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Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 5, 2022
Mercedes-Benz Taking Electric Range and Efficiency to a New Level

Mercedes-Benz Taking Electric Range and Efficiency to a New Level

Range and efficiency are set to define the electric era. Exceptional range will make electric cars suitable for every journey and help to increase overall adoption. Reduced battery size and weight will improve efficiency and Mercedes-Benz engineers are working to take range and efficiency to a new level.
External Company Press Release
E Ink Announces Pledge to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040

E Ink Announces Pledge to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040

E Ink has pledged to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040. E Ink has been working for several years towards zero carbon emissions to help mitigate the impact of climate change and to promote sustainable technologies. E Ink has a three phase plan to reach their commitment of Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2040.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 3, 2022
Self Healing Perovskite Solar Cell

Self Healing Perovskite Solar Cell

These solar cells have shown amazing humidity stability and self-healing behavior after 500 hours of operation, according to the researchers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 30, 2021
Nano Chocolates that Store Hydrogen

Nano Chocolates that Store Hydrogen

An innovative approach could turn nanoparticles into simple reservoirs for storing hydrogen. The highly volatile gas is considered a promising energy carrier for the future, which could provide climate-friendly fuels for airplanes, ships and lorries, for example, as well as allowing climate-friendly steel and cement production - depending on how the hydrogen gas is generated.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 29, 2021
Fabrication of Flexible Electronics Improved

Fabrication of Flexible Electronics Improved

Researchers have developed a technique to improve the flexibility of ultra-thin electronics, such as those used in bendable devices or clothing. Published in Science Advances, the study details the use of water vapor plasma to directly bond gold electrodes fixed onto separate ultra-thin polymer films, without needing adhesives or high temperatures.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 28, 2021
Phosphorene Nanoribbons Live up to Hype in First Demonstration

Phosphorene Nanoribbons Live up to Hype in First Demonstration

Researchers have incorporated phosphorene nanoribbons into new types of solar cells, dramatically improving their efficiency. Phosphorene nanoribbons are ribbon-like strands of the 2D material phosphorous, which, similar to graphene, are made of single-atom-thick layers of atoms. PNRs were first produced in 2019, and hundreds of theoretical studies have predicted how their properties could enhance all kinds of devices, including batteries, biomedical sensors, and quantum computers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 27, 2021
Grid Connected Battery and Solar Farm for New Zealand

Grid Connected Battery and Solar Farm for New Zealand

A grid-connected battery and solar farm are being planned north of Auckland to improve the stability of the national grid, reduce the chance of network outages and allow more electricity to flow north from South Island generators.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 27, 2021
New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

Actions will reduce climate emissions from city government by nearly 70% by 2030 from 2006 with aggressive fleet electrification targets in the country, including requiring all passenger cars and light trucks in the City vehicle fleet to be electric no later than 2030. It also requires a review of every SUV in city government and to eliminate any unnecessary use of SUVs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 23, 2021
World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

When fully operational, Hornsea 2's 165 8 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines will be capable of generating 1.32 GW of clean electricity - taking the title of 'world's largest operating offshore wind farm' from its sibling project Hornsea 1. Together, the two projects will be capable of providing enough power for well over 2.3 million homes.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 22, 2021
Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

PowerX and Imabari Shipbuilding will jointly develop the first prototype of the Power Transfer Vessel, "Power ARK," by the end of 2025.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 5, 2022
Mercedes-Benz Taking Electric Range and Efficiency to a New Level

Mercedes-Benz Taking Electric Range and Efficiency to a New Level

Range and efficiency are set to define the electric era. Exceptional range will make electric cars suitable for every journey and help to increase overall adoption. Reduced battery size and weight will improve efficiency and Mercedes-Benz engineers are working to take range and efficiency to a new level.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 3, 2022
Self Healing Perovskite Solar Cell

Self Healing Perovskite Solar Cell

These solar cells have shown amazing humidity stability and self-healing behavior after 500 hours of operation, according to the researchers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 29, 2021
Fabrication of Flexible Electronics Improved

Fabrication of Flexible Electronics Improved

Researchers have developed a technique to improve the flexibility of ultra-thin electronics, such as those used in bendable devices or clothing. Published in Science Advances, the study details the use of water vapor plasma to directly bond gold electrodes fixed onto separate ultra-thin polymer films, without needing adhesives or high temperatures.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 27, 2021
Grid Connected Battery and Solar Farm for New Zealand

Grid Connected Battery and Solar Farm for New Zealand

A grid-connected battery and solar farm are being planned north of Auckland to improve the stability of the national grid, reduce the chance of network outages and allow more electricity to flow north from South Island generators.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 23, 2021
World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

When fully operational, Hornsea 2's 165 8 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines will be capable of generating 1.32 GW of clean electricity - taking the title of 'world's largest operating offshore wind farm' from its sibling project Hornsea 1. Together, the two projects will be capable of providing enough power for well over 2.3 million homes.
External Company Press Release
E Ink Announces Pledge to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040

E Ink Announces Pledge to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040

E Ink has pledged to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040. E Ink has been working for several years towards zero carbon emissions to help mitigate the impact of climate change and to promote sustainable technologies. E Ink has a three phase plan to reach their commitment of Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2040.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 30, 2021
Nano Chocolates that Store Hydrogen

Nano Chocolates that Store Hydrogen

An innovative approach could turn nanoparticles into simple reservoirs for storing hydrogen. The highly volatile gas is considered a promising energy carrier for the future, which could provide climate-friendly fuels for airplanes, ships and lorries, for example, as well as allowing climate-friendly steel and cement production - depending on how the hydrogen gas is generated.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 28, 2021
Phosphorene Nanoribbons Live up to Hype in First Demonstration

Phosphorene Nanoribbons Live up to Hype in First Demonstration

Researchers have incorporated phosphorene nanoribbons into new types of solar cells, dramatically improving their efficiency. Phosphorene nanoribbons are ribbon-like strands of the 2D material phosphorous, which, similar to graphene, are made of single-atom-thick layers of atoms. PNRs were first produced in 2019, and hundreds of theoretical studies have predicted how their properties could enhance all kinds of devices, including batteries, biomedical sensors, and quantum computers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 27, 2021
New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

New York City to Invest $420M in Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure

Actions will reduce climate emissions from city government by nearly 70% by 2030 from 2006 with aggressive fleet electrification targets in the country, including requiring all passenger cars and light trucks in the City vehicle fleet to be electric no later than 2030. It also requires a review of every SUV in city government and to eliminate any unnecessary use of SUVs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 22, 2021
Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

Energy Storage Ship for Offshore Wind Farms

PowerX and Imabari Shipbuilding will jointly develop the first prototype of the Power Transfer Vessel, "Power ARK," by the end of 2025.
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