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Decawave tapes out scensor DW1000 chip

Decawave tapes out scensor DW1000 chip

Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 28, 2011
Nanorobots powered by near-infrared light

Nanorobots powered by near-infrared light

A nanodevice that sits underneath the skin and converts near-infrared (NIR) light energy into electrical power is a promising wireless electrical power source for biological nanorobots for use within the human body, say scientists in Taiwan.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 27, 2011
Nanostructures on plastic aid energy harvesting

Nanostructures on plastic aid energy harvesting

The technique, which uses a heated atomic force microscope (AFM) tip to produce patterns, could facilitate high-density, low-cost production of complex ferroelectric structures for energy harvesting arrays, sensors and actuators in nano-electromechanical systems (NEMS) and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS).
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 26, 2011
Solar and wind powered billboard

Solar and wind powered billboard

Eco billboards are advertising billboards that are lit 100% by wind and solar power. Ricoh has installed these billboards in New York and London.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 25, 2011
Harvesting energy from flowing water for oil exploration

Harvesting energy from flowing water for oil exploration

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to harvest energy from flowing water. This discovery aims to hasten the creation of self-powered microsensors for more accurate and cost-efficient oil exploration.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 22, 2011
Ocean sensor powered by microbial fuel cell

Ocean sensor powered by microbial fuel cell

A Zero Power Ballast Control (ZPBC) technology that relies on microbial energy harvesting developments to enable unsupervised underwater sensing with subsequent surfacing and reporting capabilities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 21, 2011
Interview with Leyden Energy

Interview with Leyden Energy

IDTechEx Technology Analyst Harry Zervos interviewed Leyden Energy's Aakar Patel, discussing the company's battery technology, the attributes that make it a technology that's attracting the interest of consumer electronic, smart grid and EV developers as well as the company's prospects and aims for the future.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2011
Wind energy to power ferry lighting

Wind energy to power ferry lighting

The Stena Line passenger ferry, Jutlandica, crossing from Frederikshavn in Denmark to Gothenburg in Sweden is being equipped with two wind turbines at the prow as part of the company's Energy Saving Programme.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 19, 2011
Cyanobacterial genes that capture the sun's energy

Cyanobacterial genes that capture the sun's energy

A new computer model of blue-green algae can predict which of the organism's genes are central to capturing energy from sunlight and other critical processes.
External Company Press Release
Fully automatic backside contacting for thinfilm photovoltaics

Fully automatic backside contacting for thinfilm photovoltaics

IMA Automation Berlin is delivering its first 'modu*contec' systems to a large, well-known vendor of high-performance production tools for thinfilm solar modules.
External Company Press Release
WiTricity and IHI to develop wireless charging system for EVs

WiTricity and IHI to develop wireless charging system for EVs

IHI Corporation and WiTricity Corporation of Watertown, MA have agreed to collaborate on the development of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 18, 2011
New way to store energy from the sun

New way to store energy from the sun

One of the great advantages of the new approach to harnessing solar energy, Grossman says, is that it simplifies the process by combining energy harvesting and storage into a single step.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 15, 2011
Energy generating dance floor at sustainable nightclub

Energy generating dance floor at sustainable nightclub

Goodsmith's project, Estrella Sustainable Nightclub, renovates an existing structure in New York City's West Village into an eco-conscious nightclub with an energy-generating dance floor and other green features.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 14, 2011
Energy Harvesting Technology Analyst Opportunity at IDTechEx

Energy Harvesting Technology Analyst Opportunity at IDTechEx

IDTechEx is recruiting and seeks a Technology Analyst.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 14, 2011
Printable solar cells

Printable solar cells

Almost as cheaply and easily as printing a photo on your inkjet, an inexpensive, simple solar cell has been created on that flimsy sheet, formed from special "inks" deposited on the paper. You can even fold it up to slip into a pocket, then unfold it and watch it generating electricity again in the sunlight.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 13, 2011
Award for energy harvesting shock absorber technology

Award for energy harvesting shock absorber technology

A team headed by Lei Zuo, Ph.D., at Stony Brook University has won a prestigious R&D 100 Award for the development of an energy-harvesting shock absorber that converts vibration, bumps, and motion experienced by the suspension of a vehicle or train into electric power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 12, 2011
Outdoor lighting system powered by the sun and wind

Outdoor lighting system powered by the sun and wind

ECO-POLE is an energy efficient, self energized, free-standing 60 Watt LED outdoor lighting system that is powered by a patent pending wind turbine and solar panel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 11, 2011
New device captures ambient electromagnetic energy

New device captures ambient electromagnetic energy

Researchers have discovered a way to capture and harness energy transmitted by such sources as radio and television transmitters, cell phone networks and satellite communications systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 8, 2011
Harvesting solar, wind and rain energy

Harvesting solar, wind and rain energy

A hybrid photovoltaic-piezoelectric device has been developed at the Institute of Material Research and Innovation (IMRI) of the University of Bolton which is capable of generating electrical energy from solar, wind and rain energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 6, 2011
Development of the first two-layer quantum dot solar cell

Development of the first two-layer quantum dot solar cell

University of Toronto engineering researchers report a new solar cell that may pave the way to inexpensive coatings that efficiently convert the sun's rays to electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 28, 2011
Nanorobots powered by near-infrared light

