High-Efficiency Power Converter for the Internet of Things

Internet of Things sensors will have to operate at very low powers to extend battery life for months, or make do with energy harvested from the environment. But that means that they’ll...

Self-Charging Battery Could Make Chargers Obsolete

New technology developed by Hydro-Québec and McGill University is capable of harvesting and storing energy using light – a self-charging battery. To create the light-charged batteries, a...

New Device Harnesses Heat to Power Computers

One of the biggest problems with computers is keeping them cool so they don’t overheat. University of Nebraska–Lincoln engineers developed an alternative energy source that would allow computing...

Tech Talks: Energy
How to Create Effective, Energy-Efficient Solutions for Enclosure Climate Control

Sensitive electronic components and drives housed within enclosures are the backbone of many industrial applications and can generate a great deal of heat. It is...

Question of the Week: Energy
Can hybrid systems become a mainstream trucking technology?

This week's Question: A lead INSIDER story today focused on an add-on system from Hyliion, based in Pittsburgh, PA, that will help truck fleets to reduce gas emissions and fuel...

News: Energy
Hybrid Tractor-Trailers Take the Road

A prize-winning hybrid technology puts a Toyota Prius-like spin on the tractor trailer.

On-Demand Webinars: Energy
Thermal Management Solutions for Directed Energy Applications

Directed Energy is an emerging technology that is being utilized in a variety of military and other applications. These high powered devices demand superior thermal management that...

Briefs: Energy
PTC Heater Brings Greater Control for Hand-held Medical Devices and Disposables

Point of Care diagnostics devices, whether handheld or single-use, often require a brief application of tightly controlled heat. The disposable nature of these devices...

Briefs: Energy
High-Voltage Supercapacitors for Improved Energy Density Hybrid Power Sources

Both the aerospace and automotive industries depend increasingly on electrochemical energy storage. Reduction in mass, increase in energy, and increase in power can...

Briefs: Energy
Fuel Cell Power Management

An innovation from NASA Glenn Research Center increases the efficiency and versatility of fuel cell stacks for power generation. To meet the requirements of a fuel cell system, engineers have typically added...

Question of the Week
Would you use "Printed Wi-Fi?"

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