Paper-based battery powered by bacteria

24 August, 2018

In an effort to bring portable power sources to remote parts of the world, US researchers have developed a new type of battery — made of paper and fuelled by bacteria.

Laser-scribed graphene improves sodium-ion battery capacity

17 August, 2018

Researchers have found a way to improve the capacity of sodium-ion batteries, bringing them closer to potentially succeeding lithium-ion batteries in mainstream use.

Hybrid energy storage system could charge EVs in seconds

16 August, 2018

A newly developed energy storage system, based on a nanomolecule that can store electric power or hydrogen gas, can be used as a flow battery or for hydrogen storage.

Phosphorus + microwaves = more efficient solar cells

10 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Flakes of phosphorene, a 2D form of phosphorus only a few atoms thick, are being used to boost the energy capacity of dye-sensitised solar cells.

Powering the future of smart homes

09 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Ultralife Corporation

Whether it's for security or leisure, tomorrow's IoT devices need consistent power.

Magellan Power Solar Gate solar power monitoring system

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Magellan Power's Solar Gate combines hardware and software to control and prevent the export of solar power to the grid.

More efficient production of battery materials

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

Pure Battery Technologies is commercialising a process to extract nickel and cobalt from low-grade ores more cheaply and effectively than current methods.

Quantum batteries could enable instantaneous charging

01 August, 2018

Unlike ordinary batteries, which take the same amount of time to charge no matter how many you have, quantum batteries should charge faster the more you have of them.

Smart solar hybrid streetlight system developed

31 July, 2018 by Aman Jha, Jitendra Jain, Prashant Pandey, Indar Prakash Singhal and Kamaldeep Bansal — AMG Central Lab, STMicroelectronics Pvt Ltd Greater Noida, UP, Delhi, India | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics has devised a smart solar hybrid LED streetlight system, developed as a pilot project and implemented in the car park at one of its campuses.

Are wearables the answer for an ageing population?

27 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Accutronics

The growth in wearable devices and the ageing population may seem like two disconnected trends, but what if they were connected?

Magellan Power Stand Alone Power System

17 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Magellan single- and three-phase Stand Alone Power Systems are designed to operate independently of the grid, maximising the use of renewable energy.

Mornsun R3 series fixed input DC converters

11 July, 2018 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

Mornsun's R3 series fixed input DC converters offer solutions to common issues with power supply design.

Vicor DCM DC-DC converter modules

10 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Vicor Corporation

The DCM ChiP (converter housed in package) is a DC-DC converter module that operates from an unregulated, wide range input to generate an isolated, regulated DC output.

Helios RWS1000B and RWS1500B industrial power supplies

02 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Helios Power Solutions

Helios has added the RWS1000B and RWS1500B industrial AC-DC power supplies. The series is suitable for industrial, test and measurement, broadcast, communications and LED signage equipment.

RECOM RAC15-K and RAC20-K AC/DC converters for IoT and smart home

01 July, 2018 | Supplied by: RECOM Power GmbH

The RAC15-K and RAC20-K series are PCB-mount AC/DC modules with ultralow energy losses, especially in light load conditions.

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