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Wrinkles and twists boost power from solar panels

Wrinkles and twists boost power from solar panels

External Company Press Release
EnOcean starts new University Programme

EnOcean starts new University Programme

EnOcean has launched a new university programme. This initiative will educate the university community about energy harvesting wireless technology and open up students' career opportunities at EnOcean.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 27, 2012
New harvesting approach boosts energy output from bacteria

New harvesting approach boosts energy output from bacteria

A team of scientists from University of Colorado Denver has developed a novel energy system that increases the amount of energy harvested from microbial fuel cells (MFCs) by more than 70 times.
External Company Press Release
IMA Automation Berlin is now Mikron Berlin GmbH

IMA Automation Berlin is now Mikron Berlin GmbH

After its successful acquisition by Swiss-based Mikron Holding AG in March 2012, IMA Automation Berlin GmbH is now part of the Mikron Automation Division.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 26, 2012
Interviews with speakers at IDTechEx conference taking place in May

Interviews with speakers at IDTechEx conference taking place in May

Less than 3 weeks remain before the 4th instalment of the IDTechEx European conference on energy harvesting, WSN and RTLS, taking place in Berlin on the 15th and 16th of May. Just before the event opens its doors to its attendees, Dr Harry Zervos, technology analyst with IDTechEx, interviewed some of the main speakers on their involvement with energy harvesting and wireless sensing and the reasons why their integration is becoming increasingly important in a wide range of applications.
External Company Press Release
CAN2GO integrates EnOcean and ZigBee wireless technologies to Niagara

CAN2GO integrates EnOcean and ZigBee wireless technologies to Niagara

SCL Elements Inc., developer of CAN2GO® controllers, and Tridium Inc., developer of the Niagara Framework®, announced the integration capability of EnOcean and ZigBee technologies into Niagara based building automation systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 25, 2012
Collaboration leads to turbo for solar cells

Collaboration leads to turbo for solar cells

Low cost solar cells could reach a record-breaking 40 percent efficiency following an early stage breakthrough by a University of Sydney researcher and his German partners.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 24, 2012
IDTechEx webinar on energy harvesting and wireless sensor networks

IDTechEx webinar on energy harvesting and wireless sensor networks

On Wednesday 25 April you are invited to join IDTechEx for a free webinar, where Raghu Das will discuss: Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks: Markets, Challenges & Opportunities 2012-2022.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 23, 2012
Nature holds key to energy storage

Nature holds key to energy storage

It is possible to extend the length of time a battery-like enzyme can store energy from seconds to hours.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 20, 2012
Nanocrystal-coated fibers might reduce wasted energy

Nanocrystal-coated fibers might reduce wasted energy

Researchers are developing a technique that uses nanotechnology to harvest energy from hot pipes or engine components to potentially recover energy wasted in factories, power plants and cars.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 19, 2012
Wireless Sensor Networks: What's next for WSN at WSN & RTLS Europe

Wireless Sensor Networks: What's next for WSN at WSN & RTLS Europe

Starting with more humble killer applications such as meter reading in buildings, WSN will grow rapidly from $0.58 billion in 2012 to $2.4 billion in 2022 according to IDTechEx research.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean's wireless technology is an international standard

EnOcean's wireless technology is an international standard

First ISO/IEC wireless standard optimized for solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 17, 2012
Energy harvesting innovations from CIST

Energy harvesting innovations from CIST

The Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CIST) recently revealed three new energy harvesting creations at an exhibition in Taiwan.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 13, 2012
Solar energy harvesting innovation

Solar energy harvesting innovation

Once again the question arises: What can new technologies bring to the table and how can they compete?
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 12, 2012
Wearable human motion energy harvester

Wearable human motion energy harvester

The team's human motion energy harvester is contained within clothing to generate energy from human movement.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean appoints Matthias Poppel as COO

EnOcean appoints Matthias Poppel as COO

EnOcean has announced the appointment of Matthias Poppel as Chief Operation Officer.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 11, 2012
Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed

Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed

A team of physicists reports that they have nailed down the source of the interference inhibiting the rapid flow of electrons through graphene-based devices and found a way to suppress it.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 10, 2012
Hand brace conducts its own electricity

Hand brace conducts its own electricity

The A.H.A.B. (Adaptive Hand Assistive Brace) helps individuals with limited dexterity and wrist movement to increase their productivity and efficiency with electronic devices and writing utensils.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 6, 2012
Preparations for round the world solar flight

Preparations for round the world solar flight

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg's solar airplane will attempt, for the first time ever, to fly over 2,500 km without using a drop of fuel, finally landing in Morocco.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 5, 2012
Butterfly wings inspire improvements in solar technology

Butterfly wings inspire improvements in solar technology

Butterfly wings may rank among the most delicate structures in nature, but they have given researchers powerful inspiration for developing better solar technology.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean starts new University Programme

