7 Apr 2021
Mekoprint is a Danish contract manufacturer. Here, we focus on its recent activities in printed electronics, specifically the manufacture of 'intelligent diapers' (based on a presentation at LOPEC 2021).
17 Mar 2021
New Flyer Unveils its Most Advanced EV Bus
New Flyer's Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ incorporates three distinct technology advancements to deliver a high-performance bus, including next generation high energy batteries that extend range up to 13%, advanced protective battery packaging designed for easy install and simpler serviceability, and a new lightweight electric traction drive system with up to 90% energy recovery.
9 Mar 2021
Sustainable Trains for London's Piccadilly Line
Transport for London and Siemens Mobility have unveiled the detailed design of the new generation Tube trains for the Piccadilly line, which will soon be in production to replace the existing 1970s fleet.
24 Feb 2021
ACEO Launches Hard/Soft Multi-Material 3D Printing
WACKER's ACEO team launches another new-to-the-world material combination that allows silicone elastomers and epoxy thermoset materials to be printed in one single print. The resulting combination of hard and soft materials enables designers and engineers to develop new, highly functional applications.
18 Jan 2021
Acquisition of Interest in Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm UK
The Board of TRIG is pleased to announce that the Company has exchanged contracts to acquire an equity interest of 17.5% in Beatrice offshore wind farm from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.
11 Jan 2021
How Many Offshore Wind Turbines to Power Europe's Largest Cities?
The UK has the largest wind farm market, beating other world leaders such as Germany and China - so much so, that 20% of the UK's energy comes from wind turbines. However, there is currently an even bigger drive to increase wind energy use in Europe.
23 Dec 2020
India's First Fleet of Electric Boats
India's first greenfield and largest shipbuilding yard, Cochin Shipyard Ltd, has selected Siemens Energy to provide advanced marine solutions for the country's first fleet of 23 boats to be equipped with electric propulsion drive trains with energy storage integration and vessel automation technologies.
22 Dec 2020
Electric Aircraft for Flier Health
Progress is rapid with fixed-wing manned electric aircraft. The Bye Aerospace 2 and 4 seat battery-only e-Flyer got over $400 million in orders in one year and it is scalable.
16 Dec 2020
Thermal Management Online Conference - IMAPS/IEEE-EPS
This IDTechEx Premium article covers some of the highlights from the presentations at the IMAPS-UK Thermal Management Online Conference event including presentations on electric vehicles, thermal interface materials and industrial power electronics.
2 Dec 2020
3D Printed Magnets Help Create More Efficient Electric Motors
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is leading a European consortium 3DREMAG which is developing a new material suitable for 3D printing of permanent magnets, which can be utilised in electric and hybrid vehicle motors. The aim in the long run is to develop a fully 3D printable electric motor, one that would be approximately 30% lighter than today's motors.
23 Nov 2020
M&I Materials and Faraday Future: Immersion Cooling
Faraday Future has partnered with M&I Materials to design an immersion-cooled battery pack for their electric vehicles.
17 Nov 2020
Renewable Energy Solutions to Decarbonise Buildings
Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK's innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.
28 Oct 2020
Akasol is an energy storage startup emerging as the leading supplier for heavy-duty battery packs. In an interview, IDTechEx learned of the company's interesting answer to emerging solid-state technologies.
23 Oct 2020
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology
Honeywell To Provide Pipistrel With Advanced Flight Control Technology For Unmanned Cargo Aircraft. Honeywell's fly-by-wire system will be the "brains" of Pipistrel's Nuuva V300, providing the capability required for safe and efficient autonomous operation
21 Oct 2020
PARC selects AlphaSTAR GENOA 3DP for Additive Manufacturing Simulation
AlphaSTAR Corporation announces their additive manufacturing (AM) simulation solution, GENOA 3DP, was selected by Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a Xerox Company, to be used on the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy's (ARPA-E) DIFFERENTIATE Program.