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8 Places Wireless Charging Is Hitting Mainstream

Wireless charging may well be the most exciting development that has come down the pike in recent memory. The ability to charge a favorite electronic device without pesky cords is a dream come true. Now, real products and applications for wireless charging are showing up in the real world.

: Energy

ABB wins $55M orders to boost power capacity and strengthen Indian grid

Zurich, Switzerland, Dec. 3, 2014 – ABB has won orders worth $55 million from public utilities, Bihar Grid Corporation Limited (BGCL) and West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL), to build new transmission and distribution substations that will boost power supplies in the region.

: Energy, Industrial

Buffett to recharge battery market for EVs with Duracell?

Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is buying Duracell in a deal worth $4.7 billion. With products ranging from alkaline batteries to NiMH and lithium rechargeable products, analysts speculate that the acquisition is a forward step that could have far-reaching implications for the power technology industry.

: Auto/Trans, Energy, Other

Philips attracts private equity bids for lighting unit

(Reuters) — Philips (NYSE:PHG) has attracted bids from several private equity groups for the majority of its lighting components business, up for sale as it focuses on higher-margin activities, several sources said yesterday.

: Energy, Industrial |

GMZ Energy prepares to launch a boiler that keeps homes warm during power outages

Waltham-based GMZ Energy said Wednesday that it successfully demonstrated its first product: A self-powered gas boiler that has the ability to keep homes warm during natural disasters and extended power outages.

: Energy, Industrial |

Philips, Panasonic and Toshiba expected to dominate LED lighting market share in 2014

The global LED lighting market is expected to reach US$25.7 billion in 2014 followed by a market penetration increase to 31% in 2015 as the overall lighting market grows to US$82.1 billion. The top five lighting brands in terms of revenues during 2014 will be Philips, Panasonic, Toshiba, GE and Osram, according to findings from TrendForce.

: Data, Energy, IC/Semi, Industrial

Malaysia firms develop graphene batteries for electric buses

Graphene NanoChem, the Malaysia-based graphene company, has announced a product development agreement with Sync R&D for graphene-enhanced lithium-ion batteries for use in electric buses

: Energy, Other