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Intel researches reduction in platform idle power

Intel researches reduction in platform idle power

Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 29, 2009
Electric power from monosaccharides

Electric power from monosaccharides

Researchers Daniel Scott and Bor Yann Liaw of the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute have published the results of their experiments in harnessing electric power from sugar.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 26, 2009
EnerPak harvesting power management for wireless sensors

EnerPak harvesting power management for wireless sensors

EnerPak from TPL Inc is a sophisticated power management and energy storage system for energy harvesting-powered wireless sensors that have moderate power needs due to high data rate, the need to support a mesh network topology, or complex data measurement requirements.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 25, 2009
Launch of IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage US Event

Launch of IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage US Event

Speakers already confirmed include The US Navy SPAWAR, GE, Savi Technology, University of Michigan, Fisk University, Structural Graphics, MicroStrain, Axcess Technologies, The Facility, NREL and many others.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 25, 2009
People powered checkouts

People powered checkouts

In a European first, Sainsbury's is installing a revolutionary invention which creates green energy every time a customer simply drives into the car park to do their shopping.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 24, 2009
Energy harvesting to save lives

Energy harvesting to save lives

An interdisciplinary team of School of Engineering and Applied Science professors from Columbia University has won first prize for a project that uses wireless devices to locate survivors trapped in structural collapses or fires.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 23, 2009
Low power radio chip mimics human ear

Low power radio chip mimics human ear

Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have built a fast, ultra-broadband, low-power radio chip, modeled on the human inner ear, that could enable wireless devices capable of receiving cell phone, internet, radio and television signals.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 22, 2009
Energy harvesting for ultra-low voltage applications

Energy harvesting for ultra-low voltage applications

Advanced Linear Devices Inc has announced it will develop energy harvesting technology designed specifically for ultra-low voltage applications such as photovoltaic cells, thermoelectric generators and electromagnetic sources with an output as low as 0.1V.
External Company Press Release
INFINERGY™ micro power module wins two industry awards

INFINERGY™ micro power module wins two industry awards

Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS), a maker of innovative solid-state, rechargeable, thin-film micro-energy storage devices, has announced that it has received two prestigious industry awards for its Micro Power Module (MPM) solution—Sensors Magazine's "Best of Sensors Expo 2009" silver award and the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Award for "Best Technology Development."
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 19, 2009
Microbot swims human arteries

Microbot swims human arteries

A range of complex surgical operations necessary to treat stroke victims, confront hardened arteries or address blockages in the bloodstream are about to be made safer as researchers from Monash University put the final touches to the design of micro-motors small enough to be injected into the human bloodstream.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 18, 2009
Energy harvesting bicycle

Energy harvesting bicycle

Designer Ben Lai, based in Singapore, has designed a renewable energy generating bicycle which he calls the Energy Harvesting Intermode Transport System.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 17, 2009
Vibration energy harvester

Vibration energy harvester

Advanced Cerametrics Inc has announced the availability of the new Harvestor-III™ line of power modules that capture mechanical vibration energy from the environment to provide perpetual electric power for microcircuit applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 16, 2009
Light driven nanomotor

Light driven nanomotor

A team of University of Florida chemists is the latest to report a new mechanism to transform light straight into motion - albeit at a very, very, very tiny scale.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 15, 2009
Solar postcard

Solar postcard

HYmini™'s miniNOTE is a solar postcard which sends a sustainable message whilst powering communication gadgets with renewable solar power. miniNOTE is an innovative solar-powered, portable universal power bank designed with a paper-thin profile that will fit into almost all ordinary sized mailboxes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 12, 2009
Cymbet Corp awarded Best of Sensors Expo 2009 bronze award

Cymbet Corp awarded Best of Sensors Expo 2009 bronze award

Cymbet Corporation has been honoured with a Sensors' "Best of Sensors Expo 2009" bronze award. Cymbet won this award for its EnerChip™ EH CBC5300 energy harvesting module which is a key enabler for autonomous wireless sensor networks.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 11, 2009
IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards

The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards were launched at the networking dinner at Robinson College on Wednesday 3rd June. Two awards were given out, recognising achievements in Best Technology Development and Best Application of energy harvesting in a product.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 10, 2009
New device to store electrical energy

New device to store electrical energy

Researchers at the Maryland NanoCenter at the University of Maryland have developed new systems for storing electrical energy derived from alternative sources that are, in some cases, 10 times more efficient than what is commercially available and will significantly enhance the performance of electrical energy storage devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 9, 2009
Wind up foetal heart rate monitor

Wind up foetal heart rate monitor

Freeplay Energy UK has developed a wind-up Foetal Heart Rate Monitor (FHRM) which is a portable, lightweight, high sensitivity Doppler ultrasound designed for operation in low-resource settings where power is not readily available.
External Company Press Release
Piezo composite patch transducer for energy harvesting, storage

Piezo composite patch transducer for energy harvesting, storage

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.- a leading manufacturer of piezo-based precision motion-control equipment for engineering, nanotechnology, photonics and semiconductor applications - introduces the new P-876 DuraAct™ line of piezo composite patch transducers for energy harvesting and motion control.
External Company Press Release
Transforming roofs from wasted space to energy source

Transforming roofs from wasted space to energy source

A transparent thin film barrier used to protect flat panel TVs from moisture could become the basis for flexible solar panels that would be installed on roofs like shingles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 29, 2009
Electric power from monosaccharides

