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  • Energy monitor can find electrical failures before they happen

    Energy monitor can find electrical failures before they happen

    A new system can monitor the behavior of all electric devices within a building, ship, or factory, determining which ones are in use at any given time and whether any are showing signs of an imminent failure. When tested on a Coast Guard cutter, the…
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 19, 1:33pm -
  • Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade
    Fulfilling the world's growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But research shows a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products, and leaves its environmental footprint home.
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 1:36pm -
  • True-meaning wearable displays: Self-powered, washable and wearable

    True-meaning wearable displays: Self-powered, washable and wearable

    When we think about clothes, they are usually formed with textiles and have to be both wearable and washable for daily use; however, smart clothing has had a problem with its power sources and moisture permeability, which causes the devices to malfun…
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 7:28am -
  • Speeding the development of fusion power to create unlimited energy on Earth

    Speeding the development of fusion power to create unlimited energy on Earth

    A new paper offers a detailed examination of the challenges and tradeoffs in the development of a compact fusion facility with high-temperature superconducting magnets.
    - 5 days ago 19 Mar 19, 9:18am -
  • Researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater

    Researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater

    Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen presents an alternative to fossil fuels, but purified water is a precious resource. A team has now developed a way to harness seawater -- Earth's most abundant source -- for chemical energy.
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 19, 12:17pm -
  • Researchers discover new material to help power electronics

    Researchers discover new material to help power electronics

    Scientists have discovered a way to simplify how electronic devices use those electrons -- using a material that can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been necessary.
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 19, 12:17pm -
  • Advances point the way to smaller, safer batteries
    New research advances the design of solid-state batteries, a technology that is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today's lithium-ion batteries, which rely on flammable liquid electrolytes for fast transfer of chemical energy stored in mole…
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 19, 10:26am -
  • Cause of cathode degradation identified for nickel-rich materials

    Cause of cathode degradation identified for nickel-rich materials

    A team of scientists have identified the causes of degradation in a cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, as well as possible remedies. Their findings could lead to the development of more affordable and better performing batteries for electric…
    - 9 days ago 15 Mar 19, 6:58am -

Green Auto

Inside EV

Battery Power Online

  • Department of Transportation Releases New Rule On Transport Of Lithium Batteries
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | On March 6, the Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released an interim final rule on enhanced safety provisions for transporting lithium batteries. The rule added additional markin…
    - 11 days ago 13 Mar 19, 9:04am -
  • High-Intensity X-Rays Reveal Lithium Ion Gradient Formation During Fast Charging
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory have used high-intensity X-rays to quantify how lithium ions arrange themselves into the graphite anode during a fast charge, revealing discrete “phases” that can be monitored duri…
    - 19 days ago 5 Mar 19, 6:41am -
  • Updates From Cyient, Quest Controls, HaikuTech
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | News from the battery industry including products from Cyient and Quest Controls and an expanded testing facility from HaikuTech.  
    - 23 days ago 1 Mar 19, 12:27pm -
  • 5x Improvement To Li-Ion Batteries With Hybrid Silicon Anode
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Researchers suggests that a 5x improvement in Lithium-Ion charge-to-charge times if silicon anodes are fortified with a special type of material called MXene.
    - 27 days ago 25 Feb 19, 1:54pm -
  • Red Phosphorus Flags Lithium Dendrites
    BATTERY POWER BRIEF | Rice University researchers have made battery cells with a coat of red phosphorus on the separator that detects the formation of lithium dendrites. 
    - 30 days ago 22 Feb 19, 2:17pm -
  • Akira Yoshino Presents Vision For Battery, Electric Vehicle Futures
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | At the 2019 CAR Symposium last week in Bochum, Germany, Akira Yoshino, pioneer of the lithium ion battery and Honorary Fellow of Asahi Kasei, presented his assessment of the current state of lithium ion batteries and his vision f…
    - 32 days ago 20 Feb 19, 12:00pm -
  • Overcoming Battery Power Limitations in Wearable Devices
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Explosive growth in wearable devices has put the battery conundrum front and center for companies in the business of making these pint-sized, often power-hungry technologies. But the answer lies not with the batteries themselves…
    - 41 days ago 11 Feb 19, 8:55am -

