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Color change confirms a new way to harvest energy from sunlight

Color change confirms a new way to harvest energy from sunlight

External Company Press Release
Philips Research, Holst Centre, imec on autonomous smart windows

Philips Research, Holst Centre, imec on autonomous smart windows

At the 17th International Display Workshops (IDW '10) in Fukuoka, Japan in December 2010, a demonstration was presented that showed how an e-Skin panel, developed by Philips Research, could be powered by energy harvested from a mobile phone.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean Alliance Members to Show Innovative Wireless HVAC Solutions

EnOcean Alliance Members to Show Innovative Wireless HVAC Solutions

This year's ASHRAE expo in Las Vegas includes more than a dozen EnOcean Alliance members showcasing the latest energy harvesting, wireless solutions for HVAC applications.
External Company Press Release
New technology forum focuses on polymer films for photovoltaic, solar

New technology forum focuses on polymer films for photovoltaic, solar

A New Technology Forum at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC® 2011 conference will explore plastics innovations with potential to advance the state of the art in thin-film photovoltaic systems and reflective films for solar concentrator applications, it was announced by SPE.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 28, 2011
Bosch acquires control of solar subsidiary

Bosch acquires control of solar subsidiary

Ventizz Capital Fund III, L.P. and Ventizz Capital Fund IV, L.P. have sold their minority interest of on an aggregate basis 49.9% in the former ersol Thin Film GmbH to Robert Bosch GmbH.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 26, 2011
Solar charging tablet case

Solar charging tablet case

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 in Las Vegas, Voltaic Systems introduced the public to their new solar charger case for tablets.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 25, 2011
Breakthrough in converting waste heat to energy

Breakthrough in converting waste heat to energy

Researchers at Northwestern University have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead telluride, creating a material that can harness electricity from heat-generating items such as vehicle exhaust systems, industrial processes and equipment and sun light more efficiently than scientists have seen in the past.
External Company Press Release
Energy Harvesting 2011

Energy Harvesting 2011

Interested in advances in energy harvesting research and development? Want to understand whether or not energy harvesting can address your particular applications? If so then the following event could be a great opportunity to find out more.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 21, 2011
Self-repairing solar cells

Self-repairing solar cells

Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 20, 2011
Harvesting body heat to warm building

Harvesting body heat to warm building

Kungsbrohuset is an environmentally friendly building built by Jernhusen real estate company in the district of Västra City (West City) in Stockholm, Sweden which is partly heated using body heat.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 19, 2011
LED screen with built in solar panel

LED screen with built in solar panel

Megatex Inc. has developed an LED screen which combines LED technology and renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 18, 2011
Carbon nanotube webs and biscrolled yarns

Carbon nanotube webs and biscrolled yarns

UT Dallas's biscrolling technology is rich in application possibilities. For instance to make improved biofuel cells that might eventually be used to power medical implants
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2011
Canadian soldiers testing bionic energy harvester

Canadian soldiers testing bionic energy harvester

Bionic Power Inc. has entered into a collaborative agreement with Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to test Bionic Power's PowerWalk™ M-Series prototype on soldiers.
External Company Press Release
SolarPrint launches unmatched energy harvesing technology

SolarPrint launches unmatched energy harvesing technology

SolarPrint, a photovoltaic (PV) energy technology developer, expands the possibilities of next-generation energy harvesting for wireless sensors with the launch of its dye-sensitised solar cell (DSSC) technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 14, 2011
Finnish cleantech company Beneq attracts 9 million euro investment

Finnish cleantech company Beneq attracts 9 million euro investment

Finnish Industry Investment, Via Venture Partners and private investors have invested altogether 9 million euros in the Finnish cleantech company Beneq.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 13, 2011
Wind powered phone charger

Wind powered phone charger

A hardware application in the shape of a soft rubber skin including an energy harvesting wind fan which slides around an iphone and recharges the phone when the wind blows.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 12, 2011
World's fastest solar powered car

World's fastest solar powered car

The University of New South Wales's Sunswift solar car has broken a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2011
California Gold cashes in on solar with 1.46bn acquisition

California Gold cashes in on solar with 1.46bn acquisition

Tellurium is a metalloid used to create metal alloys, which has significant applications in cadmium telleride solar panels and semiconductors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2011
Low-energy DECT variant targets sensor networks

Low-energy DECT variant targets sensor networks

Wireless sensor nodes need to run on batteries for many years. SiTel Semiconductor and RTX Telecom are proposing a new ultra-low-energy extension to the existing DECT standard especially for this kind of application.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 6, 2011
More efficient conversion of waste heat into electricity

More efficient conversion of waste heat into electricity

The right material wrapped around your car's exhaust system could one day scavenge heat that would otherwise be wasted, turning it into energy to warm the cabin or recharge the battery. Engineers and physicists at the University of Michigan have taken a step toward improving the efficiency of a promising candidate for this burgeoning power source.
External Company Press Release
Philips Research, Holst Centre, imec on autonomous smart windows

