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Novel dual electrolyte system gives high energy density

Novel dual electrolyte system gives high energy density

Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 28, 2019
Eni starts wave power energy generation at the Ravenna offshore site

Eni starts wave power energy generation at the Ravenna offshore site

Eni has successfully installed and activated the Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter production unit, capable of converting energy generated by waves into electricity and adapting to different sea conditions, so as to guarantee a high continuity in energy production.
External Company Press Release
Vortex Energy completes the sale of its 49% stake in 998 MW portfolio

Vortex Energy completes the sale of its 49% stake in 998 MW portfolio

Vortex Energy, a European renewable energy platform managed by the private equity arm of EFG Hermes, completed the divestiture of a 49% stake in its Pan-European operational wind power portfolio managed and co-owned by EDPR.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 27, 2019
GE sells 650 MW of renewable energy assets to Enel

GE sells 650 MW of renewable energy assets to Enel

Enel finalised the acquisition of 100% of seven fully operational renewable plants totalling 650 MW from Enel Green Power North America Renewable Energy Partners, LLC, an equally owned joint venture between EGPNA and GE Capital's Energy Financial Services, the energy investing arm of General Electric.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 26, 2019
Making solar cells can be like buttering bread

Making solar cells can be like buttering bread

Formamidinium lead iodide is a very good material for photovoltaic cells, but getting the correct and stable crystal structure is a challenge. The techniques developed so far have produced rather poor results. However, scientists have now cracked it - using a blade and a dipping solution.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 26, 2019
Ultrathin film offers new concept for solar energy

Ultrathin film offers new concept for solar energy

The graphene-based material is 1000 times thinner than a human hair and can be tuned for use in solar cells, solar desalination, infrared lights and optical components.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 25, 2019
Light from exotic crystal semiconductor leads to better solar cells

Light from exotic crystal semiconductor leads to better solar cells

Scientists have found a new way to control light emitted by exotic crystal semiconductors, which could lead to more efficient solar cells and other advances in electronics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 22, 2019
Oxford PV raises £31m funding

Oxford PV raises £31m funding

Oxford PV has announced it has raised £31 Million, the first portion of its Series D funding round. The funding will allow Oxford PV to move its perovskite based solar cell technology into the commercial phase.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 21, 2019
$27 million for hydro power project on Uganda/Tanzania border

$27 million for hydro power project on Uganda/Tanzania border

100% of the energy generated will be bought by the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Uganda's single-buyer and transmission company, which will then sell half the energy on to Tanzania.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 21, 2019
World record performance for transparent solar cell

World record performance for transparent solar cell

Ubiquitous Energy has certified a record transparent solar cell with 9.8% power conversion efficiency.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 20, 2019
Wind generated more than one-third of UK power over the last week

Wind generated more than one-third of UK power over the last week

Great Britain's onshore and offshore wind farms have generated more electricity than any other source of power over the past seven days.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 19, 2019
Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 April is the leading global event for product innovators and technology scouts. Opening the event will be two Cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting developments across these technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 19, 2019
Floating solar plant in Albania

Floating solar plant in Albania

Statkraft Albania has entered into an agreement with Norwegian floating solar technology developer Ocean Sun AS for the delivery of a floating solar plant with a maximum capacity of 2 MW at the Banja reservoir in Albania.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 18, 2019
Wearable liquid unit that aims to harvest energy

Wearable liquid unit that aims to harvest energy

A fascination with movie technology that showed robots perform self-repair through a liquid formula inspired a university professor to make his own discoveries - which are now helping to lead the way for advancements in self-powering devices such as consumer electronics and defense innovations.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 18, 2019
The better batteries that will power your phone - and a green future

The better batteries that will power your phone - and a green future

Smaller, longer-lasting batteries would help lighten a soldier's load, so researchers are working to develop better batteries that weigh half as much as current power packs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 15, 2019
One of the largest solar parks in the Netherlands underway

One of the largest solar parks in the Netherlands underway

With a capacity of 34 megawatt peak, the Almere solar park in the Dutch province of Flevoland is one of the largest in the country.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 14, 2019
West Australia government terminates Albany Funding Agreement

West Australia government terminates Albany Funding Agreement

The State Government has terminated its Financial Assistance Agreement with Carnegie Clean Energy to deliver the Albany wave energy technology development project, following an assessment of the company's financial capability to deliver the project.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 14, 2019
New cell-sized micro robots might make incredible journeys

New cell-sized micro robots might make incredible journeys

Researchers have harnessed the latest nanofabrication techniques to create bug-shaped robots that are wirelessly powered, able to walk, able to survive harsh environments and tiny enough to be injected through an ordinary hypodermic needle.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 13, 2019
The Netherlands introduces SolaRoad paving

The Netherlands introduces SolaRoad paving

The strips of solar road surface have been constructed on the parallel road along the N232 in the Haarlemmermeer area (Noord-Holland) and on the bus lane along the N218 near Spijkenisse (Zuid-Holland).
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 13, 2019
IDTechEx Announces Winners of Launchpad,  New Technologies Initiative

IDTechEx Announces Winners of Launchpad, New Technologies Initiative

IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 20 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 April 2019. All winners will be showing a new working prototype or product, many for the first time.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 28, 2019
Eni starts wave power energy generation at the Ravenna offshore site

