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Energy Harvesting for EVs - Solar, Thermal and Dynamic - Including Multi-mode Harvesting for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles AUV

Dr Harry Zervos, Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
This presentation was given at Electric Vehicles Land, Sea & Air Europe 2011 on Jun 29, 2011.


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Presentation Summary

  • Flexible photovoltaics trends: aSi, CIGS, DSSC, organic etc. On vehicle, on charging station
  • Thermoelectric options compared: ATEGs etc
  • Dynamic (kinetic) options regenerative braking, energy harvesting dampers, active suspension etc
  • What is favoured in EVs: what will be favoured and why
  • Trend to integrated multi-mode energy harvesting

Speaker Biography (Harry Zervos)

Dr Harry Zervos PhD is a technology analyst with IDTechEx. Harry received his degree in physics from the University of Athens, Greece, and went on to study materials science at Cranfield University, where he received his PhD. His research focused on the precision engineering and nanotechnology field, with experience in international projects merging industrial and academic sponsorship. He is currently involved with in-depth analysis of the technologies and markets of printed electronics (with a specific interest in thin film solar technologies) and their potential for growth. Harry is co-author of several reports including Energy Harvesting in Electric Vehicles 2011-2021, Thin Film Photovoltaics & Batteries 2011-2021, EV Charging Infrastructure 2011-2021 and Electric Buses & Taxis 2011-2021.

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