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Energy independent vehicles key to solving grid problems

Energy independent vehicles key to solving grid problems

Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 31, 2017
Energy-harvesting bracelet could power wearable electronics

Energy-harvesting bracelet could power wearable electronics

Researchers have developed an energy harvesting bracelet that harvests biomechanical energy from the wearer's wrist movements.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 27, 2017
Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

Imagine slipping into a jacket, shirt or skirt that powers your cell phone, fitness tracker and other personal electronic devices as you walk, wave and even when you are sitting down.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 26, 2017
$30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy

$30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy

ABB has won a $30 million order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light® Static Compensators that will smooth out the voltage fluctuations that are an inherent feature of intermittent wind energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 26, 2017
Bouncing gel balls for energy and robotics

Bouncing gel balls for energy and robotics

Water droplets float in a hot pan because of the so-called Leidenfrost effect. Physicists have discovered a variation: the so-called Elastic Leidenfrost effect.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 25, 2017
Upconverted light has a bright future

Upconverted light has a bright future

A professor's method to "upconvert" light could make solar cells more efficient and disease-targeting nanoparticles more effective.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 24, 2017
Energy Independent Electric Vehicles Overview

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles Overview

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles (EIVs) are the end game and IDTechEx will be showcasing the opportunities at their next event.
External Company Press Release
Aquila Capital expands the capacity of wind farm in Norway by 40 MW

Aquila Capital expands the capacity of wind farm in Norway by 40 MW

Aquila Capital is increasing the installed capacity of its Midtfjellet wind farm in Norway by 40 MW to a total of 150 MW. Eleven Nordex N117 turbines are to be installed, each of which has a 3.6 MW-rated output.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2017
Smart toys without the batteries

Smart toys without the batteries

The greatest challenge in entertaining young children is keeping their toys powered up. Now, one group reports that they are one step closer to battery-free interactive games.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2017
Last Mile Delivery: Trillion Dollar Battle of the Titans

Last Mile Delivery: Trillion Dollar Battle of the Titans

The new IDTechEx Research report, Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028 concerns goods and people reaching final destination such as down the pathway past the guard dog or riding from the train station.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 19, 2017
Pushing the limits of athletic performance

Pushing the limits of athletic performance

Researchers have designed an energy-harvesting shoe to convert each stride into power. Air bladders embedded in the sole of the shoe convert the foot's impact into airflow along the runner's gait.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2017
Will Last Mile Vehicles be Energy Independent?

Will Last Mile Vehicles be Energy Independent?

"Last mile vehicles" refers to vehicles used to take people and goods to their final destination.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2017
Composites, Drones & LPWAN IDTechEx #TechRoundUp

Composites, Drones & LPWAN IDTechEx #TechRoundUp

Dr Richard Collins et al. discuss composites and their uses in drones and enabling internet infrastructure.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Big Companies & New Technologies

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Big Companies & New Technologies

EIVs are an idea whose time has come.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 14, 2017
Why vehicle and parts makers are now targeting buses

Why vehicle and parts makers are now targeting buses

The totally new IDTechEx Research report Electric Buses 2018-2038 is about hybrid and pure electric buses, often in many new forms, powering up to be a massive $500 billion market.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 7, 2017
Next generation rotary engine for hybrid vehicles

Next generation rotary engine for hybrid vehicles

An 'eco-engine' for the 21st Century
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 6, 2017
Human touch that turns into music

Human touch that turns into music

Playtronica is a platform that bridges entertainment, education and art through interactive musical experiences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 6, 2017
First battery-free cell phone makes calls by harvesting ambient power

First battery-free cell phone makes calls by harvesting ambient power

Researchers have invented a cell phone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones. Instead, the phone harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 5, 2017
Energy harvesting smart street in London

Energy harvesting smart street in London

Visitors will be able to enjoy a traffic-free shopping and dining experience in an environment showcasing the latest in sustainable technologies. Bird Street are partnering with a host of tech visionaries including Pavegen who manufactures an award-winning electricity and data generating flooring technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 4, 2017
Self-powered system makes smart windows smarter

Self-powered system makes smart windows smarter

Smart windows equipped with controllable glazing can augment lighting, cooling and heating systems by varying their tint, saving up to 40 percent in an average building's energy costs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 31, 2017
Energy-harvesting bracelet could power wearable electronics