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

  • Highest energy density all-solid-state batteries now possible

    Highest energy density all-solid-state batteries now possible

    Scientists have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date.
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 19, 7:57am -
  • Plant scraps are the key ingredient in cheap, sustainable jet fuel
    Scientists have developed a process for converting plant waste from agriculture and timber harvesting into high-density aviation fuel. Their research may help reduce CO2 emissions from airplanes and rockets.
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 11:19am -
  • Cost-effective method for hydrogen fuel production process

    Cost-effective method for hydrogen fuel production process

    Researchers have identified an inexpensive way to boost the efficiency of a process used to create hydrogen, a clean, renewable fuel.
    - 5 days ago 19 Mar 19, 9:17am -
  • Bright skies for plant-based jet fuels

    Bright skies for plant-based jet fuels

    With an estimated daily fuel demand of more than 5 million barrels per day, the global aviation sector is incredibly energy-intensive and almost entirely reliant on petroleum-based fuels. However, a new analysis shows that sustainable plant-based bio…
    - 5 days ago 19 Mar 19, 5:39am -
  • Researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater

    Researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater

    Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen presents an alternative to fossil fuels, but purified water is a precious resource. A team has now developed a way to harness seawater -- Earth's most abundant source -- for chemical energy.
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 19, 12:17pm -
  • Advances point the way to smaller, safer batteries
    New research advances the design of solid-state batteries, a technology that is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today's lithium-ion batteries, which rely on flammable liquid electrolytes for fast transfer of chemical energy stored in mole…
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 19, 10:26am -
  • Cause of cathode degradation identified for nickel-rich materials

    Cause of cathode degradation identified for nickel-rich materials

    A team of scientists have identified the causes of degradation in a cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, as well as possible remedies. Their findings could lead to the development of more affordable and better performing batteries for electric…
    - 9 days ago 15 Mar 19, 6:58am -
  • Chemical hydrogen storage system
    Hydrogen is a highly attractive, but also highly explosive energy carrier, which requires safe, lightweight and cheap storage as well as transportation systems. Scientists have now developed a chemical storage system based on simple and abundant orga…
    - 17 days ago 7 Mar 19, 10:15am -

Power Electronics

  • Power-Device Gate Drivers Are Isolated...But They’re Still Okay

    Power-Device Gate Drivers Are Isolated...But They’re Still Okay

    By incorporating the necessary galvanic isolation along with the gate driver, these new devices simplify the task of safely driving power devices while also allowing them to “float.”
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 19, 1:58pm -
  • What to Watch for at APEC 2019

    What to Watch for at APEC 2019

    The Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2019 will take place in Anaheim, California March 19-21. Thousands of educators and professionals will travel to the Anaheim Convention Center for the event to explore how power electroni
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 8:43am -
  • Taking in the Technical Presentations at APEC 2019

    Taking in the Technical Presentations at APEC 2019

    The roots of the APEC conference go back to 1975, when a private company put on POWERCON, a show dedicated to the working engineer.  When that show ended in 1984, it was replaced by a hodgepodge of tech conferences, but few dedicated to professi
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 8:39am -
  • Passive Component Technologies Shine at APEC 2019

    Passive Component Technologies Shine at APEC 2019

    The Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) is now considered the leading conference for power electronics. Through technical sessions, plenary talks, and a large exhibit floor, a wide range of industry topics are addressed. These include profess
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 8:35am -
  • Infineon Introduces New Generation of Power MOSFETs

    Infineon Introduces New Generation of Power MOSFETs

    Infineon Technologies, the largest player in the power semiconductor space, has introduced its latest generation of power MOSFETs. The company has started selling the first devices based on its OptiMOS 6 technology, designed for s
    - 3 days ago 21 Mar 19, 8:29am -
  • Beat the Heat: Build a Compact, Multi-Standard Dual USB Charger

