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Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 4, 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like

Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 3, 2020
The Solar Cell You Can Print

The Solar Cell You Can Print

These next-generation photovoltaics show great promise: their performance competes with current technology, but they have the advantages of being flexible, lightweight, cheap to produce, and they can be printed directly onto products during manufacture.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 31, 2020
Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture & Mining

Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture & Mining

Join Dr Peter Harrop in his latest presentation on Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture & Mining, a $100 Billion Market Soon.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 30, 2020
Nigeria's First Commercial Undergrid Minigrid Project

Nigeria's First Commercial Undergrid Minigrid Project

The Mokoloki project demonstrates a financially viable business model that could provide electricity access to millions living in underserved rural communities throughout the country.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 29, 2020
Ukraine's First Grid-Scale Energy Storage System

Ukraine's First Grid-Scale Energy Storage System

The system will help maintain Ukraine's energy system, enable the integration of renewables into the energy mix and decrease fossil fuel power generation.
External Company Press Release
Funding for Breakthrough Wave Energy Tech

Funding for Breakthrough Wave Energy Tech

CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy technology. Its new generation of high-efficiency Wave Energy Converters are inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. Advanced control technology allows large amounts of energy to be harvested using small, low-cost devices. A unique solution makes them transparent to storm waves, which provides survivability in the harshest ocean conditions.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 28, 2020
Solar Cell Sets Record High Efficiency of 24.79%

Solar Cell Sets Record High Efficiency of 24.79%

JinkoSolar announced that the maximum solar conversion efficiency of its large-area N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells reached 24.79%, and have set a world record for large-size contact-passivated solar cells.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 27, 2020
Self Powered Wearable Monitors Heart Health

Self Powered Wearable Monitors Heart Health

An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041

Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041

Passive components like resistors, inductors, and capacitors influence the flow of power but do not require an external power source to function. Capacitors are electrostatic components with capacity measured in farads. One farad stores one coulomb of electrical charge when applying one volt.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 23, 2020
Oscilla Power to Demonstrate Utility-Scale Ocean Wave Energy in India

Oscilla Power to Demonstrate Utility-Scale Ocean Wave Energy in India

Oscilla Power announce that they are now in the planning stages of a demonstration of their 1MW 'Triton' ocean wave energy system in Southern India.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 22, 2020
Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices

Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices

"Passing $2bn by 2030, energy harvesting modules become key to smartwatches, IoT and more" IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop shares some of the research from IDTechEx report: "Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices 2020-2040 Materials, self-charging device opportunities, technology roadmaps, forecasts"
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 22, 2020
Photo-Rechargable Zinc-Ion Devices Merge Solar Cell and Battery Tech

Photo-Rechargable Zinc-Ion Devices Merge Solar Cell and Battery Tech

Scientists have made a battery that can be directly charged in sunlight without needing an external solar panel. Clever design of the battery electrodes facilitates photo-rechargeable zinc-ion batteries that could find applications as cheap devices for off-grid solar farms.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 21, 2020
Rock Star of Photovoltaics is CIGS

Rock Star of Photovoltaics is CIGS

Estimates vary but we are certainly in $100 billion, 100GW territory with the booming photovoltaic market. The new IDTechEx report, "Electronics Reshaped 2020-2040" reveals solar market growth by new capabilities opening previously impossible applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 21, 2020
High Performing Hybrid Solar Energy Converter

High Performing Hybrid Solar Energy Converter

Researchers are part of a team of scientists who have developed a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2020
Sensors With Electrical Output: Technology, Materials, Uses & Forecast

Sensors With Electrical Output: Technology, Materials, Uses & Forecast

Join IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop in this 8-minute presentation on Sensors, discussing patents, the effect of COVID19, sensor market drivers in construction, agriculture, mining, military, aerospace, consumer electronics, medical, automotive & rail.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2020
Record Conversion for Perovskite Solar Cells

Record Conversion for Perovskite Solar Cells

A team of researchers has created a perovskite solar mini module that has recorded the highest power conversion efficiency of any perovskite-based device larger than 10 cm2.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2020
Could Pyrolysis Help the World Overcome Its Plastic Waste Problem?

Could Pyrolysis Help the World Overcome Its Plastic Waste Problem?

The world has a problem with plastic waste. Despite global plastic production continuing to accelerate, recycling rates remain stubbornly low, with only about 15% of the 400 million tonnes of plastic currently produced annually being recycled.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 16, 2020
Merging Solar Cell, Liquid Battery Produces Long-Lasting Solar Storage

Merging Solar Cell, Liquid Battery Produces Long-Lasting Solar Storage

Chemists have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the sun in one device.
External Company Press Release
Sympower and Vattenfall Power Flexibility in the Swedish Energy Market

Sympower and Vattenfall Power Flexibility in the Swedish Energy Market

Sympower is working with Vattenfall to help increase the amount of flexibility in Sweden's reserves markets. The companies are working together to control approximately 60MW worth of assets of the country's new fast frequency reserves, which has a total capacity of just under 70MW.
External Company Press Release
Wärtsilä wins 200 MW power plant contract in South America

Wärtsilä wins 200 MW power plant contract in South America

Wärtsilä will supply a flexible baseload 200 MW power plant to a country in the Northern Andes. The flexibility of the efficient yet fast-starting Wärtsilä solution will provide the grid balancing capability that is essential with increasing amounts of intermittent wind and solar power generation entering the power systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 4, 2020
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, What Their Future Looks Like

Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are considered by the most, as two competing technologies. Although both technologies power an electric motor, they have different properties and each of them is well suited for some uses more than others.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 31, 2020
Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture & Mining

Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture & Mining

Join Dr Peter Harrop in his latest presentation on Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture & Mining, a $100 Billion Market Soon.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 29, 2020
Ukraine's First Grid-Scale Energy Storage System

Ukraine's First Grid-Scale Energy Storage System

The system will help maintain Ukraine's energy system, enable the integration of renewables into the energy mix and decrease fossil fuel power generation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 28, 2020
Solar Cell Sets Record High Efficiency of 24.79%

Solar Cell Sets Record High Efficiency of 24.79%

JinkoSolar announced that the maximum solar conversion efficiency of its large-area N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells reached 24.79%, and have set a world record for large-size contact-passivated solar cells.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041

Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041

Passive components like resistors, inductors, and capacitors influence the flow of power but do not require an external power source to function. Capacitors are electrostatic components with capacity measured in farads. One farad stores one coulomb of electrical charge when applying one volt.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 22, 2020
Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices

Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices

"Passing $2bn by 2030, energy harvesting modules become key to smartwatches, IoT and more" IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop shares some of the research from IDTechEx report: "Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices 2020-2040 Materials, self-charging device opportunities, technology roadmaps, forecasts"
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 21, 2020
Rock Star of Photovoltaics is CIGS

Rock Star of Photovoltaics is CIGS

Estimates vary but we are certainly in $100 billion, 100GW territory with the booming photovoltaic market. The new IDTechEx report, "Electronics Reshaped 2020-2040" reveals solar market growth by new capabilities opening previously impossible applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2020
Sensors With Electrical Output: Technology, Materials, Uses & Forecast

Sensors With Electrical Output: Technology, Materials, Uses & Forecast

Join IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop in this 8-minute presentation on Sensors, discussing patents, the effect of COVID19, sensor market drivers in construction, agriculture, mining, military, aerospace, consumer electronics, medical, automotive & rail.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2020
Could Pyrolysis Help the World Overcome Its Plastic Waste Problem?

Could Pyrolysis Help the World Overcome Its Plastic Waste Problem?

The world has a problem with plastic waste. Despite global plastic production continuing to accelerate, recycling rates remain stubbornly low, with only about 15% of the 400 million tonnes of plastic currently produced annually being recycled.
External Company Press Release
Sympower and Vattenfall Power Flexibility in the Swedish Energy Market

Sympower and Vattenfall Power Flexibility in the Swedish Energy Market

Sympower is working with Vattenfall to help increase the amount of flexibility in Sweden's reserves markets. The companies are working together to control approximately 60MW worth of assets of the country's new fast frequency reserves, which has a total capacity of just under 70MW.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 3, 2020
The Solar Cell You Can Print

The Solar Cell You Can Print

These next-generation photovoltaics show great promise: their performance competes with current technology, but they have the advantages of being flexible, lightweight, cheap to produce, and they can be printed directly onto products during manufacture.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 30, 2020
Nigeria's First Commercial Undergrid Minigrid Project

Nigeria's First Commercial Undergrid Minigrid Project

The Mokoloki project demonstrates a financially viable business model that could provide electricity access to millions living in underserved rural communities throughout the country.
External Company Press Release
Funding for Breakthrough Wave Energy Tech

Funding for Breakthrough Wave Energy Tech

CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy technology. Its new generation of high-efficiency Wave Energy Converters are inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. Advanced control technology allows large amounts of energy to be harvested using small, low-cost devices. A unique solution makes them transparent to storm waves, which provides survivability in the harshest ocean conditions.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 27, 2020
Self Powered Wearable Monitors Heart Health

Self Powered Wearable Monitors Heart Health

An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 23, 2020
Oscilla Power to Demonstrate Utility-Scale Ocean Wave Energy in India

Oscilla Power to Demonstrate Utility-Scale Ocean Wave Energy in India

Oscilla Power announce that they are now in the planning stages of a demonstration of their 1MW 'Triton' ocean wave energy system in Southern India.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 22, 2020
Photo-Rechargable Zinc-Ion Devices Merge Solar Cell and Battery Tech

Photo-Rechargable Zinc-Ion Devices Merge Solar Cell and Battery Tech

Scientists have made a battery that can be directly charged in sunlight without needing an external solar panel. Clever design of the battery electrodes facilitates photo-rechargeable zinc-ion batteries that could find applications as cheap devices for off-grid solar farms.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 21, 2020
High Performing Hybrid Solar Energy Converter

High Performing Hybrid Solar Energy Converter

Researchers are part of a team of scientists who have developed a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2020
Record Conversion for Perovskite Solar Cells

Record Conversion for Perovskite Solar Cells

A team of researchers has created a perovskite solar mini module that has recorded the highest power conversion efficiency of any perovskite-based device larger than 10 cm2.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 16, 2020
Merging Solar Cell, Liquid Battery Produces Long-Lasting Solar Storage

Merging Solar Cell, Liquid Battery Produces Long-Lasting Solar Storage

Chemists have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the sun in one device.
External Company Press Release
Wärtsilä wins 200 MW power plant contract in South America

Wärtsilä wins 200 MW power plant contract in South America

Wärtsilä will supply a flexible baseload 200 MW power plant to a country in the Northern Andes. The flexibility of the efficient yet fast-starting Wärtsilä solution will provide the grid balancing capability that is essential with increasing amounts of intermittent wind and solar power generation entering the power systems.
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