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Energy harvesting lights guide undersize fish from nets

Energy harvesting lights guide undersize fish from nets

Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 30, 2012
Zinc based energy harvesting

Zinc based energy harvesting

A new IDTechEx report requested by several of the world's largest chemical companies looks at the families of element and compound that will be most widely used in the new electronics and electrics.
External Company Press Release
Infinite Power Solutions granted key encapsulation patent

Infinite Power Solutions granted key encapsulation patent

U.S. Patent relates to Metal Film Encapsulation of Solid-State Thin-Film Batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 28, 2012
Water based methods of electricity generation

Water based methods of electricity generation

Three water-based methods for electricity generation and the challenges that must be met before they can be used for widespread application.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 27, 2012
Self charging power cell converts and stores energy in a single unit

Self charging power cell converts and stores energy in a single unit

Researchers have developed a self-charging power cell that directly converts mechanical energy to chemical energy, storing the power until it is released as electrical current.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 24, 2012
Piezoelectric energy harvesting market to reach $145 million in 2018

Piezoelectric energy harvesting market to reach $145 million in 2018

Piezoelectric energy harvesters generate electricity from ambient energy, powering small autonomous devices. Over the past few years there have been significant improvements in using piezoelectric materials as an energy harvesting element, with products now available.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 21, 2012
Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Graphene is one of the most exciting new materials currently being developed. It brings superlative performance to supercapacitors, batteries, touch screens, logic, sensors, displays, composites and much more thanks to its electrical, thermal and mechanical properties.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 20, 2012
Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

An electrical and computer engineer has found a way to mimic the passive heliotropism seen in sunflowers for use in the next crop of solar power systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 17, 2012
Spintronics for energy efficient computing

Spintronics for energy efficient computing

Researchers discover possibility to use the spin for processing logical operations, both fast and energy-efficiently.
External Company Press Release
Linear Technology devices power Mars Curiosity Rover

Linear Technology devices power Mars Curiosity Rover

Linear Technology Corporation has announced that its products are playing a key role in the Mars rover launched by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 16, 2012
Nanohelices for energy harvesting

Nanohelices for energy harvesting

Researchers at Trinity College in Dublin and led by Professor Vojislav Krstic are investigating advanced materials and their electronic properties.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 15, 2012
Advance in generating electricity from wastewater

Advance in generating electricity from wastewater

Engineers have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 14, 2012
Storage systems for renewable energy

Storage systems for renewable energy

Energy storage systems are one of the key technologies for the energy turnaround.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 13, 2012
Trams to harvest regenerative braking

Trams to harvest regenerative braking

Genève tram operator TPG is testing a prototype supercapacitor energy storage unit which allows braking energy to be recovered, and enables a tram to run for short distances without an external power supply.
External Company Press Release
IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation call for papers

IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation call for papers

Recent progress in radio frequency energy harvesting technologies and wireless power transfer is paving the way towards a vision for autonomous sensor operation, enabling and creating numerous applications towards a 'smarter' and 'greener' planet.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 10, 2012
Energy harvesting supports NASA's Curiosity rover

Energy harvesting supports NASA's Curiosity rover

As NASA's Curiosity rover beams photographs of Mars back to earth, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory describes how energy harvesting is helping Curiosity to carry out its mission.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 9, 2012
Solar powered drone unveiled

Solar powered drone unveiled

Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies has unveiled the highly anticipated Silent Falcon™ solar electric unmanned aerial system.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 7, 2012
Wearable energy harvesters for the battlefield

Wearable energy harvesters for the battlefield

Providing a renewable power source that doesn't add to the heavy load soldiers already carry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 6, 2012
Low cost energy storage

Low cost energy storage

A team of researchers has developed a cheap, rechargeable and eco-friendly battery that could be used to store energy at solar power plants for a rainy day.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 3, 2012
Thermoelectric Generators: A $750 Million market by 2022

Thermoelectric Generators: A $750 Million market by 2022

Although thermoelectric phenomena have been used for heating and cooling applications quite extensively, electricity generation has only seen very limited market in niche applications and it is only in recent years that interest has increased regarding new applications of energy generation through thermoelectric harvesting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 30, 2012
Zinc based energy harvesting

