21 Feb 2020
Enabling Point of Care Diagnostics and Continuous Monitoring
Healthcare Sensor Innovations North America debut on Marc, 17-18, 2020 in San Jose, USA will focus on the latest developments in the use of wearables and sensors in point of care diagnostics and continuous monitoring.
19 Feb 2020
VestasStill Rules Turbine Market, But Challengers are Closing in
Developers commissioned almost 61GW of wind turbines globally in 2019, compared with 50GW in the previous year. Most of these were on land (88%) but the share of turbines installed offshore is growing, up four percentage points to 12%. Just four manufacturers accounted for more than half, or 55%, of the machines deployed: Denmark's Vestas, Spain's Siemens Gamesa, China's Goldwind, and General Electric of the US.
11 Feb 2020
Keynote Speakers Announced for Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020
The Healthcare Sensor Innovations conference will focus on the latest developments in the use of wearables and sensors in continuous monitoring of individuals and point-of-care diagnostics.
28 Jan 2020
Construction on World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm has Begun
Construction on the world's largest offshore wind farm has taken place this week near the coastal village of Ulrome, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
15 Jan 2020
2AI - Applied Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
2AI pursues research on fundamental advances in AI for the development of technically innovative solutions. IDTechEx spoke to members of 2AI involved in the development of LaserNAVI, a collaborative robot for patient-specific laser treatment of vascular lesions.
14 Jan 2020
Solid-state automotive lidar: commercializing photonic beam steering
What does it take to commercialize photonic beam steering?
25 Dec 2019
First Wind Turbine to Generate 262 MWh of Clean Energy in 24 Hours
Eneco, Future Wind and GE Renewable Energy today announced that Eneco will purchase all of the electricity generated by GE's Haliade-X 12 MW prototype. The prototype set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 262 MWh of clean energy in 24 hours, enough energy to power 30,000 households in the region.
9 Dec 2019
Jones Food Company
Jones Food Company is a British start-up that operates Europe's largest vertical farm, a 5000 square metre facility that can produce 420 tonnes of crops a year. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst spoke with Jones Food Company's founder and managing director, James Lloyd-Jones, about the company's technology, the state of the vertical farming industry and Jones Food Company's recent partnership with online supermarket Ocado.
27 Nov 2019
Dr Bryony Core caught up with GE Additive at Formnext 2019. GE Additive are a multinational corporation who commercialise several metal powder bed fusion printers.
7 Nov 2019
Optomec Delivers 500th Industrial 3D Printer
Optomec, Inc has delivered its 500th Industrial 3D printer. The machine is installed at a division of General Electric, which now counts more than 20 Optomec systems in use across GE business units including aviation, healthcare, power, and oil & gas.
1 Nov 2019
A Closer Look at Biosensor Technology at Sensors USA 2019
A key focus of the Sensors USA part of the IDTechEx Show! will be Point-of-Care Biosensors. Biosensor devices provide information associated with a specific health condition or disease. The general trend in biosensors is a move from testing in centralized hospitals, to the patents with point-of-care devices.
1 Nov 2019
Encouraging The Broader Adoption of Additive Manufacturing
GE Additive has entered into a five-year cooperative research and development agreement with the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The agreement focuses on processes, materials and software to drive industrialization and encourage the broader adoption of additive manufacturing technology.
24 Oct 2019
3D Printing, Bioinks Create Implantable Blood Vessels
A modified triple-coaxial 3D cell printing technique allows fabrication of multilayer blood vessels that have the unique biomolecules needed to transform into functional blood vessels when they are implanted.
10 Oct 2019
GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore contract in Brazil
GE Renewable Energy has signed an onshore wind contract with EDF Renewables in Brazil. This deal for GE's Cypress platform — the company's largest onshore wind turbine — is also GE's first contract with EDF Renewables in the country. GE will be responsible for the production and delivery of 25 turbines, that will operate at 5.3 MW.
4 Oct 2019
GE to deliver 100 MWh of battery energy storage systems in California
The energy storage systems support two primary goals. First, they provide targeted local capacity to enhance grid reliability during peak periods. Second, as fast-acting stabilization devices, the battery energy storage systems can charge and discharge rapidly to regulate frequency and contribute to grid stability, helping to balance and facilitate the ever-growing penetration of variable renewable energy.
30 Sep 2019
Funding highlights shift to higher-value long-duration energy storage
Hydrostor expects to use the financing to complete construction of its second commercial reference facility, its Angas Project in Australia, and to advance the company's pipeline of large-scale A-CAES projects. Those projects represent over 2 GW and 16 GWh of deployment potential in the USA, Canada, Chile and Australia, while the company expands opportunities with significant global project potential across many other markets.
23 Sep 2019
SEEIT to acquire 125 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for 64 m Euro
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, the first UK-listed investment company of its kind to invest exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of cogeneration assets in Spain for a total cash consideration of approximately €64 million.
18 Sep 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!