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Piezoelectrics stretch their potential

Piezoelectrics stretch their potential

Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2017
An overview of the IDTechEx Show! USA

An overview of the IDTechEx Show! USA

Raghu Das, CEO and Chris Clare, Event Director, IDTechEx tells you what to expect at the upcoming IDTechEx Show! held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 15-16 2017.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2017
Research yields significant thermoelectric performance

Research yields significant thermoelectric performance

Scientists reported significant advances in the thermoelectric performance of organic semiconductors based on carbon nanotube thin films that could be integrated into fabrics to convert waste heat into electricity or serve as a small power source.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 26, 2017
Transparent solar technology represents wave of the future

Transparent solar technology represents wave of the future

See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, bulkier rooftop solar units, scientists report.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 24, 2017
Product packaging that can power itself

Product packaging that can power itself

Smart technology deserves smart packaging and a professor and an alumnus are combining forces to develop packaging so smart it can energize itself.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 23, 2017
New development phase for wave energy device

New development phase for wave energy device

Marine Power Systems has unveiled its quarter-scale prototype wave energy generator the WaveSub as it moves into a new, sea-based test phase of its development.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 23, 2017
Enhancing solar power with jewels of the sea

Enhancing solar power with jewels of the sea

Diatoms, a kind of algae that reproduces prodigiously, have been called "the jewels of the sea" for their ability to manipulate light. Now, researchers hope to harness that property to boost solar technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 20, 2017
Google partners with Pavegen on energy harvesting walkway

Google partners with Pavegen on energy harvesting walkway

Pavegen has partnered with Google to make Berlin's 2017 Festival of Lights interactive. The installation incorporates Pavegen's award-winning V3 flooring system which converts the kinetic energy of footsteps into off-grid energy and data.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2017
Record Number of Exhibitors for the IDTechEx Show! on Nov 15-16

Record Number of Exhibitors for the IDTechEx Show! on Nov 15-16

245 organizations from 23 countries will be exhibiting at the IDTechEx Show! on November 15-16 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2017
Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Researchers have created a micro-scale biological solar cell that generates a higher power density for longer than any existing cell of its kind.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 17, 2017
Ultra-thin concrete roof with thin-film photovoltaics

Ultra-thin concrete roof with thin-film photovoltaics

A prototype for an ultra-thin, sinuous concrete roof using innovative design and fabrication methods. A second, exterior layer of the concrete sandwich structure encloses the roof, onto which thin-film photovoltaic cells are installed.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 17, 2017
Turning ocean currents into electricity

Turning ocean currents into electricity

StreamCube is a scalable, cube-shaped water wheel that might be what the market has been waiting for to make tidal power commercially viable.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 16, 2017
A new miniature solution for storing renewable energy

A new miniature solution for storing renewable energy

Scientists have long searched for the next generation of materials that can catalyze a revolution in renewable energy harvesting and storage.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2017
Thermoelectric developments continue

Thermoelectric developments continue

Despite a speed up of electrification which is bad news for thermoelectric based waste heat recovery in internal combustion engines, not all has been bad for this energy harvesting technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2017
Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept wearable thermoelectric generators that can harvest energy from body heat to power simple biosensors for measuring heart rate, respiration or other factors.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 11, 2017
Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Researchers have built a flexible sensor that can be rolled up and swallowed. Upon ingestion, the sensor adheres to the stomach wall or intestinal lining, where it can measure the rhythmic contractions of the digestive tract.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Commercialisation of AWE

Commercialisation of AWE

Some findings from the new IDTechEx report, "Airborne Wind Energy 2017-2027"
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 10, 2017
First ever electronic passenger information service in Kuwait

First ever electronic passenger information service in Kuwait

End-to-end solution from Papercast features industry-first solar powered e-paper technology for the GCC states.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 9, 2017
Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy

Using a simple layer-by-layer coating technique, researchers have developed a paper-based flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 9, 2017
Efficient catalyst for key step in artificial photosynthesis

Efficient catalyst for key step in artificial photosynthesis

Chemists have designed a new catalyst that speeds up the rate of a key step in "artificial photosynthesis" -- an effort to mimic how plants, algae, and some bacteria harness sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into energy-rich fuels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2017
An overview of the IDTechEx Show! USA

