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1st Energy Harvesting Network:  part 2

1st Energy Harvesting Network: part 2

Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 29, 2010
New device could boost renewable energy

New device could boost renewable energy

A University of Texas at Dallas researcher has developed a key element in the renewable energy equation: a prototype electronic interface that routes power from renewable sources to the power grid and electrical storage facilities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 26, 2010
Congratulations! Energy harvesting has arrived!

Congratulations! Energy harvesting has arrived!

The IDTechEx exhibition with the only co-located conference on Energy Harvesting & Storage with Wireless Sensor Networks & Real Time Locating Systems saw an unprecedented 340 people attending and 28 exhibitors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 25, 2010
Storing thermal energy in chemical

Storing thermal energy in chemical

The tight coupling between computational materials design and experimental synthesis and validation should further accelerate the discovery of promising new candidate solar thermal fuels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 24, 2010
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure - surprises

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure - surprises

This article shares some of the surprises revealed by our research for the new IDTechEx report "Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2011-2021".
External Company Press Release
Report from the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor events

Report from the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor events

Last week the second annual IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2010 event opened to 340 people and 28 exhibitors, up significantly from the previous year, indicative of the rising interest in the topic. The event was co-located with the IDTechEx Wireless Sensor Networks and RTLS conference, bringing together all those involved in these two industries.
External Company Press Release
DecaWave wins Best Technology Development for RTLS/WSN

DecaWave wins Best Technology Development for RTLS/WSN

DecaWave, (www.decawave.com has taken the prestigious "Best Technology Development for RTLS/WSN" award at the leading sensor industry show IDTechEx in Boston.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 22, 2010
Advanced Cerametrics Inc awarded $1.2M for energy harvesting

Advanced Cerametrics Inc awarded $1.2M for energy harvesting

Advanced Cerametrics, Inc. has been awarded a $1.2 M contract to power Picatinny Arsenal's state of the art situational awareness sensor system called "RRAPDS" via its piezoelectric composites, generating electricity from vibration.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2010
Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & WSN Awards

Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & WSN Awards

Companies were recognized for their outstanding progress in the fields of Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) at the IDTechEx awards dinner in Boston, MA on November 16.
External Company Press Release
Nextreme's new eTEG HV37 advances energy harvesting

Nextreme's new eTEG HV37 advances energy harvesting

Nextreme Thermal Solutions has announced the availability of the new eTEG(TM) HV37 thermoelectric power generator, the next entry in the high-voltage (HV) series of clean energy generators based on thin-film thermoelectrics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2010
Transparent material for power generating solar windows

Transparent material for power generating solar windows

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 17, 2010
Energy harvesting nanogenerators grow stronger

Energy harvesting nanogenerators grow stronger

While even the current nanogenerator output remains below the level required for such devices as iPods or cardiac pacemakers, Wang believes those levels will be reached within three to five years.
External Company Press Release
Nextreme's new eTEG HV56 thermoelectric power generator cranks up

Nextreme's new eTEG HV56 thermoelectric power generator cranks up

Nextreme Thermal Solutions has announced the availability of the new eTEG(TM) HV56 thermoelectric power generator, the next entry in the high-voltage (HV) series of clean energy generators based on thin-film thermoelectrics, that operates at temperature differentials as low as 10 degrees K.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean taps heat as energy source for energy harvesting modules

EnOcean taps heat as energy source for energy harvesting modules

EnOcean GmbH announces the launch of the ECT 310 DC/DC converter which enables batteryless wireless modules to use heat as their power source.
External Company Press Release
City Labs completes first round of financing

City Labs completes first round of financing

City Labs' Tritium batteries enable applications where battery replacement is difficult or impossible, and a source of continuous nanowatt/microwatt power for twenty years or more is crucial.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 16, 2010
Solar energy from asphalt pavements

Solar energy from asphalt pavements

A team of engineering researchers from the University of Rhode Island is examining methods of harvesting that solar energy to melt ice, power streetlights, illuminate signs, heat buildings and potentially use it for many other purposes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 15, 2010
1st Energy Harvesting Network:  part 1

1st Energy Harvesting Network: part 1

The Human Power Workshop was part of the 1st Energy harvesting Network funded by the EPSRC to establish a network to contribute to the debate that will define a new generation of research challenges for Human Power Generation of devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 12, 2010
Energy harvesting laptops

Energy harvesting laptops

Energy harvesting for the office is becoming a reality and this month Logitech has introduced the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 - the company's first light-powered keyboard.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2010
Preview of Energy Harvesting USA 2010 - Exclusive World Firsts

Preview of Energy Harvesting USA 2010 - Exclusive World Firsts

Next week the second annual IDTechEx event "Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2010" opens in Boston, USA. Since last year, the attendance has grown by 25% at this stage and there are a total of 28 exhibitors - compared to 20 last year.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2010
The future of electric buses

The future of electric buses

At the unique event Future of Electric Vehicles 7-8 December in San Jose California , the market for all electric vehicles in the world and specifically East Asia will be forecasted by type.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 29, 2010
New device could boost renewable energy