Philips Research, Holst Centre, imec on autonomous smart windows

At the 17th International Display Workshops (IDW '10) in Fukuoka, Japan in December 2010, a demonstration was presented that showed how an e-Skin panel, developed by Philips Research, could be powered by energy harvested from a mobile phone.
External Company Press Release
New technology forum focuses on polymer films for photovoltaic, solar

New technology forum focuses on polymer films for photovoltaic, solar

A New Technology Forum at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC® 2011 conference will explore plastics innovations with potential to advance the state of the art in thin-film photovoltaic systems and reflective films for solar concentrator applications, it was announced by SPE.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 26, 2011
Solar charging tablet case

Solar charging tablet case

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 in Las Vegas, Voltaic Systems introduced the public to their new solar charger case for tablets.
External Company Press Release
Energy Harvesting 2011

Energy Harvesting 2011

Interested in advances in energy harvesting research and development? Want to understand whether or not energy harvesting can address your particular applications? If so then the following event could be a great opportunity to find out more.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 20, 2011
Harvesting body heat to warm building

Harvesting body heat to warm building

Kungsbrohuset is an environmentally friendly building built by Jernhusen real estate company in the district of Västra City (West City) in Stockholm, Sweden which is partly heated using body heat.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 18, 2011
Carbon nanotube webs and biscrolled yarns

Carbon nanotube webs and biscrolled yarns

UT Dallas's biscrolling technology is rich in application possibilities. For instance to make improved biofuel cells that might eventually be used to power medical implants
External Company Press Release
SolarPrint launches unmatched energy harvesing technology

SolarPrint launches unmatched energy harvesing technology

SolarPrint, a photovoltaic (PV) energy technology developer, expands the possibilities of next-generation energy harvesting for wireless sensors with the launch of its dye-sensitised solar cell (DSSC) technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 13, 2011
Wind powered phone charger

Wind powered phone charger

A hardware application in the shape of a soft rubber skin including an energy harvesting wind fan which slides around an iphone and recharges the phone when the wind blows.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2011
California Gold cashes in on solar with 1.46bn acquisition

California Gold cashes in on solar with 1.46bn acquisition

Tellurium is a metalloid used to create metal alloys, which has significant applications in cadmium telleride solar panels and semiconductors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 6, 2011
More efficient conversion of waste heat into electricity

More efficient conversion of waste heat into electricity

The right material wrapped around your car's exhaust system could one day scavenge heat that would otherwise be wasted, turning it into energy to warm the cabin or recharge the battery. Engineers and physicists at the University of Michigan have taken a step toward improving the efficiency of a promising candidate for this burgeoning power source.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean Alliance Members to Show Innovative Wireless HVAC Solutions

EnOcean Alliance Members to Show Innovative Wireless HVAC Solutions

This year's ASHRAE expo in Las Vegas includes more than a dozen EnOcean Alliance members showcasing the latest energy harvesting, wireless solutions for HVAC applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 28, 2011
Bosch acquires control of solar subsidiary

Bosch acquires control of solar subsidiary

Ventizz Capital Fund III, L.P. and Ventizz Capital Fund IV, L.P. have sold their minority interest of on an aggregate basis 49.9% in the former ersol Thin Film GmbH to Robert Bosch GmbH.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 25, 2011
Breakthrough in converting waste heat to energy

Breakthrough in converting waste heat to energy

Researchers at Northwestern University have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead telluride, creating a material that can harness electricity from heat-generating items such as vehicle exhaust systems, industrial processes and equipment and sun light more efficiently than scientists have seen in the past.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 21, 2011
Self-repairing solar cells

Self-repairing solar cells

Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 19, 2011
LED screen with built in solar panel

LED screen with built in solar panel

Megatex Inc. has developed an LED screen which combines LED technology and renewable energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2011
Canadian soldiers testing bionic energy harvester

Canadian soldiers testing bionic energy harvester

Bionic Power Inc. has entered into a collaborative agreement with Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to test Bionic Power's PowerWalk™ M-Series prototype on soldiers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 14, 2011
Finnish cleantech company Beneq attracts 9 million euro investment

Finnish cleantech company Beneq attracts 9 million euro investment

Finnish Industry Investment, Via Venture Partners and private investors have invested altogether 9 million euros in the Finnish cleantech company Beneq.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 12, 2011
World's fastest solar powered car

World's fastest solar powered car

The University of New South Wales's Sunswift solar car has broken a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2011
Low-energy DECT variant targets sensor networks

Low-energy DECT variant targets sensor networks

Wireless sensor nodes need to run on batteries for many years. SiTel Semiconductor and RTX Telecom are proposing a new ultra-low-energy extension to the existing DECT standard especially for this kind of application.
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