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World's smallest bacteria powered fuel cell

World's smallest bacteria powered fuel cell

Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 29, 2011
New alloy that converts heat into electricity

New alloy that converts heat into electricity

University of Minnesota engineering researchers in the College of Science and Engineering have recently discovered a new alloy material that converts heat directly into electricity.
External Company Press Release
Dust Networks demonstrate self-powered IPV6 wireless sensor network

Dust Networks demonstrate self-powered IPV6 wireless sensor network

Dust Networks® demonstrated a SmartMesh® IP 6LoWPAN wireless network running on harvested energy at the IDTechEx Wireless Sensor Network & RTLS Summit in Munich, Germany, June 21 - 22.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 28, 2011
First solar powered netbook for Russian market

First solar powered netbook for Russian market

Samsung Electronics is releasing a solar powered netbook, the Samsung NC215S, onto the Russian market in August.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 23, 2011
Keynote Presentations at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Europe

Keynote Presentations at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Europe

Keynote Presentations at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Europe, Munich, 21 June 2011.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 23, 2011
Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Awards

Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Awards

At the Energy Harvesting & Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) awards dinner on June 21 in Munich, Germany, companies were recognized for making significant technical or commercial progress with these technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 22, 2011
Mobile phones charged using sound

Mobile phones charged using sound

Orange has announced their latest invention in the world of mobile charging technology with an innovative gadget that powers mobile phones using sound.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 21, 2011
Future Airbus will harvest passengers' heat to power cabin features

Future Airbus will harvest passengers' heat to power cabin features

More than 90 percent of Airbus' annual research & development investment of over €2 billion has environmental benefits for current and future aircraft.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 20, 2011
First nano self-powered device with wireless data transmission

First nano self-powered device with wireless data transmission

Scientists are reporting development of the first self-powered nano-device that can transmit data wirelessly over long distances.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 17, 2011
Europe's first solar powered train

Europe's first solar powered train

The project, known as the Solar Tunnel, is the first of its kind in Europe as it is the first time railway infrastructure has been used to generate green energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 16, 2011
Energy harvesting comes alive

Energy harvesting comes alive

Next week the annual IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage event will open in Munich to attendees from 20 countries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 15, 2011
Electric vehicle value chain is changing

Electric vehicle value chain is changing

Currently the key enabling technologies in electric vehicles are motors, batteries and control systems. For the next ten years, add to that energy harvesting, supercapacitors (ultracapacitors) and range extenders that replace internal combustion engines in hybrids, notably fuel cells and mini turbines.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 14, 2011
Electric bicycles and ebikes - the next ten years

Electric bicycles and ebikes - the next ten years

IDTechEx has issued another report in its series on the various types of electric vehicle - hybrid and pure electric - and their future entitled Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) Industry Worldwide 2011-2021 .
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 13, 2011
Wave powered autonomous marine drone raises $22 million in funding

Wave powered autonomous marine drone raises $22 million in funding

Liquid Robotics®, developer of the award-winning Wave Glider® self-powered hybrid sea-surface/underwater robotic vehicle, and cloud-based data service provider, has closed a Series D $22 million financing round led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, the company's first institutional investor, together with participation by oilfield services provider Schlumberger.
External Company Press Release
National Instruments adopts vibration energy harvesting solutions

National Instruments adopts vibration energy harvesting solutions

Perpetuum has announced that the National Instruments NI WSN-3226 Wireless Measurement Node can be powered by Perpetuum's vibration energy harvester technology.
External Company Press Release
Enecsys unveils 480W duo micro inverter for solar PV modules

Enecsys unveils 480W duo micro inverter for solar PV modules

Duo concept connects two solar photovoltaic (PV) modules with power point tracking for maximised energy harvest at no cost premium over string inverters.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean Alliance grows to 200 member companies

EnOcean Alliance grows to 200 member companies

The EnOcean Alliance has announced it has signed up its 200th member company, NanoSense.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 10, 2011
Perpetuum unveil key customers

Perpetuum unveil key customers

Perpetuum, a maker of electromagnetic energy harvesters, showed at Sensors Expo this week five customers that have integrated their energy harvester solutions with their products.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 9, 2011
Interview with Jason Wortham, scientist at Maxim Integrated Products

Interview with Jason Wortham, scientist at Maxim Integrated Products

IDTechEx analyst Dr. Harry Zervos interviewed Jason Wortham, Senior Scientist with Maxim and got some more insight into the company's involvement in the energy harvesting space.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 7, 2011
Students develop alternative energy storage

Students develop alternative energy storage

Students at Stevens Institute of Technology are working on a supercapacitor that will allow us to harness more renewable energy through biochar electrodes for supercapacitors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 29, 2011
New alloy that converts heat into electricity

