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G24i collaborates with Logitech - world's first light-powered keyboard

G24i collaborates with Logitech - world's first light-powered keyboard

Off Grid Energy Independence
May 30, 2012
Ocean robots embark on final stage of Pacific crossing

Ocean robots embark on final stage of Pacific crossing

Continuing their record-breaking journey across the high seas with approximately 5000 nautical miles until their final destinations of Australia and Japan, the Wave Gliders have collectively already travelled more than 13,000 nautical miles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 29, 2012
Student creates energy harvesting roof material

Student creates energy harvesting roof material

Wang's innovation was to design a system that had a potential to be widely implemented in order to harvest and store the weather energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 28, 2012
Power generation based on piezoelectric nanocomposite materials

Power generation based on piezoelectric nanocomposite materials

Professor Lee's research team has developed a nanocomposite-based nanogenerator that successfully overcomes the critical restrictions existed in previous nanogenerators and builds a simple, low-cost, and large-scale self-powered energy system.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 25, 2012
Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012  (Part Two)

Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012 (Part Two)

Highlights of last week's IDTechEx conference, Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, part two.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 24, 2012
Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012  (Part One)

Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012 (Part One)

Highlights of last week's IDTechEx conference, Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, part one.
External Company Press Release
EpiGaN starts production on Research Campus Hasselt

EpiGaN starts production on Research Campus Hasselt

The new production site of EpiGaN was officially opened in the presence of Flemish Minister Mrs Ingrid Lieten and Limburg Governor Mr Herman Reynders. The company selected the Research Campus Hasselt as the ideal location for the volume production of their gallium nitride epitaxial material.
External Company Press Release
Cortus Launches APS3R 32 bit Microcontroller IP Core

Cortus Launches APS3R 32 bit Microcontroller IP Core

Cortus announces the release of the latest member of their processor family: the energy efficient APS3R.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 23, 2012
Energy harvesting platform assesses feasibility of applications

Energy harvesting platform assesses feasibility of applications

Future Energy Solutions has released an exclusive design platform created to assess the feasibility of energy harvesting for customer applications.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 21, 2012
Solar retinal implants may restore sight to the blind

Solar retinal implants may restore sight to the blind

Using tiny solar-panel-like cells surgically placed underneath the retina, scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a system that may someday restore sight to people who have lost vision because of certain types of degenerative eye diseases.
External Company Press Release
G24 Innovations Energy Harvesting Device wins 2012 IDTechEx award

G24 Innovations Energy Harvesting Device wins 2012 IDTechEx award

G24 Innovations (G24i), the manufacturer of next-generation Dye Sensitized Photo Electric Cells, has been awarded the prestigious IDTechEx prize for the 2012 Best Technical Development of an Energy Harvesting Device at the Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2012 conference and exhibition.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 18, 2012
Multiple harvesting for unmanned military boats

Multiple harvesting for unmanned military boats

Villanova University and Unmanned Ocean Vehicles, Inc., in the USA have been developing the powertrain and harvesting for an unmanned surface boat using funding from the US Office of Naval Research.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 17, 2012
Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS awards

Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS awards

On Tuesday the 15th of May in Berlin, Germany, IDTechEx recognised innovation once more with the Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS awards, in a ceremony that took place on the first day of the IDTechEx conference on the topic.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 16, 2012
Scientists generate electricity from viruses

Scientists generate electricity from viruses

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to generate power using harmless viruses that convert mechanical energy into electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 15, 2012
Waste energy scavenging in vehicles

Waste energy scavenging in vehicles

Wattshock recently exhibited their regenerative suspension retrofit shock. This component generates electricity from previously wasted kinetic energy in vehicles.
External Company Press Release
SolarPrint to enable next generation self powered wireless sensors

SolarPrint to enable next generation self powered wireless sensors

SolarPrint Limited a leading developer of high performance indoor energy harvesting technology today announced that it is to showcase the world's first self powered wireless CO2, Temperature and Humidity sensor using SolarPrint's Dye Sensitised Solar cell ("DSSC") technology as part of a joint collaboration with Analog Devices Incorporated (ADI) and Gas Sensing Solutions Limited (GSS).
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 14, 2012
Black solar cells have lowest reflectance for silicon solar cells

Black solar cells have lowest reflectance for silicon solar cells

Scientists at Natcore Technology Inc using simple liquid bath processes, have created a black surface on a silicon wafer with an average reflectance in the visible and near-infrared region of the solar spectrum of 0.3%, making it the "blackest" silicon solar cell surface ever recorded.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 11, 2012
Creating energy and light from air

Creating energy and light from air

Researchers from the University are studying how to make electricity from electrodes coated in bacteria, and other living cells, using light or hydrogen as the fuel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 10, 2012
Wireless sensor networks, energy harvesting and standardization

Wireless sensor networks, energy harvesting and standardization

In April this year, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) ratified a new standard - ISO/IEC 14543-3-10 - for wireless applications with ultra-low power consumption.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 9, 2012
Playground produces energy

Playground produces energy

The Kidetic playground will address the relationship between energy, interaction and fun by creating electricity through play.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 30, 2012
Ocean robots embark on final stage of Pacific crossing

Ocean robots embark on final stage of Pacific crossing

Continuing their record-breaking journey across the high seas with approximately 5000 nautical miles until their final destinations of Australia and Japan, the Wave Gliders have collectively already travelled more than 13,000 nautical miles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 28, 2012
Power generation based on piezoelectric nanocomposite materials

Power generation based on piezoelectric nanocomposite materials

Professor Lee's research team has developed a nanocomposite-based nanogenerator that successfully overcomes the critical restrictions existed in previous nanogenerators and builds a simple, low-cost, and large-scale self-powered energy system.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 24, 2012
Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012  (Part One)

Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012 (Part One)

Highlights of last week's IDTechEx conference, Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, part one.
External Company Press Release
Cortus Launches APS3R 32 bit Microcontroller IP Core

Cortus Launches APS3R 32 bit Microcontroller IP Core

Cortus announces the release of the latest member of their processor family: the energy efficient APS3R.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 21, 2012
Solar retinal implants may restore sight to the blind

Solar retinal implants may restore sight to the blind

Using tiny solar-panel-like cells surgically placed underneath the retina, scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a system that may someday restore sight to people who have lost vision because of certain types of degenerative eye diseases.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 18, 2012
Multiple harvesting for unmanned military boats

Multiple harvesting for unmanned military boats

Villanova University and Unmanned Ocean Vehicles, Inc., in the USA have been developing the powertrain and harvesting for an unmanned surface boat using funding from the US Office of Naval Research.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 16, 2012
Scientists generate electricity from viruses

Scientists generate electricity from viruses

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to generate power using harmless viruses that convert mechanical energy into electricity.
External Company Press Release
SolarPrint to enable next generation self powered wireless sensors

SolarPrint to enable next generation self powered wireless sensors

SolarPrint Limited a leading developer of high performance indoor energy harvesting technology today announced that it is to showcase the world's first self powered wireless CO2, Temperature and Humidity sensor using SolarPrint's Dye Sensitised Solar cell ("DSSC") technology as part of a joint collaboration with Analog Devices Incorporated (ADI) and Gas Sensing Solutions Limited (GSS).
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 11, 2012
Creating energy and light from air

Creating energy and light from air

Researchers from the University are studying how to make electricity from electrodes coated in bacteria, and other living cells, using light or hydrogen as the fuel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 9, 2012
Playground produces energy

Playground produces energy

The Kidetic playground will address the relationship between energy, interaction and fun by creating electricity through play.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 29, 2012
Student creates energy harvesting roof material

Student creates energy harvesting roof material

Wang's innovation was to design a system that had a potential to be widely implemented in order to harvest and store the weather energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 25, 2012
Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012  (Part Two)

Highlights of Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 2012 (Part Two)

Highlights of last week's IDTechEx conference, Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, part two.
External Company Press Release
EpiGaN starts production on Research Campus Hasselt

EpiGaN starts production on Research Campus Hasselt

The new production site of EpiGaN was officially opened in the presence of Flemish Minister Mrs Ingrid Lieten and Limburg Governor Mr Herman Reynders. The company selected the Research Campus Hasselt as the ideal location for the volume production of their gallium nitride epitaxial material.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 23, 2012
Energy harvesting platform assesses feasibility of applications

Energy harvesting platform assesses feasibility of applications

Future Energy Solutions has released an exclusive design platform created to assess the feasibility of energy harvesting for customer applications.
External Company Press Release
G24 Innovations Energy Harvesting Device wins 2012 IDTechEx award

G24 Innovations Energy Harvesting Device wins 2012 IDTechEx award

G24 Innovations (G24i), the manufacturer of next-generation Dye Sensitized Photo Electric Cells, has been awarded the prestigious IDTechEx prize for the 2012 Best Technical Development of an Energy Harvesting Device at the Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2012 conference and exhibition.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 17, 2012
Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS awards

Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS awards

On Tuesday the 15th of May in Berlin, Germany, IDTechEx recognised innovation once more with the Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS awards, in a ceremony that took place on the first day of the IDTechEx conference on the topic.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 15, 2012
Waste energy scavenging in vehicles

Waste energy scavenging in vehicles

Wattshock recently exhibited their regenerative suspension retrofit shock. This component generates electricity from previously wasted kinetic energy in vehicles.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 14, 2012
Black solar cells have lowest reflectance for silicon solar cells

Black solar cells have lowest reflectance for silicon solar cells

Scientists at Natcore Technology Inc using simple liquid bath processes, have created a black surface on a silicon wafer with an average reflectance in the visible and near-infrared region of the solar spectrum of 0.3%, making it the "blackest" silicon solar cell surface ever recorded.
Off Grid Energy Independence
May 10, 2012
Wireless sensor networks, energy harvesting and standardization

Wireless sensor networks, energy harvesting and standardization

In April this year, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) ratified a new standard - ISO/IEC 14543-3-10 - for wireless applications with ultra-low power consumption.
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