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Why the times are a changin' in marine electrification

Why the times are a changin' in marine electrification

Aug 17, 2018
The marine industry is at a turning point: vessel owners and operators are increasingly attracted to the value proposition of installing a battery system. Electrification is gaining momentum. Here's why.
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IDTechEx TVAerospace Material Advancements

Aerospace Material Advancements

Aug 13, 2018
IDTechEx Analyst, Dr Richard Collins gives a brief overview on the aerospace materials industry, covering composites, light weighting, metal alloys, nano-carbons and additive manufacturing.
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Nissan to sell electric battery business to Envision Group

Nissan to sell electric battery business to Envision Group

Aug 6, 2018 Japan
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Envision Group for the sale of Nissan's electric battery operations and production facilities to Envision.
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Cummins and Johnson Matthey expand efforts in electrification

Cummins and Johnson Matthey expand efforts in electrification

Feb 21, 2018 United States, United Kingdom
Cummins Inc announced the acquisition of Johnson Matthey's UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey that specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.
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Device makes power conversion more efficient

Device makes power conversion more efficient

Dec 8, 2017 United States
New design could dramatically cut energy waste in electric vehicles, data centers, and the power grid.
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A report from UITP-Busworld 2017

A report from UITP-Busworld 2017

Nov 9, 2017 Worldwide
UITP-Busworld 2017 took place at Kortrijk Expo from the 23rd to the 25th October 2017. Running for over 40 years it is the worlds oldest and largest bus and coach exhibition. This year UITP and Busworld announced the first collaboration of their international bus conference in parallel to the Busworld exhibition. Analyst Aman Atak was there to learn about new developments and products, as well as attending the conference, in parallel, on the outlook of electric buses in China.
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New quantum dot solar cell world record

New quantum dot solar cell world record

Nov 7, 2017 United States
Researchers established a new world efficiency record for quantum dot solar cells, at 13.4 percent.
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Flash-charging connection technology powers electric buses

Flash-charging connection technology powers electric buses

Oct 27, 2017 France
ABB has won a $20 million order from Swiss bus manufacturer HESS to supply its flash-charging technology for 20 e-buses and related infrastructure for the French city of Nantes.
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Swollen Apple Phones: More Trouble to Come

Swollen Apple Phones: More Trouble to Come

Oct 9, 2017
IDTechEx analysts have long warned that the leading lithium-ion battery manufacturers have been taking risks in their headlong redesigns to obtain higher energy and power density, lower cost per kWh and ironically better safety, for example from less-flammable and non-flammable electrolytes.
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Creating longer-lasting fuel cells

Creating longer-lasting fuel cells

Oct 4, 2017 United States
Fuel cells could someday generate electricity for nearly any device that's battery-powered, including automobiles, laptops and cellphones.
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New Zealand leads world in zero emission renewable grid electricity

New Zealand leads world in zero emission renewable grid electricity

Sep 18, 2017
New Zealand leads the world in zero emission renewable grid electricity now at 85%. With a nice balance between geothermal, hydroelectric, unusually continuous wind power and some solar, the country has less intermittency of green power than most.