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Healthcare Sensors: Piezoelectrics the New Gymnasts

Healthcare Sensors: Piezoelectrics the New Gymnasts

Healthcare electronics is rapidly deploying for wellness, electroceuticals, intrusive medical procedures and more, powered by new technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2019
Saudi Arabia's first wind farm, most powerful in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia's first wind farm, most powerful in the Middle East

With an installed capacity of 400-megawatt (MW), it will be Saudi Arabia's first wind farm and the most powerful in the Middle East.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2019
Largest battery storage system in Texas enters commercial service

Largest battery storage system in Texas enters commercial service

The battery system, which is the largest energy storage project in Texas and seventh largest in the United States, is located on the site of Luminant's 180-megawatt Upton 2 Solar Power Plant in Upton County, Texas.
Press Release
Renewable energy most competitive source of new power in GCC

Renewable energy most competitive source of new power in GCC

Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council countries, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Press Release
Ubiquitous Energy names Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

Ubiquitous Energy names Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

Ubiquitous Energy has named Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer. Ubiquitous Energy is a Silicon Valley technology company leading the development of transparent photovoltaics with its award-winning ClearView Power technology.
Press Release
Francesco La Camera appointed as new IRENA Director-General

Francesco La Camera appointed as new IRENA Director-General

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly selected Francesco La Camera to be the next Director-General of IRENA. The appointment took place during the 9th Assembly of IRENA, the ultimate decision-making body of the agency. Mr. La Camera will take office on 4 April 2019, succeeding Adnan Z. Amin, who has been IRENA Director-General since 2011.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 16, 2019
├śrsted's first stand-alone battery storage project now complete

Ørsted's first stand-alone battery storage project now complete

Ørsted's first project within battery storage, Carnegie Road, is now operational. The 20 megawatt battery, located in Liverpool, consists of three battery containers, as well as the associated power conversion system, all supplied by NEC.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 15, 2019
IDTechEx TVFirst battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag

First battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag

Demonstration of the first-ever sticker-sized Bluetooth sensor tag incorporating an ARM processor powered solely by scavenging energy from ambient radio frequencies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 14, 2019
Two new Scottish wave energy devices will take to the sea in 2020

Two new Scottish wave energy devices will take to the sea in 2020

Two new Scottish wave energy devices will take to the sea in 2020 following the award of £7.7 million from Wave Energy Scotland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2019
World's first grid scale pumped heat energy storage system operational

World's first grid scale pumped heat energy storage system operational

The world's first grid-scale pumped heat energy storage system has been assembled and commissioned by the technical team at the Sir Joseph Swan Centre for Energy Research at Newcastle University.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 10, 2019
Skanska, Saule Technologies commence revolutionary solar panels test

Skanska, Saule Technologies commence revolutionary solar panels test

Skanska's CEE office unit has begun test-cell implementation in one of their Warsaw office projects. The usage of perovskite technology for zero-energy buildings is just the latest innovation in the developer's sustainable building strategy.
Press Release
Digital deposition equipment for fabrication of perovskite solar cells

Digital deposition equipment for fabrication of perovskite solar cells

Latest results achieved with third generation solar cells highlight that the perovskite can increase the efficiency and lower the cost of solar energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 9, 2019
New solar-plus-storage projects in Hawaii

New solar-plus-storage projects in Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Companies have submitted contracts for seven grid-scale, solar-plus-storage projects on three islands to the Public Utilities Commission for review. The projects are part of the largest and lowest cost portfolio of new renewable energy resources to be assembled in Hawaii.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 8, 2019
Largest clean energy investment in Nevada history

Largest clean energy investment in Nevada history

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved NV Energy's Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1,001 megawatts of new renewable energy projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 megawatts of battery storage capacity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2019
Potential for floating photovoltaic systems

Potential for floating photovoltaic systems

Researchers estimate that installing floating solar photovoltaics on the more than 24,000 man-made U.S. reservoirs could generate about 10 percent of the nation's annual electricity production. Their findings reveal for the first time the potential for floating PV to produce electricity in the United States.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 4, 2019
Off Road Electric Vehicles Prosper While On-Road Hits Trouble

Off Road Electric Vehicles Prosper While On-Road Hits Trouble

The on-road electric vehicle industry knows it is headed for a vicious fight to the death as the biggest category, private cars, collapses due to people moving to cities and nothing compensates for saturation of the Chinese electric bus market. In contrast, off-road EVs will be prosperous growth markets.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 4, 2019
Webinar Thursday 10 January - Airborne Wind Energy AWE Gets Serious

Webinar Thursday 10 January - Airborne Wind Energy AWE Gets Serious

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 10 January titled Airborne Wind Energy AWE Gets Serious.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 3, 2019
Australian battery saves $40 million in its first year

Australian battery saves $40 million in its first year

Neoen has revealed that its Hornsdale Power Reserve has exceeded all performance and market expectations after just one year in operation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 2, 2019
World's first energy self-sufficient housing complex

World's first energy self-sufficient housing complex

The world's first energy self-sufficient housing complex is located in Sweden where a block of 30 flats now runs entirely on solar energy and stored hydrogen.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 1, 2019
WAVEGEM hybrid platform launched and inaugurated

WAVEGEM hybrid platform launched and inaugurated

The IHES project was initiated in 2015 by Geps Techno, a company located in the Pays de la Loire region, based on its own technology for harvesting wave energy from floating structures.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 31, 2018
Smart charging keeps power grid from overloading

