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'Rock-breathing' bacteria could generate electricity

'Rock-breathing' bacteria could generate electricity

Off Grid Energy Independence
May 30, 2011
Global benchmarking for e-mobility at last

Global benchmarking for e-mobility at last

Best practice in e-mobility first occurs in very different countries and with very different vehicles. The most useful events on the subject therefore need an international speaker lineup.
External Company Press Release
G24 Innovations and Texas Instruments Strategic Development Agreement

G24 Innovations and Texas Instruments Strategic Development Agreement

G24 Innovations, the global pioneer of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell technology has signed a strategic development agreement with Texas Instruments to create a joint technology platform by combining G24i's solar cell technology with TI's nano-powered converter.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 27, 2011
Short term challenges in the energy harvesting market

Short term challenges in the energy harvesting market

IDTechEx began exploring energy harvesting for small devices four years ago when it was obvious that conventional batteries were a dead end for many wireless sensor applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 26, 2011
Interview with IPS's Director of Applications Engineering, Joe Keating

Interview with IPS's Director of Applications Engineering, Joe Keating

Mr. Joe Keating, director, applications engineering manager with Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS) talked to IDTechEx technology analyst Harry Zervos about the company's developments and its positioning within the emerging energy harvesting sector.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 25, 2011
Range extenders for hybrid vehicles - second vs third generation

Range extenders for hybrid vehicles - second vs third generation

We are in the decade of the hybrid electric vehicle despite the fact that most off road and underwater vehicles are pure electric.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 24, 2011
Thermal energy harvester for turbine health sensor system

Thermal energy harvester for turbine health sensor system

Nextreme Thermal Solutions and Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc are jointly developing a thermal energy harvesting solution for a wireless sensor system designed to monitor the health of bearings in turbine engines.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 23, 2011
Solar technology to capture more than 90% of light energy

Solar technology to capture more than 90% of light energy

A team that includes a University of Missouri engineer is developing a flexible solar film that can theoretically capture more than 90 percent of available light.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 20, 2011
Energy harvesters convert waste heat into electricity

Energy harvesters convert waste heat into electricity

The high-efficiency thermal waste heat energy converter actively cools electronic devices, photovoltaic cells, computers and large waste heat-producing systems while generating electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 19, 2011
School bus to use energy harvesting and biofuel

School bus to use energy harvesting and biofuel

The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ford Motor Company Fund are partnering on the nation's first conversion of a school bus to a hydraulic hybrid vehicle that runs on recycled biofuel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 17, 2011
Self powered cardiac pacemaker

Self powered cardiac pacemaker

CEA-Leti, a French research and technology organization, and five partners are combining their expertise to develop a self-powered cardiac pacemaker eight times smaller than current models.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 16, 2011
Microbial fuel cell-based charger for mobile phones

Microbial fuel cell-based charger for mobile phones

A project to use dirt-powered batteries to charge cell phones in Africa has won a $100,000 grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 13, 2011
Energy harvesting: challenges for wireless monitoring applications

Energy harvesting: challenges for wireless monitoring applications

Energy harvesters deserve the attention they're receiving, the advent of what can be made possible through the use of ambient energy to power devices has intrigued a wide variety of technologists, developers and adopters.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 12, 2011
Self powering robot detects leaks in water pipes

Self powering robot detects leaks in water pipes

TubeBot can detect defects and breaches in underground water pipes by scanning a length of the piping system and sending data to a remote location.
External Company Press Release
Enecsys appoints Louis-Philippe Lalonde

Enecsys appoints Louis-Philippe Lalonde

Enecsys Limited announces the appointment of Louis-Philippe Lalonde as VP, Worldwide Marketing and Product Management.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 11, 2011
Energy Harvesting Network: workshop on structural monitoring

Energy Harvesting Network: workshop on structural monitoring

Hosted at TRW Conekt, this workshop was designed to facilitate the definition of a number of new research challenges and the creation of multidisciplinary teams that would address them.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 10, 2011
Intelligent compensating electronics for energy harvesters

Intelligent compensating electronics for energy harvesters

Most of the effort in the energy harvesting industry so far has been on creating smaller, more efficient energy harvesters and low power electronics for wireless sensing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 9, 2011
Moving to low dimensional structures for thermoelectric harvesting

Moving to low dimensional structures for thermoelectric harvesting

Dr Jeremy Watling from the University of Glasgow recently presented at the "Intelligent Harvesting Workshop" in London, covering their progress with Thermoelectric Energy Harvesters.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 6, 2011
Energy harvesting for automotive applications

Energy harvesting for automotive applications

Energy harvesters do not necessarily make sense in all potential applications where a battery is replaced.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 5, 2011
Solar power without solar cells

