Archive for the ‘Energy Storage’ Category

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Batteries That Can Be 70% Recharged in Two Minutes

Posted on October 14th, 2014 by

Batteries That Can Be 70% Recharged in Two Minutes Scientists from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a new lithium-ion battery that can be[...]
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Europe to Boost Gas Storage as it Pushes for Diversification

Posted on October 10th, 2014 by

Europe to Boost Gas Storage as it Pushes for Diversification Europe is set to increase natural gas storage capacity in the coming years as it[...]
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Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California Four energy firms are proposing an $8 billion sustainable energy project that[...]
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Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough Novatec Solar- a company owned by Australia’s Transfield Holdings – has commissioned a solar thermal energy demonstration plant in[...]
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Chin Strap that Harvests Energy from Jaw Movements

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by

Chin Strap that Harvests Energy from Jaw Movements Jaw movements are proving to be one of the most promising candidates for generation electricity from human[...]
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China’s Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Output Up 280%

Posted on August 28th, 2014 by

China’s Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Output Up 280% China’s efforts to promote hybrid and electric vehicles is starting to pay off as manufacturing output of[...]
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Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

Effort to Produce a Gallon of Tar Sands Oil Can Send an EV Over 30 Miles A new report published over at Hybrid Cars reveals[...]
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Temporary Tattoo Batteries Produce Power From Sweat

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by

Temporary Tattoo Batteries Produce Power From Sweat Wenzhao Jia, Ph.D., a postdoctoral student at the University of California San Diego, along with her colleagues have[...]
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Cenex Reduces Weight of EV Batteries by 41%

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Cenex EV-Lite Project Reduces Weight of EV Batteries by 41% UK-based Cenex has recently completed a two-year project to reduce both the weight and cost[...]
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Tesla Roadster Aims for 400-Mile Range With Battery Upgrade

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by

Tesla Roadster Aims for 400-Mile Range With Battery Upgrade Built from 2008 until 2011, the Tesla Roadster was the first model of Tesla Motors. Back[...]
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Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada Tesla Motors Inc. said that it has broken ground for Gigafactory in Nevada. The $5 billion battery plant holds[...]
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Japan Turns to Hydrogen to Diversify Energy Sources

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by

Japan Turns to Hydrogen to Diversify Energy Sources According to a report by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, the hydrogen market in[...]
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Sunswift Sets Record For Fastest Long-Range EV

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

Sunswift Sets Record For Fastest Long-Range EV Australian team Sunswift shattered a 26-year old record for the world’s fastest long-range electric vehicle, logging over 310[...]
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GE Opens Fuel Cell Pilot Facility in New York

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

GE Opens Fuel Cell Pilot Facility in New York General Electric opened a fuel-cell research and testing facility in upstate New York that will produce[...]
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Biggest Lithium Resource Deal Propelled by Battery Demand

Posted on July 17th, 2014 by

Biggest Lithium Resource Deal Propelled by Battery Demand  Growing demand for high –performance batteries spurred by the largest-ever deal for lithium. Albermarle Corp. recently agreed[...]
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Lithium Ion Batteries Made From Sand

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Lithium Ion Batteries Made From Sand Scientists at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery using sand[...]