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Batteries from Science Daily

  • Leap toward robust binder-less metal phosphide electrodes for Li-ion batteries
    Researchers have successfully fabricated a binder-less tin phosphide (Sn4P3)/carbon (C) composite film electrode for lithium-ion batteries via aerosol deposition. The Sn4P3/C particles were directly solidified on a metal substrate via impact consolid…
    - 17 days ago 31 Jul 19, 7:21am -
  • Energy from seawater
    A new battery made from affordable and durable materials generates energy from places where salt and fresh waters mingle. The technology could make coastal wastewater treatment plants energy-independent and carbon neutral.
    - 19 days ago 29 Jul 19, 12:18pm -
  • Could the heat of the Earth's crust become the ultimate energy source?
    Scientists have developed a very stable battery cell that can directly convert heat into electricity, thus finally providing a way for exploiting geothermal energy in a sustainable way.
    - 30 days ago 17 Jul 19, 8:03pm -
  • A new material for the battery of the future
    Researchers have discovered a new high performance and safe battery material (LTPS) capable of speeding up charge and discharge to a level never observed so far. Practically, if the first tests are confirmed, this new material could be used in the ba…
    - 31 days ago 17 Jul 19, 9:26am -
  • Source of degradation in sodium batteries
    Batteries power our lives: we rely on them to keep our cell phones and laptops buzzing and our hybrid and electric cars on the road. But ever-increasing adoption of the most commonly used lithium-ion batteries may actually lead to increased cost and…
    - 31 days ago 17 Jul 19, 9:26am -
  • High-performance sodium ion batteries using copper sulfide
    Researchers presented a new strategy for extending sodium ion batteries' cyclability using copper sulfide as the electrode material. This strategy has led to high-performance conversion reactions and is expected to advance the commercialization of so…
    - 33 days ago 15 Jul 19, 6:46am -
  • No more trial-and-error when choosing an electrolyte for metal-air batteries
    Researchers have developed a one-parameter measure that makes selecting the correct electrolyte for potassium-air batteries an exercise in rationality, rather than patience.
    - 38 days ago 10 Jul 19, 12:18pm -
  • Engineers develop chip that converts wasted heat to usable energy
    Mechanical engineers have discovered a way to produce more electricity from heat than thought possible by creating a silicon chip, also known as a 'device,' that converts more thermal radiation into electricity. This could lead to devices such as lap…
    - 38 days ago 10 Jul 19, 7:31am -

Energy Technology

Green Auto

Inside EV

Battery Power Online

  • Consumer Interest Growing In Green Technologies
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | In a survey of consumers, Battery Power Online found strong support for alternative energy and strong interest in energy efficient vehicles, but the interest hasn’t yet translated purchasing decisions.
    - 3 days ago 14 Aug 19, 1:37pm -
  • High-Energy Lithium Metal Battery Ready for Prime Time
    BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | After several years quietly developing its metallic lithium anode technology to more than 500 watt-hours per kilogram to large format scale, Sion Power Corporation is ready to emerge from stealth mode with its unique story, s…
    - 9 days ago 8 Aug 19, 7:28am -
  • DOE Recognizes New Electrode Technologies For Lithium Ion Batteries
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized three researchers in the Center for Electrochemical Energy Science (CEES) for two new electrode technologies for next-generation lithium-ion batteries.
    - 12 days ago 5 Aug 19, 6:55am -
  • New Battery Products From Labelmaster, Fujitsu Components, Falcon Electric And More
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | New products in battery safety packaging, battery chargers in plug-in hybrid vehicles, lithium-sulfur aircraft batteries, and more.
    - 15 days ago 2 Aug 19, 11:43am -
  • Sneak Peak: A Look at AABC Asia 2019
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | It is now globally understood that China is leading the implementation of electric vehicles. It has also become evident that Chinese battery developers and battery materials suppliers are establishing themselves at the top of the…
    - 22 days ago 26 Jul 19, 7:03am -
  • The Future For Fast-Charging Lithium Ion Batteries
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Decreasing the time required to recharge a lithium-ion battery is a crucial target in the effort to stimulate electric vehicle ownership and transition to zero-emissions vehicles.
    - 23 days ago 25 Jul 19, 7:02am -
  • Three Considerations When Evaluating Motive Power Solutions
    BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | The choice for motive energy battery solutions usually narrows down to two: lead-acid or lithium-ion. Both provide the energy that makes motive power equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks, operate. However, the simila…
    - 25 days ago 23 Jul 19, 7:00am -

Car Envy

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept hints at future sedan and autonomy plans
Filed under:Detroit Auto Show,Nissan,Concept Cars,Beauty Roll,Videos,Original Video,sedanNissan reveals the Vmotion 2.0 concept at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, showcasing the future of the automaker's sedan design and Intell…
- 9 Jan 17, 8:30am -
Star Wars Stormtrooper Dodge Charger Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Dodge,Beauty Roll,Videos,Original VideoNo 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 Cha…
- 18 Dec 15, 9:56am -
2016 Chevrolet Volt Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Chevrolet,Hatchback,Electric,Hybrid,Beauty Roll,Videos,Original VideoNo 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 Chev…
- 12 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Chevrolet,Coupe,Performance,Beauty Roll,Videos,Original VideoNo 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 Co…
- 9 Nov 15, 4:15pm -
2016 Tesla Model S P90D Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Green,Tesla,Electric,Luxury,Performance,Beauty Roll,Videos,Original Video,sedanNo 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…
- 6 Nov 15, 12:01pm -
2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T Beauty Roll
Filed under:Hyundai,Beauty Roll,Videos,Original Video,sedanNo 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.…
- 3 Nov 15, 8:30am -

