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Harvesting combinations

Harvesting combinations

Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 28, 2009
Prototype energy harvester for trucks and vehicles

Prototype energy harvester for trucks and vehicles

New Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced successful completion of its first-ever MotionPower™ prototype energy harvester for heavy trucks and vehicles for installation at such locations such as truck stops, weigh scales, commercial ports of entry, and shipping sites.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 27, 2009
Energy Harvesting & Storage Conference Covers End User Requirements

Energy Harvesting & Storage Conference Covers End User Requirements

IDTechEx is hosting the world's largest event on Energy Harvesting & Storage on November 3-4 in Denver, CO, USA. Uniquely, the focus of the event is to address requirements from end users from a range of different vertical industries.
External Company Press Release
DecaWave ships its first 5 ScenSor evaluation kits

DecaWave ships its first 5 ScenSor evaluation kits

DecaWave has shipped the first 5 evaluation kits of its groundbreaking product ScenSor chip to technology firms in the US, Germany, France, Israel and Korea.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 26, 2009
Energy harvesting luggage

Energy harvesting luggage

Interactive Telecommunications Program student Ohad Folman has created Pluggage as his final project - an item of carry-on luggage that harvests kinetic energy and solar power to charge small electrical devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 25, 2009
Zero energy media wall

Zero energy media wall

Featuring one of the largest color LED displays worldwide and the first photovoltaic system integrated into a glass curtain wall in China, the building performs as a self-sufficient organic system, harvesting solar energy by day and using it to illuminate the screen after dark, mirroring a day's climatic cycle.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 24, 2009
ISM band transceiver system for energy harvesting applications

ISM band transceiver system for energy harvesting applications

This high performance single-chip quad band multi channel and transceiver system is the first fail-safe, fully integrated ISM band transceiver with a universal sensor interface designed to run on very low power generated by energy harvesting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 21, 2009
Kinetic music player

Kinetic music player

Thomas Mascall, a UK designer, has created the Chukka kinetic music player which makes use of our habit of moving things held in our hand to create energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 20, 2009
IDTechEx Energy Harvesting USA Awards launched

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting USA Awards launched

Following the inaugural awards at Energy Harvesting Europe, IDTechEx will launch the Energy Harvesting USA Awards in Denver at the co-located Energy Harvesting, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and RTLS conferences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 19, 2009
Electricity from insects

Electricity from insects

Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting a Hybrid Insect MEMS (HI-MEMS) program which is aimed at developing technology that provides more control over insect locomotion.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 18, 2009
Synthetic leaves for energy scavenging

Synthetic leaves for energy scavenging

Researcher Michel Maharbiz from the University of California, Berkeley, together with researchers from the University of Michigan, and MIT have constructed leaves out of glass wafers with tiny veins through which water can flow.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 17, 2009
Energy harvesting dance floors

Energy harvesting dance floors

Club Surya in London is one of a new generation of "eco-clubs" which encourages its patrons to work towards climate change. The club's main feature is the piezoelectric dance floor.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 13, 2009
Wave powered sea gliders

Wave powered sea gliders

Oceans cover most of Earth's surface with an average depth of more than two miles. Placing observation equipment anywhere in this vast area is difficult and expensive, yet understanding the oceans requires detailed observation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 12, 2009
Energy harvesting blankets for rural patients

Energy harvesting blankets for rural patients

The Portable Light Project is a non-profit research, design and engineering initiative that creates new ways to deliver renewable power and light to the developing world.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 11, 2009
Motoring without the gas station

Motoring without the gas station

Hybrid cars are a great success. In addition, pure electric cars are at last moving beyond the golf car and neighbourhood vehicle stage with serious volumes beginning to be sold.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 10, 2009
Plastics that convert light to electricity

Plastics that convert light to electricity

Researchers are striving to develop organic solar cells that can be produced as easily and inexpensively as thin films that could be widely used to generate electricity.
External Company Press Release
New print head enhances solar photovoltaic production processes

New print head enhances solar photovoltaic production processes

Trident, the global leader in industrial inkjet printhead and ink production, announces the launch of a new division, Trident Solar™, dedicated exclusively to the design and production of durable, efficient inkjet technologies for photovoltaic applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 6, 2009
Aircraft propelled by solar energy to complete day-night-day cycle

Aircraft propelled by solar energy to complete day-night-day cycle

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have unveiled, at Dübendorf airfield close to Zurich, the Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the first aircraft designed to fly both day and night without fossil fuel or pollution.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 5, 2009
Wireless sensor network powered by trees

Wireless sensor network powered by trees

Voltree Power has announced the successful trial demonstration of its innovative climate sensor network, one that can be powered by energy harvested from living trees.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 4, 2009
Energy harvesting roads in Israel

Energy harvesting roads in Israel

Innowattech Energy Harvesting Systems based in Israel specialises in the development of custom piezoelectric generators for specific purposes such as harvesting mechanical energy imparted to roadways from passing vehicles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 28, 2009
Prototype energy harvester for trucks and vehicles

