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Lithium-Air Battery Discovery Promises Increased Energy Storage

A new lithium battery discovery could mean greater energy efficiency for electric cars, laptops and phones, and having to re-charge them less often.
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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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This Amazing Battery Can Charge Your Electric Car in 5 Minutes

A team from Singapore’s Nanyang Technology University (NTU) has designed a new battery for electric vehicles that can fully charge in the time that it would take the average consumer to fill up their car at a gas station.
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BMW Set to Shake Up The EV Charging Market with Portable Charger

In the never-ending quest to expand charging mechanisms that help validate the EV value proposition, BMW has announced a new hi-rate ‘suitcase sized’ charging unit, to ease the current pain associated with availability of...
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Battery Technology: New Dual-Carbon Battery May Solve A Couple Of EV Problems

Some of the most vexing problems associated with EVs regard battery range, charging time, and life-cycle limitations driven by non-standard use. However, at least two of these objections may be resolved, if Japanese-owned and...
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Why Arguments Against Electric Vehicles Fail

By now, at least two or three electric vehicles have resurrected the electric vehicle dream, thanks largely to a couple of advancements in rechargeable battery technology. Lithium-ion battery technology is still nowhere close to...

How Green are Auto Lithium Batteries?

Electric cars have really taken off in the last two years or so and it’s understandably the case. Fossil fuelled autos may have become increasingly efficient in the last half decade or so, but...
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Volkswagen Introduces e-Co-Motion Concept Van in Geneva

The Commercial Vehicles division of Volkswagen recently took a step toward innovating delivery vehicles with the e-Co-Motion concept van. This all-electric vehicle was introduced a few days ago at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show....
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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...