India added more rooftop solar power last year than the previous 4 years combined

January 22, 2018

India increased its rooftop solar power capacity in 2017 by more than the previous four years combined, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The country added 715 megawatts in rooftop photovoltaic (PV) power in 2017, contributing to a compound annual growth rate of 117% since 2013. The expansion has gone hand […]

Orlando-based HyCarb among Final Four in Competition for 8th Annual Cade Museum $50,000 Prize

August 11, 2017

Tony Longhurst, chief operating officer at HyCarb, said the firm has been working toward completing their first five product prototypes – light-weight, less toxic, long-lasting, environmentally-friendly and safer batteries with no thermal runaway, created  with HyCarb’s patented graphene and carbon nanotube technologies.

8th Annual Cade Prize ‘Sweet 16’ Finalists Named: HyCarb makes the cut!

July 6, 2017

2017 Cade Prize Sweet 16 Finalists

AggieMed (Gainesville)
A new technology to desalinate brackish and saline water

Blue Wave (Gainesville)
Rapid deodorization and disinfection device

Cellvana Biotechnology (Tampa)
Tools to speed up rare cancer and stem cell therapy discovery

ClaimFound (Gainesville)
Digitizes unclaimed property databases to simplify finding assets

Current Kinetics (Gainesville)
Turbines to deliver energy from tidal flows and ocean currents
Healthsteps (Gainesville)
A pediatric care mobile app that provides
patient care instructions and reminders

HyCarb (Orlando)
Nanotechnologies for energy-storage systems…

Volvo: Gas-only cars are history after 2019

July 5, 2017

Chinese-owned Volvo the first traditional carmaker to fully embrace electric and hybrid production.

“This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” Volvo’s president Håkan Samuelsson said in a statement Wednesday.

Volvo said it would launch five fully electric cars between 2019 and 2021. Three of them will carry the Volvo brand, and the other two will come from the company’s high-performance unit Polestar.

Energy company hopes to bring 220 jobs to Volusia

June 27, 2017

A company looking to solve the world’s energy problems while reducing global pollution plans to bring 220 jobs to Volusia County in the next 10 years.

Ambitious? Yes. Impossible? Not so, said Andrew Heath, president of HyCarb Inc., an early-stage energy storage company that will take up residence in Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex on Aug. 1. (2017)

HyCarb Joins Embry-Riddle Research Park’s MicaPlex

June 21, 2017

HyCarb Inc., a Florida-based, woman-owned small business developing the next generation of energy harvesting and storage devices such as batteries, fuel cells, solar panels and more, has signed on as a Tenant Partner at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Research Park with the goal of bringing more than 220 highly-skilled professional jobs to Volusia County in the next 10 years.

First dress made with graphene unveiled in Manchester

January 25, 2017

Model wears world’s first graphene dress at Manchester launch. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian

It is the super-thin “wonder material” scientists think could revolutionise every aspect of human life.

Now graphene – which is just one atom thick and a million times thinner than human hair – looks set to storm the catwalks of Paris, New York and Milan in a hi-tech twist on the little black dress.

Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2017

January 11, 2017

HyCarb’s founders Andrew Heath and Sigrid Cottrell recently returned from the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2017 held in Las Vegas January 5-8th. There are so many advanced products out there that need HyCarb’s batteries. It shows what a promising future lies ahead for us. Here is a video showing the current drones in the market space today and illuminates a perfect fit for HyCarb’s lightweight, long-lasting, quick-charging batteries for allowing much longer fly times!

Happy 2nd Annual National & 1st Annual State Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day!

October 8, 2016

 8 October 2016 by in Blog, Industry News Comments Off on Happy 2nd Annual National and 1st Annual Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day! Happy 2nd National & 1st State Annual Hydrogen Day… 10-08-16! Driving the new Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle for the very first time! Celebrating National Hydrogen Day with Andrew John Heath, The Colorado Hydrogen Coalition, Colorado […]

How Does Energy Storage Help Customers and the Grid? Let Us Count the Ways – all 89 of Them

October 7, 2016

How Does Energy Storage Help Customers and the Grid? Let Us Count the Ways – all 89 of Them Energy storage is a game changer. Ultimately, it could free the electric power system from matching generation and consumption on a minute-by-minute basis, saving electricity until it’s needed. Policymakers, utilities, and customers are beginning to recognize […]

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