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11 March 2014

Eight19 has joined forces with leading companies and research institutes active in the field of organic photovoltaics to promote commercialisation of the technology.     Set up as a new working group of the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A), the mission of the Organic Electronic Energy Workgroup is to promote the exchange of information, to bundle the interests of all companies and institutes involved and to participate in standard-setting for this new...

April 13, 2013

Eight19 has featured in a BBC World News Horizons documentary that examines new sources of renewable energy.

in its third series, BBC Horizons continues its journey across the globe looking at the "cutting edge science and technology that will shake up our lives, our economies, our businesses and the world as we know it."

The...

September 21, 2012

Eight19's CTO, Michael Niggemann, will present at the 8th Plastic Electronics Conference & Exhibition 2012 - the leading international convention focused on organic Electronics.  Dr Niggemann will speak on the "Development and Up-scaling of Organic Photovoltaic Modules for Off-grid Applications"

Presentation Abstract
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Azuri to drive further Indigo expansion in emerging markets

August 21 2012, Cambridge UK: Eight19 today announced the launch of Azuri Technologies Limited to develop its internationally recognised Indigo ‘pay-as-you-go’ solar technology for off-grid markets. Eight19 will concentrate on development of its...

July 5, 2012, Cambridge UK:  Eight19 has been crowned ‘Small Business of the Year’ and won the ‘Renewable Energy Project of the Year’ award at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, for its work on the Indigo pay-as-you-go solar system which provides clean and affordable electricity to off-grid rural communities.

Last night, over 350 executives,...

June 26, 2012, Cambridge UK:  Eight19 has been awarded the prize for “Best Business Case” at the Investor Forum at the annual LOPE-C Organic Electronics conference in Munich. A jury of distinguished Investors, Industry leaders, and representatives from the sponsors, selected winners for two competitively contested awards: one for Best Business Case and the other for Most Impactful Technology or Product.

The 3rd Annual...

June 21, 2012, Cambridge UK:  Eight19 welcomes the news today from the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that businesses and investors have committed more than $50 billion to achieve the three objectives of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative: ensure universal access to modern energy services, double the global rate of improvement of energy efficiency, and double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

More than one hundred...

June 21, 2012, Rio de Janiero:  Last night, sustainability legend Gro Harlem Brundtland, media guru and philanthropist Ted Turner, EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard, and 150 VIP guests celebrated the first concrete outcome at Rio+20: The launch of Sustainia100. Eight19 is proud to announce that Indigo pay-as-you-go solar has been chosen for this prestigious list of solutions.

By combining mobile and solar technology, the Indigo solution provides...

London, Paris, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Cambridge: 19th June 2012

Eight19 was announced as one of eleven winners today at the 2012 World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) for our efforts to improve living standards in some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities. Eight19 was recognized at a ceremony concluding the Business Action for Sustainable Development Business Day taking place during the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), where...

June 15, 2012

Eight19 has joined forces with leaders in their respective fields to push for action at the Rio+20 conference to address energy poverty.  Eight19's CEO Simon Bransfield-Garth will join a high-level panel to discuss energy access and provide further support for the campaign to unlock investment in emerging markets.  The topic “1 Billion Reasons to Deliver Clean Energy Access for...

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