New device could boost renewable energy

A University of Texas at Dallas researcher has developed a key element in the renewable energy equation: a prototype electronic interface that routes power from renewable sources to the power grid and electrical storage facilities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 25, 2010
Storing thermal energy in chemical

Storing thermal energy in chemical

The tight coupling between computational materials design and experimental synthesis and validation should further accelerate the discovery of promising new candidate solar thermal fuels.
External Company Press Release
Report from the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor events

Report from the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor events

Last week the second annual IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2010 event opened to 340 people and 28 exhibitors, up significantly from the previous year, indicative of the rising interest in the topic. The event was co-located with the IDTechEx Wireless Sensor Networks and RTLS conference, bringing together all those involved in these two industries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 22, 2010
Advanced Cerametrics Inc awarded $1.2M for energy harvesting

Advanced Cerametrics Inc awarded $1.2M for energy harvesting

Advanced Cerametrics, Inc. has been awarded a $1.2 M contract to power Picatinny Arsenal's state of the art situational awareness sensor system called "RRAPDS" via its piezoelectric composites, generating electricity from vibration.
External Company Press Release
Nextreme's new eTEG HV37 advances energy harvesting

Nextreme's new eTEG HV37 advances energy harvesting

Nextreme Thermal Solutions has announced the availability of the new eTEG(TM) HV37 thermoelectric power generator, the next entry in the high-voltage (HV) series of clean energy generators based on thin-film thermoelectrics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 17, 2010
Energy harvesting nanogenerators grow stronger

Energy harvesting nanogenerators grow stronger

While even the current nanogenerator output remains below the level required for such devices as iPods or cardiac pacemakers, Wang believes those levels will be reached within three to five years.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean taps heat as energy source for energy harvesting modules

EnOcean taps heat as energy source for energy harvesting modules

EnOcean GmbH announces the launch of the ECT 310 DC/DC converter which enables batteryless wireless modules to use heat as their power source.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 16, 2010
Solar energy from asphalt pavements

Solar energy from asphalt pavements

A team of engineering researchers from the University of Rhode Island is examining methods of harvesting that solar energy to melt ice, power streetlights, illuminate signs, heat buildings and potentially use it for many other purposes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 12, 2010
Energy harvesting laptops

Energy harvesting laptops

Energy harvesting for the office is becoming a reality and this month Logitech has introduced the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 - the company's first light-powered keyboard.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2010
The future of electric buses

The future of electric buses

At the unique event Future of Electric Vehicles 7-8 December in San Jose California , the market for all electric vehicles in the world and specifically East Asia will be forecasted by type.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 26, 2010
Congratulations! Energy harvesting has arrived!

Congratulations! Energy harvesting has arrived!

The IDTechEx exhibition with the only co-located conference on Energy Harvesting & Storage with Wireless Sensor Networks & Real Time Locating Systems saw an unprecedented 340 people attending and 28 exhibitors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 24, 2010
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure - surprises

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure - surprises

This article shares some of the surprises revealed by our research for the new IDTechEx report "Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2011-2021".
External Company Press Release
DecaWave wins Best Technology Development for RTLS/WSN

DecaWave wins Best Technology Development for RTLS/WSN

DecaWave, (www.decawave.com has taken the prestigious "Best Technology Development for RTLS/WSN" award at the leading sensor industry show IDTechEx in Boston.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2010
Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & WSN Awards

Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & WSN Awards

Companies were recognized for their outstanding progress in the fields of Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) at the IDTechEx awards dinner in Boston, MA on November 16.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2010
Transparent material for power generating solar windows

Transparent material for power generating solar windows

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area.
External Company Press Release
Nextreme's new eTEG HV56 thermoelectric power generator cranks up

Nextreme's new eTEG HV56 thermoelectric power generator cranks up

Nextreme Thermal Solutions has announced the availability of the new eTEG(TM) HV56 thermoelectric power generator, the next entry in the high-voltage (HV) series of clean energy generators based on thin-film thermoelectrics, that operates at temperature differentials as low as 10 degrees K.
External Company Press Release
City Labs completes first round of financing

City Labs completes first round of financing

City Labs' Tritium batteries enable applications where battery replacement is difficult or impossible, and a source of continuous nanowatt/microwatt power for twenty years or more is crucial.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 15, 2010
1st Energy Harvesting Network:  part 1

1st Energy Harvesting Network: part 1

The Human Power Workshop was part of the 1st Energy harvesting Network funded by the EPSRC to establish a network to contribute to the debate that will define a new generation of research challenges for Human Power Generation of devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2010
Preview of Energy Harvesting USA 2010 - Exclusive World Firsts

Preview of Energy Harvesting USA 2010 - Exclusive World Firsts

Next week the second annual IDTechEx event "Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2010" opens in Boston, USA. Since last year, the attendance has grown by 25% at this stage and there are a total of 28 exhibitors - compared to 20 last year.
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