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2019
28 Jun

Rapid test for malaria using a graphene biosensor

Researchers are developing a device that allows the early diagnosis of malaria, in a fast and reliable way, and at an accessible cost.
26 Jun

Creation of Africa mini-grid system

Africa is still facing a serious problem of energy access. On this immense continent, many cities remain off-grid. With a population of more than 200 million, Nigeria is a country comprising 36 states, only one of which has an electricity network.
20 Jun

UNDP and IRENA join forces to advance low-carbon energy transition

The United Nations Development Programme and the International Renewable Energy Agency ( announced a global partnership to accelerate low-carbon energy transition and offer concrete steps to achieve sustainable development. Under the cooperation, the organizations will explore joint initiatives aimed at accelerating the implementation of the Agenda 2030, and stimulating renewable energy investments in developing countries.
12 Jun

Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao and James Hayward
31 May

Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition

Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency shows.
1 May

Wearable to detect infant breathing problems

An innovative wearable sensor to monitor new-born babies in poor areas is being developed. Academics will create wearable technology to accurately measure the respiratory rate in new-born babies, specifically for areas where access to healthcare is poor.
29 Apr

University of San Francisco carbon neutral 30 years ahead of goal

The University of San Francisco has met its goal of zero net carbon emissions more than 30 years ahead of its 2050 target date set in 2014 with a series of large and small steps, including reducing campus water use by 30 percent and switching to green cleaning supplies, to installing micro turbines that produce heat and electricity right on campus and purchasing mission-driven carbon offsets.
26 Mar

Smart Packaging 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Raghu Das
7 Mar

Electric School Buses and Midi Buses 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
19 Feb

Electric Vehicles in China 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Na Jiao, Dr Luyun Jiang and Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
8 Feb

Electric Buses 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Na Jiao
31 Jan

Energy Storage for Electric Buses and Trucks 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Na Jiao
2018
14 Dec

Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
13 Dec

£100 million for renewable energy projects in Africa

£100 million for renewable energy projects in Africa to provide electricity to 2.4 million people a year. Developers of small-scale solar, wind, hydro and geothermal projects will be supported to harness each country's natural resources.
4 Dec

A new CO2 - negative energy source as an alternative to coal and oil

Using an existing, operational plant in Austria, NextFuel is introducing a completely new solution to climate change that is CO2 negative, cheap and massively scalable. The NextFuel briquette, made from fast growing elephant grass on marginal land, favorably competes with the rising cost of oil and the price of coal in most markets.
1 Oct

Diesel Generator Set Future Developments and Alternative Technologies 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Iain Meager
11 Sep

Off grid small nuclear power

Nuclear industry leaders have outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity. Launched three years ago, Harmony encompasses three objectives - a level playing field for all clean-energy sources of electricity, harmonised regulatory processes, and an effective safety paradigm.
24 Aug

Fuel Cell Vehicles 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
24 Aug

Smart Materials as Structural Electronics and Electrics 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Jon Harrop, Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Luke Gear
14 Aug

Electric Two-wheelers 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear