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Charging mobile phones with talking

Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 29, 2011
Scientists lay out plans for efficient solar energy harvesting

Scientists lay out plans for efficient solar energy harvesting

Solar power could be harvested more efficiently and transported over long distances using tiny molecular circuits, according to research inspired by new insights into natural photosynthesis.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean Alliance members to showcase wireless energy harvesting

EnOcean Alliance members to showcase wireless energy harvesting

The EnOcean Alliance, together with supporting partners BSC Software, Dimonoff, Echoflex, ILLUMRA, Kieback & Peter, Leviton, Magnum Energy Solutions, Verve Lighting Systems, and SCL Elements will exhibit and demonstrate their cutting-edge portfolio of wireless energy harvesting products.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean and EnOcean Alliance members sponsor Empowerhouse team

EnOcean and EnOcean Alliance members sponsor Empowerhouse team

EnOcean and other members of the EnOcean Alliance—Leviton, Thermokon, Intesis and Can2Go—are serving as sponsors of Empowerhouse, a team participating in the 2011 Solar Decathlon Competition.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 27, 2011
Remote control relies on bends and twists to operate

Remote control relies on bends and twists to operate

Murata has newly developed devices that apply their piezoelectric film, such as a Leaf Grip Remote Controller that can control the TV using a bending and twisting motion.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 26, 2011
First human heart cells that can be paced with light

First human heart cells that can be paced with light

A team from Stanford describe how they have for the first time engineered human heart cells that can be paced with light using a technology called optogenetics.
External Company Press Release
Arrow Electronics offers turnkey energy-harvesting reference design

Arrow Electronics offers turnkey energy-harvesting reference design

Arrow Electronics, Inc. has joined with leading suppliers Silicon Labs, Infinite Power Solutions and Linear Technology Corporation to launch a turnkey energy-harvesting reference design enabling wireless networks powered by a solar energy-harvesting source.
External Company Press Release
Bootstrap converters

Bootstrap converters

The W0422 line of bootstrap converters are self-oscillating DC/DC converters that convert input voltages as low as 80 mV into higher, more usable voltages in a platform the size of a 16 pin DIP.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 23, 2011
Cancer treatment powered by thermopower waves

Cancer treatment powered by thermopower waves

RMIT University researchers have explored how thermopower waves in thermoelectric materials can convert heat from solid fuels into electrical energy, in research that advances the vision of 'smartdust' and other truly autonomous micro and nanomachines.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 22, 2011
IDTechEx Boston event covers Conformable Energy Harvesting

IDTechEx Boston event covers Conformable Energy Harvesting

IDTechEx has been closely following the energy harvesting space for several years now. The high number of technologies, projects and innovative ideas put into practice demonstrate the far reaching nature of energy harvesting technologies and the variety of applications they can be incorporated into.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 21, 2011
Printed Electronics Europe 2012 3-4 April Berlin, Targets Applications

Printed Electronics Europe 2012 3-4 April Berlin, Targets Applications

IDTechEx, the organiser of the World's largest global series of Printed Electronics events will hold its European show in Berlin, Germany on 3-4 April. The focus, as at all IDTechEx events, is to address the needs and experiences of adopters of the technology.
External Company Press Release
Ubisense Group plc, interim revenues up 41%

Ubisense Group plc, interim revenues up 41%

Ubisense Group plc has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2011.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 21, 2011
Most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever

Most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever

Researchers from the University of Toronto, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology and Pennsylvania State University have created the most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever.
External Company Press Release
CETEMMSA carries out research on photovoltaic textiles

CETEMMSA carries out research on photovoltaic textiles

The Technological Centre shows at ITMA fair the research potential in the field of Printed Electronics applied to photovoltaic energy in the frame of the European Project DEPHOTEX.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 20, 2011
Picnic table to charge small devices

Picnic table to charge small devices

EnerFusion Inc in the USA has created the Solar Dok, a solar powered picnic table that has been designed to provide self sustaining energy wherever it is placed outdoors with access to direct sunlight. The Solar Dok works as a laptop charging station and cell phone charging station.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 19, 2011
Wireless power transmission for consumer electronics and EVs

Wireless power transmission for consumer electronics and EVs

Over the next decade, the most vibrant Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) markets will be the contactless charging of portable and mobile equipment, in particular consumer electronics and electric vehicles.
External Company Press Release
G24 Innovations collaborates with Skyco Shading Systems

G24 Innovations collaborates with Skyco Shading Systems

G24 Innovations (G24i), in collaboration with Skyco Shading Systems Inc of Santa Ana, CA, have been awarded a contract with a global hotel chain to take part in a major renovation of their flagship hotel which commences this month, and which will include the installation of energy efficient shades in over 8,000 of its windows.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 16, 2011
New MEMS device generates energy from small vibrations

New MEMS device generates energy from small vibrations

Researchers at MIT have designed a device the size of a U.S. quarter that harvests energy from low-frequency vibrations, such as those that might be felt along a pipeline or bridge.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 15, 2011
Waste heat recovery systems in vehicles

Waste heat recovery systems in vehicles

In recent years, there's been a surge of energy harvesting applications in the automotive sector, with a host of technologies utilized, each characterized by different achievable levels of power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 8, 2011
Harvesting power from beetle's wings

Harvesting power from beetle's wings

According to the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office, The Hybrid Insect Micro Electromechanical Systems (HI-MEMS) program is aimed at developing technology to provide control over insect locomotion, just as reins are needed for effective control over horse locomotion.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 29, 2011
Scientists lay out plans for efficient solar energy harvesting