Fuel Cell

  • Clearing up the 'dark side' of artificial leaves
    While artificial leaves hold promise as a way to take carbon dioxide -- a potent greenhouse gas -- out of the atmosphere, there is a 'dark side to artificial leaves that has gone overlooked for more than a decade,' according to a chemical engineer.
    - 17 days ago 31 Jul 19, 11:58am -
  • Leap toward robust binder-less metal phosphide electrodes for Li-ion batteries
    Researchers have successfully fabricated a binder-less tin phosphide (Sn4P3)/carbon (C) composite film electrode for lithium-ion batteries via aerosol deposition. The Sn4P3/C particles were directly solidified on a metal substrate via impact consolid…
    - 17 days ago 31 Jul 19, 7:21am -
  • 3D printed rocket fuel comparison
    Scientists in Australia are using 3D printing to create fuels for rockets, and using tailor-made rocket motors they've built to test the fuels.
    - 18 days ago 30 Jul 19, 6:26am -
  • A catalyst for sustainable methanol
    Scientists have developed a new catalyst that converts CO2 and hydrogen into methanol. Offering realistic market potential, the technology paves the way for the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals.
    - 19 days ago 29 Jul 19, 8:12am -
  • Bridging the nanoscale gap: A deep look inside atomic switches
    A team of researchers has gained unprecedented insight into the inner workings of an atomic switch. By investigating the composition of the tiny metal 'bridge' that forms inside the switch, their findings may spur the design of atomic switches with i…
    - 29 days ago 19 Jul 19, 10:55am -
  • Atomically precise models improve understanding of fuel cells
    Simulations from researchers in Japan provide new insights into the reactions occurring in solid-oxide fuel cells by using realistic atomic-scale models of the electrode active site based on microscope observations instead of the simplified and ideal…
    - 29 days ago 19 Jul 19, 7:21am -
  • Could the heat of the Earth's crust become the ultimate energy source?
    Scientists have developed a very stable battery cell that can directly convert heat into electricity, thus finally providing a way for exploiting geothermal energy in a sustainable way.
    - 30 days ago 17 Jul 19, 8:03pm -
  • Source of degradation in sodium batteries
    Batteries power our lives: we rely on them to keep our cell phones and laptops buzzing and our hybrid and electric cars on the road. But ever-increasing adoption of the most commonly used lithium-ion batteries may actually lead to increased cost and…
    - 31 days ago 17 Jul 19, 9:26am -

Power Electronics

Green Tech from Tech Crunch

  • How about earning crypto tokens to carbon-offset your Uber rides?
    Most of us, by now, are aware that all sorts of crazy stuff is happening to the planet’s climate, and the blame is pretty much universally recognized as lying with humans pumping more and more carbon into the atmosphere. Scientists are now saying t…
    - 2 days ago 15 Aug 19, 10:29am -
  • Through a new partnership and $72 million in funding, LanzaTech expands its carbon capture tech
    For nearly 15 years LanzaTech has been developing a carbon capture technology that can turn waste streams into ethanol that can be used for chemicals and fuel. Now, with $72 million in fresh funding at a nearly $1 billion valuation and a newly inked…
    - 10 days ago 6 Aug 19, 10:00pm -
  • Nissan and EVgo to add 200 fast chargers as more electric vehicles hit US roads
    Nissan and EVgo said Tuesday they will install another 200 DC fast chargers in the United States to support the growing number of consumers who are buying electric vehicles, including the new Nissan Leaf e+ that came to market earlier this year. The…
    - 11 days ago 6 Aug 19, 9:02am -
  • Patrick Brown, the chief executive of Impossible Foods, is coming to Disrupt
    Impossible Foods is having quite the year. In the past seven months, the company has signed a nationwide deal with Burger King, weathered a demand surge that saw supplies dwindle and stocks of its signature Impossible burger sell out across the count…
    - 12 days ago 5 Aug 19, 9:51am -
  • An autonomous robot EV charger is coming to San Francisco

    An autonomous robot EV charger is coming to San Francisco

    Electric-vehicle chargers today are designed for human drivers. Electrify America and San Francisco-based startup Stable are preparing for the day when humans are no longer behind the wheel. Electrify America, the entity set up by Volkswagen as part…
    - 16 days ago 1 Aug 19, 9:03am -
  • Didi Chuxing and oil giant BP team up to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure in China
    Ridesharing and transportation platform Didi Chuxing announced today that it has formed a joint venture with BP, the British gas, oil and energy company, to build electric-vehicle charging infrastructure in China. The charging stations will be availa…
    - 16 days ago 31 Jul 19, 10:44pm -
  • Tesla has a new energy product called Megapack
    Tesla has launched a new utility-scale energy storage product called Megapack modeled after the giant battery system it deployed in South Australia as the company seeks to provide an alternative to natural gas “peaker” power plants. Megapack is t…
    - 19 days ago 29 Jul 19, 3:50pm -
  • Apple leads corporate American solar energy usage

    Apple leads corporate American solar energy usage

    Apple led the way in solar usage as technology companies step up their development of renewable energy projects to offset their carbon emissions. That’s the word from the Solar Energy Industry Association in its latest tally of leading corporate so…
    - 23 days ago 25 Jul 19, 6:07am -