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  • Inexpensive organic material gives safe batteries a longer life

    Inexpensive organic material gives safe batteries a longer life

    Modern batteries power everything from cars to cell phones, but they are far from perfect -- they catch fire, they perform poorly in cold weather and they have relatively short lifecycles, among other issues. Now researchers have described a new clas…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jun 17, 10:40am -
  • Reducing environmental impact of idling buses and delivery trucks
    Researchers have developed a system for service vehicles that could reduce emissions and save companies and governments millions of dollars per year in fuel costs.
    - 8 days ago 16 Jun 17, 5:37am -
  • Electrolytes made from liquefied gas enable batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures

    Electrolytes made from liquefied gas enable batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures

    Engineers have developed new electrolytes that enable lithium batteries to run at temperatures as low as -60 degrees Celsius with excellent performance -- in comparison, today's lithium-ion batteries stop working at -20 degrees Celsius. The new elect…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jun 17, 11:27am -
  • Clean energy stored in electric vehicles to power buildings
    Stored energy from electric vehicles (EVs) can be used to power large buildings – creating new possibilities for the future of smart, renewable energy - thanks to ground-breaking battery research.
    - 10 days ago 14 Jun 17, 9:04am -
  • Clean energy stored in electric vehicles to power buildings

    Clean energy stored in electric vehicles to power buildings

    Stored energy from electric vehicles (EVs) can be used to power large buildings -- creating new possibilities for the future of smart, renewable energy.
    - 10 days ago 14 Jun 17, 8:29am -
  • Seaweed derivative could be just what lithium-sulfur batteries need

    Seaweed derivative could be just what lithium-sulfur batteries need

    Lithium-sulfur batteries have great potential as a low-cost, high-energy, energy source for both vehicle and grid applications. However, they suffer from significant capacity fading. Now scientists have made a surprising discovery that could fix this…
    - 11 days ago 13 Jun 17, 11:52am -
  • Batteries from scrap metal
    Scientists have made good use of waste while finding an innovative solution to a technical problem by transforming rusty stainless steel mesh into electrodes with outstanding electrochemical properties that make them ideal for potassium-ion batteries…
    - 15 days ago 9 Jun 17, 9:03am -
  • 200 years of the bicycle: Computer scientists electrify historic “dandy horse”

    200 years of the bicycle: Computer scientists electrify historic “dandy horse”

    Small children still use a form of the so-called dandy horse, balance bike or draisine, which the inventor Karl von Drais first tested on a longer route on June 12, 1817. Now, about 200 years later, computer scientists are making the forerunner of th…
    - 17 days ago 7 Jun 17, 5:57am -

Energy Technology

  • Flexible wearable electronics use body heat for energy

    Flexible wearable electronics use body heat for energy

    In a proof-of-concept study, engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy.
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 11:31am -
  • A 100-year-old physics problem has been solved

    A 100-year-old physics problem has been solved

    Researchers have found a way around what was considered a fundamental limitation of physics for over 100 years. They were able to conceive resonant systems that can store electromagnetic waves over a long period of time while maintaining a broad band…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 11:30am -
  • Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion power

    Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion power

    Fusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating the solar energy process is a difficult task to achieve. Two young plasma physicists have now taken us one step closer to a…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 5:24am -
  • Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

    Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

    Corn is grown not only for food, it is also an important renewable energy source. Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food or as a biofuel has persisted sin…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jun 17, 11:29am -
  • New metrology technique measures electric fields

    New metrology technique measures electric fields

    It is crucial that mobile phones and other wireless devices -- so prevalent today -- have accurate and traceable measurements for electric fields and radiated power. Until recently, however, it wasn't possible to build self-calibrating probes that co…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jun 17, 8:42am -
  • Solar heating could cover over 80 percent of domestic heating requirements in Nordic countries

    Solar heating could cover over 80 percent of domestic heating requirements in Nordic countries

    By using suitable systems, more than 80 percent of heating energy for Finnish households could be produced using solar energy with competitive prices. This result is also valid for Sweden, Norway, Alaska, northern Canada and other locations at the sa…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jun 17, 8:41am -
  • Future trucks fueled by hydrogen created with solar power: Exhaust? Pure water vapor
    Heavy-duty trucks will soon be driving around in Trondheim, Norway, fueled by hydrogen created with solar power, and emitting only pure water vapor as “exhaust”. Not only will hydrogen technology revolutionize road transport, it will also enable…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jun 17, 6:45am -
  • Sustainable ethanol from carbon dioxide? A possible path

