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Selecting the Right Solar Battery for Your Residential Solar System

There are a number of demands that solar system batteries have to address in order to make them viable for residential use, such as heavy cycling, irregular recharging, and unstable grid energy. And when selecting...
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Australia’s Tesla Solar Battery Turns a Profit

Tesla's Powerpack Project only came on stream in December, but on two occasions it has already stepped up to save the grid, and in the process, sold excess electricity on the power market for around $810,000.
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Solar Batteries: The Future of Solar Power [Infographic]

One of the keys to mainstream solar adoption is efficient batteries that can effectively store the power for use during times when there is no available sun. The infographic below outlines all of the benefits...

The Coolest Upcoming Green Tech at CES 2015!

For many of us, there’s nothing quite as exciting as new technology. Even people who aren’t particularly interested in technology get a kick out of seeing the newest Smart TV in action! That’s why the...
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MIT Scientists Develop Electric Car Battery to Support 400 Mile Charge

We’ve reached a point in the hybrid and electric car market where we’re patiently, yet frustratingly, sitting around waiting for someone to produce a high-powered and long-capacity battery, all while being inexpensive and available for the standard...
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MIT Scientists Discover Dead Batteries Can Be Used to Make Solar Panels

As newer kinds of batteries replace old lead ones, there's going to be a glut of the toxic metal in the environments. Now MIT scientists have come up with a great way to recycle...
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New Thinking: Drive Logging Can Extend PHEV Efficiencies

According to Swedish researcher Viktor Larsson, the application of a simple electronic system that allows the ‘drive logging’ of particular routes and locations, can significantly enhance the range and efficiency of PHEV’s. “In the...
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Rechargeable Battery Technology: The Solution To Energy Dependence And Emissions?

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, about 70% of American carbon dioxide emissions are generated from two sectors, transportation and power production. The other 30% or so comes from industry, commercial, residential, and...
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USC develops next-generation lithium ion battery technology

Researchers at USC, according to recently published research in Nano Research, have "developed a new lithium-ion battery design that uses porous silicon nanoparticles in place of the traditional graphite anodes to provide superior performance." "It's an exciting...
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Are Sodium-Ion Batteries the Future for EVs?

AutoBlog Green had some interesting news to report this morning.  Apparently Toyota is looking into potentially replacing the lithium-ion batteries in their hybrids and EVs with sodium-ion batteries.  Though at best it’s just a...

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