Q CELLS reaches agreement to license use of its patent-protected technology with a German solar module manufacturer

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Agreement allows unnamed German solar company access to Q CELLS’ patent-protected cell passivation technology

Ampt Brings Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against SolarEdge to Protect Optimizer Technology

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-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

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Who's the biggest force in corporate patents for climate-related innovations?

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Information Technology Innovation Innovation Practical MagicHint: It's probably not a Silicon Valley startup.

Draper wins patent for electrostatic motor

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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.

New Patented Technology from EO Charging Set to Transform Fleet Charging

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What Is Behind The U.S. Navy’s ‘UFO’ Fusion Energy Patent?

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Navy patents which range from compact fusion devices to faster than light travel technology. One man is responsible for a slew of bizarre U.S.

Tesla files patent for new type of stator

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The innovative automaker’s quest to improve its products is ongoing, and it recently published a patent for a new type of stator. Tesla’s patent application, Stator for an Electric Motor , reads, in part: An example stator includes a stator core having teeth that are radially arranged about a common central axis of the stator and located in a spaced apart manner from one another. The diversity of electric motors used in today’s EVs is quite striking.

Hydro-Québec commercializing electrolyte patents for solid-state batteries

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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. Hydro-Québec’s team of researchers will integrate the patent’s technology into a battery with the goal of bringing it to the commercialization stage. “We

Nano One secures patent on high-energy NMC cathode powders

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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. Nano One says its proprietary manufacturing technologies allow it to carefully control the formation of lithium-ion battery materials, resulting in unique forms and improved electrical properties.

Battery recycling firm SiTration raises $2.35 million for its separation technology

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Battery recycling technology startup SiTration has raised $2.35 million in pre-seed funding for hiring and for the development of its patented separation technology for materials extraction in battery recycling. “By

Skeleton Technologies joins Siemens to build supercapacitor factory in Germany

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Skeleton Technologies , an energy storage device maker, is working together with Siemens on a new supercapacitor factory in Germany. Skeleton Technologies says it will invest €100 million ($101.5 Source: Skeleton Technologies.

Lamborghini and MIT patent a new material for supercapacitors

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Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have patented a new synthetic material that the carmaker hopes will serve as the technological base for a new generation of supercapacitors. Researchers hope to improve the energy density of the material up to 100% compared to the technology currently on the market, as well as work out large-scale production. Newswire The Tech Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ultracapacitors

SolarEdge sues Huawei again for inverter, power optimizer patent infringement

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SolarEdge has filed three additional lawsuits in China against Huawei, citing patent infringement on its inverters and power optimizers. The recently filed lawsuits follow the filing of three other lawsuits in Germany by SolarEdge in June and July 2018 against Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese entity,… The post SolarEdge sues Huawei again for inverter, power optimizer patent infringement appeared first on Solar Power World.

GM’s Ultium-based EVs feature heat pump technology

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GM has announced that its current Ultium platform-based EVs come standard with an energy recovery system composed of a patented heat pump and technology that recovers waste heat from the vehicle as well as humidity from inside and outside the vehicle. .

Q CELLS’ patent infringement complaint against JinkoSolar, REC and LONGi Solar confirmed by Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany

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A patent infringement complaint filed by Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH in March 2019 to the Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany has been upheld. The Court has found that JinkoSolar GmbH, REC Solar EMEA GmbH and LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH breached Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH’s intellectual property rights by unlawfully incorporating its patented passivation technology into their solar cells

Sponsored content: SEEPEX big pumps with maintain-in-place technology

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SEEPEX Rotor Joint Access technology provides quick and easy access to the rotor-side joint. The new patented BNM range of pumps with capacities up to 300 m 3 /hr and discharge pressures up to 48 bar can handle flowable to highly viscous products with a high dry-solids content.

Ammonia removal technology selected for Scottish site

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Technology from wastewater treatment specialist WPL has been selected by Scottish Water to deliver enhanced ammonia removal at a village treatment works. WPL is a framework supplier whose technology will have a key role in the site maintaining compliance.”.

UCAP Power acquires ultracapacitor-related assets from Maxwell Technologies

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UCAP Power, a San Diego-based developer of ultracapacitor-based power solutions, has purchased the Korean-based ultracapacitor business of Maxwell Technologies , along with other related assets, including the Maxwell brand.

Sistine Solar’s Award-Winning SolarSkin™ Technology Used in Flagship Universal Orlando Installation

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Sistine Solar’s patented SolarSkin™ technology brings to life the world's first custom-branded floating solar array

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Massachusetts startup crowdfunding short-term energy storage technology

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Helix Power Corporation is seeking seed capital from investors to advance its patented flywheel short-term energy storage technology. million to build out and commercialize its technology. By Jonathan Spencer Jones , Smart Energy International.

