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Batteries from Science Daily

  • 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.
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 9 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.
    - 13 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…
    - 13 days ago 10 Jul 19, 7:31am -
  • A cold-tolerant electrolyte for lithium-metal batteries emerges
    Improvements to a class of battery electrolyte first introduced in 2017 -- liquefied gas electrolytes - could pave the way to a high-impact and long-sought advance for rechargeable batteries: replacing the graphite anode with a lithium-metal anode.
    - 22 days ago 1 Jul 19, 11:43am -
  • X-ray imaging provides clues to fracture in solid-state batteries
    Researchers have used X-ray computed tomography (CT) to visualize in real time how cracks form near the edges of the interfaces between materials in solid-state batteries. The findings could help researchers find ways to improve the energy storage de…
    - 25 days ago 28 Jun 19, 3:23pm -

Energy Technology

Green Auto

  • Japanese car-sharing service members are renting cars — but not for driving

    Japanese car-sharing service members are renting cars — but not for driving

    Filed under:Green,Etc.,Green,Humor,Weird Car News,JapanContinue reading Japanese car-sharing service members are renting cars — but not for drivingJapanese car-sharing service members are renting cars — but not…
    - 13 days ago 11 Jul 19, 6:28am -
  • VW Type 20 Concept is an organic, retro EV

    VW Type 20 Concept is an organic, retro EV

    Filed under:Green,Design/Style,Green,Volkswagen,Minivan/Van,Concept Cars,Electric,ClassicsContinue reading VW Type 20 Concept is an organic, retro EVVW Type 20 Concept is an organic, retro EV originally appeared on…
    - 16 days ago 7 Jul 19, 9:00am -
  • Watch the VW ID.R break a 20-year-old record at Goodwood

    Watch the VW ID.R break a 20-year-old record at Goodwood

    Filed under:Green,Green,Motorsports,Volkswagen,Electric,RacingContinue reading Watch the VW ID.R break a 20-year-old record at GoodwoodWatch the VW ID.R break a 20-year-old record at Goodwood originally appeared on…
    - 18 days ago 5 Jul 19, 12:14pm -
  • Lotus Type 130 electric supercar officially named Evija

    Lotus Type 130 electric supercar officially named Evija

    Filed under:Green,Etc.,Green,LotusContinue reading Lotus Type 130 electric supercar officially named EvijaLotus Type 130 electric supercar officially named Evija originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 5 Jul 2019 1…
    - 18 days ago 5 Jul 19, 11:30am -
  • Honda, sell the E Prototype in America

    Honda, sell the E Prototype in America

    Filed under:Green,Green,Honda,Hatchback,ElectricContinue reading Honda, sell the E Prototype in AmericaHonda, sell the E Prototype in America originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 3 Jul 2019 09:00:00 EDT. Please…
    - 21 days ago 3 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive Review | Mass without substance

    Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive Review | Mass without substance

    Filed under:Green,Green,Bentley,First Drives,SUV,Hybrid,LuxuryContinue reading Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive Review | Mass without substanceBentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive Review | Mass without substance…
    - 21 days ago 2 Jul 19, 4:01pm -

Inside EV

Battery Power Online

  • newThree 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…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • Advanced AutoBat: News, Notes From The Show
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Representatives from all sectors of the electric vehicle battery industry gathered on Coronado Island in San Diego, Calif. for the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC). The week opened with a series of tutorials covering…
    - 8 days ago 16 Jul 19, 7:12am -
  • The Global Future of Automotive Lithium-ion Batteries
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | The energy was palpable at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference in San Diego last month as the latest research, engineering, manufacturing, and market perspectives on batteries and electric vehicles (EVs) were presented. Th…
    - 12 days ago 12 Jul 19, 7:06am -
  • Rachid Yazami on Real-Time Battery Monitoring
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | How can we maximize battery life? How can we charge faster? How can we eliminate the infamous accounts of exploding batteries? Rachid Yazami, battery pioneer believes he has the best solution to this problem and wants to see his…
    - 13 days ago 10 Jul 19, 7:42am -
  • Nissan Leaf Battery Performance Imperils Second-Hand Grid Plans
    BATTERY POWER BRIEF | Nissan recently stated that because its battery packs in its Leaf electric vehicle are so good, it is going to have to recover and then re-use the packs in energy storage applications. If Nissan is right, Rethink Research report…
    - 14 days ago 9 Jul 19, 9:58am -
  • Responsible Battery Coalition, University of Michigan Publish ‘Green Principles’ For EV Batteries
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | The Responsible Battery Coalition and the University of Michigan have published ten new “Green Principles” for managing the full lifecycle of electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The groups hope the top ten will help guide enviro…
    - 23 days ago 1 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • Approaching Current Challenges With BMS Testing
    BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Who's responsible for battery management system (BMS) testing? The vehicle OEM, the cell/module/pack supplier, and/or the contract manufacturer? This is a question with nuanced answers, says Peter Blume, president and founder…
    - 27 days ago 26 Jun 19, 10:04am -

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

  • 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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.
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jul 19, 6:46am -
  • Fossil fuels increasingly offer a poor return on energy investment
    Researchers have calculated the EROI for fossil fuels over a 16 year period and found that at the finished fuel stage, the ratios are much closer to those of renewable energy sources -- roughly 6:1, and potentially as low as 3:1 in the case of electr…
    - 12 days ago 11 Jul 19, 8:48am -
  • 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.
    - 13 days ago 10 Jul 19, 12:18pm -
  • Activity of fuel cell catalysts doubled
    An interdisciplinary research team has built platinum nanoparticles for catalysis in fuel cells: The new size-optimized catalysts are twice as good as the best process commercially available today.
    - 20 days ago 3 Jul 19, 9:14am -

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