Solar power without solar cells

A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 30, 2011
Global benchmarking for e-mobility at last

Global benchmarking for e-mobility at last

Best practice in e-mobility first occurs in very different countries and with very different vehicles. The most useful events on the subject therefore need an international speaker lineup.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 27, 2011
Short term challenges in the energy harvesting market

Short term challenges in the energy harvesting market

IDTechEx began exploring energy harvesting for small devices four years ago when it was obvious that conventional batteries were a dead end for many wireless sensor applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 25, 2011
Range extenders for hybrid vehicles - second vs third generation

Range extenders for hybrid vehicles - second vs third generation

We are in the decade of the hybrid electric vehicle despite the fact that most off road and underwater vehicles are pure electric.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 23, 2011
Solar technology to capture more than 90% of light energy

Solar technology to capture more than 90% of light energy

A team that includes a University of Missouri engineer is developing a flexible solar film that can theoretically capture more than 90 percent of available light.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 19, 2011
School bus to use energy harvesting and biofuel

School bus to use energy harvesting and biofuel

The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Ford Motor Company Fund are partnering on the nation's first conversion of a school bus to a hydraulic hybrid vehicle that runs on recycled biofuel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 16, 2011
Microbial fuel cell-based charger for mobile phones

Microbial fuel cell-based charger for mobile phones

A project to use dirt-powered batteries to charge cell phones in Africa has won a $100,000 grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 12, 2011
Self powering robot detects leaks in water pipes

Self powering robot detects leaks in water pipes

TubeBot can detect defects and breaches in underground water pipes by scanning a length of the piping system and sending data to a remote location.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 11, 2011
Energy Harvesting Network: workshop on structural monitoring

Energy Harvesting Network: workshop on structural monitoring

Hosted at TRW Conekt, this workshop was designed to facilitate the definition of a number of new research challenges and the creation of multidisciplinary teams that would address them.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 9, 2011
Moving to low dimensional structures for thermoelectric harvesting

Moving to low dimensional structures for thermoelectric harvesting

Dr Jeremy Watling from the University of Glasgow recently presented at the "Intelligent Harvesting Workshop" in London, covering their progress with Thermoelectric Energy Harvesters.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 5, 2011
Solar power without solar cells

Solar power without solar cells

A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells.
External Company Press Release
G24 Innovations and Texas Instruments Strategic Development Agreement

G24 Innovations and Texas Instruments Strategic Development Agreement

G24 Innovations, the global pioneer of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell technology has signed a strategic development agreement with Texas Instruments to create a joint technology platform by combining G24i's solar cell technology with TI's nano-powered converter.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 26, 2011
Interview with IPS's Director of Applications Engineering, Joe Keating

Interview with IPS's Director of Applications Engineering, Joe Keating

Mr. Joe Keating, director, applications engineering manager with Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS) talked to IDTechEx technology analyst Harry Zervos about the company's developments and its positioning within the emerging energy harvesting sector.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 24, 2011
Thermal energy harvester for turbine health sensor system

Thermal energy harvester for turbine health sensor system

Nextreme Thermal Solutions and Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc are jointly developing a thermal energy harvesting solution for a wireless sensor system designed to monitor the health of bearings in turbine engines.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 20, 2011
Energy harvesters convert waste heat into electricity

Energy harvesters convert waste heat into electricity

The high-efficiency thermal waste heat energy converter actively cools electronic devices, photovoltaic cells, computers and large waste heat-producing systems while generating electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 17, 2011
Self powered cardiac pacemaker

Self powered cardiac pacemaker

CEA-Leti, a French research and technology organization, and five partners are combining their expertise to develop a self-powered cardiac pacemaker eight times smaller than current models.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 13, 2011
Energy harvesting: challenges for wireless monitoring applications

Energy harvesting: challenges for wireless monitoring applications

Energy harvesters deserve the attention they're receiving, the advent of what can be made possible through the use of ambient energy to power devices has intrigued a wide variety of technologists, developers and adopters.
External Company Press Release
Enecsys appoints Louis-Philippe Lalonde

Enecsys appoints Louis-Philippe Lalonde

Enecsys Limited announces the appointment of Louis-Philippe Lalonde as VP, Worldwide Marketing and Product Management.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 10, 2011
Intelligent compensating electronics for energy harvesters

Intelligent compensating electronics for energy harvesters

Most of the effort in the energy harvesting industry so far has been on creating smaller, more efficient energy harvesters and low power electronics for wireless sensing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 6, 2011
Energy harvesting for automotive applications

Energy harvesting for automotive applications

Energy harvesters do not necessarily make sense in all potential applications where a battery is replaced.
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