Amtech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today announced that its subsidiary, Tempress® Systems, Inc., has entered into a research agreement to develop an in-line or conveyor diffusion furnace system for the solar industry.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd., a specialized solar cell manufacturer based in Nanjing, China, announced today that the Company has established its European headquarters in Munich, Germany.
The University of California Santa Barbara's Technology Management Program will assemble entrepreneurs, investors, technologists and senior policy makers from China, British Columbia and California at the Emerging Energy Technologies Summit on the UCSB campus, Corwin Pavilion, February 8th and 9th.
Freeplay Energy(TM), the leading brand of dependable, portable, self-sustaining products, today, at the Winter Outdoor Retailer show, announced the launch of its new integrated compact device called the Freeplay Companion in the United States and Canada.
Microbial Solutions Ltd (Oxford, UK) a newly formed spin-out company from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, a research centre owned by the Natural Environment Research Council, today announced that it has raised £1.2 million to commercialise its innovative wastewater treatment technology, which uses a patent protected collection of ‘clever’ non-pathogenic bacteria to cleanse toxic metal working fluids from the engineering industry.
Inventor Tom Chi is addressing the energy crisis with a GREEN solution that he calls "impossibly simple" and that he describes as "one more Essential action we need to take to reduce energy dependence and fuel costs."
An energy materials research group in alkaline polymer fuel cells lead by Dr John Varcoe at the University of Surrey has been awarded £292k by the EPSRC to develop new low-temperature fuel cells which could lower the cost and increase the operation times of batteries used in everyday gadgets such as mobile phones and laptops. The EPSRC award to Surrey forms part of a larger £1.4m award to four UK universities.
GE Energy reinforced its position as North America's leading supplier of wind turbines in 2007, with another record-breaking year for the U.S. wind industry.
A maximum efficiency rating of 98.5 percent for photovoltaic inverters has been achieved by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in a test using prototype silicon carbide-based MOSFETs manufactured by CREE, Inc., USA.
Origin Energy has entered into a strategic relationship with wind generation developers Epuron acquiring an option to develop up to 590MW of wind farm projects starting with the construction of the 30MW Cullerin Range wind farm in NSW, 30km west of Goulburn.
BP announced today during a ceremony in the Great Hall of People in Beijing that it had signed a series of agreements to enhance its commitment to China. These agreements involve strategic integration and commercialisation of clean coal conversion technologies, wind power generation and world-class acetic acid production. The British Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown and the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, as well as officials from both British and Chinese governments, witnessed the signing.
AOS Solar is developing Solar Silicon 4.0 technology that combines crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic (PV) efficiency with low cost, high throughput thin film manufacturing economics.
In a major advance in alternative fuel technology, researchers report development of a sponge-like material with the highest methane storage capacity ever measured.
More environmentally friendly Verizon sedans will soon be making their way through New Jersey cities and towns.
California energy giant Clipper Windpower, Plc has chosen Blyth, Northumberland in the United Kingdom as the site for a new generation of offshore wind turbines, North England Inward Investment Agency (NEIIA) has announced.