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Libelium launches new generation of waspmote sensor nodes

Libelium launches new generation of waspmote sensor nodes

Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 27, 2013
A new way of harvesting energy from the sun

A new way of harvesting energy from the sun

Though still in its infancy, the research promises to convert sunlight into energy using a process based on metals that are more robust than many of the semiconductors used in conventional methods.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 26, 2013
Nanoscale antennas boost solar energy harvesting

Nanoscale antennas boost solar energy harvesting

A novel fabrication technique developed could provide the breakthrough technology scientists have been looking for to vastly improve today's solar energy systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 25, 2013
IDTechEx appoints new Senior Technology Analyst

IDTechEx appoints new Senior Technology Analyst

IDTechEx have recently strengthened their research capabilities by appointing a new Senior Technology Analyst, Dr Wendy Kneissl.\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 25, 2013
Recycling of heat from electronics

Recycling of heat from electronics

A device that recycles the heat produced by electronics, which can then be used to power that same device.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 22, 2013
Flisom raises funding to ramp up 15 MW flexible CIGS production plant

Flisom raises funding to ramp up 15 MW flexible CIGS production plant

Flisom has raised a substantially large investment to further develop its technology and build a production plant with an annual capacity of 15MW in Switzerland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 21, 2013
New technique for production of graphene micro-capacitors

New technique for production of graphene micro-capacitors

While the demand for ever-smaller electronic devices has spurred the miniaturization of a variety of technologies, one area has lagged behind in this downsizing revolution: energy-storage units, such as batteries and capacitors.
External Company Press Release
Low-power chip for intra-cardiac ventricular fibrillation detection

Low-power chip for intra-cardiac ventricular fibrillation detection

Imec has demonstrated a low-power (20µW), intra-cardiac signal processing chip for the detection of ventricular fibrillation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 18, 2013
Laird Technologies acquires Nextreme Thermal Solutions technology

Laird Technologies acquires Nextreme Thermal Solutions technology

Laird Technologies, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Nextreme Thermal Solutions, Inc. the US based developer of thin-film thermoelectric technologies.\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 15, 2013
Solar cells use a spray painting process

Solar cells use a spray painting process

Solar cells made using a process like spray painting have been developed by a research collaboration between scientists.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 14, 2013
Optimizing lighting in buildings: Efficiency, sustainability, control

Optimizing lighting in buildings: Efficiency, sustainability, control

As sensing becomes wireless and energy harvesting technologies start to provide reliable sources of power that allows networking hundreds or even thousands of them lighting becomes even more sustainable and cost-efficient.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 13, 2013
Energy harvesting comes to market

Energy harvesting comes to market

Energy harvesting - harvesting abundant energy from the environment to power small devices or assist larger devices - has secured a sure foot-hold in building and industrial markets, powering wireless sensors to improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase automation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 12, 2013
Static nanogenerator powered by footfalls

Static nanogenerator powered by footfalls

A team led by Zhong Lin Wang, of the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel generator that can produce significant amounts of electrical power from static electricity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 11, 2013
Nemesis project to explore energy harvesting

Nemesis project to explore energy harvesting

The University of Bath has received funds for a project titled 'NEMESIS', which will allow it to set up a new world-leading Centre for energy harvesting and generation.
External Company Press Release
Energy Harvesting Network one-day dissemination

Energy Harvesting Network one-day dissemination

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day dissemination event on 25th March 2013 at Hamilton House, London.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 7, 2013
Energy harvesting iPhones in the future

Energy harvesting iPhones in the future

The U.S. Patent and Trademark office has granted a patent application from Apple for an invention that integrates a touch sensor array with a solar panel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 5, 2013
Fully functional smartphone operating on integrated solar power

Fully functional smartphone operating on integrated solar power

Wysips® (What You See Is Photovoltaic Surface), a subsidiary of Sunpartner will be introducing for the first time a fully functional smartphone equipped with this new technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 4, 2013
Research into self-powered systems using nanoscale devices

Research into self-powered systems using nanoscale devices

Scientists attempting to build self-powered systems using nanoscale devices that can transmit and receive wireless signals using so little power that their batteries never need replacing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 1, 2013
New molecule suited to low cost energy storage

New molecule suited to low cost energy storage

The carbon-based material could offer even cheaper ways to store digital information; provide a flexible, nontoxic material for medical sensors that would be implanted in the body; and create a less costly, lighter material to harvest energy from natural vibrations.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 27, 2013
A new way of harvesting energy from the sun

