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Sunpin Solar Appoints Kelly Lloyd as Chief Financial Officer

Sunpin Solar Appoints Kelly Lloyd as Chief Financial Officer

Sunpin Solar is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Lloyd, currently Interim Chief Financial Officer of Sunpin Solar, as the company's Chief Financial Officer and Head of Project Finance, effective immediately.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 7, 2019
Moveable Cities

Moveable Cities

Refocussing of smart cities from big brother sensing and people control to energy, food and water independence and magnificent free public transport facilitates cities becoming moveable. IDTechEx report, "Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029" explains.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 6, 2019
Power from the tidal currents in Nova Scotia

Power from the tidal currents in Nova Scotia

The platform that is equipped with instream turbines was originally developed and tested in Scotland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 6, 2019
Innovative electric car features full-surface solar integration

Innovative electric car features full-surface solar integration

Sono Motors unveiled the first images of the Sion's series design as part of a broad online release. The focus was placed on the full-surface incorporation of solar modules into the bodywork - one of the vehicle's unique features that have influenced its design.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 5, 2019
Right electrolyte doubles material's ability to store energy

Right electrolyte doubles material's ability to store energy

Scientists have discovered a way to improve the energy density of promising energy-storage materials, conductive two-dimensional ceramics called MXenes.
Press Release
New light-harvesting chemical for more effective solar panels

New light-harvesting chemical for more effective solar panels

An international team of scientists, led by the UK, are hunting for new, organic light-harvesting chemicals to make solar panels that are both more effective at creating electricity and are environmentally friendly.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 5, 2019
MGX enters next phase of high energy lithium-ion battery development

MGX enters next phase of high energy lithium-ion battery development

MGX and UBC are working together to develop next-generation Li-ion batteries capable of quadrupling energy density from current 100 Wh/kg up to 400 Wh/kg for use in long-range electric vehicles and grid storage.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers

Key to Successful Pure Electric Cars

There is no correlation of successful sales numbers or value with oil price or even up-front price in relation to electric cars. Dr Peter Harrop explores their trajectory.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 4, 2019
Next-gen rooftop solar panels achieve record efficiency

Next-gen rooftop solar panels achieve record efficiency

Insolight's pre-production modules set a new efficiency standard of 29% for commercial solar panels. Results were validated by the Solar Energy Institute of the Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid setting the stage for large-scale industrialization.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 4, 2019
High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

A team of engineers has developed a high-power fuel cell using a unique pH-gradient-enabled microscale bipolar interface that could power a variety of transportation modes — including unmanned underwater vehicles, drones and eventually electric aircraft — at significantly lower cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 1, 2019
Cars to power houses in trial

Cars to power houses in trial

The trial will see if EVs and V2H systems can effectively ease peak demand on electricity networks and keep the power on for customers during short-term outages.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 28, 2019
Thin-film solar application for the oil industry

Thin-film solar application for the oil industry

The thin-film panels, unique in that they can be directly applied to flat surfaces, are significantly more flexible and lighter in weight than traditional panels, which also require the additional weight of racks and bolts for installation.
Press Release
Consortium promises 'big leap' in performance for energy storage tech

Consortium promises 'big leap' in performance for energy storage tech

A global battery consortium charged with advancing lead battery technology has re-launched as it prepares to unveil a raft of new research designed to take the technology to the next level.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 27, 2019
New filament combines solar energy harvesting and storage capabilities

New filament combines solar energy harvesting and storage capabilities

Researchers have invented a weavable filament that both captures and stores solar energy simultaneously—two capabilities that have only been available in separate devices until now.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 27, 2019
Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen

Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen

Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that, post regulatory approval and completion, sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers

Huge Battery Opportunities from Radical Changes in EV Demand

The biggest demand for lithium-ion batteries is moving away from cars and in electric cars it will be a matter of less battery on average.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 26, 2019
Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes

Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes

A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can convert wave power into electricity.
Press Release
Campaign for a more sustainable blockchain community

Campaign for a more sustainable blockchain community

Eden GeoPower launched a crowdfunding campaign via StartEngine's fundraising platform to help its efforts to develop off-grid renewable geothermal power plants. Each geothermal power plant will be capable of producing up to 10 MW of renewable geothermal energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 25, 2019
Exploration of commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea

Exploration of commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea

Korea National Oil Corporation and Equinor ASA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore the opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 22, 2019
Portland first major energy facility co-locating wind, solar, battery

Portland first major energy facility co-locating wind, solar, battery

A new energy facility in Eastern Oregon combining 300 megawatts of wind generation with 50 megawatts of solar generation and 30 megawatts of battery storage.
Press Release
Sunpin Solar Appoints Kelly Lloyd as Chief Financial Officer

