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High-efficiency quantum dot solar cells

High-efficiency quantum dot solar cells

External Company Press Release
Winner of the AMA Innovation Award 2012

Winner of the AMA Innovation Award 2012

Development goal is a highly integrated energy autonomous magnetic absolute encoder. These encoders can replace established gear or battery buffered solutions.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 31, 2012
Biomimetic aircraft snatch power aloft

Biomimetic aircraft snatch power aloft

Solar powered aircraft are old news. However, if we benchmark what is happening with other electric vehicles such as Autonomous Underwater Vehicles AUV, then multiple energy harvesting should be the order of the day, even with aircraft.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2012
Energy harvesting for buses

Energy harvesting for buses

At eCarTec in Munich, Prof Dr-Ing E. Jobson of Volvo Bus Corporation illustrated the contribution of energy harvesting in electrodynamic braking as part of the many other improvements over the years.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2012
Webasto pioneers see-through solar car

Webasto pioneers see-through solar car

At the recent eCartec exhibition in Munich, Webasto showed a roof for the range Rover Evoque that is transparent to the extent that there are large gaps beteen the small crystalline silicon panels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 29, 2012
Hard to reach the first million - lessons from eCarTec Munich, 2012

Hard to reach the first million - lessons from eCarTec Munich, 2012

Leading analysts IDTechEx provide this view of the recent eCarTec event in Munich Germany.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 26, 2012
Energy harvesting at eCarTec Munich

Energy harvesting at eCarTec Munich

ECarTec in Munich is Europe's largest electric vehicle event but it is in decline.
External Company Press Release
Libelium launches Waspmote Plug & Sense

Libelium launches Waspmote Plug & Sense

Libelium has launched Waspmote Plug & Sense!™, a new line of Libelium encapsulated wireless sensor devices allowing system integrators to implement scalable, modular wireless sensor networks and reduce installation time from days to hours.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 25, 2012
Self powered monitoring of nuclear reactors

Self powered monitoring of nuclear reactors

Japan's Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear disaster that occurred in 2011 as a result of the strongest earthquake on record in the country and the powerful tsunami waves it triggered, underscored the need for a method to monitor the status of nuclear fuel rods that doesn't rely on electrical power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 24, 2012
Untethered, flying wind power plant

Untethered, flying wind power plant

The idea of harnessing high altitude winds blowing at 10,000 meters altitude seems to be promising.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 23, 2012
Wave energy conversion device gets positive results

Wave energy conversion device gets positive results

Neptune Wave Power, LLC has been running tests on Model 3.1 of their Wave Energy Conversion device within the University of New Hampshire's Center for Ocean Renewable Energy - with great results.
External Company Press Release
Sol Chip nominated as one of top 60 emerging startups

Sol Chip nominated as one of top 60 emerging startups

Sol Chip is has been nominated by EE-Times as one of the top 60 emerging startups.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 22, 2012
Solar power used to study wild elephants in Africa

Solar power used to study wild elephants in Africa

A team of elephant researchers from Stanford University has transformed a remote corner of southern Africa into a high-tech field camp run entirely on sunlight.
External Company Press Release
ROHM becomes a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance

ROHM becomes a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance

Leading Japanese semiconductor manufacturer will further develop and promote the interoperable energy harvesting wireless standard.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2012
Funding available to trial energy harvesting solutions

Funding available to trial energy harvesting solutions

The UK's Technology Strategy Board has made available £1m to fund a series of collaborative projects on energy harvesting for autonomous sensing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 18, 2012
Underwater energy generation for U.S. Navy

Underwater energy generation for U.S. Navy

An underwater, utility-scale energy generation system for the United States Navy to efficiently convert and transmit safe, reliable alternative energy from the depths of the ocean to Navy shore facilities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 16, 2012
Electrical building automation at The Squaire

Electrical building automation at The Squaire

One of Europe's most spectacular buildings, "The Squaire," was recently built at the Frankfurt Airport. The WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM was used for the electrical building automation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 15, 2012
Solar powered lunar polar rover

Solar powered lunar polar rover

The rover is tall enough to deploy a 4ft drill and produce 250W of power with solar panels oriented toward the Sun, which stays just above above the horizon.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2012
Light power for nanobiodevices

Light power for nanobiodevices

Scientists in China have created a laser-driven photovoltaic cell that can produce electrical power for nanobiodevices implanted beneath the skin.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 11, 2012
Can printed electronics make energy harvesting ubiquitous?

Can printed electronics make energy harvesting ubiquitous?

