25 Mar 2021
Lessons Learned From the Closure of Petra Nova
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is generating much enthusiasm across the world, with the hopes that it could play a major role in the fight against climate change. However, amidst this enthusiasm, the industry suffered an apparent setback in mid-2020 when the Petra Nova facility in Texas, then the world's largest CCUS facility for a coal-fired power station, was closed down.
17 Feb 2021
Solar Mini Grid Projects in 49 Villages Across Uganda and Sierra Leone
Winch Energy, has completed the funding for solar mini grid projects in 49 villages across Uganda and Sierra Leone through the creation of a new platform. The deal represents the largest mini grid financing portfolio to date, bringing together several major players in the off-grid space.
14 Dec 2020
MakerBot Offers Three New ABS Composite Materials from Kimya
MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing and subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd announces that three new Kimya ABS composite materials by ARMOR have been qualified for MakerBot LABS for the MakerBot METHOD X 3D printer.
4 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Release New Report on the 3D Printed Materials Market
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on the topic of 3D printed materials - taking into account the effect of COVID-19. IDTechEx predicts that the global market for 3D printing materials will be worth $18.4 billion in 2030.
30 Oct 2020
Mitsubishi Power - Order for First Solid Oxide Fuel Cell in Europe
Mitsubishi Power has recently received an order to supply the first Solid Oxide Fuel Cell in Europe. The highly efficient hybrid system will be put into operation at the Gas- und Warme-Institut Essen e.V. in Essen by March 2022. Among other things, flexible operation of the Hybrid-SOFC and the proportional use of hydrogen as a fuel gas are to be researched under real conditions.
5 Oct 2020
Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries
The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
6 Sep 2020
Leading Edge Associates
Leading Edge Associates have developed a patented method of cooling and heating batteries in electric vehicles with the combination of a vapour chamber and a thermoelectric device.
24 Aug 2020
Storelectric is a developer of Compressed Air Energy Storage systems (CAES), for grid scale applications.
17 Aug 2020
Mitsubishi Chemical 3D printing
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation is the largest chemical corporation based in Japan. Established in April 2017, the company is the result of a merger between Mitsubishi Chemical, Mitsubishi Plastics and Mitsubishi Rayon.
It manufactures a range of materials, including polymers, resins and more. The applications of these products are varied and wide, ranging from healthcare to automotive to agriculture.
This profile focuses on Mitsubishi Chemical's 3D printing materials technology. The company launched its 3D printing activities through the purchase of the company Dutch Filaments in March 2018.
6 Aug 2020
Hyundai Kia Automotive Group
The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group refers to the group of affiliated companies interconnected by complex shareholding arrangements, with Hyundai Motor Company regarded as the de facto representative of the group.
6 Aug 2020
Machines to Manufacture Gears for Robots
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co Ltd, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, has developed new models of hobbing and gear shaping machines with highly accurate machining to manufacture precision reduction gears for robots.
29 Jul 2020
Enthought enable the digital transformation of scientific industries through training and digital tools. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Michael Heiber (Application Engineer).
22 Jul 2020
Fluence Analytics provide continuous monitoring and real-time analysis of polymerization reactions and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Alex Reed (CEO and Co-founder).
1 Jul 2020
Mitsubishi Materials: low temperature die attach Ag conductive paste
24 Jun 2020
Elix, Inc. specialize in deep learning for computer vision, materials informatics, and drug discovery. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Shinya Yuki (Co-founder and CEO) and Saki Ito (Corporate Planning Director).
28 May 2020
Nissan is a global pioneer in the electrification of cars. With almost all car companies moving towards electric, how is Nissan racing to keep up?
11 May 2020
First Electric Tankers Equipped with Lithium Ion Batteries
Asahi Tanker has decided to build two world first zero-emission electric propulsion tankers. The vessel is a pure battery tanker powered by large-capacity lithium-ion batteries is scheduled to enter Tokyo Bay as a marine fuel supply vessel.
31 Mar 2020
Hexcel are major composite players in the aerospace sector. Claiming to be the largest in sales and capacity for aerospace composites. They attributed 68% of their 2019 sales to this sector and see a strong future with Airbus and Boeing having a backlog of composite rich planes.
31 Mar 2020
Teijin have a long history in carbon fiber like many of the large players. The majority of this was as Toho Rayon, with future company iterations Toho Tenax being a 100% subsidiary and now integrated into Teijin limited.
31 Mar 2020
Mitsubishi Chemical have gone through many restructurings but have a Carbon Fibers & Composite Materials division and remain as one of the main players in the carbon fiber world. They are vertically integrated with both PAN and pitch-based variants (Pyrofil and DIALEAD as respective brand names).