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Andreas Schneider joins EnOcean board of management

Andreas Schneider joins EnOcean board of management

Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 29, 2010
Philips introduces TV with solar powered remote control

Philips introduces TV with solar powered remote control

Philips has introduced Econova LED TV, Europe's greenest LED TV, with a solar remote control which has been awarded European Green TV 2010-2011 by the European Imaging & Sound Association (EISA).
External Company Press Release
Microchip and Powercast Debut World's First RF Energy Harvesting Kit

Microchip and Powercast Debut World's First RF Energy Harvesting Kit

Microchip Technology Inc and Powercast Corporation have announced the Lifetime Power® Energy Harvesting Development Kit for Wireless Sensors featuring PIC® microcontrollers with eXtreme Low Power (XLP) Technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 28, 2010
Commercial wind powered lighting

Commercial wind powered lighting

At the Renewable Energy World 2010 exhibition, Loopwing Korea demonstrated new streetlights powered by renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 27, 2010
IDTechEx Hong Kong event award winners

IDTechEx Hong Kong event award winners

IDTechEx held their Printed Electronics Asia and Wireless Sensor Networks, Energy Harvesting & RFID conference in Hong Kong last week. This was the first time all these topics were brought together at one event.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 26, 2010
Heavy duty electric land vehicles

Heavy duty electric land vehicles

There are about 250 manufacturers of heavy industrial vehicles worldwide but most do not make EVs. Between them they will make about 700,000 of these vehicles in 2010.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 25, 2010
Magnolia Solar secures funding for second phase NYSERDA contract

Magnolia Solar secures funding for second phase NYSERDA contract

This contract is for continued effort to demonstrate high-efficiency nanostructured thin film solar cells, and represents the second phase of a previously announced three-phase, one million dollar development program.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 22, 2010
Solar Frontier and IBM to develop solar technology

Solar Frontier and IBM to develop solar technology

Solar Frontier, a developer and manufacturer of thin-film solar technology, has signed an agreement with IBM to create a cost competitive product that is inexpensive and uses earth-abundant materials.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 21, 2010
Energy Harvesting & Storage - WSN & RTLS Summit USA 2010: At a glance

Energy Harvesting & Storage - WSN & RTLS Summit USA 2010: At a glance

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage and the WSN & RTLS Summit USA 2010 conference and exhibition areonly a few weeks away now, and the programme is already full of a wide array of speakers, representing different industries and requirements from energy harvesting devices as well as implementations of wireless sensor networks.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 21, 2010
Researchers design new nanomesh material

Researchers design new nanomesh material

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a new type of material—made out of silicon, the second most abundant element in Earth's crust—that could lead to more efficient thermoelectric devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 20, 2010
Wind powered heater and cooker

Wind powered heater and cooker

In this year's International Interior Design Association Awards Competition, Korean designer Jihae Kim's "wind heater" was shortlisted from entries from more than 4000 participants.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2010
Potential for lead-free piezoelectric ceramics

Potential for lead-free piezoelectric ceramics

Scientists are using Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron facility, to discover how we can detoxify our electronic gadgets.
External Company Press Release
IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

This event was the first of a global series of events on these topics to be held in Asia. After holding successful annual conferences on those topics in Europe and North America, IDTechEx launched the first Asian version of ...
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 18, 2010
DARPA invests $89 million in Boeing's Solar Eagle

DARPA invests $89 million in Boeing's Solar Eagle

Boeing has announced that it has won $89 million in funding from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) who has selected a concept developed by the Boeing Company for the second phase of the Vulture long-endurance unmanned aerial system (UAS) program.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 15, 2010
IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

This event was the first of a global series of events on these topics to be held in Asia. After holding successful annual conferences on those topics in Europe and North America, IDTechEx launched the first Asian version of the series in Hong Kong, part of the country that is the world's largest product manufacturer.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

EnOcean named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

EnOcean has announced it has been named in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100—produced by the Cleantech Group, providers of leading global market research, events and advisory services for the cleantech industry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 14, 2010
Air movement on highways to produce energy

Air movement on highways to produce energy

Gomes's concept, the E Turbine, is a wind energy generation system that uses air movement caused by passing cars to produce and store energy.
External Company Press Release
Nextreme names John Goehrke as CEO

Nextreme names John Goehrke as CEO

Nextreme Thermal Solutions has announced that John Goehrke has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 13, 2010
Spray on polymers could power colour changing billboards

Spray on polymers could power colour changing billboards

The new spray-on polymer could lead to the development of e-readers that display in all colours of the rainbow and if combined with solar technology, the new treatment could be used to power portable electronics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2010
Electronic devices to harvest their own wasted energy

Electronic devices to harvest their own wasted energy

Dr. Long Que, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has reported success in designing and fabricating a device that allows microscale electronic devices to harvest their own wasted energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 29, 2010
Philips introduces TV with solar powered remote control

