30 Jun 2020
Arrival is a promising UK-based startup with ambitious plans to be the first to produce electric commercial vehicles at a competitive upfront price-point.
29 Jun 2020
WM Motor is a Chinese start-up focusing on designing and develop battery electric passenger cars.
15 Jun 2020
Nordics' Largest Battery Storage Unit
Neoen is announcing the construction in Finland of Yllikkälä Power Reserve One, a new 30 MW energy storage plant with a storage capacity of 30 MWh. The facility is set to play a key role in stabilizing the national electricity system managed by Fingrid.
14 May 2020
3 GWh Redox Flow Battery Production Facility for Saudi Arabia
Nusaned Investment and SCHMID Group have closed the JV transaction in Saudi Arabia focusing on manufacturing and technology development in the field of Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries.
14 Apr 2020
Lordstown Motors is an American EV startup developing an all-electric pickup truck
10 Apr 2020
Pervasive Displays Increases Manufacturing Capacity
The use of increased automation reduces the human interaction required in the lamination process, one of the many critical phases of e-paper display production.
3 Apr 2020
Enovix Secures $45 Million to Produce 3D Silicon Lithium-ion Battery
Enovix Corporation has secured $45 million in new funds to produce and commercialize its 3D Silicon Lithium-ion Battery.
25 Mar 2020
Advanced Electric Machines Ltd
Advanced Electric Machines (AEM) produce a novel form of electric motor which has no reliance on rare-earths or copper windings. AEM have a partnership and applications within commerical vehicles and are looking to expand even further.
11 Mar 2020
UK's First Electric Forecourt Under Construction, Opening Summer 2020
The first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts is now under construction and will open this summer. The Electric Forecourt near Braintree, Essex, can charge 24 electric vehicles at once with superchargers that can deliver up to 350kW of charging power, enabling people to charge vehicles within 20-30 minutes initially, and much faster in the future as battery technologies mature.
2 Mar 2020
InnovationLab GmbH was established in 2008. At first, it received funding from the government (from Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). However, since 2013 it claims to be standing on its own feet and to be cash-flow positive.
25 Feb 2020
Schneider Electric (Energy Storage)
Schneider Electric SE is a French multinational corporation. The company began to include software, critical power and smart grid applications, through strategic acquisitions, into its business in 2010.
19 Feb 2020
Aggreko Generators Powered by Biogas Deliver Cost Savings
Aggreko plc is working with RE Power Group to produce electricity from clean biogas for a facility in Thailand.
7 Feb 2020
Waste-to-Energy Project for Australia
Masdar has made its first investment in Australia after acquiring a 40 per cent stake in the country's second utility-scale waste-to-energy facility, the company.
29 Jan 2020
Massive Battery Proposed Near Retired Coal Plant
The Navajo Energy Storage Station is a pumped storage hydropower facility that would use water from Lake Powell and a new reservoir on a plateau above the lake to create a gigantic battery. The facility would use cheap, abundant solar and wind energy to pump water to the upper reservoir, then release it through turbines to generate 10 hours of renewable energy each day to power cities in California, Arizona and Nevada when demand peaks late in the day and through the night.
28 Jan 2020
Imagination Garden Inc.
Imagination Garden is a Korean company that produce Smart Farms, high-tech hydroponic farms that can grow produce extremely efficiently in almost any location, including the centres of cities. The company uses AI to automate much of the growing process and ensure that plants get the exact nutrients that they need at any one time. In January 2020, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Soobin Kim, Founder and CEO of Imagination Garden.
28 Jan 2020
BESIX Awarded New BOT Contract in Waste-to-Resource Sector in Dubai
BESIX will build and operate for 16.5 years renewable energy production facilities at Al Qusais, Dubai. The Landfill Gas-to-Energy contract was awarded to BESIX by Dubai Municipality.
30 Dec 2019
First Long Duration, Liquid Air Energy Storage System in the US
Highview Power Storage and Encore Renewable Energy jointly announced plans to develop the United States' first long duration, liquid air energy storage system. This facility will be a minimum of 50MW, provide in excess of eight hours of storage and will be located in northern Vermont.
25 Dec 2019
Program Targets 50 Percent Receycled Material in New Cells
Northvolt is making swift progress with its blueprint for sustainable battery manufacturing and is positioned to deliver lithium-ion cells to European markets with a minimal environmental footprint.
20 Dec 2019
AeroFarms is an American start-up company aiming to tackle the world's growing food issues by growing crops indoors in high-tech facilities. But can advanced technology overcome the huge costs of growing crops indoors? IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent investigates...
18 Dec 2019
Spread Co., Ltd.
Spread is Japan's largest vertical farming company, producing 51,000 heads of lettuce every day inside its highly automated facilities. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with representatives from Earthside Group, parent company of Spread.