All Power from Electronic Products

  • The evolution of energy storage
    The technology in the battery driving an electronic system is as important as any other aspect of the product that it serves, and the next generation of batteries is currently promising to address almost all of our power storage issues.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 3:25am -
  • AC/DC power supply offers high efficiency up to 94%
    TRACO Power has released the TPP 450-M series of medical- and industrial-approved 450-W power supplies in a fan-cooled 3.15 × 5.83 × 1.60-inch package.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 3:05am -
  • AC/DC power ICs claim highest power density
    The MxC 300 is a two-chip solution that claims the highest power density in the industry for 65-W transformerless AC/DC power supply products.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 3:00am -
  • TDK expands modular power supply line
    TDK Corp. has introduced the QM8 series of AC/DC power supplies, extending the QM series of 700-W to 1,500-W modular power supplies to include up to 18 outputs.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 2:50am -
  • Desktop power supplies tout energy efficiency
    Aimed at the health-care, ITE, and industrial markets, all versions meet the latest U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Level VI and EU CoC Tier 2 energy-efficiency requirements while offering 2 × MOPP medical-grade isolation.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 2:45am -
  • 3,000-W power supply targets medical and industrial apps
    Artesyn is offering premium functionality at prices that compete with more basic power supplies available in the market.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 2:40am -
  • External power supplies meet the new IEC 62368-1 standard
    IEC 62368-1 will introduce fundamentally different guidelines centered on hazard-based safety engineering principles.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 2:35am -
  • Integrated USB PD controllers reduce design complexity
    TI claims the industry’s first 200-W and 100-W USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery (PD) controllers.
    - 15 days ago 8 Oct 18, 12:00pm -

Batteries from Science Daily

  • Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields
    Feature describes unexpected discovery of a role the process that seeds magnetic fields plays in mediating a phenomenon that occurs throughout the universe and can disrupt cell phone service and knock out power grids on Earth.
    - 4 days ago 19 Oct 18, 9:07am -
  • 3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

    3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

    Electric vehicles and most electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, are powered by lithium-ion batteries. Until now, manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size and shape of commercially available batteries. Bu…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 8:10am -
  • A stabilizing influence enables lithium-sulfur battery evolution

    A stabilizing influence enables lithium-sulfur battery evolution

    A new approach to making the sulfur cathodes in lithium-sulfur batteries, could preserve their impressive energy density -- clearing a significant hurdle that had blocked their widespread use for more than a decade.
    - 7 days ago 16 Oct 18, 8:01am -
  • Building a better battery layer by layer
    Scientists are now closer to a thin, high-capacity lithium-ion battery that could open the gates to better energy storage systems for electric vehicles.
    - 11 days ago 12 Oct 18, 7:22am -
  • AI tool automatically reveals how to write apps that drain less battery
    Researchers have created a new tool, called 'DiffProf,' that uses artificial intelligence to automatically decide for the developer if a feature should be improved to drain less battery and how to make that improvement.
    - 14 days ago 9 Oct 18, 10:58am -
  • Copper ions flow like liquid through crystalline structures

    Copper ions flow like liquid through crystalline structures

    Materials scientists have sussed out the physical phenomenon underlying the promising electrical properties of a class of materials called superionic crystals through the investigation of CuCrSe2. A better understanding of such materials could lead t…
    - 15 days ago 8 Oct 18, 8:46am -
  • Device that integrates solar cell and battery could store electricity outside the grid

    Device that integrates solar cell and battery could store electricity outside the grid

    Scientists have harnessed the abilities of both a solar cell and a battery in one device -- a 'solar flow battery' that soaks up sunlight and efficiently stores it as chemical energy for later on-demand use. Their research could make electricity more…
    - 26 days ago 27 Sep 18, 11:55am -
  • Sugar-powered sensor developed to detect, prevent disease

    Sugar-powered sensor developed to detect, prevent disease

    Researchers have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body's biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases.
    - 26 days ago 27 Sep 18, 11:53am -

Energy Technology

Green Auto

Inside EV

  • newTesla Short Reverses Course: Automaker Too Compelling To Ignore

    Tesla Short Reverses Course: Automaker Too Compelling To Ignore

    Oh, look, a flying pig! Citron made its fortune by betting against companies, shorting their stocks. Basically, they look for signs of weakness and place bets that their share price will fall. They are a long time trader of Tesla shares and have re…
    - 20 mins ago 23 Oct 18, 7:54am -
  • newPeugeot Confirms Upcoming Electric Sports Car Lineup
    It’ll quit World Rallycross to focus on the new products. Once upon a time, Peugeot made some of the most fun and exciting sporty cars for the masses. The 205 GTI, for one, is still top of this writer’s shopping list. Unfortunately, in recent…
    - 29 mins ago 23 Oct 18, 7:45am -
  • newWatch As Tesla Model S Door Becomes A Skateboard

