Research Articles

United Kingdom
30 Jun 2015

Qualcomm: wireless charging success

IDTechEx was guest of Qualcomm at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane London 26 June and at the Formula E pure electric car racing in Battersea Park London the day after.
United Kingdom
29 Jun 2015

Formula E promotes EVs

The UK Formula E races took place 28-29 June.
Worldwide
25 Jun 2015

Energy harvesting at Electric & Hybrid Marine Amsterdam

One focus of the second day of this event has been energy harvesting.
Worldwide
24 Jun 2015

Graphene market on the cusp of growth

Each year IDTechEx Research releases its up-to-date market report on graphene and related materials: Graphene and 2D Materials: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2015-2025.
Worldwide, Netherlands
24 Jun 2015

Report on Electric and Hybrid Marine Amsterdam

Here is our report on the first day of the Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam 23 June.
Worldwide
22 Jun 2015

New design strategies make batteries flexible and wearable

A new design strategy has emerged for making batteries flexible.
Worldwide
22 Jun 2015

Jet engine range extenders for electric vehicles

In May 2015, Californian Company, Wrightspeed announced the Fulcrum, a gas turbine on-board range extender for charging the batteries of electric vehicles.
Netherlands, Worldwide
18 Jun 2015

Airborne Wind Energy Conference Netherlands 15-16 June Part Two

There is healthy disagreement among everyone concerning the optimal products, with some going to grid applications first then planning off-grid or, like Makani, looking only at on-grid.
Worldwide
18 Jun 2015

Electric vehicle power electronics: divergent approaches

The power electronics business as applied to electric vehicles is becoming so huge that very divergent approaches become viable.
Netherlands, Worldwide
17 Jun 2015

Airborne Wind Energy Conference Netherlands 15-16 June Part One

This is the leading event on this subject: it moves around the world. AWE is the generation of electricity by flying devices in the wind, whether tethered or untethered. Almost all such projects involve tethered devices, over 30 being kites. Some are tethered aircraft that can take off and land themselves
Worldwide
12 Jun 2015

Power electronics for electric vehicles: $45 billion market

Power electronics is at the heart of the disruptive change of all electric vehicle parts.
Worldwide
11 Jun 2015

Supercapacitors with batteries or fuel cells: result happiness

IDTechEx interviews in Japan have established that supercapacitors across lithium-ion batteries in cars can increase range by 10% by permitting deep discharge, provided suitable batteries are used that can tolerate such a regime.