Liquid air: A cool option for energy storage?

Envirotec Magazine

Katie Smith is a Technical Assistant with Reddie & Grose LLP, a firm of patent, trade mark and design attorneys. Last year the European Patent Office and the International Energy Agency published a detailed report on innovation in batteries and electricity storage.

Purdue researchers develop liquid phase change-cooled cable to enable higher charging current

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The road to faster charging runs through greater cooling capacity (so to speak). Purdue University engineers have invented a new, patent-pending charging cable that uses a novel cooling method.

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INTRODUCING MERSEN ISOMAXX

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PATENTED ENHANCED COOLING SOLUTION FOR THE LATEST PRIMEPACK™ IGBT GENERATION

HyPoint debuts prototype of air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell for aviation

Business Green

Zero emission flight powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology moved one step closer to take-off this week, after US green energy technology start-up HyPoint said it would start shipping its "turbo air-cooled" hydrogen fuel cell system to aircraft manufacturers next year.

Leapers Semiconductor to introduce new SiC power module series

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The HPD series consists of 1,200 V, three-phase and water-cooled SiC MOSFET power modules. According to Leapers, it uses a patented Arcbonding chip surface connecting technology that ensures reliability, improves power cycling and reduces static losses.

BorgWarner will supply 800 V SiC inverter to German automaker

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The design builds on BorgWarner’s cooling technology, which enables a reduced semiconductor area. The system also offers greater durability and enhanced packaging thanks to its compact, patented power switch that is cooled on both sides and uses no wire bonds.

X Shore electric boats to use Kreisel Electric battery packs

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Kreisel Electric says its patented modular immersion-cooled battery technology complies with the DNV marine standard, and is designed to withstand the harshest environmental conditions.

LiNa and ion Ventures conclude successful test of solid-state sodium battery platform

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LiNa says the battery is constructed from easily sourced, low-cost materials, contains no cobalt or lithium, operates at a wide range of temperatures, does not require expensive cooling systems, and uses inherently safe battery chemistry.

Comparison of next-generation EV motors: Induction, IPM-SRM, Axial-Flux Air-Core

Charged

Join this session for a deep dive dedicated to: Understanding how each of the three motor topologies functions Explanation of how each motor performs with air and liquid cooling Size, cost, and power density considerations for each option.

Should the world ban solar geoengineering? 60 experts say yes.

Grist

And it also released a cloud of sulfur dioxide, a chemical that, in large enough quantities, reflects the sun’s rays and cools the planet. Last weekend, an underwater volcanic eruption covered the island nation of Tonga in ash. It sent tsunami waves surging across the entire West Coast.

Food Rescue: Save Food the Same Way You Order It – With a Click!

Green Business Bureau

Just like you request an Uber, schedule a pizza delivery or book a haircut, your company could get rid of excess stock, help the planet, support your community, and earn lots of cool points. Sometimes it’s inconvenient to do the right thing. Recycling requires work. Composting can be messy.

Heat recovery from waste

Envirotec Magazine

Depending on the nature of the initial waste stream, and the effectiveness of the evaporation system and any post-evaporation treatment, the water can then be used for various purposes including cleaning, as a heating or cooling fluid, or even inclusion into other products.

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This summer, consider sustainable seafood

GreenBiz

Bon Appetit’s Amanda Shapiro says their kelp burger is all she wants to eat this summer "even if it weren’t made of a super-cool, planet-saving seaweed." This summer, consider sustainable seafood. Theresa Lieb. Fri, 07/23/2021 - 02:30. Summer makes me nostalgic for seafood.

Albania’s first floating solar plant starts commercial operations

Renewable Energy World

In addition, 160 equal panels have been placed on land for comparison and documentation of the cooling effect on the floating panels. The project is unique as it uses Ocean Sun’s patented membrane technology.

10 Tips For Making Inspiring Cleantech Marketing Videos

Michael Grossman

” Unfortunately, as millions of broke patent holders have discovered over the last couple hundred years, the recipe for success also requires money, timing, necessity, novelty, competitive advantage, and luck. Video Is About People –No matter how cool your invention, people will be more interested in how it intersects and impacts their lives than they are about your patents or your processes.