    Sustainable ethanol from carbon dioxide? A possible path

    A recent discovery could lead to a new, more sustainable way to make ethanol without corn or other crops. This promising technology has three basic components: water, carbon dioxide and electricity delivered through a copper catalyst.
    - 5 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:54pm -

Green Auto

  • newFord starts road-testing an Escape plug-in hybrid prototype

    Ford starts road-testing an Escape plug-in hybrid prototype

    Filed under:Green,Ford,Fuel Efficiency,Green Automakers,Crossover,SUV,HybridFord looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV.Continue reading Ford starts…
    - 22 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 2:31pm -
  • Belgian hypermilers wring 560 miles from a Tesla Model S 100D 

    Belgian hypermilers wring 560 miles from a Tesla Model S 100D 

    Filed under:Green,Tesla,Europe,ElectricDriving duo averages 24 miles per hour for 24 hours to set long-distance record for a production electric vehicle.Continue reading Belgian hypermilers wring 560 miles from a Tesla Mode…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jun 17, 10:30am -
  • Trump climate decision energizes business for Proterra electric bus

    Trump climate decision energizes business for Proterra electric bus

    Filed under:Government/Legal,Green,Misc. Automakers,Green Automakers,Transportation Alternatives,ElectricElectric bus maker Proterra secures another $55 million in equity funding, while Trump's Paris decision may have boost…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Effortless economy | 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel First Drive

    Effortless economy | 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel First Drive

    Filed under:Green,Chevrolet,GM,Fuel Efficiency,First Drives,Sedan,DieselIts impressive fuel economy figures are a breeze to achieve.Continue reading Effortless economy | 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel First Drive…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 7:30am -
  • Sure, Travis Kalanick's out, but Uber's future is tied to him

    Sure, Travis Kalanick's out, but Uber's future is tied to him

    Filed under:Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Smartphone,TechnologyAnd the company was made in his very image.Continue reading Sure, Travis Kalanick's out, but Uber's future is tied to himSure, Travis Kalanick…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 11:40am -
  • Tesla reshuffles its Autopilot self-driving team

    Tesla reshuffles its Autopilot self-driving team

    Filed under:Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Tesla,Green Automakers,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous,ElectricLattner "just wasn't the right fit for Tesla."Continue reading Tesla reshuffles its Autopilot self-driving…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 10:15am -
  • Workhorse SureFly is the next step toward a flying car

    Workhorse SureFly is the next step toward a flying car

    Filed under:Etc.,Green,Emerging Technologies,Technology,FutureThe arms fold, meaning you can store it inside a garage.Continue reading Workhorse SureFly is the next step toward a flying carWorkhorse SureFl…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 9:30am -
  • 2018 Nissan Leaf spied with hardly any camouflage

    2018 Nissan Leaf spied with hardly any camouflage

    Filed under:Green,Spy Photos,Nissan,Hatchback,Budget,ElectricThe Leaf evolves into a more conventional car.Continue reading 2018 Nissan Leaf spied with hardly any camouflage2018 Nissan Leaf spied with hard…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 7:10am -

Inside EV

Battery Power Online

  • Inventus Power Announces Supercapacitors for Data Storage Backup Applications
    Inventus Power, a systems manufacturer of battery packs, chargers and power supplies for the consumer, commercial/industrial, medical and military markets, expands their design and manufacturing capabilities to include supercapacitors. By adding supe…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 11:43am -
  • EnerSys Announces $60 Million in New Global Space Business
    EnerSys has recently been selected to supply lithium-ion cells and batteries valued at more than $60 million to multiple space agencies and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide. Lithium-ion raw materials and 72Ah large format lithium-ion…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 11:33am -
  • A Simplified Strategy for Managing Power and Services for Edge Facilities
    Phil Aldag, Marketing Manager, Vertiv Services The information technology (IT) landscape continues to change, due in large part to the Internet of Things (IoT) wave, the ever-growing environment in which objects have the ability to transfer data over…
    - 16 days ago 8 Jun 17, 6:40am -
  • Digatron to Equip Europe’s Biggest Battery Testing Lab for Applications of the Future
    Digatron Power Electronics is supplying its new generation, fully regenerative, Silicon Carbide-based battery testing technology to WMG, at the University of Warwick, Energy Innovation Centre. This world class R&D center is one of Europe’s largest…
    - 21 days ago 3 Jun 17, 7:15pm -
  • Are You in Safe Hands?
    Neil Oliver, Technical Marketing Manager, Accutronics In 2015, a hacking convention held in Kentucky found a staggering 68,000 vulnerable medical technology (MedTech) systems in just one healthcare organization. Subsequently, a senior researcher at s…
    - 21 days ago 3 Jun 17, 7:06pm -
  • Philadelphia Scientific Introduces SmartBlinky Pro with Visible Electrolyte Level Indicator and Alarm
    Philadelphia Scientific has introduced SmartBlinky Pro, a battery watering monitor that features the industry’s brightest electrolyte indicator and which also issues an audible alarm to alert personnel that electrolyte levels are low. SmartBlinky P…
    - 21 days ago 3 Jun 17, 6:55pm -
  • Using Thermal Simulation to Design a Better Outdoor Electronic Product
    Nitesh Kumar Sardana, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solution Pvt. Ltd. Electronic products operate in varied thermal environments. Their operation is challenged when the size of the housing is reduced and when the product is mounted in an ope…
    - 31 days ago 24 May 17, 9:51am -