Philips introduces TV with solar powered remote control

Philips has introduced Econova LED TV, Europe's greenest LED TV, with a solar remote control which has been awarded European Green TV 2010-2011 by the European Imaging & Sound Association (EISA).
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 28, 2010
Commercial wind powered lighting

Commercial wind powered lighting

At the Renewable Energy World 2010 exhibition, Loopwing Korea demonstrated new streetlights powered by renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 26, 2010
Heavy duty electric land vehicles

Heavy duty electric land vehicles

There are about 250 manufacturers of heavy industrial vehicles worldwide but most do not make EVs. Between them they will make about 700,000 of these vehicles in 2010.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 22, 2010
Solar Frontier and IBM to develop solar technology

Solar Frontier and IBM to develop solar technology

Solar Frontier, a developer and manufacturer of thin-film solar technology, has signed an agreement with IBM to create a cost competitive product that is inexpensive and uses earth-abundant materials.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 21, 2010
Researchers design new nanomesh material

Researchers design new nanomesh material

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a new type of material—made out of silicon, the second most abundant element in Earth's crust—that could lead to more efficient thermoelectric devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2010
Potential for lead-free piezoelectric ceramics

Potential for lead-free piezoelectric ceramics

Scientists are using Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron facility, to discover how we can detoxify our electronic gadgets.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 18, 2010
DARPA invests $89 million in Boeing's Solar Eagle

DARPA invests $89 million in Boeing's Solar Eagle

Boeing has announced that it has won $89 million in funding from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) who has selected a concept developed by the Boeing Company for the second phase of the Vulture long-endurance unmanned aerial system (UAS) program.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

EnOcean named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

EnOcean has announced it has been named in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100—produced by the Cleantech Group, providers of leading global market research, events and advisory services for the cleantech industry.
External Company Press Release
Nextreme names John Goehrke as CEO

Nextreme names John Goehrke as CEO

Nextreme Thermal Solutions has announced that John Goehrke has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2010
Electronic devices to harvest their own wasted energy

Electronic devices to harvest their own wasted energy

Dr. Long Que, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has reported success in designing and fabricating a device that allows microscale electronic devices to harvest their own wasted energy.
External Company Press Release
Microchip and Powercast Debut World's First RF Energy Harvesting Kit

Microchip and Powercast Debut World's First RF Energy Harvesting Kit

Microchip Technology Inc and Powercast Corporation have announced the Lifetime Power® Energy Harvesting Development Kit for Wireless Sensors featuring PIC® microcontrollers with eXtreme Low Power (XLP) Technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 27, 2010
IDTechEx Hong Kong event award winners

IDTechEx Hong Kong event award winners

IDTechEx held their Printed Electronics Asia and Wireless Sensor Networks, Energy Harvesting & RFID conference in Hong Kong last week. This was the first time all these topics were brought together at one event.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 25, 2010
Magnolia Solar secures funding for second phase NYSERDA contract

Magnolia Solar secures funding for second phase NYSERDA contract

This contract is for continued effort to demonstrate high-efficiency nanostructured thin film solar cells, and represents the second phase of a previously announced three-phase, one million dollar development program.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 21, 2010
Energy Harvesting & Storage - WSN & RTLS Summit USA 2010: At a glance

Energy Harvesting & Storage - WSN & RTLS Summit USA 2010: At a glance

IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage and the WSN & RTLS Summit USA 2010 conference and exhibition areonly a few weeks away now, and the programme is already full of a wide array of speakers, representing different industries and requirements from energy harvesting devices as well as implementations of wireless sensor networks.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 20, 2010
Wind powered heater and cooker

Wind powered heater and cooker

In this year's International Interior Design Association Awards Competition, Korean designer Jihae Kim's "wind heater" was shortlisted from entries from more than 4000 participants.
External Company Press Release
IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

This event was the first of a global series of events on these topics to be held in Asia. After holding successful annual conferences on those topics in Europe and North America, IDTechEx launched the first Asian version of ...
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 15, 2010
IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

IDTechEx WSN, Energy Harvesting & RFID Asia

This event was the first of a global series of events on these topics to be held in Asia. After holding successful annual conferences on those topics in Europe and North America, IDTechEx launched the first Asian version of the series in Hong Kong, part of the country that is the world's largest product manufacturer.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 14, 2010
Air movement on highways to produce energy

Air movement on highways to produce energy

Gomes's concept, the E Turbine, is a wind energy generation system that uses air movement caused by passing cars to produce and store energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 13, 2010
Spray on polymers could power colour changing billboards

Spray on polymers could power colour changing billboards

The new spray-on polymer could lead to the development of e-readers that display in all colours of the rainbow and if combined with solar technology, the new treatment could be used to power portable electronics.
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