Printed electronics is an enabling technology that helps make energy harvesting (EH) solutions ubiquitous. It will achieve this by offering an exciting toolkit for designing elegant networked EH solutions compatible with diverse operating environments.
External Company Press Release
Winner of the AMA Innovation Award 2012

Winner of the AMA Innovation Award 2012

Development goal is a highly integrated energy autonomous magnetic absolute encoder. These encoders can replace established gear or battery buffered solutions.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2012
Energy harvesting for buses

Energy harvesting for buses

At eCarTec in Munich, Prof Dr-Ing E. Jobson of Volvo Bus Corporation illustrated the contribution of energy harvesting in electrodynamic braking as part of the many other improvements over the years.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 29, 2012
Hard to reach the first million - lessons from eCarTec Munich, 2012

Hard to reach the first million - lessons from eCarTec Munich, 2012

Leading analysts IDTechEx provide this view of the recent eCarTec event in Munich Germany.
External Company Press Release
Libelium launches Waspmote Plug & Sense

Libelium launches Waspmote Plug & Sense

Libelium has launched Waspmote Plug & Sense!™, a new line of Libelium encapsulated wireless sensor devices allowing system integrators to implement scalable, modular wireless sensor networks and reduce installation time from days to hours.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 24, 2012
Untethered, flying wind power plant

Untethered, flying wind power plant

The idea of harnessing high altitude winds blowing at 10,000 meters altitude seems to be promising.
External Company Press Release
Sol Chip nominated as one of top 60 emerging startups

Sol Chip nominated as one of top 60 emerging startups

Sol Chip is has been nominated by EE-Times as one of the top 60 emerging startups.
External Company Press Release
ROHM becomes a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance

ROHM becomes a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance

Leading Japanese semiconductor manufacturer will further develop and promote the interoperable energy harvesting wireless standard.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 18, 2012
Underwater energy generation for U.S. Navy

Underwater energy generation for U.S. Navy

An underwater, utility-scale energy generation system for the United States Navy to efficiently convert and transmit safe, reliable alternative energy from the depths of the ocean to Navy shore facilities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 15, 2012
Solar powered lunar polar rover

Solar powered lunar polar rover

The rover is tall enough to deploy a 4ft drill and produce 250W of power with solar panels oriented toward the Sun, which stays just above above the horizon.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 11, 2012
Can printed electronics make energy harvesting ubiquitous?

Can printed electronics make energy harvesting ubiquitous?

Printed electronics is an enabling technology that helps make energy harvesting (EH) solutions ubiquitous. It will achieve this by offering an exciting toolkit for designing elegant networked EH solutions compatible with diverse operating environments.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 31, 2012
Biomimetic aircraft snatch power aloft

Biomimetic aircraft snatch power aloft

Solar powered aircraft are old news. However, if we benchmark what is happening with other electric vehicles such as Autonomous Underwater Vehicles AUV, then multiple energy harvesting should be the order of the day, even with aircraft.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2012
Webasto pioneers see-through solar car

Webasto pioneers see-through solar car

At the recent eCartec exhibition in Munich, Webasto showed a roof for the range Rover Evoque that is transparent to the extent that there are large gaps beteen the small crystalline silicon panels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 26, 2012
Energy harvesting at eCarTec Munich

Energy harvesting at eCarTec Munich

ECarTec in Munich is Europe's largest electric vehicle event but it is in decline.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 25, 2012
Self powered monitoring of nuclear reactors

Self powered monitoring of nuclear reactors

Japan's Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear disaster that occurred in 2011 as a result of the strongest earthquake on record in the country and the powerful tsunami waves it triggered, underscored the need for a method to monitor the status of nuclear fuel rods that doesn't rely on electrical power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 23, 2012
Wave energy conversion device gets positive results

Wave energy conversion device gets positive results

Neptune Wave Power, LLC has been running tests on Model 3.1 of their Wave Energy Conversion device within the University of New Hampshire's Center for Ocean Renewable Energy - with great results.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 22, 2012
Solar power used to study wild elephants in Africa

Solar power used to study wild elephants in Africa

A team of elephant researchers from Stanford University has transformed a remote corner of southern Africa into a high-tech field camp run entirely on sunlight.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2012
Funding available to trial energy harvesting solutions

Funding available to trial energy harvesting solutions

The UK's Technology Strategy Board has made available £1m to fund a series of collaborative projects on energy harvesting for autonomous sensing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 16, 2012
Electrical building automation at The Squaire

Electrical building automation at The Squaire

One of Europe's most spectacular buildings, "The Squaire," was recently built at the Frankfurt Airport. The WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM was used for the electrical building automation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2012
Light power for nanobiodevices

Light power for nanobiodevices

Scientists in China have created a laser-driven photovoltaic cell that can produce electrical power for nanobiodevices implanted beneath the skin.
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