Is it ethical to patent emerging climate tech?
AUGUST 31, 2022
is fast-tracking patent applications for climate tech. Is this a good move?
SEPTEMBER 6, 2023
Warsaw — Hydrogen Bar System (HBS) has hit a milestone by securing a groundbreaking patent from Poland’s esteemed patent office. The patent puts HBS on the map as a leader in hydrogen storage, aiming.
AUGUST 18, 2022
Believe it or not, Toyota is by far the leading holder of solid-state battery patents, according to a recent study by Nikkei. Other Japanese companies are also among the top patent-holders in this space. Panasonic took second place with 445 patents, and another Japanese firm, Idemitsu Kosan, came in third with 272 patents.
MARCH 16, 2023
The two companies reach an agreement permitting Solarwatt to continue selling and marketing solar products covered by the licensed patent EP ’689.
AUGUST 31, 2023
PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGEO) has filed patents for the work of Mohamad Husni Mubarok, Production and Operation Excellence Manager, for a technology that allows for real-time flow rate and enthalpy measurements of two-phase fluids from geothermal wells. PGE has completed the registration of Husni’s patents in the U.S.
Smart Energy International
SEPTEMBER 4, 2023
DEWA innovates on battery performance Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s Research and Development (R&D) Centre has filed a new patent for an innovation for improving the performance of electrodes in lithium-ion batteries, sodium–sulphur batteries and electrolyte distribution batteries.
DECEMBER 22, 2022
Parent company of Qcells successfully alleges in preliminary injunction proceedings to German court that Trina Solar GmbH is unlawfully importing and selling solar modules in Germany that infringe Qcells’ patented technology.
FEBRUARY 22, 2023
Public communications following Patent Office ruling show SunSpec inducing members to infringe on Tigo Energy intellectual property.
Smart Energy International
MAY 12, 2022
New joint report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) unveils the innovation trends in electrolysis technology to accelerate the cost reduction in renewable-based hydrogen production. The country refers to the country of the patent applicants. C climate target.
FEBRUARY 17, 2023
Both companies have reached a patent licensing and transfer agreement with each other over their intellectual properties.
APRIL 5, 2021
Underpinning the initiative is a recent patent on aspects of the technology. The company’s patented approach to electric motors, which is available to license, replaces steel, copper coils and rare earth magnets with thin, light and widely available materials.
OCTOBER 6, 2020
PITT OHIO receives a patent for the process they developed to take wind and solar energy into a battery system and the subsequent distribution of that power to points of use throughout their facilities.
MARCH 9, 2021
Protecting inventions with patents can assist with these aims, but innovators may be skeptical of being able to obtain patent protection for products that are made using recycled materials — materials that in many cases are, by definition, not new. Even in such a case, patentable innovation may be found in a new process.
MARCH 31, 2020
patent that covers a process for separating photovoltaic (PV) strips from solar cells for use in tiled or so-called "shingled" solar modules. Solaria Corporation, a US-based global provider of advanced solar energy products, announced today that it filed suit against Canadian Solar Inc.,
FEBRUARY 28, 2022
as the world’s leader in key scientific measures, including overall number of papers published and patents awarded. A new report by the National Science Foundation confirms China has overtaken the U.S. scientists also have serious competition from foreign researchers in some important fields.
JANUARY 9, 2023
Latest EPO-IEA report reveals hydrogen production technology patents have shifted towards low-emission methods such as electrolysis. Researchers analysed global patent data to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of innovation in the hydrogen field.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2021
The patented racking system is the first solution on the market that neither stresses nor damages the panels as it transfers all compressive and tensile forces directly into the roof's substructure. The Austrian expert in PV mounting solutions AEROCOMPACT has developed a new support system for solar power systems on sandwich panels.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2021
Agreement allows unnamed German solar company access to Q CELLS’ patent-protected cell passivation technology.
Hydrogen Fuel News
SEPTEMBER 28, 2023
More recently, a patent was filed, suggesting that the automaker could truly consider going forward with this model. A patent filing has renewed interest in the Hyundai hydrogen car concept vehicle. The automaker made a patent filing with the European Union Intellectual Property Office ( EUIPO ).
Green Living Guy
JUNE 25, 2020
The post Envision goes Patent Pending for Floods with Solar EV Charging Station appeared first on Green Living Guy. EV Charging and Emergency Power That Can Survive Flooding to Over Nine Feet SAN DIEGO – June 16th, 2020 – Envision Solar International, Inc., That’s for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media.
Smart Energy International
JUNE 21, 2022
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s Research and Development Centre (DEWA’s R&D Centre) has filed a new patent for a redox flow battery stack with improved electrolyte distribution. The new patent, which is the fourth filed by the Centre, reportedly resolves a significant challenge in flow battery.
Solar Power World
APRIL 13, 2020
International Trade Commission investigation into whether module competitors infringed on Hanwha Q CELLS’s manufacturing patent found that Jinko’s products do not infringe on the patent. … The post Trade Commission finds JinkoSolar did not infringe on Q CELLS’s patent appeared first on Solar Power World.