Smart charging keeps power grid from overloading

Smart charging electric cars with a dynamic price mechanism may play an important part to help keep the power grid from overloading.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2019
Saudi Arabia's first wind farm, most powerful in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia's first wind farm, most powerful in the Middle East

With an installed capacity of 400-megawatt (MW), it will be Saudi Arabia's first wind farm and the most powerful in the Middle East.
Press Release
Renewable energy most competitive source of new power in GCC

Renewable energy most competitive source of new power in GCC

Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council countries, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Press Release
Francesco La Camera appointed as new IRENA Director-General

Francesco La Camera appointed as new IRENA Director-General

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly selected Francesco La Camera to be the next Director-General of IRENA. The appointment took place during the 9th Assembly of IRENA, the ultimate decision-making body of the agency. Mr. La Camera will take office on 4 April 2019, succeeding Adnan Z. Amin, who has been IRENA Director-General since 2011.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 15, 2019
IDTechEx TVFirst battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag

First battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag

Demonstration of the first-ever sticker-sized Bluetooth sensor tag incorporating an ARM processor powered solely by scavenging energy from ambient radio frequencies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 11, 2019
World's first grid scale pumped heat energy storage system operational

World's first grid scale pumped heat energy storage system operational

The world's first grid-scale pumped heat energy storage system has been assembled and commissioned by the technical team at the Sir Joseph Swan Centre for Energy Research at Newcastle University.
Press Release
Digital deposition equipment for fabrication of perovskite solar cells

Digital deposition equipment for fabrication of perovskite solar cells

Latest results achieved with third generation solar cells highlight that the perovskite can increase the efficiency and lower the cost of solar energy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 8, 2019
Largest clean energy investment in Nevada history

Largest clean energy investment in Nevada history

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved NV Energy's Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1,001 megawatts of new renewable energy projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 megawatts of battery storage capacity.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 4, 2019
Off Road Electric Vehicles Prosper While On-Road Hits Trouble

Off Road Electric Vehicles Prosper While On-Road Hits Trouble

The on-road electric vehicle industry knows it is headed for a vicious fight to the death as the biggest category, private cars, collapses due to people moving to cities and nothing compensates for saturation of the Chinese electric bus market. In contrast, off-road EVs will be prosperous growth markets.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 3, 2019
Australian battery saves $40 million in its first year

Australian battery saves $40 million in its first year

Neoen has revealed that its Hornsdale Power Reserve has exceeded all performance and market expectations after just one year in operation.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 1, 2019
WAVEGEM hybrid platform launched and inaugurated

WAVEGEM hybrid platform launched and inaugurated

The IHES project was initiated in 2015 by Geps Techno, a company located in the Pays de la Loire region, based on its own technology for harvesting wave energy from floating structures.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2019
Largest battery storage system in Texas enters commercial service

Largest battery storage system in Texas enters commercial service

The battery system, which is the largest energy storage project in Texas and seventh largest in the United States, is located on the site of Luminant's 180-megawatt Upton 2 Solar Power Plant in Upton County, Texas.
Press Release
Ubiquitous Energy names Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

Ubiquitous Energy names Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

Ubiquitous Energy has named Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer. Ubiquitous Energy is a Silicon Valley technology company leading the development of transparent photovoltaics with its award-winning ClearView Power technology.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 16, 2019
├śrsted's first stand-alone battery storage project now complete

Ørsted's first stand-alone battery storage project now complete

Ørsted's first project within battery storage, Carnegie Road, is now operational. The 20 megawatt battery, located in Liverpool, consists of three battery containers, as well as the associated power conversion system, all supplied by NEC.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 14, 2019
Two new Scottish wave energy devices will take to the sea in 2020

Two new Scottish wave energy devices will take to the sea in 2020

Two new Scottish wave energy devices will take to the sea in 2020 following the award of £7.7 million from Wave Energy Scotland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 10, 2019
Skanska, Saule Technologies commence revolutionary solar panels test

Skanska, Saule Technologies commence revolutionary solar panels test

Skanska's CEE office unit has begun test-cell implementation in one of their Warsaw office projects. The usage of perovskite technology for zero-energy buildings is just the latest innovation in the developer's sustainable building strategy.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 9, 2019
New solar-plus-storage projects in Hawaii

New solar-plus-storage projects in Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Companies have submitted contracts for seven grid-scale, solar-plus-storage projects on three islands to the Public Utilities Commission for review. The projects are part of the largest and lowest cost portfolio of new renewable energy resources to be assembled in Hawaii.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 7, 2019
Potential for floating photovoltaic systems

Potential for floating photovoltaic systems

Researchers estimate that installing floating solar photovoltaics on the more than 24,000 man-made U.S. reservoirs could generate about 10 percent of the nation's annual electricity production. Their findings reveal for the first time the potential for floating PV to produce electricity in the United States.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 4, 2019
Webinar Thursday 10 January - Airborne Wind Energy AWE Gets Serious

Webinar Thursday 10 January - Airborne Wind Energy AWE Gets Serious

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 10 January titled Airborne Wind Energy AWE Gets Serious.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 2, 2019
World's first energy self-sufficient housing complex

World's first energy self-sufficient housing complex

The world's first energy self-sufficient housing complex is located in Sweden where a block of 30 flats now runs entirely on solar energy and stored hydrogen.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 31, 2018
Smart charging keeps power grid from overloading

Smart charging keeps power grid from overloading

Smart charging electric cars with a dynamic price mechanism may play an important part to help keep the power grid from overloading.