Greentown Labs Member Milestones — July 2022

Greentown Labs

Radical Plastics is conducting field trials of mulch film produced by its patented technology with Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Department of Homeland Security’s Cooling Solutions Challenge.

Heat transfer acquisition means combined companies have over 100 years’ experience

Envirotec Magazine

By 1964 the company was also manufacturing air-cooled heat exchangers, sulphur condensers and waste heat boilers, which still remain core products to the present day. A large heat exchanger supplied and installed by Exchanger Industries.

Hyundai unveils E-GMP EV platform

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This is partly thanks to its enhanced cooling performance, the result of a new separate cooling block structure that helps make the battery pack more compact. Hyundai has unveiled a new dedicated EV platform.

Proterra to supply battery tech to Australian bus manufacturer

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Proterra’s battery packs incorporate liquid cooling amd an active thermal management system. In addition to manufacturing its own electric buses, Proterra licenses its powertrain technology under the brand name Proterra Powered.

Green lane: Tarmac confirms switch to low carbon asphalt

Business Green

New material promises to deliver significant carbon savings and faster cooling temperatures. Low carbon asphalt is set to become a feature of Britain's roads after Tarmac this week announced it is to make its emissions-saving warm mix material standard for road building in the UK.

Cleantech San Diego to Host Three-Part Energy Startup Showcase Series in November

CleanTech San Diego

XENDEE – XENDEE is led by an award-winning team which has created a patented microgrid assessment and design software platform that simultaneously co-optimizes the techno-economic performance and power flow analysis of proposed energy resilience projects.

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q3 2021

Greentown Labs

M2 Thermal Solutions is developing a drop-in replacement air conditioner that uses a combination of evaporative cooler and membrane to independently cool and remove moisture from room air.

Utility signs up businesses to water-saving pledge

Envirotec Magazine

In 2014 Christeyns launched Cool Chemistry. A patented innovation that combines equipment and chemistry, Cool Chemistry delivers improved whiteness and increased disinfection, using detergent chemistry that operates at a neutral pH in place of traditional highly alkaline chemicals.

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q1 2021

Greentown Labs

Innovator Energy develops and deploys several breakthrough solutions in cooling, heating, and heat transfer. Skytree ’s patented process employs a unique CO?

Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q4 2021

Greentown Labs

Energy Well Texas offers mid-sized batteries and solar panels that during blackouts can power needed medical devices, basic lighting, heating in winter, cooling in summer, cell phone charging, cooking, and water boiling.

How to choose the right dry room dehumidification solution for lithium-ion battery production

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When outside air is used to make up for battery tool exhaust, mechanical cooling should be used to pre-cool the mixed air and condense out excess moisture before the dehumidifier. Munters’ patented Green PowerPurge technology reduces the required reactivation energy by up to 45%.

Water from Wastewater

Envirotec Magazine

In 2019, SenGupta and his doctoral students at Lehigh were awarded a US patent for the system, described as a CO2–driven ion exchange desalination process, called HIX-Desal, which he calls “a legitimate candidate to transform wastewater into usable water.”.

Gas sensor network provides early wildfire detection

Envirotec Magazine

Mesh gateways featuring Dryad’s patent-pending distributed mesh network architecture – an extension to the LoRaWAN open standard for long-range radio IoT networks. In June 2021, Dryad was named as a cool vendor in Gartner’s Cool Vendors in IoT Thingification report.

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Unleashing the Trapped Value of SMB Customers with UtilityAI™

Bidgely

A personalized digital high cooling alert that lets a customer know that cooling is outside normal boundaries together with recommendations for corrective action yields better engagement. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) consume an estimated 20 percent of U.S.

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Storing Energy in the Freezer: Long-Duration Thermal Storage Comes of Age

GreenTechMedia

The patented solution leverages thermal energy storage to the benefit of frozen-food storage providers and utilities. “What Viking Cold has allowed us to do is [to avoid] sub-cooling to the degree that we had, and then ride it out for much longer,” said Dreisbach.