Electric power from monosaccharides

Researchers Daniel Scott and Bor Yann Liaw of the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute have published the results of their experiments in harnessing electric power from sugar.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 25, 2009
Launch of IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage US Event

Launch of IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage US Event

Speakers already confirmed include The US Navy SPAWAR, GE, Savi Technology, University of Michigan, Fisk University, Structural Graphics, MicroStrain, Axcess Technologies, The Facility, NREL and many others.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 24, 2009
Energy harvesting to save lives

Energy harvesting to save lives

An interdisciplinary team of School of Engineering and Applied Science professors from Columbia University has won first prize for a project that uses wireless devices to locate survivors trapped in structural collapses or fires.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 22, 2009
Energy harvesting for ultra-low voltage applications

Energy harvesting for ultra-low voltage applications

Advanced Linear Devices Inc has announced it will develop energy harvesting technology designed specifically for ultra-low voltage applications such as photovoltaic cells, thermoelectric generators and electromagnetic sources with an output as low as 0.1V.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 19, 2009
Microbot swims human arteries

Microbot swims human arteries

A range of complex surgical operations necessary to treat stroke victims, confront hardened arteries or address blockages in the bloodstream are about to be made safer as researchers from Monash University put the final touches to the design of micro-motors small enough to be injected into the human bloodstream.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 17, 2009
Vibration energy harvester

Vibration energy harvester

Advanced Cerametrics Inc has announced the availability of the new Harvestor-III™ line of power modules that capture mechanical vibration energy from the environment to provide perpetual electric power for microcircuit applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 15, 2009
Solar postcard

Solar postcard

HYmini™'s miniNOTE is a solar postcard which sends a sustainable message whilst powering communication gadgets with renewable solar power. miniNOTE is an innovative solar-powered, portable universal power bank designed with a paper-thin profile that will fit into almost all ordinary sized mailboxes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 11, 2009
IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards

The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards were launched at the networking dinner at Robinson College on Wednesday 3rd June. Two awards were given out, recognising achievements in Best Technology Development and Best Application of energy harvesting in a product.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 9, 2009
Wind up foetal heart rate monitor

Wind up foetal heart rate monitor

Freeplay Energy UK has developed a wind-up Foetal Heart Rate Monitor (FHRM) which is a portable, lightweight, high sensitivity Doppler ultrasound designed for operation in low-resource settings where power is not readily available.
External Company Press Release
Transforming roofs from wasted space to energy source

Transforming roofs from wasted space to energy source

A transparent thin film barrier used to protect flat panel TVs from moisture could become the basis for flexible solar panels that would be installed on roofs like shingles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 26, 2009
EnerPak harvesting power management for wireless sensors

EnerPak harvesting power management for wireless sensors

EnerPak from TPL Inc is a sophisticated power management and energy storage system for energy harvesting-powered wireless sensors that have moderate power needs due to high data rate, the need to support a mesh network topology, or complex data measurement requirements.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 25, 2009
People powered checkouts

People powered checkouts

In a European first, Sainsbury's is installing a revolutionary invention which creates green energy every time a customer simply drives into the car park to do their shopping.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 23, 2009
Low power radio chip mimics human ear

Low power radio chip mimics human ear

Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have built a fast, ultra-broadband, low-power radio chip, modeled on the human inner ear, that could enable wireless devices capable of receiving cell phone, internet, radio and television signals.
External Company Press Release
INFINERGY™ micro power module wins two industry awards

INFINERGY™ micro power module wins two industry awards

Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS), a maker of innovative solid-state, rechargeable, thin-film micro-energy storage devices, has announced that it has received two prestigious industry awards for its Micro Power Module (MPM) solution—Sensors Magazine's "Best of Sensors Expo 2009" silver award and the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Award for "Best Technology Development."
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 18, 2009
Energy harvesting bicycle

Energy harvesting bicycle

Designer Ben Lai, based in Singapore, has designed a renewable energy generating bicycle which he calls the Energy Harvesting Intermode Transport System.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 16, 2009
Light driven nanomotor

Light driven nanomotor

A team of University of Florida chemists is the latest to report a new mechanism to transform light straight into motion - albeit at a very, very, very tiny scale.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 12, 2009
Cymbet Corp awarded Best of Sensors Expo 2009 bronze award

Cymbet Corp awarded Best of Sensors Expo 2009 bronze award

Cymbet Corporation has been honoured with a Sensors' "Best of Sensors Expo 2009" bronze award. Cymbet won this award for its EnerChip™ EH CBC5300 energy harvesting module which is a key enabler for autonomous wireless sensor networks.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 10, 2009
New device to store electrical energy

New device to store electrical energy

Researchers at the Maryland NanoCenter at the University of Maryland have developed new systems for storing electrical energy derived from alternative sources that are, in some cases, 10 times more efficient than what is commercially available and will significantly enhance the performance of electrical energy storage devices.
External Company Press Release
Piezo composite patch transducer for energy harvesting, storage

Piezo composite patch transducer for energy harvesting, storage

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.- a leading manufacturer of piezo-based precision motion-control equipment for engineering, nanotechnology, photonics and semiconductor applications - introduces the new P-876 DuraAct™ line of piezo composite patch transducers for energy harvesting and motion control.
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