New alloy that converts heat into electricity

University of Minnesota engineering researchers in the College of Science and Engineering have recently discovered a new alloy material that converts heat directly into electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 28, 2011
First solar powered netbook for Russian market

First solar powered netbook for Russian market

Samsung Electronics is releasing a solar powered netbook, the Samsung NC215S, onto the Russian market in August.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 23, 2011
Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Awards

Winners of the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Awards

At the Energy Harvesting & Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) awards dinner on June 21 in Munich, Germany, companies were recognized for making significant technical or commercial progress with these technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 21, 2011
Future Airbus will harvest passengers' heat to power cabin features

Future Airbus will harvest passengers' heat to power cabin features

More than 90 percent of Airbus' annual research & development investment of over €2 billion has environmental benefits for current and future aircraft.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 17, 2011
Europe's first solar powered train

Europe's first solar powered train

The project, known as the Solar Tunnel, is the first of its kind in Europe as it is the first time railway infrastructure has been used to generate green energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 15, 2011
Electric vehicle value chain is changing

Electric vehicle value chain is changing

Currently the key enabling technologies in electric vehicles are motors, batteries and control systems. For the next ten years, add to that energy harvesting, supercapacitors (ultracapacitors) and range extenders that replace internal combustion engines in hybrids, notably fuel cells and mini turbines.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 13, 2011
Wave powered autonomous marine drone raises $22 million in funding

Wave powered autonomous marine drone raises $22 million in funding

Liquid Robotics®, developer of the award-winning Wave Glider® self-powered hybrid sea-surface/underwater robotic vehicle, and cloud-based data service provider, has closed a Series D $22 million financing round led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, the company's first institutional investor, together with participation by oilfield services provider Schlumberger.
External Company Press Release
Enecsys unveils 480W duo micro inverter for solar PV modules

Enecsys unveils 480W duo micro inverter for solar PV modules

Duo concept connects two solar photovoltaic (PV) modules with power point tracking for maximised energy harvest at no cost premium over string inverters.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 10, 2011
Perpetuum unveil key customers

Perpetuum unveil key customers

Perpetuum, a maker of electromagnetic energy harvesters, showed at Sensors Expo this week five customers that have integrated their energy harvester solutions with their products.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 7, 2011
Students develop alternative energy storage

Students develop alternative energy storage

Students at Stevens Institute of Technology are working on a supercapacitor that will allow us to harness more renewable energy through biochar electrodes for supercapacitors.
External Company Press Release
Dust Networks demonstrate self-powered IPV6 wireless sensor network

Dust Networks demonstrate self-powered IPV6 wireless sensor network

Dust Networks® demonstrated a SmartMesh® IP 6LoWPAN wireless network running on harvested energy at the IDTechEx Wireless Sensor Network & RTLS Summit in Munich, Germany, June 21 - 22.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 23, 2011
Keynote Presentations at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Europe

Keynote Presentations at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Europe

Keynote Presentations at IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and WSN Europe, Munich, 21 June 2011.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 22, 2011
Mobile phones charged using sound

Mobile phones charged using sound

Orange has announced their latest invention in the world of mobile charging technology with an innovative gadget that powers mobile phones using sound.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 20, 2011
First nano self-powered device with wireless data transmission

First nano self-powered device with wireless data transmission

Scientists are reporting development of the first self-powered nano-device that can transmit data wirelessly over long distances.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 16, 2011
Energy harvesting comes alive

Energy harvesting comes alive

Next week the annual IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage event will open in Munich to attendees from 20 countries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 14, 2011
Electric bicycles and ebikes - the next ten years

Electric bicycles and ebikes - the next ten years

IDTechEx has issued another report in its series on the various types of electric vehicle - hybrid and pure electric - and their future entitled Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) Industry Worldwide 2011-2021 .
External Company Press Release
National Instruments adopts vibration energy harvesting solutions

National Instruments adopts vibration energy harvesting solutions

Perpetuum has announced that the National Instruments NI WSN-3226 Wireless Measurement Node can be powered by Perpetuum's vibration energy harvester technology.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean Alliance grows to 200 member companies

EnOcean Alliance grows to 200 member companies

The EnOcean Alliance has announced it has signed up its 200th member company, NanoSense.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jun 9, 2011
Interview with Jason Wortham, scientist at Maxim Integrated Products

Interview with Jason Wortham, scientist at Maxim Integrated Products

IDTechEx analyst Dr. Harry Zervos interviewed Jason Wortham, Senior Scientist with Maxim and got some more insight into the company's involvement in the energy harvesting space.
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