Cleantech San Diego to Host Three-Part Energy Startup Showcase Series in November

CleanTech San Diego

XENDEE – XENDEE is led by an award-winning team which has created a patented microgrid assessment and design software platform that simultaneously co-optimizes the techno-economic performance and power flow analysis of proposed energy resilience projects.

Unleashing the Trapped Value of SMB Customers with UtilityAI™

Bidgely

In the same way that Bidgely’s patented machine learning technology uses residential meter data to create the world’s most accurate residential customer energy profiles across 100+ attributes, our UtilityAI platform analyzes commercial meter data to deliver actionable insights for every SMB customer in a service territory and help utilities understand more about each unique business customer. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) consume an estimated 20 percent of U.S.

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Houston’s Energy Transition Ecosystem Convenes for Climatetech Summit 2021

Greentown Labs

Massachusetts Materials Technologies (MMT), which provides patented technologies for pipeline companies to nondestructively assess the safety, performance, and regulatory compliance of vintage pipelines used for the transmission of natural gas and liquids.

Who gets to decide whether we study solar geoengineering?

Grist

In 2012, for instance, a British project to reflect the sun with water droplets was canceled due to conflict-of-interest concerns over patents. The experiment sounded innocuous.

'It could be a turning point': Cambridge engineers claim zero carbon cement making breakthrough

Business Green

The three engineers - Dr Cyrille Dunant, Dr Pippa Horton and Professor Julian Allwood - have filed a patent and secured new research funding for 'Cambridge Electric Cement', which they claim is the world's first emissions-free route to recycle Portland cement.

DOE Clean Energy Programs Vital to American Innovation, Competitiveness?—?and Jobs

E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs

have resulted in the formation of 76 new American companies, attracted nearly $3 billion in private-sector investments and produced 346 new patents. As Steve told me recently, the most energy efficient heating and cooling system known to exist are geothermal HVAC systems.

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Volkswagen ID.4, Nissan Ariya bring EV drive to compact crossovers … chasing Tesla Model Y

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will feature an 82-kilowatt-hour liquid-cooled battery pack, a 150-kilowatt (201-horsepower) motor producing 228 pound-feet of torque that drives the rear wheels, and an estimated EPA range of 250 miles. Can new electric entries in a hugely popular segment convince U.S.

Exxon Knew. Did They, Though?

R-Squared Energy

That might seem like a ludicrous notion, but consider that in the 1970s the public had been bombarded with messages that the world was cooling. ” and in 1975 Newsweek published “The Cooling World.” There were numerous articles and scientific papers throughout the 1970s that argued that the world was cooling, not warming. Beyond the patents I received while working there, my research papers are still in the archives at ConocoPhillips.

The Rise and Fall of the Fossil Fuel Industry

Rinexii

In 1800 when the Boulton and Watt patent for a steam engine ran out, new engines advanced the usefulness of coal powered steam. They allowed for reliable heating and eventually cooling, easy and fast transportation, and allowed for the growth of the economy.

Transportation Pitch Day Convenes Cleantech Ecosystem to Dive into the Future of Mobility

Greentown Labs

Their patented technology provides accurate and instantaneous state of charge and state of health. Greentown Labs member SparkCharge presents at the 2020 Transportation Pitch Day. Transportation is the largest contributor to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

Model Y: Tesla’s latest model is its most refined—and it continues to improve

Charged

But I could think of lots of little things that are really cool. With regard to performance, it’s cool. It’s sort of cool in a steampunk way, but not something you want to repeat. What I try to do is to pre-cool the car before I get in it.

Hyperdrive Innovation and BorgWarner Gateshead acquired by Silicon Valley electric motor pioneer

Business Green

Incorporating the technology from these two companies with the [Turntide's patented] Smart Motor System will allow Turntide to simplify the path to sustainable transport," said managing director of Turntide Transport Matt Boyle.

Utility AI leading the digital transformation from awareness to adoption of energy disaggregation

Bidgely

As the pioneers of smart meter disaggregation, and commanding an IP portfolio of 14 patents , we are proud to see the market adoption come this far. Can my vendor tell me exactly which homes have an EV; or which homes have electric heating vs. gas heating; or which homes are using their cooling on weekday afternoons, so we can confidently offer them a free Smart Thermostat without lowering the TRC of the program?