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The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 30, 2016
Energy harvesting sensors at level crossings reaches next stage

Energy harvesting sensors at level crossings reaches next stage

Networks of tiny wireless sensors could not only improve safety at railway crossings but would also be much less costly to install and maintain, drawing their electrical power from track vibration.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 26, 2016
Taming lightning to work your pacemaker

Taming lightning to work your pacemaker

For a million years, mankind has known about static electricity but only recently have we known how to make it power things.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 25, 2016
Fungi recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

Fungi recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

Old batteries often wind up in landfills or incinerators, potentially harming the environment. And valuable materials remain locked inside. Now, a team of researchers is turning to naturally occurring fungi to drive an environmentally friendly recycling process to extract cobalt and lithium from tons of waste batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 23, 2016
Plasma etching of biochar to reduce cost of energy storage devices

Plasma etching of biochar to reduce cost of energy storage devices

Researchers are using biochar, an inexpensive carbon-rich material and a new method of creating the porous surface needed to capture electricity to reduce the cost of supercapacitors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 19, 2016
Army grant for energy harvesting backpack

Army grant for energy harvesting backpack

By using innovative technology designed by researchers, soldiers will soon have a lighter, more energy-efficient load to bear.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 18, 2016
Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Leo Motors Inc of Korea with the support of government officials of Henan, China, Leo Motors, Inc and Zhong Ji Well Parking System Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a joint venture company focused on battery production, electric boat business, and Connected Vehicle business based on Internet of Things platforms.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 17, 2016
Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

After one year of preparation the TUfast Eco Team achieved their goal: "most efficient electric vehicle."
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
8Power Energy Harvesting: Electrodynamic, Electrostatic, Piezoelectric

8Power Energy Harvesting: Electrodynamic, Electrostatic, Piezoelectric

Just two weeks since its creation, IDTechEx visited 8Power in the Cambridge University incubator Ideaspace West.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 11, 2016
Residential batteries: the story did not start with Tesla

Residential batteries: the story did not start with Tesla

Tesla is an eye-catching company active in clean energy applications - not only pure electric cars, but also home battery systems. With its launch of Tesla's Powerwall on April 30, 2015 and every progress update on its Gigafactory's building, Tesla has continue to fuel interest in home battery systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 11, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 23 August 2016 titled Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles: Biggest Market.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 4, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 16 August - Energy Harvesting MicroW to MW

Webinar Tuesday 16 August - Energy Harvesting MicroW to MW

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 16 August 2016 titled Energy Harvesting MicroW to MW - Resurgent, Reinvented.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 3, 2016
Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

It is no surprise that the Tesla - Solar City merger has been approved by investors. Elon Musk will combine his two co-founded companies after paying $2.6bn dollars for SolarCity in an all-stock transaction. The merger will be completed before the end of the year, and save the companies $150 million in costs in the first full year after closing.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 2, 2016
Smart bricks will transform how buildings work

Smart bricks will transform how buildings work

Smart bricks capable of recycling wastewater and generating electricity from sunlight are being developed by a team of scientists.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 30, 2016
Energy harvesting sensors at level crossings reaches next stage

Energy harvesting sensors at level crossings reaches next stage

Networks of tiny wireless sensors could not only improve safety at railway crossings but would also be much less costly to install and maintain, drawing their electrical power from track vibration.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 25, 2016
Fungi recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

Fungi recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

Old batteries often wind up in landfills or incinerators, potentially harming the environment. And valuable materials remain locked inside. Now, a team of researchers is turning to naturally occurring fungi to drive an environmentally friendly recycling process to extract cobalt and lithium from tons of waste batteries.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 19, 2016
Army grant for energy harvesting backpack

Army grant for energy harvesting backpack

By using innovative technology designed by researchers, soldiers will soon have a lighter, more energy-efficient load to bear.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 17, 2016
Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

Guinness World Record for most efficient electric vehicle

After one year of preparation the TUfast Eco Team achieved their goal: "most efficient electric vehicle."
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 11, 2016
Residential batteries: the story did not start with Tesla

Residential batteries: the story did not start with Tesla

Tesla is an eye-catching company active in clean energy applications - not only pure electric cars, but also home battery systems. With its launch of Tesla's Powerwall on April 30, 2015 and every progress update on its Gigafactory's building, Tesla has continue to fuel interest in home battery systems.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 4, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 16 August - Energy Harvesting MicroW to MW

Webinar Tuesday 16 August - Energy Harvesting MicroW to MW

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 16 August 2016 titled Energy Harvesting MicroW to MW - Resurgent, Reinvented.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 2, 2016
Smart bricks will transform how buildings work

Smart bricks will transform how buildings work

Smart bricks capable of recycling wastewater and generating electricity from sunlight are being developed by a team of scientists.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 26, 2016
Taming lightning to work your pacemaker

Taming lightning to work your pacemaker

For a million years, mankind has known about static electricity but only recently have we known how to make it power things.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 23, 2016
Plasma etching of biochar to reduce cost of energy storage devices

Plasma etching of biochar to reduce cost of energy storage devices

Researchers are using biochar, an inexpensive carbon-rich material and a new method of creating the porous surface needed to capture electricity to reduce the cost of supercapacitors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 18, 2016
Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Another EV maker goes full service green: IDTechEx analysis

Leo Motors Inc of Korea with the support of government officials of Henan, China, Leo Motors, Inc and Zhong Ji Well Parking System Co Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a joint venture company focused on battery production, electric boat business, and Connected Vehicle business based on Internet of Things platforms.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
8Power Energy Harvesting: Electrodynamic, Electrostatic, Piezoelectric

8Power Energy Harvesting: Electrodynamic, Electrostatic, Piezoelectric

Just two weeks since its creation, IDTechEx visited 8Power in the Cambridge University incubator Ideaspace West.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 11, 2016
Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

Webinar Tuesday 23 August -Industrial and commercial electric vehicles

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 23 August 2016 titled Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles: Biggest Market.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Aug 3, 2016
Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

Tesla moves towards compatible green technology

It is no surprise that the Tesla - Solar City merger has been approved by investors. Elon Musk will combine his two co-founded companies after paying $2.6bn dollars for SolarCity in an all-stock transaction. The merger will be completed before the end of the year, and save the companies $150 million in costs in the first full year after closing.
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