Australia's first compressed air energy storage system
On behalf of the Australian Government, The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced $6 million in funding for Australia's first energy storage project using compressed air.
World's largest off-grid, fully integrated hybrid power plant
A Joint Development Agreement for the development of a new 40 megawatt independent solar hybrid power plant at a gold mine in Mali has been signed.
Ultra-rapid charging network for Australia
Australian start-up, Chargefox Pty Ltd has successfully raised $15 million to enable it to commence building Australia's largest open, ultra-rapid network of charging stations for electric vehicles.
Tritium announces Gilbarco Veeder-Root makes minority investment
Tritium Pty Ltd, the Australian DC electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions specialists, has announced that Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Fortive Corporation business, has taken a minority investment in the company.
Research partnership to advance 3-D printing of energetic materials
Minister Pyne said additive manufacturing or 3-D printing of energetic materials such as explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics has the potential to transform their performance and also offer significant logistical and cost benefits in their manufacture.
It's all GO for cleaner, more efficient batteries
Battery power better than lithium or even solar is under development as researchers work to efficiently capture the energy of graphene oxide (GO).
Breakthrough in semi-transparent perovskite solar cells
Researchers have found a new way to fabricate high efficiency semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could lead to more efficient and cheaper solar electricity.
Future powertrains: Radical new end game
This article shares some of the market research carried out for the brand new IDTechEx report, Future Powertrains 2016-2036.
Ground breaking collaboration on graphene research
Strategic Energy Resources Limited has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Graphitech Pty Ltd, has signed an agreement with Monash University to enable the advancement of its unique applications for the new wonder material Graphene.
CAP-XX to Speak at Energy Harvesting Europe 2010 & Sensors Expo 2010
Mr. Pierre Mars, vice president of quality and applications engineering for CAP-XX Ltd, will speak at both the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe and Sensors Expo conferences on the power management challenges of battery-free wireless sensor networks (WSNs) powered by environmentally-harvested energy.
Harvesting topics at sensor event
At Sensors Expo and Conference June 7-9 in Rosemont Illinois USA, the following topics will be covered in the energy harvesting stream.
Using a supercapacitor to manage your power
This article will explain some of the key properties of supercapacitors that design engineers creating energy harvesting circuits need to be aware of, and explore how to use supercapacitors in these circuits.
CAP-XX to Speak on Bridging Power Gap at Energy Harvesting & Storage
On November 4, Pierre Mars, vice president of applications engineering for CAP-XX Ltd will present a technical paper on design strategies using a supercapacitor to overcome power limitations from energy-harvesting sources.