Nanorobots powered by near-infrared light

A nanodevice that sits underneath the skin and converts near-infrared (NIR) light energy into electrical power is a promising wireless electrical power source for biological nanorobots for use within the human body, say scientists in Taiwan.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 26, 2011
Solar and wind powered billboard

Solar and wind powered billboard

Eco billboards are advertising billboards that are lit 100% by wind and solar power. Ricoh has installed these billboards in New York and London.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 22, 2011
Ocean sensor powered by microbial fuel cell

Ocean sensor powered by microbial fuel cell

A Zero Power Ballast Control (ZPBC) technology that relies on microbial energy harvesting developments to enable unsupervised underwater sensing with subsequent surfacing and reporting capabilities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2011
Wind energy to power ferry lighting

Wind energy to power ferry lighting

The Stena Line passenger ferry, Jutlandica, crossing from Frederikshavn in Denmark to Gothenburg in Sweden is being equipped with two wind turbines at the prow as part of the company's Energy Saving Programme.
External Company Press Release
Fully automatic backside contacting for thinfilm photovoltaics

Fully automatic backside contacting for thinfilm photovoltaics

IMA Automation Berlin is delivering its first 'modu*contec' systems to a large, well-known vendor of high-performance production tools for thinfilm solar modules.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 18, 2011
New way to store energy from the sun

New way to store energy from the sun

One of the great advantages of the new approach to harnessing solar energy, Grossman says, is that it simplifies the process by combining energy harvesting and storage into a single step.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 14, 2011
Energy Harvesting Technology Analyst Opportunity at IDTechEx

Energy Harvesting Technology Analyst Opportunity at IDTechEx

IDTechEx is recruiting and seeks a Technology Analyst.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 13, 2011
Award for energy harvesting shock absorber technology

Award for energy harvesting shock absorber technology

A team headed by Lei Zuo, Ph.D., at Stony Brook University has won a prestigious R&D 100 Award for the development of an energy-harvesting shock absorber that converts vibration, bumps, and motion experienced by the suspension of a vehicle or train into electric power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 11, 2011
New device captures ambient electromagnetic energy

New device captures ambient electromagnetic energy

Researchers have discovered a way to capture and harness energy transmitted by such sources as radio and television transmitters, cell phone networks and satellite communications systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 6, 2011
Development of the first two-layer quantum dot solar cell

Development of the first two-layer quantum dot solar cell

University of Toronto engineering researchers report a new solar cell that may pave the way to inexpensive coatings that efficiently convert the sun's rays to electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 27, 2011
Nanostructures on plastic aid energy harvesting

Nanostructures on plastic aid energy harvesting

The technique, which uses a heated atomic force microscope (AFM) tip to produce patterns, could facilitate high-density, low-cost production of complex ferroelectric structures for energy harvesting arrays, sensors and actuators in nano-electromechanical systems (NEMS) and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS).
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 25, 2011
Harvesting energy from flowing water for oil exploration

Harvesting energy from flowing water for oil exploration

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to harvest energy from flowing water. This discovery aims to hasten the creation of self-powered microsensors for more accurate and cost-efficient oil exploration.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 21, 2011
Interview with Leyden Energy

Interview with Leyden Energy

IDTechEx Technology Analyst Harry Zervos interviewed Leyden Energy's Aakar Patel, discussing the company's battery technology, the attributes that make it a technology that's attracting the interest of consumer electronic, smart grid and EV developers as well as the company's prospects and aims for the future.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 19, 2011
Cyanobacterial genes that capture the sun's energy

Cyanobacterial genes that capture the sun's energy

A new computer model of blue-green algae can predict which of the organism's genes are central to capturing energy from sunlight and other critical processes.
External Company Press Release
WiTricity and IHI to develop wireless charging system for EVs

WiTricity and IHI to develop wireless charging system for EVs

IHI Corporation and WiTricity Corporation of Watertown, MA have agreed to collaborate on the development of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 15, 2011
Energy generating dance floor at sustainable nightclub

Energy generating dance floor at sustainable nightclub

Goodsmith's project, Estrella Sustainable Nightclub, renovates an existing structure in New York City's West Village into an eco-conscious nightclub with an energy-generating dance floor and other green features.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 14, 2011
Printable solar cells

Printable solar cells

Almost as cheaply and easily as printing a photo on your inkjet, an inexpensive, simple solar cell has been created on that flimsy sheet, formed from special "inks" deposited on the paper. You can even fold it up to slip into a pocket, then unfold it and watch it generating electricity again in the sunlight.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 12, 2011
Outdoor lighting system powered by the sun and wind

Outdoor lighting system powered by the sun and wind

ECO-POLE is an energy efficient, self energized, free-standing 60 Watt LED outdoor lighting system that is powered by a patent pending wind turbine and solar panel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 8, 2011
Harvesting solar, wind and rain energy

Harvesting solar, wind and rain energy

A hybrid photovoltaic-piezoelectric device has been developed at the Institute of Material Research and Innovation (IMRI) of the University of Bolton which is capable of generating electrical energy from solar, wind and rain energy.
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