Zinc based energy harvesting

A new IDTechEx report requested by several of the world's largest chemical companies looks at the families of element and compound that will be most widely used in the new electronics and electrics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 28, 2012
Water based methods of electricity generation

Water based methods of electricity generation

Three water-based methods for electricity generation and the challenges that must be met before they can be used for widespread application.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 24, 2012
Piezoelectric energy harvesting market to reach $145 million in 2018

Piezoelectric energy harvesting market to reach $145 million in 2018

Piezoelectric energy harvesters generate electricity from ambient energy, powering small autonomous devices. Over the past few years there have been significant improvements in using piezoelectric materials as an energy harvesting element, with products now available.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 20, 2012
Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

Sunflowers inspire more efficient solar power system

An electrical and computer engineer has found a way to mimic the passive heliotropism seen in sunflowers for use in the next crop of solar power systems.
External Company Press Release
Linear Technology devices power Mars Curiosity Rover

Linear Technology devices power Mars Curiosity Rover

Linear Technology Corporation has announced that its products are playing a key role in the Mars rover launched by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 15, 2012
Advance in generating electricity from wastewater

Advance in generating electricity from wastewater

Engineers have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 13, 2012
Trams to harvest regenerative braking

Trams to harvest regenerative braking

Genève tram operator TPG is testing a prototype supercapacitor energy storage unit which allows braking energy to be recovered, and enables a tram to run for short distances without an external power supply.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 10, 2012
Energy harvesting supports NASA's Curiosity rover

Energy harvesting supports NASA's Curiosity rover

As NASA's Curiosity rover beams photographs of Mars back to earth, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory describes how energy harvesting is helping Curiosity to carry out its mission.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 7, 2012
Wearable energy harvesters for the battlefield

Wearable energy harvesters for the battlefield

Providing a renewable power source that doesn't add to the heavy load soldiers already carry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 3, 2012
Thermoelectric Generators: A $750 Million market by 2022

Thermoelectric Generators: A $750 Million market by 2022

Although thermoelectric phenomena have been used for heating and cooling applications quite extensively, electricity generation has only seen very limited market in niche applications and it is only in recent years that interest has increased regarding new applications of energy generation through thermoelectric harvesting.
External Company Press Release
Infinite Power Solutions granted key encapsulation patent

Infinite Power Solutions granted key encapsulation patent

U.S. Patent relates to Metal Film Encapsulation of Solid-State Thin-Film Batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 27, 2012
Self charging power cell converts and stores energy in a single unit

Self charging power cell converts and stores energy in a single unit

Researchers have developed a self-charging power cell that directly converts mechanical energy to chemical energy, storing the power until it is released as electrical current.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 21, 2012
Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Assess the future of graphene at Graphene LIVE!

Graphene is one of the most exciting new materials currently being developed. It brings superlative performance to supercapacitors, batteries, touch screens, logic, sensors, displays, composites and much more thanks to its electrical, thermal and mechanical properties.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 17, 2012
Spintronics for energy efficient computing

Spintronics for energy efficient computing

Researchers discover possibility to use the spin for processing logical operations, both fast and energy-efficiently.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 16, 2012
Nanohelices for energy harvesting

Nanohelices for energy harvesting

Researchers at Trinity College in Dublin and led by Professor Vojislav Krstic are investigating advanced materials and their electronic properties.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 14, 2012
Storage systems for renewable energy

Storage systems for renewable energy

Energy storage systems are one of the key technologies for the energy turnaround.
External Company Press Release
IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation call for papers

IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation call for papers

Recent progress in radio frequency energy harvesting technologies and wireless power transfer is paving the way towards a vision for autonomous sensor operation, enabling and creating numerous applications towards a 'smarter' and 'greener' planet.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 9, 2012
Solar powered drone unveiled

Solar powered drone unveiled

Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies has unveiled the highly anticipated Silent Falcon™ solar electric unmanned aerial system.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 6, 2012
Low cost energy storage

Low cost energy storage

A team of researchers has developed a cheap, rechargeable and eco-friendly battery that could be used to store energy at solar power plants for a rainy day.
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