Finding Energy Harvesting Applications and Getting Them to Market (Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe 2013)

Mr Edward Taylor, Technology Developer
Sentec Ltd
United Kingdom
Apr 17, 2013.


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Presentation Summary

  • Review of Sentec's collection of Technology examples
  • Our classification method for energy harvesting applications and the lessons learned
  • How to overcome barriers to commercialisation
  • How an EH development project differs from other types of development project

Speaker Biography (Edward Taylor)

With over 12 years experience in manufacturing and product development, Ed is an experienced practitioner in embedded firmware, electronics and micro-engineering. Ed has worked on some of the most challenging problems in actuation, imaging, communications, and ultra-low power sensing. Ed has recently focussed on infrastructure sensing for the home and, as our lead on EH, is responsible for addressing applications using Sentec's expertise in sensing, electronics and wireless communications.

Company Profile (Sentec Ltd)

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Sentec is the world leading supplier of smart grid, metering and smart home technology. We help our partners achieve growth in energy and water markets through technology innovation and consultancy.
Working with us, our partners have sold over 12 million smart grid products in markets across the world. We have been involved in smart meter design for gas, water and electricity for over a decade, working with some of the largest names in the industry.
Building on this, we are now leading the development of outstanding technologies for smart grid applications in the distribution network and for consumers, in Smart Home and energy management. Products based on our technologies can be found in markets worldwide. We are the partner of choice to help companies entering the smart home and smart grid markets.
With offices in Cambridge, UK, and Zurich, Switzerland, we are the winners of numerous awards, including 3 Queen's Awards, for International Trade and Innovation.
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