial confinement fusion,is investing £3.6million building a pulsed power machine to advance the company's work exploring fusion, the ultimate source of energy.
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MPC Capital to partner with Martifer Renewables on Colombian solar PV

MPC Capital to partner with Martifer Renewables on Colombian solar PV

Mar 22, 2018 Colombia
MPC Capital announced a joint venture with Martifer Renewables, a developer of wind and solar energy projects. MPC Capital and Martifer Renewables will form a strategic partnership cultivating and supporting distributed generation and utility scale solar PV and wind renewable energy products throughout Colombia.
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Wärtsilä delivers world's largest solar hybrid power plant

Wärtsilä delivers world's largest solar hybrid power plant

Mar 22, 2018 Finland, Burkina Faso
Wärtsilä announced that it has delivered the world's largest solar hybrid power plant. Wärtsilä will provide a reliable and sustainable supply of round-the-clock energy which is essential in operating the off-grid gold mine and demonstrate the enormous potential of integrating renewables as the baseload electricity.
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Soteria forms consortium

Soteria forms consortium

Mar 22, 2018 United States
Soteria Battery Innovation Group is forming a consortium to make its new lithium battery architecture available to every battery manufacturer worldwide.
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Wood joins expert group to help shape wave and tidal energy standards

Wood joins expert group to help shape wave and tidal energy standards

Mar 22, 2018 United Kingdom
Wood is pleased to announce that four employees working within its clean energy business have joined the British Standards Institution as committee members on the UK working group providing input into the International Electrotechnical Commission's marine energy committee.
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Screems announces the launch of MAPS off-grid technology

Screems announces the launch of MAPS off-grid technology

Mar 22, 2018 Netherlands
Screems announces the launch of a new electric technology, Major Appliance Power Stations..
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Potassium gives perovskite-based solar cells an efficiency boost

Potassium gives perovskite-based solar cells an efficiency boost

Mar 22, 2018 United Kingdom
A simple potassium solution could boost the efficiency of next-generation solar cells, by enabling them to convert more sunlight into electricity.
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Solar storage project at US Army's Redstone Arsenal

Solar storage project at US Army's Redstone Arsenal

Mar 21, 2018 United States
A ribbon-cutting event marked the commencement of operations for a 10-megawatt solar photovoltaic and 1-megawatt energy storage system at the US Army post in Alabama.