Energy of the Future

Archive for April, 2011

Joule-Thief Technology

In August 2008 AdaptivEnergy revealed a demonstration kit using so-called Joule-thief technology to harvest energy and power Texas Instruments’ ultra-low power MSP430 microcontroller and RF technology to collect data, control the operation of a system or send sensed data to central collection sites. The Joule-thief energy harvesting device is based on AdaptivEnergy’s ruggedized laminated piezo […]