    Watch As Tesla Model S Door Becomes A Skateboard

    Holy cow, this is unique. How about a Tesla Model S as a skateboard (and we’re not talking about the battery pack here)? This guy wanted a Tesla. Well, it’s not perfectly clear if he wanted an actual Tesla Model S, Model X or Model 3, or wanted t…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Oct 18, 7:10am -
  • newDyson Electric Car To Be Built In Singapore Starting In 2021
    First halo model to enter the market in 2021. According to the latest news, the mysterious electric car project at British company Dyson will reach the production stage in around two years. While the R&D will remain in the UK, the production facilit…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Oct 18, 6:31am -
  • newNHTSA Forces Florida School To Stop Using Autonomous Electric Bus
    An autonomous, electric school bus has been transporting Florida children to school unlawfully. Interestingly, this fully self-driving bus has been in operation since August 31, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is just n…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Oct 18, 6:18am -
  • newAction Group Calls On UK Government To Move Forward ICE Ban

    Action Group Calls On UK Government To Move Forward ICE Ban


    - 3 hours ago 23 Oct 18, 5:00am -
  • newMercedes-Benz EQC Interior Overview: Video
    EQC will not disappoint typical Mercedes-Benz customers. Here is a very informative overview of the interior of all new Mercedes-Benz EQC at the 2018 Paris Motor Show by the Toronto Electric Vehicle Association TEVA. Mercedes-Benz took care to not co…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Oct 18, 4:56am -
  • newThis Tesla Model 3 Has Driven 20,000 Miles: Long-Term Overview

    This Tesla Model 3 Has Driven 20,000 Miles: Long-Term Overview

    This Tesla Model 3 owner says the car has changed his life. Matt Shumaker of Tech Forum uses his Tesla Model 3 for his personal businesses. He’d been waiting for the day that he could buy an EV to use for his work and almost bought a Chevrolet Bol…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Oct 18, 4:52am -

Battery Power Online

  • October 2018
    New Products from Eaton, Phoenix Contact, Omnicharge and More! Click Here to Read this Issue
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 10:02am -
  • Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018
    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the last decade (2008-2017) in trilingual tables.…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 10:02am -
  • Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050
    Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to meet the decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals set out in the Paris Agreement, says Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050. The historic 2015 climate ac…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 9:43am -
  • REthinking Energy 2017: Accelerating the global energy transformation
    REthinking Energy, the flagship report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), examines trends and developments in the global quest for a sustainable energy future. As this third edition emphasizes, accelerated deployment will fuel ec…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 9:28am -
  • Off-Grid Renewable Energy Solutions
    Off-grid renewable energy solutions have emerged as a mainstream solution to expand access to modern energy services in a timely and environmentally sustainable manner. Over the past five years, the deployment of stand-alone and mini grid systems has…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 9:09am -
  • Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System
    The transformation of the global energy system is under way, driven by the needs to address climate change and broaden access to affordable and secure energy, and enabled by cost-competitive renewable power and emerging innovative technical, policy a…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 7:27am -
  • NASA Places Initial Order For KULR’s Battery Testing Devices
    October 16, 2018 | BATTERY POWER BRIEF | KULR today announced that NASA has placed an initial order for the Internal Short Circuit trigger battery cells, which can replicate lithium-ion battery cell failures in battery pack designs. The ISC is licens…
    - 7 days ago 16 Oct 18, 12:40pm -

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

  • Nanodiamonds as photocatalysts

    Nanodiamonds as photocatalysts

    Diamond nanomaterials are considered hot candidates for low-cost photocatalysts. They can be activated by light and can then accelerate certain reactions between water and CO2 and produce carbon-neutral 'solar fuels'. The EU project DIACAT has now do…
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 9:52am -
  • New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity

    New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity

    Scientists have developed a new material and manufacturing process that would make one way to use solar power -- as heat energy -- more efficient in generating electricity.
    - 5 days ago 18 Oct 18, 9:51am -
  • 3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

