Stationary batteries go with the flow
RFBs have the potential to become a mainstream technology that will compete directly with lithium-ion and sodium-sulphur, currently the two leading chemistries in the stationary storage market.
Nightingale is an aerial robotics security company which develops a solution composed of a drone, a base station, and a mission control software to do the patrolling tasks for large facilities and areas. It transmits live video for an operator to use.
Kinestral is a provider of an exciting second-generation of electrochromic films with high performance and promise for residential and commercial building applications.
Another record financial year for Midsummer
Midsummer, developer and supplier of advanced solar energy technology solutions for the production and installation of light weight thin film solar panels, announced its financial results for 2017.
Metal Matrix Composites (MMC): finally reaching the top of wish lists
Metal Matrix Composites (MMCs) have been known and explored for a very long time, but new innovations and an increased demand for high-performance lightweight materials means that they are finally ready to make it beyond their previous false starts.
Removable implant may control type 1 diabetes
For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death. And while there is no cure, a research team has developed a device that could revolutionize management of the disease.
Continuous ceramic fibres let CMCs and MMCs take off and land
Ceramic Metal Composites (CMC) and Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) are not new concepts, but they have never reached their potential. To date, a wide range of particles and whiskers have been used in these matrices, but the advantages have been questionable, applications limited, and manufacturing challenges difficult.