29 Aug 2022
A New Concept for Low Cost Batteries
Made from inexpensive, abundant materials, an aluminum-sulfur battery could provide low-cost backup storage for renewable energy sources.
27 Jul 2022
HEVO is a Brooklyn-based company that offers wireless charging hardware and software for EVs. They are also the commercialisation partner for the U.S. Department of Energy's Oakridge National Lab's high power wireless charging solutions. IDTechEx liaised with their founder and learnt about their product portfolio and commercialisation strategy.
14 Jun 2022
Closed-Loop Additive Manufacturing Fueled by Upcycled Plastic
Researchers have developed an upcycling approach that adds value to discarded plastics for reuse in additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. The readily adoptable, scalable method introduces a closed-loop strategy that could globally reduce plastic waste and cut carbon emissions tied to plastic production.
29 Apr 2022
Xerox Elem Partners with Rochester Institute of Technology in Metal AM
Xerox Elem Additive Solutions announced that the Rochester Institute of Technology recently purchased and installed a Xerox ElemX3D printer at their AMPrint Center in Henrietta, NY. RIT will utilize the printer in their collaborations with manufacturers for research and product development as they focus on next-generation metal 3D printing technologies.
1 Apr 2022
Study Sheds new Light on Promising Photvoltaic Material
A study takes a fresh look at what could become the first step toward a new generation of solar batteries. The study examines the structure of metal halide perovskites, materials promising for their ability to turn light into electric energy, known as photovoltaic conversion.
23 Nov 2021
SkyNano LLC is a Tennessee-based start-up focusing on the electrochemical production of carbon additives using greenhouse gases as inputs. In October 2021, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr. Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Dr. Anna Douglas, Co-Founder & CEO of SkyNano Technologies.
22 Nov 2021
Polymer Discovery Gives 3D Printed Sand Super Strength
Researchers have designed a novel polymer to bind and strengthen silica sand for binder jet additive manufacturing, a 3D-printing method used by industries for prototyping and part production.