Sunpin Solar Appoints Kelly Lloyd as Chief Financial Officer

Sunpin Solar is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Lloyd, currently Interim Chief Financial Officer of Sunpin Solar, as the company's Chief Financial Officer and Head of Project Finance, effective immediately.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 6, 2019
Power from the tidal currents in Nova Scotia

Power from the tidal currents in Nova Scotia

The platform that is equipped with instream turbines was originally developed and tested in Scotland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 5, 2019
Right electrolyte doubles material's ability to store energy

Right electrolyte doubles material's ability to store energy

Scientists have discovered a way to improve the energy density of promising energy-storage materials, conductive two-dimensional ceramics called MXenes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 5, 2019
MGX enters next phase of high energy lithium-ion battery development

MGX enters next phase of high energy lithium-ion battery development

MGX and UBC are working together to develop next-generation Li-ion batteries capable of quadrupling energy density from current 100 Wh/kg up to 400 Wh/kg for use in long-range electric vehicles and grid storage.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 4, 2019
Next-gen rooftop solar panels achieve record efficiency

Next-gen rooftop solar panels achieve record efficiency

Insolight's pre-production modules set a new efficiency standard of 29% for commercial solar panels. Results were validated by the Solar Energy Institute of the Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid setting the stage for large-scale industrialization.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 1, 2019
Cars to power houses in trial

Cars to power houses in trial

The trial will see if EVs and V2H systems can effectively ease peak demand on electricity networks and keep the power on for customers during short-term outages.
Press Release
Consortium promises 'big leap' in performance for energy storage tech

Consortium promises 'big leap' in performance for energy storage tech

A global battery consortium charged with advancing lead battery technology has re-launched as it prepares to unveil a raft of new research designed to take the technology to the next level.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 27, 2019
Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen

Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen

Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that, post regulatory approval and completion, sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 26, 2019
Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes

Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes

A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can convert wave power into electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 25, 2019
Exploration of commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea

Exploration of commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea

Korea National Oil Corporation and Equinor ASA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore the opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 7, 2019
Moveable Cities

Moveable Cities

Refocussing of smart cities from big brother sensing and people control to energy, food and water independence and magnificent free public transport facilitates cities becoming moveable. IDTechEx report, "Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029" explains.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 6, 2019
Innovative electric car features full-surface solar integration

Innovative electric car features full-surface solar integration

Sono Motors unveiled the first images of the Sion's series design as part of a broad online release. The focus was placed on the full-surface incorporation of solar modules into the bodywork - one of the vehicle's unique features that have influenced its design.
Press Release
New light-harvesting chemical for more effective solar panels

New light-harvesting chemical for more effective solar panels

An international team of scientists, led by the UK, are hunting for new, organic light-harvesting chemicals to make solar panels that are both more effective at creating electricity and are environmentally friendly.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers

Key to Successful Pure Electric Cars

There is no correlation of successful sales numbers or value with oil price or even up-front price in relation to electric cars. Dr Peter Harrop explores their trajectory.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 4, 2019
High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

A team of engineers has developed a high-power fuel cell using a unique pH-gradient-enabled microscale bipolar interface that could power a variety of transportation modes — including unmanned underwater vehicles, drones and eventually electric aircraft — at significantly lower cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 28, 2019
Thin-film solar application for the oil industry

Thin-film solar application for the oil industry

The thin-film panels, unique in that they can be directly applied to flat surfaces, are significantly more flexible and lighter in weight than traditional panels, which also require the additional weight of racks and bolts for installation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 27, 2019
New filament combines solar energy harvesting and storage capabilities

New filament combines solar energy harvesting and storage capabilities

Researchers have invented a weavable filament that both captures and stores solar energy simultaneously—two capabilities that have only been available in separate devices until now.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers

Huge Battery Opportunities from Radical Changes in EV Demand

The biggest demand for lithium-ion batteries is moving away from cars and in electric cars it will be a matter of less battery on average.
Press Release
Campaign for a more sustainable blockchain community

Campaign for a more sustainable blockchain community

Eden GeoPower launched a crowdfunding campaign via StartEngine's fundraising platform to help its efforts to develop off-grid renewable geothermal power plants. Each geothermal power plant will be capable of producing up to 10 MW of renewable geothermal energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 22, 2019
Portland first major energy facility co-locating wind, solar, battery

Portland first major energy facility co-locating wind, solar, battery

A new energy facility in Eastern Oregon combining 300 megawatts of wind generation with 50 megawatts of solar generation and 30 megawatts of battery storage.