A submerged system developed by MIT researchers uses the vibration of piezoelectric materials to generate power and send and receive data.
Researchers at MIT and several other institutions have developed an electrolyte for improving the efficiency and stability of supercapacitors while reducing their flammability.
A lower self-discharge rate leads to longer operating life for batteries and a lower cost of ownership for remote wireless devices.
To improve power management applications, smart power distribution uses a de-centralized power architecture based on multiple electronic and electrical modules.
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Wind turbines are making a major impact on the power generation market, but they need constant maintenance in order to remain reliable and continue delivering clean energy, even after the manufacturer’s warranty has expired.
Interact Analysis reports Europe will be the fastest growing market for lithium-ion batteries with energy storage being the fastest growing sector.
Kevin Lippert has been appointed president of the United States National Committee (USNC) to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and will work on testing, certification and accreditation for the electrotechnical industry.
Rice University scientists are designing arrays of aligned single-wall carbon nanotubes to channel mid-infrared radiation and increase the efficiency of solar energy systems.