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Cell Sites, Solar & Super Capacitors – Off-Grid for 5G & More

“The electrical load of the site has tripled, if not quadrupled,” due to the advent of 5G radio components according to CICUSA CEO, Marty Snyder. As he explains in the above interview, this means that his team needed to increase the photovoltaic (PV) solar panel array on an existing cell site to 15 kiloWatts to […]

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The 5G Power Challenge

Is power an Achille’s heel of 5G? PowerRox’s Brian Zahnstecher, the co-chair of the IEEE, International Network Generations Roadmap (INGR) Energy Efficiency Working Group, provides an update to an earlier ViodiTV interview regarding the work of the IEEE 5G Energy Efficiency Working Group. Joining him is Marty Snyder of CICUSA, a system integrator that has […]

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Advanced Air Mobility in Rural Areas & Beyond – A ViodiTV Real-Time Conversation

Electric, automated aviation has the potential to transform the world with new forms of low-cost, environmentally-friendlier, and more efficient transportation both for people and goods. In many ways, it is like the dawning of broadband, some 20 plus years ago, when there were hundreds of start-ups inventing technologies and creating ecosystems to usher in a […]

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Electric Cars Energy Storage Technology

Will Solar Be a Driver of Autonomous Vehicles?

Paper-thin panels that mold to a surface are critical for solar power to power devices in non-traditional places. Some of those unusual places could be the rooftop or spoilers of a next-generation vehicle, according to Ben Lenail, Director of Business Development, for solar panel manufacturer, Alta Devices, a Hanergy Company.   Speaking at the World […]

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The Beginning of the Journey Down a Wireless Road #CES2017

One of the many features of the new smart phones from that fruitful Cupertino-based company this week was the addition of wireless charging, eliminating the need for power connectors and cords. For technology geeks, the underlying resonant magnetic induction technology, that is the magic behind wireless charging isn’t new, as it has been part of […]

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A New Way of Powering IoT Devices – Wood @IDTechEx

Harvesting forests may soon yield wood that allows harvesting of energy, thanks to researchers from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and with help from the USDA. Speaking at the 2016 ID-TechEX conference, Chunhua Yao, co-founder of EWPanel and Xudong Wong, Associate Professor at UW-Madison explain that an electrode is embedded into the wood fiber. The wood […]

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Energy Storage ViodiTV

The Fuel Tank of Tomorrow – A Super Capacitor?

Energy storage is one of the biggest challenges facing a number of technologies from the Internet of Things to renewable energy to electric cars. Although batteries are making slow and steady progress, challenges with parameters such as energy density, rate of charge, temperature, safety and life cycle have, in turn, slowed down the progress of end-applications. […]

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Energy Storage – Enabling Everything from IoT to Advanced Mobility

Energy storage is a common challenge for a myriad of technologies ranging from wearables to electric cars to the so-called Internet of Things: there can never be enough and it can never be too inexpensive. In the above interview, Franco Gonzalez, Senior Technology Analyst for IDTechEx, explains that the track he led on energy storage […]

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