Freezing temperatures and rolling blackouts have spurred discussion on whether renewable energy grid integration may be a safety net for future outages. Design-level challenges, however, make this endeavor more complicated than it may seem.
February 19, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
IoT designers are commonly plagued with the issue of long-term deployment. Energy-harvesting paradigms, including a new solar harvesting device from Maxim, may be a promising supplement to battery cells.
January 18, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Supercapacitors are increasingly hailed as a key to sustainable energy. Coupled with the demand for robust energy storage systems, these devices are gaining traction in R&D and across the market.
December 22, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
Scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) have created a layered, low-cost solar cell technology that exhibits some of the highest levels of power-conversion efficiency to date.
March 14, 2020 by Luke James