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New Tech Tuesdays: Wave and Tidal Energy: Generating Electricity from the Ocean Rudy Ramos
The ocean has great potential as a renewable energy source, particularly through wave and tidal energy. However, these technologies are still in the early stages and face technical, environmental, and regulatory challenges. Despite this, several countries are already using wave and tidal energy to generate electricity.

Why SiC Is Ideal for Green Energy? Wolfspeed Inc.
Green energy demand is rising, driving global energy storage to exceed $13B. With key concerns of efficiency and size as the systems scale up, silicon carbide is an ideal solution for large-scale solar and wind inverters, whose applications include utility, commercial, and micro-inverters.

Improving Extreme Temp Performance in EV Batteries Adam Kimmel
Extreme temperatures can reduce EV range by up to 35 percent and negatively impact battery durability. Energy harvesting is emerging as a tool to trim these efficiency losses to optimize battery performance and increase charging speed.

Critical Components for ESS Success TE Connectivity
The article examines the importance of less visible components for the successful operation of energy storage systems. These lesser-known components, such as contactors and EMI filters, play a crucial role in ensuring a safe, reliable energy storage system that meets regulatory standards.

Improving Battery Performance with Coated Electrodes Liam Critchley
Designers have many ways to improve the performance and safety of an electrode—from those used in batteries to those in processing environments. While tuning and changing the composition of the electrode is one way to achieve these improvements, the other way is through coating the electrode.

New Tech Tuesdays: Solar Generators: Harness the Power of the Sun Rudy Ramos
Going green has never been easier thanks to the growing availability of affordable, efficient solar generators. These renewable power sources can power most consumer electronics and even entire homes, making them the perfect choice for anyone looking to reduce their carbon footprint.

New Tech Tuesdays: Extending Battery Life with Energy Harvesting Technology Rudy Ramos
In this week's New Tech Tuesday, we delve into Low Illumination Solar Cells from TDK and the Light Energy Harvesting Evaluation Board from e-peas and how they support energy harvesting solutions from renewable sources.

The Chemistry Behind Fuel Cells Liam Critchley
The advancement of technology has led to the development of new forms of energy storage options. Energy storage devices such as rechargeable batteries continue to dominate the market, but fuel cells are on the rise. Learn how recent advances in fuel cells have made them more attractive.

Nanotechnology's Impact on Energy Storage Devices Liam Critchley
As society looks for ways of creating more efficient and smaller energy storage devices for various technologies, manufacturers are looking at alternatives to the status quo. Nanomaterials offer a promising option to improve energy storage devices' overall performance and size.

Connecting the Future of Energy Storage Amphenol Communication Solutions
Rugged and reliable connectivity solutions are essential components in energy storage systems. In this post, we highlight how connector solutions support the latest energy storage technologies.

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