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2 Aug 2021

'Founding Father' of Lithium Ion Batteries Helps Solve 40 Year Problem

In the late 1970s, M. Stanley Whittingham was the first to describe the concept of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, an achievement for which he would share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Yet even he couldn't have anticipated the complex materials science challenges that would arise as these batteries came to power the world's portable electronics.
13 Jul 2021

Global Power Technologies

GPT manufactures generators ranging from 5 to 550 watts, using heat to produce electrical power for applications requiring up to 5,000 watts. GPT generators function on natural gas, propane, or liquefied petroleum gas to provide highly reliable, cost-effective, energy wherever needed.
9 Jul 2021

Detecting Gravitational Waves with Artificial Intelligence

A new production-scale AI framework that allows for accelerated, scalable and reproducible detection of gravitational waves.
7 Jul 2021

Orbital Composites

Orbital Composites is a 3D printing company focussing on composite material.
5 Jul 2021

Longer-Lived Lithium-Metal Battery Marks Step Forward for EVs

Researchers have increased the lifetime of a promising electric vehicle battery to a record level, an important step toward the goal of lighter, less expensive and long-lasting batteries for future electric vehicles.
25 Jun 2021

Most Marine Renewable Energy Produced in the United States

Verdant Power's grid-connected tidal power demonstration project in New York City has exceeded performance projections by every measure.
18 Jun 2021

Swift Solar USA

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar PV technology company Swift Solar announced today that it secured more than $8 million in Series Seed 2 funding, with an additional $1.5 million expected to close soon, for a total of $9.6 million.
1 Jun 2021

ORPC Plans to Advance Tidal Energy in Cook Inlet

ORPC proposes to initiate the process towards installing a tidal energy project at East Foreland, Cook Inlet, Alaska. Once the project is functioning, ORPC will collaborate with Homer Electric Association Inc to sell it the tidal energy produced.
27 May 2021

GE Unveils 12 MW Floating Wind Turbine Concept

GE researchers unveiled details of an ongoing two-year, $4 MM project to design and develop advanced controls to support a 12 MW Floating Offshore Wind Turbine.
26 May 2021

Massivit 3D

Massivit 3D is an Israeli 3D Printing company that manufactures and sells large-format thermoset deposition printers and materials. IDTechEx spoke with Ido Eylon, VP of Global Sales and Marketing at Massivit 3D.
25 May 2021

New Possibilities for 3D-Printing Human Tissue, Vocal Chord Repair

There is no replacement for the vocal cords when damage is severe or permanent. Now, a team of materials scientists has developed a soft material with promise of new treatments in the future. Their novel soft material, called an elastomer, is very stretchable and 10,000 times softer than a conventional rubber, matching the mechanical properties of vocal cords. The elastomer can be 3D printed for use in health care.
13 May 2021

Massivit 3D

Massivit 3D is a 3D Printing company that formed in 2013 and specialises in large volume printers. In April 2021, they launched a new product called Massivit 3D 5000.
11 May 2021

Molecular Glue Makes Perovskite Solar Cells More Reliable Over Time

In a study that could help to bring inexpensive, efficient perovskite solar cells one step closer to commercial use, researchers found a way to strengthen a key weak point in the cells, dramatically increasing their functional life.
10 May 2021

AI Recovers Energy, Nutrients, Freshwater from Municipal Wastewater

Combining artificial intelligence and machine learning for online learning of system dynamics, mathematical modeling for optimizing energy and nutrient recovery, and life-cycle analysis and modeling with respect to both the science and economics to guide system design. It will also involve development of novel materials for efficient solar steam generation and wireless sensors for real-time water quality monitoring.
4 May 2021

Thin Film Electronics ASA

Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company (OSE/OTCQX) in Norway with corporate headquarters in Oslo and global headquarters in San Jose, California. The company used to work on flexible electronic products such as NFC-based tags and now it focuses on thin-film solid-state batteries.
28 Apr 2021

Aggreko Partners with Argonne National Laboratory

Aggreko has delivered a smart battery storage system to Argonne National Laboratory. The solution will expand high power charging for electric vehicles at the organisation's Smart Energy Plaza near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
27 Apr 2021

Innovation in Carbon Capture Technology

There are significant research efforts aiming to boost the effectiveness of CO2 capturing technology and facilitate deployment of what could be a vital technology in the fight against climate change.
16 Apr 2021

Marine Energy Industry Sets New Goal of 1GW of Deployments by 2035

With marine energy on the cusp of significant growth, the National Hydropower Association unveiled new industry deployment targets of 50 MW by 2025, 500 MW by 2030, and 1 GW by 2035.
8 Apr 2021

SolarWindow Sets New Record, Doubling Its Power Conversion Efficiency

SolarWindow Technologies Inc has more than doubled its prior certified performance, also achieving the highest independently-certified power conversion efficiency of previous organic photovoltaic devices fabricated at the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
6 Apr 2021


Cuberg are US start-up developing lithium-metal batteries.