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Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 13, 2021
Two Sided Solar Cells to Collect Scattered Light

Two Sided Solar Cells to Collect Scattered Light

To increase the performance of solar panels, a team of researchers has created a bifacial, or two-sided, tandem solar cell, built by bringing together the best of the perovskite and silicon technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 12, 2021
The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

Electricity generation from renewable energies is growing on a daily basis and, to integrate their variable nature, energy storage systems are growing in parallel. IDTechEx have investigated the evolution of the energy storage market, forecasting its growth in the next ten years, in the new report: "Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2021-2031".
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2021
World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

The Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility has been connected to the power grid and began operation. At 300 megawatts/1,200 megawatt-hours, the lithium-ion battery storage system, located on-site at Vistra's Moss Landing Power Plant in Monterey County, California, will be the largest of its kind in the world.
External Company Press Release
How Many Offshore Wind Turbines to Power Europe's Largest Cities?

How Many Offshore Wind Turbines to Power Europe's Largest Cities?

The UK has the largest wind farm market, beating other world leaders such as Germany and China - so much so, that 20% of the UK's energy comes from wind turbines. However, there is currently an even bigger drive to increase wind energy use in Europe.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2021
5M€ For Development of a Hybrid Testing Platform for Ocean Energy

5M€ For Development of a Hybrid Testing Platform for Ocean Energy

VALID is a 3-year project designed to develop a Hybrid Testing Platform for accelerated testing with methodologies by combining the virtual and physical environment, reducing cost in the product developing process, tackling scaling challenges and lowering uncertainties once fully demonstrated in the ocean.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 8, 2021
Abu Dhabi Rolls Out 175 E-Paper Bus Stop Displays

Abu Dhabi Rolls Out 175 E-Paper Bus Stop Displays

Department of Transport Abu Dhabi (DoT) has rolled out 175 e-paper bus stop displays across key locations and city landmarks.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
Webinar - Smart Cities: The $400Bn Opportunity for Advanced Materials

Webinar - Smart Cities: The $400Bn Opportunity for Advanced Materials

Wednesday 13 January 2021 - This webinar, presented by IDTechEx Chairman Dr Peter Harrop, explains how, of the trillions of dollars being spent on smart cities, the advanced materials part is rising to hundreds of billions yearly.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
Novel Film Keeps us Dry and Cool

Novel Film Keeps us Dry and Cool

A team of researchers from has created a novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise, and the moisture harvested from human sweat can be used to power wearable electronic devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and more.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
Energy Harvesting Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Energy Harvesting Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of energy harvesting related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on triboelectrics, self-powered electronics, photovoltaics, hydrogen economy and smart cities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
GE Renewables Announces 1050 MW Order for Western Spirit Wind Farms

GE Renewables Announces 1050 MW Order for Western Spirit Wind Farms

GE Renewable Energy has announced a 1050 MW order for Pattern Energy's Western Spirit Wind farms in New Mexico. The 377-turbine order will power the equivalent of more than 590,000 homes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 6, 2021
Endesa Connects its First two Solar Plants in Malaga to the Grid

Endesa Connects its First two Solar Plants in Malaga to the Grid

Endesa, through its renewables division Enel Green Power España, has completed the construction of the La Vega I and La Vega II photovoltaic plants, located in the town of Teba.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 5, 2021
Smart Cities Pivot to Water

Smart Cities Pivot to Water

Cities will make all their own food, fresh water, and electricity for reasons of empowerment, security, and cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 5, 2021
Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

A team working has developed a highly efficient supercapacitor. The basis of the energy storage device is a novel, powerful and also sustainable graphene hybrid material that has comparable performance data to currently utilized batteries.
External Company Press Release
Scatec Starts Commercial Operation of Another 32 MW in Ukraine

Scatec Starts Commercial Operation of Another 32 MW in Ukraine

Scatec and partner FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, have grid connected the 32 MW Kamianka project in the Cherkasy region, Ukraine and started commercial operations from 1 January 2021.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 4, 2021
Brand New IDTechEx Report on Transparent Electronics Materials

