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Researchers blaze new ground in wireless energy generation

Researchers blaze new ground in wireless energy generation

Feb 13, 2018 United States
Researchers are one step closer to wirelessly powering the world using triboelectricity, a green energy source.
Mozambique's largest pre-paid solar mini-grid

Mozambique's largest pre-paid solar mini-grid

Feb 6, 2018 Mozambique
The solar mini-grid will be the country's first privately developed and financed mini-grid, and is expected to generate up to 200kWp of solar power that will electrify the island's households, public institutions, commercial enterprises and water pumps.
Webinar 15 February 2018 - Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028

Webinar 15 February 2018 - Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028

Feb 1, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 15 February 2018 titled Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028.
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Wood awarded construction management contract

Wood awarded construction management contract

Dec 21, 2017 Sweden
Wood has been appointed by GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group Limited as the owner's engineer on the 650MW Markbygden ETT Onshore Wind Farm located in Swedish Lapland near the town of Piteå.
Piezoelectric tiles light the way

Piezoelectric tiles light the way

Dec 15, 2017 United States
New technology that could be used in self-powered smart cities of the future will soon be demonstrated at the NASA Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Complex at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Researchers generate electricity from low-cost biomaterial

Researchers generate electricity from low-cost biomaterial

Dec 6, 2017 Ireland
Mobile phone speakers and motion detectors in cars and video games may soon be powered by electricity generated from low cost and sustainable biomaterials, according to research.
Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

Nov 21, 2017 United States
UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars.
Robotics principles help wave energy converters

Robotics principles help wave energy converters

Nov 2, 2017 United States
Compared to wind and solar energy, wave energy has remained relatively expensive and hard to capture, but engineers are working to change that by drawing inspiration from other industries.
Google partners with Pavegen on energy harvesting walkway

Google partners with Pavegen on energy harvesting walkway

Oct 20, 2017 Germany
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.
Turning ocean currents into electricity

Turning ocean currents into electricity

Oct 17, 2017 Germany
StreamCube is a scalable, cube-shaped water wheel that might be what the market has been waiting for to make tidal power commercially viable.
Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Flexible sensors can detect movement in GI tract

Oct 11, 2017 United States
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.