APRIL 12, 2023
Through a patented wet waste processing solution designed to separate, sanitize, and wash food and other organic debris, Juno captures previously unrecoverable paper fibres in the waste stream such as from cups with plastic coatings or paper-based packaging with food contamination. Juno is proven to help solve this problem.”
Forbes Green Tech
APRIL 20, 2020
Patent and Trademark Office denied Tesla's attempt to invalidate its side door patent. The upstart maker of electric trucks powered by hydrogen fuel cells and batteries claims a small victory after the U.S.
JULY 4, 2022
The process is patented in the UK with further patents pending in key territories around the world. In a world-first, CO2 captured from energy generation emissions is being purified to food and pharmaceutical grade and used as a raw material in the manufacture of a sodium bicarbonate product which will be known as Ecokarb®.
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
The University of Texas at Austin has agreed to transfer patents relating to a new type of electrolyte to be used in solid-state lithium batteries to Hydro-Québec, Canada’s largest electricity producer. The patents are co-invented by Dr. John B.
NOVEMBER 13, 2019
In a complaint filed in March, Hanwha Q Cells alleged that all three companies were infringing on a patent filed in 2008 by importing cells and modules that used proprietary technology. Longi Solar, JinkoSolar and REC Group appear to have emerged victorious from a legal attempt to shut those manufacturers out of the U.S. industry.
AUGUST 22, 2023
The PigProGrAm project includes Membracon’s Downflow Gas Contactor (DGC), described as “a patented technology that excels in a wide variety of gas separation applications, such as industrial carbon capture.”. He said the DGC will be used “to help generate a route for the livestock sector to become truly sustainable.”
JUNE 27, 2023
Salinity Solutions says its technology more than halves the energy used, with the help of a patented combination of a pressure exchange vessel and advanced recirculation control. One patent has already been granted and four more are said to be in the pipeline. Conventional RO expends a lot of energy pumping water through a membrane.
Solar Power World
MAY 14, 2020
The patent infringement lawsuit war is heating up in the solar panel manufacturing world. Unrelated to the recently thrown-out patent infringement claim from Hanwha Q CELLS to REC Group over PERC manufacturing, REC has filed its own lawsuit against Q CELLS in China over half-cell manufacturing.
MAY 9, 2022
A specialist in high-performance, low-cost odour and solvent emission abatement, Anua Clean Air UK offers products drawing primarily on its proprietary (and patented) biofiltration and bioscrubbing technologies. The company has the exclusive world-wide branding and patent rights to Monashell, Monasfil and CrumRubber technologies.
AUGUST 22, 2019
Nano One Materials has secured a US patent for its NMC cathode powders, which it says offer a proprietary means of making Li-ion batteries more durable, safer and cheaper. NMC cathodes are typically comprised of lithium, nickel, manganese and cobalt.
JULY 29, 2022
-Complaint with U.S. International Trade Commission Seeks to Ban Import of Infringing SolarEdge Products -Similar Infringement Action in U.S. District Court Seeks Injunction and Substantial Monetary Damages
MARCH 27, 2023
Te-Tech will manufacture and market Salinity Solutions’ patented, batch reverse osmosis technology, which is said to deliver significant advantages over conventional reverse osmosis technology. One patent has already been granted and four more are in the pipeline. Since it was founded, Salinity Solutions has raised over £1.5m
JUNE 27, 2023
To overcome this and maintain thermal efficiency and process effectiveness, HRS ZLD systems utilise the patented HRS Unicus Series of reciprocating scraped surface heat exchangers. Because each subsequent stage works at a lower boiling point than the previous one, energy savings are obtained.
DECEMBER 29, 2019
Silicon anode specialist Nexeon has acquired three sets of patents relating to the use of silicon in lithium-ion battery anodes. The 24 patents cover the manufacture and use of nano-scale silicon particles, alone or combined with graphite, as well as methods for coating carbon particles with silicon using vapor deposition.
MAY 13, 2021
AttaBox Enclosures Patented 3R 60mm Polycarbonate Breather Vent Kit Now Available
NOVEMBER 22, 2019
The patents complement a growing smart energy IP portfolio and help support the ability of Moixa's AI-enabled GridShare software to unlock value for customers by aggregating fleets of batteries to provide gigawatt-scale virtual power plants and help balance electricity grids worldwide.
JUNE 8, 2020
Patent 9,893,215 ('215 patent). REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy brand with Scandinavian heritage, is pleased to report that on June 3, 2020, the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a Final Determination that REC Group's products do not infringe the asserted claims of Hanwha Q-Cells' U.S.
JUNE 13, 2022
Materials technology firm Betolar has been granted a patent for a method for converting mining waste material into a reinforcing binder. The method developed and patented by Betolar heat-treats the waste material generated in the bioleaching process, causing it to become a reactive substance with a binder potential.
Inhabitat - Innovation
MARCH 29, 2021
Furniture startup Staxxiom has unveiled a sneak peek of its new “no tools, no hassle” furniture products, a line of patented click-to-assemble furnishings built from natural, eco-friendly materials.
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