24 Oct 2022
Wireless Charging to Pull the Plug on Charging Stations
The development of wireless charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) has slowly picked up momentum over the past decade. This charging solution relies on the principle of resonant inductive coupling to achieve wireless power transfer (WPT) from a ground-based pad to a vehicle-fitted pad. Drivers should simply align their vehicles with the ground pad for charging to begin automatically, eliminating the need to plug in.
28 Sep 2022
First Wind Farm Repowering in Africa
The Surus Group, through its online platform Escrapalia, has put 73 wind turbines up for public auction. They come from the Koudia Al Baida Wind Farm, located in Morocco.
26 Sep 2022
Mercedes-Benz Trucks Presents eActros LongHaul for Long Distance
In terms of payload, distance and routes, heavy-duty long-haul transport is the most demanding segment in road freight transport. At the same time, there is great potential here to reduce CO2 emissions. Following the market launch of the eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is now igniting the next stage for battery-powered heavy-duty long-haul transport.
12 Aug 2022
WiTricity is a wireless charging company spun-out from the physics department at MIT and has over 1200 patents in the field. It licenses its IP to auto OEMs and tier 1s looking to introduce wireless charging platforms as well as offering its own product. IDTechEx spoke to David Schatz, VP of Sales and Business Development at WiTricity, to understand its technology and business model.
9 Aug 2022
Recylable Wind Turbine Blades Get to Work
The first commercial installation of recyclable wind turbine technology recently took place at RWE's Kaskasi offshore wind power project in Germany. It marks a turning point in the long-term sustainability of offshore wind power.
26 Jul 2022
Skeleton to Build World's Largest Supercapacitor Factory with Siemens
Skeleton Technologies and Siemens are announcing a far-reaching technology partnership for the development, planning and implementation of a fully automated, digitalized manufacturing plant to produce supercapacitors in Germany.