A lack of progress for battery technology is (arguably) the single biggest barrier for gadgets, electric vehicles and the power grid. But there continues to be innovation, like last week researchers at Northwestern University unveiled technology that can boost gadget battery life by ten and charge a battery in minutes instead of hours. And there’s hundreds of researchers, entrepreneurs, universities and large companies working on battery breakthroughs. Here’s 25 you should know about:
re-consult, part of the Natural Power group, has been awarded a positive decision to its application for accreditation as a Designated Operational Entity (DOE) for the international carbon market
Natural Power has successfully won the Safety Excellence Award this month, awarded by E.ON Climate & Renewables at the utilities' Operational Safety Day.
In July 2011, SGS was assigned a contract to perform quality control services of wind towers for Sany Group, a heavy construction equipment manufacturer, in China.
One bright light in our less than brilliant economy is the unprecedented growth in the LED technology sector. Green Lantern Industries, a leader in commercial LED lighting, reports an astonishing 108% market growth in 2010 fueled by the adoption of LED backlighting technology in flat screen TVs.
GEM Inc. and Capstone Turbine Corporation receive International Award for Hybrid MicroTurbine System
GEM Inc., of Walbridge, OH, and Capstone Turbine Corp. of Los Angeles, have received the 2011 International NOVA Award from the Construction Innovation Forum for micro-turbine technology at Syracuse University's green data center -- one of the world's most energy-efficient data centers.
November 25, 2011Toronto, Ontario. The fastest growing solar market in the world is on pause as the Ontario government invites input from stakeholders on its two-year old Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program. Half way through the six-week FIT Program Review initiated by the new Minister of Energy, Chris Bentley, Ontario Solar Network is bringing industry stakeholders together for a special Town Hall Meeting on Monday, November 28, 7:00-9:00 PM at University of Toronto's OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor Street West. The event is free and advanced registration is recommended.
The international service provider TÜV SÜD and the China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) expressed their intention to cooperate at strategic level in the future. CEPRI is a subsidiary of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the operator of China's national electricity grid.
Across the United States, many are beginning to feel the economy getting better and, as a result,
ElcaMedia, the green marketing agency, announced today that it has won a prestigious platinum award from MarCom Awards USA
240 watt mono PV panel ranked in the top percentile in PV USA (PTC) ratings
A recent profile study made an important discovery for future plants and animals on Earth: accelerating global warming caused by human activities decreases the size of all species of plants and animals.
Sol, Inc., the leading provider of solar LED outdoor lighting solutions, is pleased to announce that Jeff Murphy has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Murphy brings more than 20 years of experience in lighting sales to Sol.
Advanced battery expo and conference coming next Nov. 13-15
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. a developer of lightweight, flexible, thin-film photovoltaic modules, announced today that itsflexible CIGS solar panels were named one of TIME's 50 Best Inventions of 2011. Ascent's technology was one of six ‘green' inventions to be recognized in this year's list, featured in the Nov. 28 TIME issue. For each of the past 10 years, TIME has recognized the top 50 breakthroughs in science, technology and the arts. Previous honorees have included the iPad, Nissan Leaf, 3-D cameras, and the world's first synthetic cells. "We are honored to be recognized by TIME as one of this year's top 50 inventions," said Ascent Solar President and CEO, Ron Eller. "Our flexible solar panels integrate seamlessly with countless applications across a wide variety of markets. TIME's recognition further validates the transformational aspects of Ascent's technology."
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