Scientists lay out plans for efficient solar energy harvesting

Solar power could be harvested more efficiently and transported over long distances using tiny molecular circuits, according to research inspired by new insights into natural photosynthesis.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean and EnOcean Alliance members sponsor Empowerhouse team

EnOcean and EnOcean Alliance members sponsor Empowerhouse team

EnOcean and other members of the EnOcean Alliance—Leviton, Thermokon, Intesis and Can2Go—are serving as sponsors of Empowerhouse, a team participating in the 2011 Solar Decathlon Competition.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 26, 2011
First human heart cells that can be paced with light

First human heart cells that can be paced with light

A team from Stanford describe how they have for the first time engineered human heart cells that can be paced with light using a technology called optogenetics.
External Company Press Release
Bootstrap converters

Bootstrap converters

The W0422 line of bootstrap converters are self-oscillating DC/DC converters that convert input voltages as low as 80 mV into higher, more usable voltages in a platform the size of a 16 pin DIP.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 22, 2011
IDTechEx Boston event covers Conformable Energy Harvesting

IDTechEx Boston event covers Conformable Energy Harvesting

IDTechEx has been closely following the energy harvesting space for several years now. The high number of technologies, projects and innovative ideas put into practice demonstrate the far reaching nature of energy harvesting technologies and the variety of applications they can be incorporated into.
External Company Press Release
Ubisense Group plc, interim revenues up 41%

Ubisense Group plc, interim revenues up 41%

Ubisense Group plc has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2011.
External Company Press Release
CETEMMSA carries out research on photovoltaic textiles

CETEMMSA carries out research on photovoltaic textiles

The Technological Centre shows at ITMA fair the research potential in the field of Printed Electronics applied to photovoltaic energy in the frame of the European Project DEPHOTEX.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 19, 2011
Wireless power transmission for consumer electronics and EVs

Wireless power transmission for consumer electronics and EVs

Over the next decade, the most vibrant Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) markets will be the contactless charging of portable and mobile equipment, in particular consumer electronics and electric vehicles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 16, 2011
New MEMS device generates energy from small vibrations

New MEMS device generates energy from small vibrations

Researchers at MIT have designed a device the size of a U.S. quarter that harvests energy from low-frequency vibrations, such as those that might be felt along a pipeline or bridge.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 8, 2011
Harvesting power from beetle's wings

Harvesting power from beetle's wings

According to the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office, The Hybrid Insect Micro Electromechanical Systems (HI-MEMS) program is aimed at developing technology to provide control over insect locomotion, just as reins are needed for effective control over horse locomotion.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean Alliance members to showcase wireless energy harvesting

EnOcean Alliance members to showcase wireless energy harvesting

The EnOcean Alliance, together with supporting partners BSC Software, Dimonoff, Echoflex, ILLUMRA, Kieback & Peter, Leviton, Magnum Energy Solutions, Verve Lighting Systems, and SCL Elements will exhibit and demonstrate their cutting-edge portfolio of wireless energy harvesting products.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 27, 2011
Remote control relies on bends and twists to operate

Remote control relies on bends and twists to operate

Murata has newly developed devices that apply their piezoelectric film, such as a Leaf Grip Remote Controller that can control the TV using a bending and twisting motion.
External Company Press Release
Arrow Electronics offers turnkey energy-harvesting reference design

Arrow Electronics offers turnkey energy-harvesting reference design

Arrow Electronics, Inc. has joined with leading suppliers Silicon Labs, Infinite Power Solutions and Linear Technology Corporation to launch a turnkey energy-harvesting reference design enabling wireless networks powered by a solar energy-harvesting source.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 23, 2011
Cancer treatment powered by thermopower waves

Cancer treatment powered by thermopower waves

RMIT University researchers have explored how thermopower waves in thermoelectric materials can convert heat from solid fuels into electrical energy, in research that advances the vision of 'smartdust' and other truly autonomous micro and nanomachines.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 21, 2011
Printed Electronics Europe 2012 3-4 April Berlin, Targets Applications

Printed Electronics Europe 2012 3-4 April Berlin, Targets Applications

IDTechEx, the organiser of the World's largest global series of Printed Electronics events will hold its European show in Berlin, Germany on 3-4 April. The focus, as at all IDTechEx events, is to address the needs and experiences of adopters of the technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 21, 2011
Most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever

Most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever

Researchers from the University of Toronto, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology and Pennsylvania State University have created the most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 20, 2011
Picnic table to charge small devices

Picnic table to charge small devices

EnerFusion Inc in the USA has created the Solar Dok, a solar powered picnic table that has been designed to provide self sustaining energy wherever it is placed outdoors with access to direct sunlight. The Solar Dok works as a laptop charging station and cell phone charging station.
External Company Press Release
G24 Innovations collaborates with Skyco Shading Systems

G24 Innovations collaborates with Skyco Shading Systems

G24 Innovations (G24i), in collaboration with Skyco Shading Systems Inc of Santa Ana, CA, have been awarded a contract with a global hotel chain to take part in a major renovation of their flagship hotel which commences this month, and which will include the installation of energy efficient shades in over 8,000 of its windows.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Sep 15, 2011
Waste heat recovery systems in vehicles

Waste heat recovery systems in vehicles

In recent years, there's been a surge of energy harvesting applications in the automotive sector, with a host of technologies utilized, each characterized by different achievable levels of power.
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