14 Oct 2020
Supercapacitors Increasingly Preferred for Wind Power
Large supercapacitors cost thousands of dollars. They save millions of dollars when preventing self-destruction as with pitch control of the blades of a wind turbine in a storm when the electrics fail.
10 Sep 2020
The Billion Dollar Supercapacitor
Supercapacitors are only a business of around $0.5 billion. However, Geely Holdings has a new commitment to Maxwell Technologies, a Tesla company, for what may be at least $0.5 billion over the years for peak shaving supercapacitors for its hybrid cars made under Volvo and other brands.
21 Aug 2020
NASA Is Developing an All-Electric X-57 X-Plane: A Cleaner Way to Fly
NASA is developing an electrically powered X-57 plane. Just as electric cars are becoming more and more commonplace on our roads each day, aerospace engineers are seeking to make electric air transportation a reality.
24 Mar 2020
Tesla Motors (battery development)
This profile discusses Tesla involvement in Li-ion battery development specifically.
2 Dec 2019
Clear, Conductive Coating Protects Advanced Solar Cells, Touch Screens
Researchers have improved on a transparent, conductive coating material, producing a tenfold gain in its electrical conductivity. When incorporated into a type of high-efficiency solar cell, the material increased the cell's efficiency and stability.
27 Nov 2019
Nanoramic are a company specialising in nanocarbon materials and solutions for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors. IDTechEx analyst, Dr Alex Holland, spoke with Nanoramic VP of Business Development, Mitch Koffel, at the IDTechEx Show USA, 2019.
20 Nov 2019
Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects
SEEIT is pleased to announce the completion of its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations under the previously announced framework agreement with Tesco plc.
23 Sep 2019
SEEIT to acquire 125 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for 64 m Euro
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, the first UK-listed investment company of its kind to invest exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of cogeneration assets in Spain for a total cash consideration of approximately €64 million.
23 Sep 2019
UK Power Networks to help deliver Greater Manchester's greener future
UK Power Networks Services has been accepted onto a framework that will deliver projects to renew and upgrade Manchester Metrolink's electrical infrastructure to help support Transport for Greater Manchester's (TfGM's) green transport strategy.
6 Sep 2019
In September 2019 we have reappraised the supercapacitor business.
23 Aug 2019
Here Come 48V Full Hybrid Electric Vehicles
The new Hyundai Tucson switches off the engine when coasting or braking at under 30kph. This is a bridge to the 48V full hybrids that IDTechEx foresaw some time ago. IDTechEx correctly predicted that they would come sooner rather than later and not just as cars - thus the title of the new IDTechEx report embracing it all, "48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030".
14 Jun 2019
Expect seven-times the air traffic in 2050 increasing greenhouse gas X4 unless something radical happens. Elon Musk has made interesting statements about electric aircraft over the years. His Tesla will survive and prosper: if Tesla investors stop investing the Chinese will snap it up. Either way, somewhere down its list of priorities will be reinventing pure electric aircraft, so what does Tesla bring to the table?
30 May 2019
The supercapacitor market has bottomed out and is now into a sustained period of strong growth. Recent actions of three giant companies not usually associated with supercapacitors illustrate why.
18 Feb 2019
Chinese Supercapacitor Vehicles Spreading Worldwide
Consider supercapacitor buses. CRRC of China has been quietly exporting them to Bulgaria, Israel, and Austria recently and its own supercapacitor manufacturers now make good products and plan 30% cost reduction within 3 years.
8 Feb 2019
Why Tesla Bought the Supercapacitor World Leader
Tesla needs to excel in the much broader range of energy storage technologies needed for Class 8 trucks down to Tesla 3 cars to retain uniquely long range for the price.
18 Sep 2017
Ioxus View of the Supercapacitor Business
This article covers IDTechEx's recent interview with members of Ioxus staff.
13 Sep 2017
New Supercapacitor Applications
This article suggests supercapacitor market growth could be aided by exploiting its unique properties.
23 Jun 2017
Nanogenerators that stand the test of time
Earlier this month, IDTechEx analysts were invited to attend the second talk within the "From Discovery Science to Industrial Application" series, co-organised by the Cambridge Network and the Maxwell Centre.
22 May 2017
TM4 and Cummins: Evolving Strategies to Benefit from EV Surge
On May 11, 2017, traction motor manufacturer TM4 Inc. and diesel maker Cummins Inc. announced a joint effort to develop a plug-in hybrid powertrain for Class 7/8 transit buses that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional hybrid buses.