25 Oct 2016
Vibration energy harvesting: Where is the money?
Energy harvesting is off-grid production of electricity where it is needed using ambient energy such as wind, tide and waves or just vibration.
19 Jan 2015
7 million pound investment in 3D printing firm
Hobs Reprographics, the largest independent 3D printing company in the UK received a £7m investment from BGF in December 2014 to support its growth strategy.
13 Jun 2013
Energy harvesting returns to the forefront
2008 to 2010 saw huge enthusiasm and interest in the development of small energy harvesters.
3 May 2013
Energy harvester rolls to market production
A new concept becomes proven reality, as MicroGen's nanotechnology-based energy harvester - researched and developed by the company at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility (CNF) - begins commercial-scale production this summer.
10 Jan 2013
Piezoelectric energy harvesting: Developments, challenges, future
The days when piezoelectric energy harvesting was considered unreliable and had low power output are long gone. Hand in hand with the development of ultra low power electronics, energy harvesters have been drastically improving also.
21 Dec 2012
MicroGen is developing products based on its proprietary piezoelectric vibrational energy harvester technology. These MEMS devices are micro-power sources that can either be used to extend battery lifetime or in some cases eliminate the need for batteries altogether.
5 Sep 2012
XTRION N.V. completes MicroGen series A round
MicroGen Systems, Inc. has announced that XTRION N.V. completed the first investment round of the company.
5 Jun 2012
NYSERDA awards $1.2M contract to MicroGen Systems, Inc.
NYSERDA has awarded $1,200,000 to MicroGen Systems, Inc. to commercialize its energy harvesters.
10 Nov 2011
Energy harvesting markets
Next week the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage USA event will open in Boston to more than 350 attendees from 16 countries. Below are some of the highlights you should expect from the show.
15 Aug 2011
Development of self charging batteries from ambient vibration
MicroGen Systems is developing a global, scalable, green, renewable energy power source.
6 Mar 2009
MEMS-based energy harvester provides green power source
A green power source like MicroGen's product can dramatically reduce the need for traditional batteries.