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Facility:Innovate is a sister company of The Facility Architects, born from our innovative R&D projects. The devices we develop convert the mechanical movement associated with footsteps or transport vibration into useful electricity. Our energy harvesting initiatives have arisen from years of experience in environmental architecture. This includes constructing an entire building from recycled materials and creating a school building that doesn't require heating.
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24 May 2023

Asperitas Immersed Computing

Asperitas Immersed Computing (referring as Asperitas) is an immersion cooling vendor for data center applications. Unlike typical immersion cooling solutions, Asperitas utilizes passive natural convection rather than active cooling using coolant distribution units (CDUs).
3 May 2023


Hybrit Development AB (HYBRIT) is a joint venture between Swedish companies SSAB, LKAB, and Vattenfall. The company was founded to develop the HYBRIT project to demonstrate the use of hydrogen in sustainable steel production.
13 Apr 2023


Li-Cycle is a Canadian Li-ion battery recycler founded in 2016. This profile provides an update of Li-Cycle's 2022-Q1 2023 developments in Li-ion battery recycling.
10 Apr 2023

Ascend Elements

Ascend Elements is a Li-ion battery recycler, based in Massachusetts, US. The company has developed a Li-ion battery recycling process for the production of cathode active material (CAM).
27 Mar 2023

Storag Etzel: H₂CAST

Storag Etzel GmbH is one of the largest suppliers of cavern gas storage facilities in Germany. This company profile focuses on the company's activities within underground hydrogen storage using salt caverns.
27 Mar 2023

Veolia (Battery Recycling)

Veolia provides solutions for water, waste, and energy management. The company also operates in the Li-ion battery recycling market.
24 Mar 2023

Cirba Solutions

Cirba Solutions were founded in 1991 and provide battery recycling and end-of-life processing services in North America.
17 Mar 2023

Saft: Specialty Battery Packs

Saft is a worldwide battery company founded in France in 1918 and acquired by Total Energies in 2016. Saft makes specialty high performance battery cells and packs for military applications, motor sports, marine, rail and has a long history in batteries for space applications.
16 Mar 2023

Kawasaki Heavy Industries: Liquid Hydrogen Supply Chain

Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) is a Japanese multinational corporation supplying products, industrial equipment, and services to a wide range of sectors including aerospace, marine, energy, and manufacturing. This company profile focuses on KHI's activities within hydrogen liquefaction and liquid hydrogen storage and distribution, as well as hydrogen gas turbines.
13 Feb 2023

Air Liquide: Low-Carbon Hydrogen Solutions

Air Liquide S.A. is a French multinational company supplying industrial gases, technologies, and services to various industries including chemicals, healthcare, metallurgy, electronics, and energy. This profile focuses on Air Liquide's product offering and activities within the low-carbon hydrogen space.
10 Feb 2023


Talkin'Things is an RFID company that designs, manufactures, and converts UHF and HF RFID tags. Jakub Zaluska, Marketing Director of Talkin' Things, was interviewed by IDTechEx on February 8, 2023.
9 Jan 2023


Bluepha is a materials manufacturer based in China, producing PHA, a bio-based plastic.
9 Dec 2022

Hazer Group

Hazer Group is an Australian company that has developed a catalytic methane pyrolysis process, which produces hydrogen and synthetic graphite.
5 Dec 2022

Eat Just: Good Meat

Eat Just is an alternative proteins company. It is famous for its Good Meat product, the first cell-cultured meat hybrid product to commercialize.
29 Nov 2022

BASF: Methane Pyrolysis Process

BASF is a German multinational chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world. This company profile discusses BASF's methane pyrolysis technology, which it has been developing since 2010 as part of its Carbon Management R&D program.
21 Nov 2022

CO₂ Capsol

CO₂ Capsol is a Norwegian technology provider of post-combustion carbon capture systems that uses hot potassium carbonate (HPC) as a solvent. In October 2022, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Hydra Rodrigues spoke with Johan Jungholm, Chief Commercial Officer at CO₂ Capsol, during the Carbon Capture Technology Expo Europe 2022 in Bremen, Germany.
30 Sep 2022

CMS Closes Series of High Profile Battery Storage Deals

International law firm CMS has closed five significant battery storage deals in recent months, reinforcing the firm's position in this space.
16 Sep 2022

Britishvolt: A New Giga Factory for the UK

Britishvolt is a UK-based company setting up a lithium-ion cell production facility in the North East. The company is in the early stages, without production capacity yet, but with the ambition to be generating 50GWh.
7 Sep 2022

Synhelion Starts Construction of DAWN to Produce Solar Fuels

Synhelion marks the start of construction work on DAWN - the world's first industrial plant to produce synthetic fuels using solar heat. Located in Jülich, Germany, the facility will be the first to demonstrate the entire process from concentrating sunlight to producing synthetic liquid fuel on an industrial scale. SWISS will be the first airline to fly using the CO2-neutral solar kerosene produced there.
6 Sep 2022

Small Scale Pumped Heat Energy Storage System Demonstrated

Southwest Research Institute in collaboration with Malta Inc has completed assembly and commissioning of the first-of-its-kind pumped heat (or thermal) energy storage demonstration facility.