Eni starts wave power energy generation at the Ravenna offshore site

Eni has successfully installed and activated the Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter production unit, capable of converting energy generated by waves into electricity and adapting to different sea conditions, so as to guarantee a high continuity in energy production.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 27, 2019
GE sells 650 MW of renewable energy assets to Enel

GE sells 650 MW of renewable energy assets to Enel

Enel finalised the acquisition of 100% of seven fully operational renewable plants totalling 650 MW from Enel Green Power North America Renewable Energy Partners, LLC, an equally owned joint venture between EGPNA and GE Capital's Energy Financial Services, the energy investing arm of General Electric.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 26, 2019
Ultrathin film offers new concept for solar energy

Ultrathin film offers new concept for solar energy

The graphene-based material is 1000 times thinner than a human hair and can be tuned for use in solar cells, solar desalination, infrared lights and optical components.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 22, 2019
Oxford PV raises £31m funding

Oxford PV raises £31m funding

Oxford PV has announced it has raised £31 Million, the first portion of its Series D funding round. The funding will allow Oxford PV to move its perovskite based solar cell technology into the commercial phase.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 21, 2019
World record performance for transparent solar cell

World record performance for transparent solar cell

Ubiquitous Energy has certified a record transparent solar cell with 9.8% power conversion efficiency.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 19, 2019
Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

Airbus, Altran and Microsoft Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 April is the leading global event for product innovators and technology scouts. Opening the event will be two Cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting developments across these technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 18, 2019
Wearable liquid unit that aims to harvest energy

Wearable liquid unit that aims to harvest energy

A fascination with movie technology that showed robots perform self-repair through a liquid formula inspired a university professor to make his own discoveries - which are now helping to lead the way for advancements in self-powering devices such as consumer electronics and defense innovations.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 15, 2019
One of the largest solar parks in the Netherlands underway

One of the largest solar parks in the Netherlands underway

With a capacity of 34 megawatt peak, the Almere solar park in the Dutch province of Flevoland is one of the largest in the country.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 14, 2019
New cell-sized micro robots might make incredible journeys

New cell-sized micro robots might make incredible journeys

Researchers have harnessed the latest nanofabrication techniques to create bug-shaped robots that are wirelessly powered, able to walk, able to survive harsh environments and tiny enough to be injected through an ordinary hypodermic needle.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 13, 2019
IDTechEx Announces Winners of Launchpad,  New Technologies Initiative

IDTechEx Announces Winners of Launchpad, New Technologies Initiative

IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 20 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 April 2019. All winners will be showing a new working prototype or product, many for the first time.
External Company Press Release
Vortex Energy completes the sale of its 49% stake in 998 MW portfolio

Vortex Energy completes the sale of its 49% stake in 998 MW portfolio

Vortex Energy, a European renewable energy platform managed by the private equity arm of EFG Hermes, completed the divestiture of a 49% stake in its Pan-European operational wind power portfolio managed and co-owned by EDPR.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 26, 2019
Making solar cells can be like buttering bread

Making solar cells can be like buttering bread

Formamidinium lead iodide is a very good material for photovoltaic cells, but getting the correct and stable crystal structure is a challenge. The techniques developed so far have produced rather poor results. However, scientists have now cracked it - using a blade and a dipping solution.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 25, 2019
Light from exotic crystal semiconductor leads to better solar cells

Light from exotic crystal semiconductor leads to better solar cells

Scientists have found a new way to control light emitted by exotic crystal semiconductors, which could lead to more efficient solar cells and other advances in electronics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 21, 2019
$27 million for hydro power project on Uganda/Tanzania border

$27 million for hydro power project on Uganda/Tanzania border

100% of the energy generated will be bought by the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Uganda's single-buyer and transmission company, which will then sell half the energy on to Tanzania.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 20, 2019
Wind generated more than one-third of UK power over the last week

Wind generated more than one-third of UK power over the last week

Great Britain's onshore and offshore wind farms have generated more electricity than any other source of power over the past seven days.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 19, 2019
Floating solar plant in Albania

Floating solar plant in Albania

Statkraft Albania has entered into an agreement with Norwegian floating solar technology developer Ocean Sun AS for the delivery of a floating solar plant with a maximum capacity of 2 MW at the Banja reservoir in Albania.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 18, 2019
The better batteries that will power your phone - and a green future

The better batteries that will power your phone - and a green future

Smaller, longer-lasting batteries would help lighten a soldier's load, so researchers are working to develop better batteries that weigh half as much as current power packs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 14, 2019
West Australia government terminates Albany Funding Agreement

West Australia government terminates Albany Funding Agreement

The State Government has terminated its Financial Assistance Agreement with Carnegie Clean Energy to deliver the Albany wave energy technology development project, following an assessment of the company's financial capability to deliver the project.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Mar 13, 2019
The Netherlands introduces SolaRoad paving

The Netherlands introduces SolaRoad paving

The strips of solar road surface have been constructed on the parallel road along the N232 in the Haarlemmermeer area (Noord-Holland) and on the bus lane along the N218 near Spijkenisse (Zuid-Holland).
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