    Beat the Heat: Build a Compact, Multi-Standard Dual USB Charger

    USB ports in automotive charging applications must fit inside small spaces without overheating—a problem exacerbated when there are two ports. This automotive-grade dual-port charger solution overcomes those challenges.
    - 5 days ago 19 Mar 19, 2:43pm -
  • How Wide-Bandgap Devices Add Value in Bidirectional Power Conversion

    How Wide-Bandgap Devices Add Value in Bidirectional Power Conversion

    Chargers and power converters in EVs often require bidirectional power flow to harvest excess energy. Can wide-bandgap devices add speed and efficiency?
    - 6 days ago 18 Mar 19, 9:38am -
  • The Biggest Utility-Scale Solar Farms on Earth

    The Biggest Utility-Scale Solar Farms on Earth

    Superpowers on every continent are in an all-out sprint for the title of the largest utility-scale solar project on the planet. Who will win the race for clean energy, and what will we lose?
    - 10 days ago 14 Mar 19, 12:03pm -

Green Tech from Tech Crunch

  • Our 9 favorite startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 2

    Our 9 favorite startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 2

    Heathcare kiosks, a home-cooked food marketplace, and a way for startups to earn interest on their funding topped our list of high-potential companies from Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Demo Day 2. 88 startups launched on stage at the lauded accelerat…
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 19, 2:05pm -
  • VCs have growing appetite for ‘AgriFood’
    Venture investors are pouring billions of dollars into feeding their hunger for food and agriculture startups. Whether that trend line is due to enthusiasm for the sector or just broader heavy investing in the VC space is much less clear. According t…
    - 17 days ago 7 Mar 19, 10:18am -
  • Climate change kills off clouds over the ocean in new simulation

    Climate change kills off clouds over the ocean in new simulation

    We all know climate change is affecting weather systems and ecosystems around the world, but exactly how and in what way is still a topic of intense study. New simulations made possible by higher-powered computers suggest that cloud cover over oceans…
    - 27 days ago 25 Feb 19, 3:09pm -
  • These hyper-efficient solar panels could actually live on your roof soon

    These hyper-efficient solar panels could actually live on your roof soon

    The clean energy boffins in their labs are always upping the theoretical limit on how much power you can get out of sunshine, but us plebes actually installing solar cells are stuck with years-old tech that's not half as good as what they're seeing.…
    - 33 days ago 19 Feb 19, 4:43pm -
  • SeaBubbles shows off its ‘flying’ all-electric boat in Miami

    SeaBubbles shows off its ‘flying’ all-electric boat in Miami

    We were promised flying cars but, as it turns out, flying boats were easier to build. SeaBubbles, a “flying” boat startup that uses electric power instead of gas, hit Miami this weekend to show off one of its five prototype boats — or six, if y…
    - 35 days ago 17 Feb 19, 10:44am -
  • How to decarbonize America — and the world

    How to decarbonize America — and the world

    The Green New Deal has burst onto the American stage, spurring more conversation about – and aspiration for – ambitious climate policy than at any point in at least a decade.
    - 37 days ago 15 Feb 19, 6:30am -
  • By Humankind picks up $4M to rid your morning routine of single-use plastic

    By Humankind picks up $4M to rid your morning routine of single-use plastic

    Single-use plastics are the scourge of the environment, which is why many lawmakers are working to eliminate them. Today, a new brand is launching to try to eliminate single-use plastic in the area of personal care. With $4 million in seed funding le…
    - 47 days ago 5 Feb 19, 6:05am -
  • VW’s Electrify America will use Tesla battery packs to lower charging costs
    Electrify America, the entity set up by Volkswagen as part of its settlement with U.S. regulators over its diesel emissions cheating scandal, plans to install Tesla Powerpack battery systems at more than 100 of its electric vehicle charging stations…
    - 48 days ago 4 Feb 19, 11:21am -