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IDTechEx TVUltralight all-electric personal aerial vehicle

Ultralight all-electric personal aerial vehicle

Jul 18, 2018 United States
OPENER has revealed BlackFly; the world's first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing extreme short/vertical take-off and landing aircraft. BlackFly is a single-seat Personal Aerial Vehicle with simple controls requiring no special skills to master and operate safely.
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Compact and flexible supercapacitor developed

Compact and flexible supercapacitor developed

Jul 18, 2018 India
A lightweight, compact and efficient supercapacitor printed on a flexible plastic sheet has been developed by researchers.
Press Release
TRIBRID BTS Systems aim for 80% cut in base station carbon footprint

TRIBRID BTS Systems aim for 80% cut in base station carbon footprint

Jul 18, 2018 Indonesia
The TRIBRID Project in Indonesia, run by KDDI and NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) of Japan, was accepted and registered on July 10 as an Official Project at the 8th Japan-Indonesia JCM Joint Committee in Jakarta.
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North Wales tidal energy project

North Wales tidal energy project

Jul 17, 2018 United Kingdom
Marine energy developer Minesto has initiated the commissioning program of its first tidal energy project in commercial scale in North West Wales, with initial sea trials of the company's DG500 tidal energy converter taking place in Holyhead harbour and the Holyhead Deep site.
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10th CW International Conference

10th CW International Conference

Jul 16, 2018
Thinking beyond the hype: Industrial IoT, Satellite communication, artificial intelligence and machine learning, 5G and network innovation
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Apple launches new clean energy fund in China

Apple launches new clean energy fund in China

Jul 16, 2018 China
Apple announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple's commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund.
Press Release
Free Electrons: 28 pilots already launched

Free Electrons: 28 pilots already launched

Jul 16, 2018 Japan
Free Electrons, the first global energy accelerator program that connects the world's most promising startups with leading utilities around the world, has wrapped up its second module with a total of 28 running pilots with a final module in Berlin to go.
Press Release
Kerim Kaskal joins NextEnergy Capital's advisory board

Kerim Kaskal joins NextEnergy Capital's advisory board

Jul 16, 2018 Europe
NextEnergy Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kerim Kaskal to its Advisory Board.
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WaveSub successfully installed at FABtest

WaveSub successfully installed at FABtest

Jul 13, 2018 United Kingdom
Marine Power Systems has successfully installed its prototype WaveSub wave energy converter at marine test centre FaBTest, marking the start of a new phase of sea-based testing.
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Electronic paper display powered by energy harvesting

Electronic paper display powered by energy harvesting

Jul 13, 2018 Japan
An electronic paper display powered by energy harvesting technology can be used to provide a display on batteryless Internet of Things devices.
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Grids become highly vulnerable

Grids become highly vulnerable

Jul 12, 2018 Worldwide
Increasingly violent weather, probably caused by global warming, is increasingly taking down electricity distribution lines and poles and cyberattacks are increasingly taking out electricity, apparently just as trials for major terrorism of this sort.