An overview of the IDTechEx Show! USA

Raghu Das, CEO and Chris Clare, Event Director, IDTechEx tells you what to expect at the upcoming IDTechEx Show! held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 15-16 2017.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 26, 2017
Transparent solar technology represents wave of the future

Transparent solar technology represents wave of the future

See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, bulkier rooftop solar units, scientists report.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 23, 2017
New development phase for wave energy device

New development phase for wave energy device

Marine Power Systems has unveiled its quarter-scale prototype wave energy generator the WaveSub as it moves into a new, sea-based test phase of its development.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 20, 2017
Google partners with Pavegen on energy harvesting walkway

Google partners with Pavegen on energy harvesting walkway

Pavegen has partnered with Google to make Berlin's 2017 Festival of Lights interactive. The installation incorporates Pavegen's award-winning V3 flooring system which converts the kinetic energy of footsteps into off-grid energy and data.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2017
Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Researchers have created a micro-scale biological solar cell that generates a higher power density for longer than any existing cell of its kind.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 17, 2017
Turning ocean currents into electricity

Turning ocean currents into electricity

StreamCube is a scalable, cube-shaped water wheel that might be what the market has been waiting for to make tidal power commercially viable.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2017
Thermoelectric developments continue

Thermoelectric developments continue

Despite a speed up of electrification which is bad news for thermoelectric based waste heat recovery in internal combustion engines, not all has been bad for this energy harvesting technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 11, 2017
Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Researchers have built a flexible sensor that can be rolled up and swallowed. Upon ingestion, the sensor adheres to the stomach wall or intestinal lining, where it can measure the rhythmic contractions of the digestive tract.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 10, 2017
First ever electronic passenger information service in Kuwait

First ever electronic passenger information service in Kuwait

End-to-end solution from Papercast features industry-first solar powered e-paper technology for the GCC states.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 9, 2017
Efficient catalyst for key step in artificial photosynthesis

Efficient catalyst for key step in artificial photosynthesis

Chemists have designed a new catalyst that speeds up the rate of a key step in "artificial photosynthesis" -- an effort to mimic how plants, algae, and some bacteria harness sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into energy-rich fuels.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2017
Research yields significant thermoelectric performance

Research yields significant thermoelectric performance

Scientists reported significant advances in the thermoelectric performance of organic semiconductors based on carbon nanotube thin films that could be integrated into fabrics to convert waste heat into electricity or serve as a small power source.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 24, 2017
Product packaging that can power itself

Product packaging that can power itself

Smart technology deserves smart packaging and a professor and an alumnus are combining forces to develop packaging so smart it can energize itself.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 23, 2017
Enhancing solar power with jewels of the sea

Enhancing solar power with jewels of the sea

Diatoms, a kind of algae that reproduces prodigiously, have been called "the jewels of the sea" for their ability to manipulate light. Now, researchers hope to harness that property to boost solar technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 19, 2017
Record Number of Exhibitors for the IDTechEx Show! on Nov 15-16

Record Number of Exhibitors for the IDTechEx Show! on Nov 15-16

245 organizations from 23 countries will be exhibiting at the IDTechEx Show! on November 15-16 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 17, 2017
Ultra-thin concrete roof with thin-film photovoltaics

Ultra-thin concrete roof with thin-film photovoltaics

A prototype for an ultra-thin, sinuous concrete roof using innovative design and fabrication methods. A second, exterior layer of the concrete sandwich structure encloses the roof, onto which thin-film photovoltaic cells are installed.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 16, 2017
A new miniature solution for storing renewable energy

A new miniature solution for storing renewable energy

Scientists have long searched for the next generation of materials that can catalyze a revolution in renewable energy harvesting and storage.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 12, 2017
Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept wearable thermoelectric generators that can harvest energy from body heat to power simple biosensors for measuring heart rate, respiration or other factors.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Commercialisation of AWE

Commercialisation of AWE

Some findings from the new IDTechEx report, "Airborne Wind Energy 2017-2027"
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 9, 2017
Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy

Using a simple layer-by-layer coating technique, researchers have developed a paper-based flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices.
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