EnOcean starts new University Programme

EnOcean has launched a new university programme. This initiative will educate the university community about energy harvesting wireless technology and open up students' career opportunities at EnOcean.
External Company Press Release
IMA Automation Berlin is now Mikron Berlin GmbH

IMA Automation Berlin is now Mikron Berlin GmbH

After its successful acquisition by Swiss-based Mikron Holding AG in March 2012, IMA Automation Berlin GmbH is now part of the Mikron Automation Division.
External Company Press Release
CAN2GO integrates EnOcean and ZigBee wireless technologies to Niagara

CAN2GO integrates EnOcean and ZigBee wireless technologies to Niagara

SCL Elements Inc., developer of CAN2GO® controllers, and Tridium Inc., developer of the Niagara Framework®, announced the integration capability of EnOcean and ZigBee technologies into Niagara based building automation systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 24, 2012
IDTechEx webinar on energy harvesting and wireless sensor networks

IDTechEx webinar on energy harvesting and wireless sensor networks

On Wednesday 25 April you are invited to join IDTechEx for a free webinar, where Raghu Das will discuss: Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks: Markets, Challenges & Opportunities 2012-2022.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 20, 2012
Nanocrystal-coated fibers might reduce wasted energy

Nanocrystal-coated fibers might reduce wasted energy

Researchers are developing a technique that uses nanotechnology to harvest energy from hot pipes or engine components to potentially recover energy wasted in factories, power plants and cars.
External Company Press Release
EnOcean's wireless technology is an international standard

EnOcean's wireless technology is an international standard

First ISO/IEC wireless standard optimized for solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 13, 2012
Solar energy harvesting innovation

Solar energy harvesting innovation

Once again the question arises: What can new technologies bring to the table and how can they compete?
External Company Press Release
EnOcean appoints Matthias Poppel as COO

EnOcean appoints Matthias Poppel as COO

EnOcean has announced the appointment of Matthias Poppel as Chief Operation Officer.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 10, 2012
Hand brace conducts its own electricity

Hand brace conducts its own electricity

The A.H.A.B. (Adaptive Hand Assistive Brace) helps individuals with limited dexterity and wrist movement to increase their productivity and efficiency with electronic devices and writing utensils.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 5, 2012
Butterfly wings inspire improvements in solar technology

Butterfly wings inspire improvements in solar technology

Butterfly wings may rank among the most delicate structures in nature, but they have given researchers powerful inspiration for developing better solar technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 27, 2012
New harvesting approach boosts energy output from bacteria

New harvesting approach boosts energy output from bacteria

A team of scientists from University of Colorado Denver has developed a novel energy system that increases the amount of energy harvested from microbial fuel cells (MFCs) by more than 70 times.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 26, 2012
Interviews with speakers at IDTechEx conference taking place in May

Interviews with speakers at IDTechEx conference taking place in May

Less than 3 weeks remain before the 4th instalment of the IDTechEx European conference on energy harvesting, WSN and RTLS, taking place in Berlin on the 15th and 16th of May. Just before the event opens its doors to its attendees, Dr Harry Zervos, technology analyst with IDTechEx, interviewed some of the main speakers on their involvement with energy harvesting and wireless sensing and the reasons why their integration is becoming increasingly important in a wide range of applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 25, 2012
Collaboration leads to turbo for solar cells

Collaboration leads to turbo for solar cells

Low cost solar cells could reach a record-breaking 40 percent efficiency following an early stage breakthrough by a University of Sydney researcher and his German partners.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 23, 2012
Nature holds key to energy storage

Nature holds key to energy storage

It is possible to extend the length of time a battery-like enzyme can store energy from seconds to hours.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 19, 2012
Wireless Sensor Networks: What's next for WSN at WSN & RTLS Europe

Wireless Sensor Networks: What's next for WSN at WSN & RTLS Europe

Starting with more humble killer applications such as meter reading in buildings, WSN will grow rapidly from $0.58 billion in 2012 to $2.4 billion in 2022 according to IDTechEx research.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 17, 2012
Energy harvesting innovations from CIST

Energy harvesting innovations from CIST

The Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CIST) recently revealed three new energy harvesting creations at an exhibition in Taiwan.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 12, 2012
Wearable human motion energy harvester

Wearable human motion energy harvester

The team's human motion energy harvester is contained within clothing to generate energy from human movement.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 11, 2012
Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed

Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed

A team of physicists reports that they have nailed down the source of the interference inhibiting the rapid flow of electrons through graphene-based devices and found a way to suppress it.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Apr 6, 2012
Preparations for round the world solar flight

Preparations for round the world solar flight

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg's solar airplane will attempt, for the first time ever, to fly over 2,500 km without using a drop of fuel, finally landing in Morocco.
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