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Energy Storage Innovations Europe 2017

Energy Storage Innovations Europe 2017

Mar 9, 2017 1 Worldwide
The field of battery energy storage is set to grow significantly over the coming years. The question that incumbents, raw materials suppliers, end users, and innovators are all asking themselves is whether Li-ion batteries will keep the lion's share of the market, or whether disruptive innovation will drive technology diversification according to applications.
Jaguar Land Rover: Autonomy Insights 2017

Jaguar Land Rover: Autonomy Insights 2017

Mar 9, 2017 Worldwide
At the Future Powertrain event March 2017 in Solihull UK, Tony Harper, Head of Research and Advanced Systems Engineering gave valuable insights into the reality of autonomous and electric vehicles.
Electric trucks reinvented this year

Electric trucks reinvented this year

Mar 9, 2017
At the recent Future Powertrain Conference in Solihull UK, Professor Matthias Wellers, Managing Director AVI Powertrain, said he liked the idea of intermittent catenaries on major roads charging inter-city pure electric trucks.
World's first electrically powered boat for fish farming

World's first electrically powered boat for fish farming

Mar 8, 2017 Norway
The world's first battery-powered work boat for fish farming has been brought into operation in Norway.
IDTechEx Show! Overview

IDTechEx Show! Overview

Mar 7, 2017
Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx, gives an overview in the lead up to the event. The exhibition runs alongside the conference tracks and takes place on 10-11 May in Berlin, Germany. It will showcase over 200 exhibiting companies from 61 countries, many demonstrating the technologies in action.
Kite power: Diesel killer or wind turbine killer?

Kite power: Diesel killer or wind turbine killer?

Mar 7, 2017 7
The new IDTechEx report, "Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) 2017-2027" finds that making electricity by flying kites and the like can potentially address two very different opportunities: kill diesel or kill wind turbines.
Development of quantum secured architectures for electric vehicles

Development of quantum secured architectures for electric vehicles

Mar 7, 2017 Russia
The collaboration is intended to enforce the running projects funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and Russian Science Foundation on low cost quantum electronics solutions for autonomous vehicles in a partnership involving RQC, IPM and I-FEVS.
US-patent for new drone safety system accepted

US-patent for new drone safety system accepted

Mar 6, 2017 1 United States
In case of losing control of a drone, certain emergency systems are necessary to avoid the destruction of the drone and furthermore to minimize the danger for objects and human beings on the ground.
Here come the billion dollar electric vehicle orders

Here come the billion dollar electric vehicle orders

Mar 3, 2017 Worldwide
The electric vehicle and battery industries are in for a white knuckle ride over the next few years with increasing rejection on performance and toxicity of the lead acid battery by designers and lead-hostile laws that add cost.
BioSolar focuses on driving down lithium-ion battery prices

BioSolar focuses on driving down lithium-ion battery prices

Mar 2, 2017 1 United States
BioSolar Inc, a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, has further described its plan to help drive down the cost of lithium-ion batteries.
Webinar Tues 14 March - Electric Drones Reinvented

Webinar Tues 14 March - Electric Drones Reinvented

Mar 2, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 14 March 2017 titled Electric Drones Reinvented.
Looking for the next leap in rechargeable batteries

Looking for the next leap in rechargeable batteries

Mar 1, 2017 1 United States
Researchers may have just found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks to the next wave of rechargeable batteries — small enough for cellphones and powerful enough for cars.
An on/off-road, full-suspension electric folding bike

An on/off-road, full-suspension electric folding bike

Feb 28, 2017 United States
MOAR is a new fat ebike design on the market with both front and rear suspensions.
UK draws up laws for autonomous vehicles

UK draws up laws for autonomous vehicles

Feb 27, 2017 United Kingdom
New insurance rules for self-driving cars and measures to improve provision of electric vehicle charge points have been introduced in the UK as part of the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill.