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Green Technology Progress
May 5, 2022
Construction Begins on Largest Floating Solar Array in the USA

Construction Begins on Largest Floating Solar Array in the USA

Floating solar projects offer a solution to the challenge of finding suitable locations to accommodate large scale commercial solar installations. Built mostly on man-made lakes or reservoirs, where tides and saltwater will not impact the panels, floating solar projects turn underutilized space into clean energy.
Green Technology Progress
May 5, 2022
Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Clean trucks will be used to clean more cities around Europe, as Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe.
Green Technology Progress
May 5, 2022
Recycled Glass Waste Replaces Sand in 3D Printing

Recycled Glass Waste Replaces Sand in 3D Printing

Researchers have developed the capability to use recycled glass in 3D printing, opening doors to a more environmentally sustainable way of building and construction.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Carbon Dioxide Removal

Carbon Dioxide Removal

This premium article explores carbon dioxide removal and its critical technologies, including direct air capture, afforestation and reforestation, soil carbon sequestration, biochar, and more. It will also delve into the carbon dioxide removal market and business models, as well as current initiatives.
Green Technology Progress
May 4, 2022
Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland harbour ferries are set to get quieter, cleaner and greener, thanks to two new fully-electric ferries for commuters and sightseers to travel on. Auckland Transport will operate the two electric fast ferries across all major inner and mid-harbour services, and the new ferries will provide a pathway for further ferry electrification in the future.
External Company Press Release
Ground-Breaking Liquid Air Energy Storage Demonstrator Goes Live

Ground-Breaking Liquid Air Energy Storage Demonstrator Goes Live

An industry-first application of liquid air energy storage energy efficiency technology is now a live IEEA demonstrator project at Aggregate Industries' Cauldon Cement Works.
Green Technology Progress
May 3, 2022
Soot Can Help with the Energy Transition

Soot Can Help with the Energy Transition

Turning environmental pollutants into renewable solar energy while reducing carbon emissions may seem like something plucked out of a science-fiction film, but researchers are working to make that proposition a reality.
Green Technology Progress
May 3, 2022
Milestone in Battery-Powered, Zero-Emission Transport for Ships

Milestone in Battery-Powered, Zero-Emission Transport for Ships

Current Direct is demonstrating a swappable battery solution for powering inland waterway vessels, with one or more lithium-ion batteries installed in a swappable container, or e-house. Project estimates indicate that the use of swappable batteries connected to an energy-as-a-service platform could reduce European water transport emissions by 482 000 metric tonnes of CO2 equivalents each year.
Green Technology Progress
May 2, 2022
Potential Means to Reduce Li-Ion Batteries Reliance on Rare Metals

Potential Means to Reduce Li-Ion Batteries Reliance on Rare Metals

A research group, utilizing inexpensive elements, has demonstrated the feasibility of synthesizing electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries. If explored further, this method could reduce industrial reliance on rare metals such as cobalt and nickel.
Green Technology Progress
Apr 29, 2022
Public Driverless Robotaxi Service in Beijing

Public Driverless Robotaxi Service in Beijing

The general public in Beijing, China, will be able to experience driverless robotaxis for the first time. Two robotaxi operators have been awarded a permit by Beijing city authorities to offer driverless services in southeastern Beijing. To ensure safety during this pilot program, a safety supervisor will sit in the front passenger seat.
External Company Press Release
LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announces another significant milestone with 5,000 TX taxis sold in London. As the world's most advanced electric taxi, the TX delivers the best possible experience for drivers and passengers, substantial savings for operators and reduced urban emissions for the capital.
Green Technology Progress
Apr 29, 2022
Silicon Solar Cell New World Record, Conversion Efficiency of 25.7%

Silicon Solar Cell New World Record, Conversion Efficiency of 25.7%

JinkoSolar has achieved a major technical breakthrough for its 182 mm high-efficiency N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cell. JinkoSolar has set a new world record again with the maximum solar conversion efficiency of 25.7% for its large-size monocrystalline silicon TOPCon solar cell.
External Company Press Release
ASCA and Epishine Sign Their First Licensing Agreement for Printed OPV

ASCA and Epishine Sign Their First Licensing Agreement for Printed OPV

Epishine is partnering with ASCA to strengthen and further develop the world-wide OPV market. ASCA recently acquired the most relevant intellectual property portfolio on printed OPV and the companies have signed a licensing agreement to share it beginning of April. The contract will enable the Swedish-based manufacturer Epishine to further improve its organic indoor light energy harvesting solar modules.
External Company Press Release
AFC Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Deployed at World's First Urban-Air Port

AFC Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Deployed at World's First Urban-Air Port

AFC Energy is pleased to announce that one of its hydrogen fuel cells is being showcased at Air One - the world's first fully operational Urban-Air Port, situated in Coventry, which opened last week. The hydrogen fuel cell being supplied by the Company is being used to charge Air One's fleet of EV service vehicles.
External Company Press Release
Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqeedo today announced a collaboration with Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH to integrate hydrogen fuel cell charging into Torqeedo's industry-leading propulsion systems for electric boats. The two companies will work together on an innovative marine hydrogen hybrid building kit integrating Torqeedo's existing Deep Blue battery-electric drive systems and Proton Motor's advanced fuel cell technology.
External Company Press Release
Germany Launches World-First Battery Pass Project

Germany Launches World-First Battery Pass Project

Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action formally announced its "Battery Pass" project and its eleven consortium members, including Circulor, the leading supply chain traceability provider, as the project's technology implementor. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-year, German-funded R&D project to develop core data specifications and technical standards for a "passport", as well as a standardized dataspace to manage batteries that are manufactured or placed into service in the European Union.
External Company Press Release
MOL Builds One of the Largest Capacity Green Hydrogen Plants in Europe

MOL Builds One of the Largest Capacity Green Hydrogen Plants in Europe

MOL Group has teamed up with Plug Power Inc to build one of Europe's largest-capacity green hydrogen production facilities at MOL's Danube Refinery in Százhalombatta, Hungary. Green hydrogen will reduce the carbon footprint of the Danube Refinery operation and enable emission-free mobility in the longer term.
External Company Press Release
Octopus Energy Makes First Green Waves in UK Offshore Wind Power

Octopus Energy Makes First Green Waves in UK Offshore Wind Power

Octopus Energy Generation has made its first investment in a large UK offshore wind farm - helping to accelerate the UK's journey to energy independence.
External Company Press Release
Candela Flying Electric Craft Test Drive Centre Opens in Cannes

Candela Flying Electric Craft Test Drive Centre Opens in Cannes

After selling more than 100 units in the US and Europe, Candela is now entering the French market thanks to an exclusive partnership with the leading recreational boat reseller Sud Plaisance. Candela C-8 will make its French debut with the aim to change boating for the better on the Côte d'Azur.
Green Technology Progress
Apr 28, 2022
Solar Beats Nuclear at Many Potential Settlement Sites on Mars

Solar Beats Nuclear at Many Potential Settlement Sites on Mars

The high efficiency, light weight and flexibility of the latest solar cell technology means photovoltaics could provide all the power needed for an extended mission to Mars, or even a permanent settlement there, according to a new analysis by scientists.
Green Technology Progress
May 5, 2022
Construction Begins on Largest Floating Solar Array in the USA

Construction Begins on Largest Floating Solar Array in the USA

Floating solar projects offer a solution to the challenge of finding suitable locations to accommodate large scale commercial solar installations. Built mostly on man-made lakes or reservoirs, where tides and saltwater will not impact the panels, floating solar projects turn underutilized space into clean energy.
Green Technology Progress
May 5, 2022
Recycled Glass Waste Replaces Sand in 3D Printing

Recycled Glass Waste Replaces Sand in 3D Printing

Researchers have developed the capability to use recycled glass in 3D printing, opening doors to a more environmentally sustainable way of building and construction.
Green Technology Progress
May 4, 2022
Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland Harbour Goes Electric

Auckland harbour ferries are set to get quieter, cleaner and greener, thanks to two new fully-electric ferries for commuters and sightseers to travel on. Auckland Transport will operate the two electric fast ferries across all major inner and mid-harbour services, and the new ferries will provide a pathway for further ferry electrification in the future.
Green Technology Progress
May 3, 2022
Soot Can Help with the Energy Transition

Soot Can Help with the Energy Transition

Turning environmental pollutants into renewable solar energy while reducing carbon emissions may seem like something plucked out of a science-fiction film, but researchers are working to make that proposition a reality.
Green Technology Progress
May 2, 2022
Potential Means to Reduce Li-Ion Batteries Reliance on Rare Metals

Potential Means to Reduce Li-Ion Batteries Reliance on Rare Metals

A research group, utilizing inexpensive elements, has demonstrated the feasibility of synthesizing electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries. If explored further, this method could reduce industrial reliance on rare metals such as cobalt and nickel.
External Company Press Release
LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC Celebrates Sale of 5000th TX Electric Taxi in London

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) announces another significant milestone with 5,000 TX taxis sold in London. As the world's most advanced electric taxi, the TX delivers the best possible experience for drivers and passengers, substantial savings for operators and reduced urban emissions for the capital.
External Company Press Release
ASCA and Epishine Sign Their First Licensing Agreement for Printed OPV

ASCA and Epishine Sign Their First Licensing Agreement for Printed OPV

Epishine is partnering with ASCA to strengthen and further develop the world-wide OPV market. ASCA recently acquired the most relevant intellectual property portfolio on printed OPV and the companies have signed a licensing agreement to share it beginning of April. The contract will enable the Swedish-based manufacturer Epishine to further improve its organic indoor light energy harvesting solar modules.
External Company Press Release
Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqueedo Takes on Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Emission-Free Boating

Torqeedo today announced a collaboration with Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH to integrate hydrogen fuel cell charging into Torqeedo's industry-leading propulsion systems for electric boats. The two companies will work together on an innovative marine hydrogen hybrid building kit integrating Torqeedo's existing Deep Blue battery-electric drive systems and Proton Motor's advanced fuel cell technology.
External Company Press Release
MOL Builds One of the Largest Capacity Green Hydrogen Plants in Europe

MOL Builds One of the Largest Capacity Green Hydrogen Plants in Europe

MOL Group has teamed up with Plug Power Inc to build one of Europe's largest-capacity green hydrogen production facilities at MOL's Danube Refinery in Százhalombatta, Hungary. Green hydrogen will reduce the carbon footprint of the Danube Refinery operation and enable emission-free mobility in the longer term.
External Company Press Release
Candela Flying Electric Craft Test Drive Centre Opens in Cannes

Candela Flying Electric Craft Test Drive Centre Opens in Cannes

After selling more than 100 units in the US and Europe, Candela is now entering the French market thanks to an exclusive partnership with the leading recreational boat reseller Sud Plaisance. Candela C-8 will make its French debut with the aim to change boating for the better on the Côte d'Azur.
Green Technology Progress
May 5, 2022
Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Volvo Trucks, Bucher Municipal Collaborate to Electrify Sewer Trucks

Clean trucks will be used to clean more cities around Europe, as Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Carbon Dioxide Removal

Carbon Dioxide Removal

This premium article explores carbon dioxide removal and its critical technologies, including direct air capture, afforestation and reforestation, soil carbon sequestration, biochar, and more. It will also delve into the carbon dioxide removal market and business models, as well as current initiatives.
External Company Press Release
Ground-Breaking Liquid Air Energy Storage Demonstrator Goes Live

Ground-Breaking Liquid Air Energy Storage Demonstrator Goes Live

An industry-first application of liquid air energy storage energy efficiency technology is now a live IEEA demonstrator project at Aggregate Industries' Cauldon Cement Works.
Green Technology Progress
May 3, 2022
Milestone in Battery-Powered, Zero-Emission Transport for Ships

Milestone in Battery-Powered, Zero-Emission Transport for Ships

Current Direct is demonstrating a swappable battery solution for powering inland waterway vessels, with one or more lithium-ion batteries installed in a swappable container, or e-house. Project estimates indicate that the use of swappable batteries connected to an energy-as-a-service platform could reduce European water transport emissions by 482 000 metric tonnes of CO2 equivalents each year.
Green Technology Progress
Apr 29, 2022
Public Driverless Robotaxi Service in Beijing

Public Driverless Robotaxi Service in Beijing

The general public in Beijing, China, will be able to experience driverless robotaxis for the first time. Two robotaxi operators have been awarded a permit by Beijing city authorities to offer driverless services in southeastern Beijing. To ensure safety during this pilot program, a safety supervisor will sit in the front passenger seat.
Green Technology Progress
Apr 29, 2022
Silicon Solar Cell New World Record, Conversion Efficiency of 25.7%

Silicon Solar Cell New World Record, Conversion Efficiency of 25.7%

JinkoSolar has achieved a major technical breakthrough for its 182 mm high-efficiency N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cell. JinkoSolar has set a new world record again with the maximum solar conversion efficiency of 25.7% for its large-size monocrystalline silicon TOPCon solar cell.
External Company Press Release
AFC Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Deployed at World's First Urban-Air Port

AFC Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Deployed at World's First Urban-Air Port

AFC Energy is pleased to announce that one of its hydrogen fuel cells is being showcased at Air One - the world's first fully operational Urban-Air Port, situated in Coventry, which opened last week. The hydrogen fuel cell being supplied by the Company is being used to charge Air One's fleet of EV service vehicles.
External Company Press Release
Germany Launches World-First Battery Pass Project

Germany Launches World-First Battery Pass Project

Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action formally announced its "Battery Pass" project and its eleven consortium members, including Circulor, the leading supply chain traceability provider, as the project's technology implementor. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-year, German-funded R&D project to develop core data specifications and technical standards for a "passport", as well as a standardized dataspace to manage batteries that are manufactured or placed into service in the European Union.
External Company Press Release
Octopus Energy Makes First Green Waves in UK Offshore Wind Power

Octopus Energy Makes First Green Waves in UK Offshore Wind Power

Octopus Energy Generation has made its first investment in a large UK offshore wind farm - helping to accelerate the UK's journey to energy independence.
Green Technology Progress
Apr 28, 2022
Solar Beats Nuclear at Many Potential Settlement Sites on Mars

Solar Beats Nuclear at Many Potential Settlement Sites on Mars

The high efficiency, light weight and flexibility of the latest solar cell technology means photovoltaics could provide all the power needed for an extended mission to Mars, or even a permanent settlement there, according to a new analysis by scientists.
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