Energy-harvesting bracelet could power wearable electronics

Researchers have developed an energy harvesting bracelet that harvests biomechanical energy from the wearer's wrist movements.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 26, 2017
$30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy

$30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy

ABB has won a $30 million order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light® Static Compensators that will smooth out the voltage fluctuations that are an inherent feature of intermittent wind energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 25, 2017
Upconverted light has a bright future

Upconverted light has a bright future

A professor's method to "upconvert" light could make solar cells more efficient and disease-targeting nanoparticles more effective.
External Company Press Release
Aquila Capital expands the capacity of wind farm in Norway by 40 MW

Aquila Capital expands the capacity of wind farm in Norway by 40 MW

Aquila Capital is increasing the installed capacity of its Midtfjellet wind farm in Norway by 40 MW to a total of 150 MW. Eleven Nordex N117 turbines are to be installed, each of which has a 3.6 MW-rated output.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2017
Last Mile Delivery: Trillion Dollar Battle of the Titans

Last Mile Delivery: Trillion Dollar Battle of the Titans

The new IDTechEx Research report, Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028 concerns goods and people reaching final destination such as down the pathway past the guard dog or riding from the train station.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2017
Will Last Mile Vehicles be Energy Independent?

Will Last Mile Vehicles be Energy Independent?

"Last mile vehicles" refers to vehicles used to take people and goods to their final destination.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Big Companies & New Technologies

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Big Companies & New Technologies

EIVs are an idea whose time has come.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 7, 2017
Next generation rotary engine for hybrid vehicles

Next generation rotary engine for hybrid vehicles

An 'eco-engine' for the 21st Century
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 6, 2017
First battery-free cell phone makes calls by harvesting ambient power

First battery-free cell phone makes calls by harvesting ambient power

Researchers have invented a cell phone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones. Instead, the phone harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 4, 2017
Self-powered system makes smart windows smarter

Self-powered system makes smart windows smarter

Smart windows equipped with controllable glazing can augment lighting, cooling and heating systems by varying their tint, saving up to 40 percent in an average building's energy costs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 27, 2017
Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

Imagine slipping into a jacket, shirt or skirt that powers your cell phone, fitness tracker and other personal electronic devices as you walk, wave and even when you are sitting down.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 26, 2017
Bouncing gel balls for energy and robotics

Bouncing gel balls for energy and robotics

Water droplets float in a hot pan because of the so-called Leidenfrost effect. Physicists have discovered a variation: the so-called Elastic Leidenfrost effect.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 24, 2017
Energy Independent Electric Vehicles Overview

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles Overview

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles (EIVs) are the end game and IDTechEx will be showcasing the opportunities at their next event.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 20, 2017
Smart toys without the batteries

Smart toys without the batteries

The greatest challenge in entertaining young children is keeping their toys powered up. Now, one group reports that they are one step closer to battery-free interactive games.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 19, 2017
Pushing the limits of athletic performance

Pushing the limits of athletic performance

Researchers have designed an energy-harvesting shoe to convert each stride into power. Air bladders embedded in the sole of the shoe convert the foot's impact into airflow along the runner's gait.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 17, 2017
Composites, Drones & LPWAN IDTechEx #TechRoundUp

Composites, Drones & LPWAN IDTechEx #TechRoundUp

Dr Richard Collins et al. discuss composites and their uses in drones and enabling internet infrastructure.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 14, 2017
Why vehicle and parts makers are now targeting buses

Why vehicle and parts makers are now targeting buses

The totally new IDTechEx Research report Electric Buses 2018-2038 is about hybrid and pure electric buses, often in many new forms, powering up to be a massive $500 billion market.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 6, 2017
Human touch that turns into music

Human touch that turns into music

Playtronica is a platform that bridges entertainment, education and art through interactive musical experiences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jul 5, 2017
Energy harvesting smart street in London

Energy harvesting smart street in London

Visitors will be able to enjoy a traffic-free shopping and dining experience in an environment showcasing the latest in sustainable technologies. Bird Street are partnering with a host of tech visionaries including Pavegen who manufactures an award-winning electricity and data generating flooring technology.
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