A new way of harvesting energy from the sun

Though still in its infancy, the research promises to convert sunlight into energy using a process based on metals that are more robust than many of the semiconductors used in conventional methods.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 25, 2013
IDTechEx appoints new Senior Technology Analyst

IDTechEx appoints new Senior Technology Analyst

IDTechEx have recently strengthened their research capabilities by appointing a new Senior Technology Analyst, Dr Wendy Kneissl.\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 22, 2013
Flisom raises funding to ramp up 15 MW flexible CIGS production plant

Flisom raises funding to ramp up 15 MW flexible CIGS production plant

Flisom has raised a substantially large investment to further develop its technology and build a production plant with an annual capacity of 15MW in Switzerland.
External Company Press Release
Low-power chip for intra-cardiac ventricular fibrillation detection

Low-power chip for intra-cardiac ventricular fibrillation detection

Imec has demonstrated a low-power (20µW), intra-cardiac signal processing chip for the detection of ventricular fibrillation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 15, 2013
Solar cells use a spray painting process

Solar cells use a spray painting process

Solar cells made using a process like spray painting have been developed by a research collaboration between scientists.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 13, 2013
Energy harvesting comes to market

Energy harvesting comes to market

Energy harvesting - harvesting abundant energy from the environment to power small devices or assist larger devices - has secured a sure foot-hold in building and industrial markets, powering wireless sensors to improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase automation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 11, 2013
Nemesis project to explore energy harvesting

Nemesis project to explore energy harvesting

The University of Bath has received funds for a project titled 'NEMESIS', which will allow it to set up a new world-leading Centre for energy harvesting and generation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 7, 2013
Energy harvesting iPhones in the future

Energy harvesting iPhones in the future

The U.S. Patent and Trademark office has granted a patent application from Apple for an invention that integrates a touch sensor array with a solar panel.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 4, 2013
Research into self-powered systems using nanoscale devices

Research into self-powered systems using nanoscale devices

Scientists attempting to build self-powered systems using nanoscale devices that can transmit and receive wireless signals using so little power that their batteries never need replacing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 26, 2013
Nanoscale antennas boost solar energy harvesting

Nanoscale antennas boost solar energy harvesting

A novel fabrication technique developed could provide the breakthrough technology scientists have been looking for to vastly improve today's solar energy systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 25, 2013
Recycling of heat from electronics

Recycling of heat from electronics

A device that recycles the heat produced by electronics, which can then be used to power that same device.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 21, 2013
New technique for production of graphene micro-capacitors

New technique for production of graphene micro-capacitors

While the demand for ever-smaller electronic devices has spurred the miniaturization of a variety of technologies, one area has lagged behind in this downsizing revolution: energy-storage units, such as batteries and capacitors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 18, 2013
Laird Technologies acquires Nextreme Thermal Solutions technology

Laird Technologies acquires Nextreme Thermal Solutions technology

Laird Technologies, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Nextreme Thermal Solutions, Inc. the US based developer of thin-film thermoelectric technologies.\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 14, 2013
Optimizing lighting in buildings: Efficiency, sustainability, control

Optimizing lighting in buildings: Efficiency, sustainability, control

As sensing becomes wireless and energy harvesting technologies start to provide reliable sources of power that allows networking hundreds or even thousands of them lighting becomes even more sustainable and cost-efficient.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 12, 2013
Static nanogenerator powered by footfalls

Static nanogenerator powered by footfalls

A team led by Zhong Lin Wang, of the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel generator that can produce significant amounts of electrical power from static electricity.
External Company Press Release
Energy Harvesting Network one-day dissemination

Energy Harvesting Network one-day dissemination

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day dissemination event on 25th March 2013 at Hamilton House, London.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 5, 2013
Fully functional smartphone operating on integrated solar power

Fully functional smartphone operating on integrated solar power

Wysips® (What You See Is Photovoltaic Surface), a subsidiary of Sunpartner will be introducing for the first time a fully functional smartphone equipped with this new technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Feb 1, 2013
New molecule suited to low cost energy storage

New molecule suited to low cost energy storage

The carbon-based material could offer even cheaper ways to store digital information; provide a flexible, nontoxic material for medical sensors that would be implanted in the body; and create a less costly, lighter material to harvest energy from natural vibrations.
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