Brand New IDTechEx Report on Transparent Electronics Materials

The brand new IDTechEx report, Transparent Electronics Materials, Markets 2021-2041, is available to order today! This in-depth report explores see-through micro LED, OLED, QD displays, photovoltaic windows, electric darkening, RadarGlass, circuits, metamaterials, heaters and antennas.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 31, 2020
Ideal Quantum Dot Size for Peak Solar Panel Performance

Ideal Quantum Dot Size for Peak Solar Panel Performance

Scientists in Australia have developed a process for calculating the perfect size and density of quantum dots needed to achieve record efficiency in solar panels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 30, 2020
Powering up Stretchy Technology

Powering up Stretchy Technology

A team of researchers has created stretchable energy-storage devices using a specialized printing technology, innovative materials and the centuries-old art of origami.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 29, 2020
Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

The solar and battery storage system aims to reduce CO2 emissions and operating costs at Balama Mine.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 28, 2020
First 14-MW Turbine Delivered to World's Largest Off-Shore Wind Farm

First 14-MW Turbine Delivered to World's Largest Off-Shore Wind Farm

At 3.6GW Dogger Bank will be the largest wind farm in the world, capable of generating enough renewable power to provide around 5% of the UK's electricity demand. It is being built in three 1.2GW phases; Dogger Bank A, B and C.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 28, 2020
Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells on Threshold of 30% Efficiency

Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells on Threshold of 30% Efficiency

An HZB team has published a report in the journal Science on the development of its current world record of 29.15% efficiency for a tandem solar cell made of perovskite and silicon. The tandem cell provided stable performance for 300 hours - even without encapsulation. To accomplish this, the group headed by Prof. Steve Albrecht investigated physical processes at the interfaces to improve the transport of the charge carriers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 13, 2021
Two Sided Solar Cells to Collect Scattered Light

Two Sided Solar Cells to Collect Scattered Light

To increase the performance of solar panels, a team of researchers has created a bifacial, or two-sided, tandem solar cell, built by bringing together the best of the perovskite and silicon technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2021
World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

World's Largest Utility-Scale Battery Energy Storage System now Online

The Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility has been connected to the power grid and began operation. At 300 megawatts/1,200 megawatt-hours, the lithium-ion battery storage system, located on-site at Vistra's Moss Landing Power Plant in Monterey County, California, will be the largest of its kind in the world.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2021
5M€ For Development of a Hybrid Testing Platform for Ocean Energy

5M€ For Development of a Hybrid Testing Platform for Ocean Energy

VALID is a 3-year project designed to develop a Hybrid Testing Platform for accelerated testing with methodologies by combining the virtual and physical environment, reducing cost in the product developing process, tackling scaling challenges and lowering uncertainties once fully demonstrated in the ocean.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
Webinar - Smart Cities: The $400Bn Opportunity for Advanced Materials

Webinar - Smart Cities: The $400Bn Opportunity for Advanced Materials

Wednesday 13 January 2021 - This webinar, presented by IDTechEx Chairman Dr Peter Harrop, explains how, of the trillions of dollars being spent on smart cities, the advanced materials part is rising to hundreds of billions yearly.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
Energy Harvesting Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Energy Harvesting Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of energy harvesting related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on triboelectrics, self-powered electronics, photovoltaics, hydrogen economy and smart cities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 6, 2021
Endesa Connects its First two Solar Plants in Malaga to the Grid

Endesa Connects its First two Solar Plants in Malaga to the Grid

Endesa, through its renewables division Enel Green Power España, has completed the construction of the La Vega I and La Vega II photovoltaic plants, located in the town of Teba.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 5, 2021
Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

Powerful Graphene Hybrid Material for Highly Efficient Supercapacitors

A team working has developed a highly efficient supercapacitor. The basis of the energy storage device is a novel, powerful and also sustainable graphene hybrid material that has comparable performance data to currently utilized batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 4, 2021
Brand New IDTechEx Report on Transparent Electronics Materials