    3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

    Electric vehicles and most electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, are powered by lithium-ion batteries. Until now, manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size and shape of commercially available batteries. Bu…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 18, 8:10am -
  • New, durable catalyst for key fuel cell reaction may prove useful in eco-friendly vehicles

    New, durable catalyst for key fuel cell reaction may prove useful in eco-friendly vehicles

    A new catalyst exceeds Department of Energy targets for performing the oxygen reduction reaction, a key step in generating an electric current in a hydrogen fuel cell.
    - 7 days ago 16 Oct 18, 10:20am -
  • A stabilizing influence enables lithium-sulfur battery evolution

    A stabilizing influence enables lithium-sulfur battery evolution

    A new approach to making the sulfur cathodes in lithium-sulfur batteries, could preserve their impressive energy density -- clearing a significant hurdle that had blocked their widespread use for more than a decade.
    - 7 days ago 16 Oct 18, 8:01am -
  • Building a better battery layer by layer
    Scientists are now closer to a thin, high-capacity lithium-ion battery that could open the gates to better energy storage systems for electric vehicles.
    - 11 days ago 12 Oct 18, 7:22am -
  • Novel use of NMR sheds light on easy-to-make electropolymerized catalysts
    In the world of catalytic reactions, polymers created through electropolymerization are attracting renewed attention. A group of researchers recently provided the first detailed characterization of the electrochemical properties of polyaniline and po…
    - 18 days ago 5 Oct 18, 10:08am -
  • New fuel cell concept brings biological design to better electricity generation

    New fuel cell concept brings biological design to better electricity generation

    Fuel cells have long been viewed as a promising power source. But most fuel cells are too expensive, inefficient, or both. In a new approach, inspired by biology, a team has designed a fuel cell using cheaper materials and an organic compound that sh…
    - 20 days ago 3 Oct 18, 8:04am -

Power Electronics

Green Tech from Tech Crunch

  • newWater Abundance Xprize’s $1.5M winner shows how to source fresh water from the air
    You may remember that back in May, the Water Abundance Xprize named the five finalists in its contest to demonstrate the sustainable and scalable collection of water from the air. Interestingly, none of those finalists were the winner — after one d…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Oct 18, 4:02pm -
  • This is not fine
    A UN report compiled by a coalition of international climate and policy experts has warned that “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are required if global warming is to be limited to just 1.5°C. The report a…
    - 15 days ago 8 Oct 18, 2:16am -
  • Iron Ox opens its first fully autonomous farm

    Iron Ox opens its first fully autonomous farm

    For the last two and a half years, Iron Ox has been working on perfecting its agricultural robots to tend its indoor farms. After first testing its systems on a small scale, the company is opening its first fully autonomous production farm, with plan…
    - 20 days ago 3 Oct 18, 8:00am -
  • Uber fires up its own traffic estimates to fuel demand beyond cars

    Uber fires up its own traffic estimates to fuel demand beyond cars

    If the whole map is red and it’s a short ride, maybe you’d prefer taking an Uber JUMP Bike instead of an UberX. Or at least if you do end up stuck bumper-to-bumper, the warning could make you less likely to get mad mid-ride and take it out on the…
    - 37 days ago 16 Sep 18, 10:18am -
  • California is ‘launching our own damn satellite’ to track pollution, with help from Planet
    California plans to launch a satellite to monitor pollution in the state and contribute to climate science, Governor Jerry Brown announced today. The state is partnering with satellite imagery purveyor Planet to create a custom craft to "pinpoint –…
    - 39 days ago 14 Sep 18, 2:44pm -
  • ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years
    Electric vehicles still make up just a fraction of the cars, trucks and SUVs on the road today. But that’s changing: The number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017. By 2025, there are expected to be…
    - 39 days ago 14 Sep 18, 11:44am -
  • CB Therapeutics’ lab-grown cannabinoids could unlock new medicines and make others affordable

    CB Therapeutics’ lab-grown cannabinoids could unlock new medicines and make others affordable

    Marijuana may still be on shaky legal ground, but the therapeutic benefits of the psychoactive molecules — cannabinoids — inside the plant are solidly established. Unfortunately, cultivation of that plant is resource-intensive and yields only tin…
    - 47 days ago 6 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
  • Facebook has committed to using 100% renewable power for global operations by 2020
    Earlier today, Facebook said that it has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent and using 100 percent renewable energy to power global operations at the social networking giant by the end of 2020. So, while the company may…
    - 56 days ago 28 Aug 18, 11:02am -