Prototype energy harvester for trucks and vehicles

New Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced successful completion of its first-ever MotionPower™ prototype energy harvester for heavy trucks and vehicles for installation at such locations such as truck stops, weigh scales, commercial ports of entry, and shipping sites.
External Company Press Release
DecaWave ships its first 5 ScenSor evaluation kits

DecaWave ships its first 5 ScenSor evaluation kits

DecaWave has shipped the first 5 evaluation kits of its groundbreaking product ScenSor chip to technology firms in the US, Germany, France, Israel and Korea.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 25, 2009
Zero energy media wall

Zero energy media wall

Featuring one of the largest color LED displays worldwide and the first photovoltaic system integrated into a glass curtain wall in China, the building performs as a self-sufficient organic system, harvesting solar energy by day and using it to illuminate the screen after dark, mirroring a day's climatic cycle.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 21, 2009
Kinetic music player

Kinetic music player

Thomas Mascall, a UK designer, has created the Chukka kinetic music player which makes use of our habit of moving things held in our hand to create energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 19, 2009
Electricity from insects

Electricity from insects

Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting a Hybrid Insect MEMS (HI-MEMS) program which is aimed at developing technology that provides more control over insect locomotion.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 17, 2009
Energy harvesting dance floors

Energy harvesting dance floors

Club Surya in London is one of a new generation of "eco-clubs" which encourages its patrons to work towards climate change. The club's main feature is the piezoelectric dance floor.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 12, 2009
Energy harvesting blankets for rural patients

Energy harvesting blankets for rural patients

The Portable Light Project is a non-profit research, design and engineering initiative that creates new ways to deliver renewable power and light to the developing world.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 10, 2009
Plastics that convert light to electricity

Plastics that convert light to electricity

Researchers are striving to develop organic solar cells that can be produced as easily and inexpensively as thin films that could be widely used to generate electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 6, 2009
Aircraft propelled by solar energy to complete day-night-day cycle

Aircraft propelled by solar energy to complete day-night-day cycle

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have unveiled, at Dübendorf airfield close to Zurich, the Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the first aircraft designed to fly both day and night without fossil fuel or pollution.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 4, 2009
Energy harvesting roads in Israel

Energy harvesting roads in Israel

Innowattech Energy Harvesting Systems based in Israel specialises in the development of custom piezoelectric generators for specific purposes such as harvesting mechanical energy imparted to roadways from passing vehicles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 27, 2009
Energy Harvesting & Storage Conference Covers End User Requirements

Energy Harvesting & Storage Conference Covers End User Requirements

IDTechEx is hosting the world's largest event on Energy Harvesting & Storage on November 3-4 in Denver, CO, USA. Uniquely, the focus of the event is to address requirements from end users from a range of different vertical industries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 26, 2009
Energy harvesting luggage

Energy harvesting luggage

Interactive Telecommunications Program student Ohad Folman has created Pluggage as his final project - an item of carry-on luggage that harvests kinetic energy and solar power to charge small electrical devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 24, 2009
ISM band transceiver system for energy harvesting applications

ISM band transceiver system for energy harvesting applications

This high performance single-chip quad band multi channel and transceiver system is the first fail-safe, fully integrated ISM band transceiver with a universal sensor interface designed to run on very low power generated by energy harvesting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 20, 2009
IDTechEx Energy Harvesting USA Awards launched

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting USA Awards launched

Following the inaugural awards at Energy Harvesting Europe, IDTechEx will launch the Energy Harvesting USA Awards in Denver at the co-located Energy Harvesting, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and RTLS conferences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 18, 2009
Synthetic leaves for energy scavenging

Synthetic leaves for energy scavenging

Researcher Michel Maharbiz from the University of California, Berkeley, together with researchers from the University of Michigan, and MIT have constructed leaves out of glass wafers with tiny veins through which water can flow.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 13, 2009
Wave powered sea gliders

Wave powered sea gliders

Oceans cover most of Earth's surface with an average depth of more than two miles. Placing observation equipment anywhere in this vast area is difficult and expensive, yet understanding the oceans requires detailed observation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 11, 2009
Motoring without the gas station

Motoring without the gas station

Hybrid cars are a great success. In addition, pure electric cars are at last moving beyond the golf car and neighbourhood vehicle stage with serious volumes beginning to be sold.
External Company Press Release
New print head enhances solar photovoltaic production processes

New print head enhances solar photovoltaic production processes

Trident, the global leader in industrial inkjet printhead and ink production, announces the launch of a new division, Trident Solar™, dedicated exclusively to the design and production of durable, efficient inkjet technologies for photovoltaic applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 5, 2009
Wireless sensor network powered by trees

Wireless sensor network powered by trees

Voltree Power has announced the successful trial demonstration of its innovative climate sensor network, one that can be powered by energy harvested from living trees.
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