Brand New IDTechEx Report on Transparent Electronics Materials

The brand new IDTechEx report, Transparent Electronics Materials, Markets 2021-2041, is available to order today! This in-depth report explores see-through micro LED, OLED, QD displays, photovoltaic windows, electric darkening, RadarGlass, circuits, metamaterials, heaters and antennas.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 30, 2020
Powering up Stretchy Technology

Powering up Stretchy Technology

A team of researchers has created stretchable energy-storage devices using a specialized printing technology, innovative materials and the centuries-old art of origami.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 28, 2020
First 14-MW Turbine Delivered to World's Largest Off-Shore Wind Farm

First 14-MW Turbine Delivered to World's Largest Off-Shore Wind Farm

At 3.6GW Dogger Bank will be the largest wind farm in the world, capable of generating enough renewable power to provide around 5% of the UK's electricity demand. It is being built in three 1.2GW phases; Dogger Bank A, B and C.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 12, 2021
The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

The Future of Stationary Energy Storage is Led by Policy & Renewables

Electricity generation from renewable energies is growing on a daily basis and, to integrate their variable nature, energy storage systems are growing in parallel. IDTechEx have investigated the evolution of the energy storage market, forecasting its growth in the next ten years, in the new report: "Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2021-2031".
External Company Press Release
How Many Offshore Wind Turbines to Power Europe's Largest Cities?

How Many Offshore Wind Turbines to Power Europe's Largest Cities?

The UK has the largest wind farm market, beating other world leaders such as Germany and China - so much so, that 20% of the UK's energy comes from wind turbines. However, there is currently an even bigger drive to increase wind energy use in Europe.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 8, 2021
Abu Dhabi Rolls Out 175 E-Paper Bus Stop Displays

Abu Dhabi Rolls Out 175 E-Paper Bus Stop Displays

Department of Transport Abu Dhabi (DoT) has rolled out 175 e-paper bus stop displays across key locations and city landmarks.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
Novel Film Keeps us Dry and Cool

Novel Film Keeps us Dry and Cool

A team of researchers from has created a novel film that is very effective in evaporating sweat from our skin to keep us cool and comfortable when we exercise, and the moisture harvested from human sweat can be used to power wearable electronic devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and more.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2021
GE Renewables Announces 1050 MW Order for Western Spirit Wind Farms

GE Renewables Announces 1050 MW Order for Western Spirit Wind Farms

GE Renewable Energy has announced a 1050 MW order for Pattern Energy's Western Spirit Wind farms in New Mexico. The 377-turbine order will power the equivalent of more than 590,000 homes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 5, 2021
Smart Cities Pivot to Water

Smart Cities Pivot to Water

Cities will make all their own food, fresh water, and electricity for reasons of empowerment, security, and cost.
External Company Press Release
Scatec Starts Commercial Operation of Another 32 MW in Ukraine

Scatec Starts Commercial Operation of Another 32 MW in Ukraine

Scatec and partner FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, have grid connected the 32 MW Kamianka project in the Cherkasy region, Ukraine and started commercial operations from 1 January 2021.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 31, 2020
Ideal Quantum Dot Size for Peak Solar Panel Performance

Ideal Quantum Dot Size for Peak Solar Panel Performance

Scientists in Australia have developed a process for calculating the perfect size and density of quantum dots needed to achieve record efficiency in solar panels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 29, 2020
Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

Solar and Battery Installation at Mozambique Mine

The solar and battery storage system aims to reduce CO2 emissions and operating costs at Balama Mine.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 28, 2020
Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells on Threshold of 30% Efficiency

Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells on Threshold of 30% Efficiency

An HZB team has published a report in the journal Science on the development of its current world record of 29.15% efficiency for a tandem solar cell made of perovskite and silicon. The tandem cell provided stable performance for 300 hours - even without encapsulation. To accomplish this, the group headed by Prof. Steve Albrecht investigated physical processes at the interfaces to improve the transport of the charge carriers.
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