Johnson Matthey partners with OnTo Technology on battery production scrap recycling

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Johnson Matthey has entered into an agreement with OnTo Technology , a developer of battery recycling methods, to scale up OnTo’s process for the direct recycling of lithium-ion battery scrap. Newswire The Tech Johnson Matthey OnTo Technology

Low-energy desalination technology starts field tests in Palestine

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The technology uses a solar-powered desalination system, made of a novel combination of existing off-the-shelf products which can be deployed easily and relatively cheaply in locations that are ‘off-grid’.

New water toxicity-testing technology ready to scale down for field use

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The technology, now in its next phase of development via a university spin-out company – Nanolyse Technologies – could transform the protection of human health and the environment against chemical pollution caused by toxic, heavy metals dissolved in water.

Turning e-waste into gold: The Royal Mint brings precious metal recovery technology to the UK

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The Royal Mint has signed an agreement with Canadian clean tech start up Excir to introduce a seemingly world first technology to the UK, allowing it to safely retrieve and recycle gold and other precious metals from electronic waste.

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Sponsored content: Viscoelastic coating technology is a tight acquisition for anti-corrision expert

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Amcorr, based in San Antonio, USA is the formulator and manufacturer of a viscoelastic protective coating technology, Viscotaq. This patented product range is used for corrosion prevention and sealing applications on vital infrastructure across a broad range of sectors.

Fledgling Solar Technology Promising Big Efficiency Gains Raises $2.5M

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If commercially successful, the technology could measurably increase the output of solar panels, reducing the number of modules needed to produce equal amounts of electricity and cutting installation costs.

Tigo Energy Files Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit Against SMA

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The complaint against SMA covers six patents related to solar rapid shutdown technology

Breakthrough technologies in capacitor solutions for power electronics in EVs

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Power capacitor technologies affect every vehicle and charger in the electromobility industry.

Ideematec Unveils Horizon L:Tec Solar Tracker at Solar Power International 2020

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The global solar tracking company reveals patented locking technology

Ampt Receives Follow-on Order for String Optimizers Totaling 390 MW of Solar+Storage in Chile

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Ampt’s Patented Optimizer Technology Plays a Key Role in the Lower Cost and Higher Performing DC-coupled Energy Storage Solution

Tigo Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit against APS Continues to Grow

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Complaint Against APSystems and parent Zhejiang Yuneng Technology Co., Covers Five Patents

Who’s the biggest force in corporate patents for climate-related innovations?

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New Chinese wireless charging standard incorporates WiTricity’s technology

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The new GuoBiao (GB) standard relies on technology developed by WiTricity , an MIT spin-out that was founded in 2007. WiTricity claims that its magnetic resonance technology delivers the same power, efficiency and charging rates as conventional plug-in charging methods. “It’s It’s a significant milestone for WiTricity to have our patented wireless charging technology embraced in the Chinese GB national standard,” said Alex Gruzen, WiTricity CEO.

How to license NASA technology for EVs

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NASA holds a slew of patents on EV-related technology, including battery management systems, ultracapacitors, modular robotic vehicles, composite materials and more. Did you know the agency is licensing the technologies to automotive companies through a simple online procedure?

Reduce, reuse, recycle, register?

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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. Reduce, reuse, recycle, register?

Sponsored Content: Innovative odour abatement for even challenging budgets

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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. Odour Control Anua Clean Air UK CrumRubber technologies.

Ideematec Unveils Horizon L:Tec Solar Tracker at Solar Power International 2020

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The global solar tracking company reveals patented locking technology

Guidehouse Insights Recognizes Bidgely for Technology and Vision in Smart Meter Analytics Grid-Based Applications

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Analysts note that Bidgely’s solutions are “rooted in advanced analytics and benefit from strong vision and technology scores.”. Leading Technology Scores.

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Array Technologies releases single-bolt clamp for 11-second module installations

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Array Technologies, manufacturers of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has announced the launch of RapidClamp, a patent-pending single-bolt PV module clamp technology which drastically decreases solar module installation times.

Nano One Enters into a Co-Development Agreement with Niobium Producer CBMM

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The project will build on CBMM's niobium products and technologies, and on Nano One's successful demonstration and patenting of niobium coated cathode materials

IFTL and inQs Harvest Power From Colorless, Virtually Clear Glass

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This technology is based on initial research and patents from International Frontier Technology Laboratory Inc. IFTL), and uses material technology and nanotechnology to harvest power from light using catalysts and electrodes

Firms partner to develop “game-changing technology for offshore wind operations and maintenance”

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share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology that it is claimed will transform the way technicians access offshore wind turbines. Using this technology means that technicians will no longer have to step from a moving boat onto a ladder and then climb (sometimes over 20 metres) to reach the base of the turbine. The technology is patent-protected and in the final stages of development. A technician climbs a ladder on a turbine.