Car Envy

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept hints at future sedan and autonomy plans
Filed under:Videos,Detroit Auto Show,Nissan,Sedan,Concept Cars,Beauty RollNissan reveals the Vmotion 2.0 concept at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, showcasing the future of the automaker's sedan design and Intelligent Mobility…
- 9 Jan 17, 8:30am -
Star Wars Stormtrooper Dodge Charger Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Dodge,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the Star Wars Stormtrooper-themed Dodge Charger. Enjoy.Con…
- 18 Dec 15, 9:56am -
2016 Chevrolet Volt Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Chevrolet,Hatchback,Electric,Hybrid,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Enj…
- 12 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Chevrolet,Coupe,Performance,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray…
- 9 Nov 15, 4:15pm -
2016 Tesla Model S P90D Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Green,Videos,Tesla,Sedan,Electric,Luxury,Performance,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Tesla Mod…
- 6 Nov 15, 12:01pm -
2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T Beauty Roll
Filed under:Videos,Hyundai,Sedan,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T. Enjoy.Continue…
- 3 Nov 15, 8:30am -

Fuel Cell

  • How protons move through a fuel cell
    Hydrogen is regarded as the energy source of the future: It is produced with solar power and can be used to generate heat and electricity in fuel cells. Researchers have now succeeded in decoding the movement of hydrogen ions in crystals -- a key ste…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 7:39am -
  • New catalyst paves way for carbon neutral fuel
    Scientists have paved the way for carbon neutral fuel with the development of a new efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air into synthetic natural gas in a 'clean' process using solar energy.
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 7:31am -
  • Future trucks fueled by hydrogen created with solar power: Exhaust? Pure water vapor
    Heavy-duty trucks will soon be driving around in Trondheim, Norway, fueled by hydrogen created with solar power, and emitting only pure water vapor as “exhaust”. Not only will hydrogen technology revolutionize road transport, it will also enable…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jun 17, 6:45am -
  • Sustainable ethanol from carbon dioxide? A possible path

    Sustainable ethanol from carbon dioxide? A possible path

    A recent discovery could lead to a new, more sustainable way to make ethanol without corn or other crops. This promising technology has three basic components: water, carbon dioxide and electricity delivered through a copper catalyst.
    - 5 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:54pm -
  • Inexpensive organic material gives safe batteries a longer life

    Inexpensive organic material gives safe batteries a longer life

    Modern batteries power everything from cars to cell phones, but they are far from perfect -- they catch fire, they perform poorly in cold weather and they have relatively short lifecycles, among other issues. Now researchers have described a new clas…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jun 17, 10:40am -
  • Reducing environmental impact of idling buses and delivery trucks
    Researchers have developed a system for service vehicles that could reduce emissions and save companies and governments millions of dollars per year in fuel costs.
    - 8 days ago 16 Jun 17, 5:37am -
  • Electrolytes made from liquefied gas enable batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures

    Electrolytes made from liquefied gas enable batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures

    Engineers have developed new electrolytes that enable lithium batteries to run at temperatures as low as -60 degrees Celsius with excellent performance -- in comparison, today's lithium-ion batteries stop working at -20 degrees Celsius. The new elect…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jun 17, 11:27am -
  • Solar material for producing clean hydrogen fuel

    Solar material for producing clean hydrogen fuel

    A new material has been created based on gold and black phosphorus to produce clean hydrogen fuel using the full spectrum of sunlight.
    - 10 days ago 14 Jun 17, 6:26am -

Power Electronics

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