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Experimental nanowire-based battery cell recharges 100,000 times or more

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Many of the obstacles impeding widespread electric-car adoption—including range, durability, charging times, and cost—can be traced to the limits of current battery technology. Green Batteries charging plug-in cars researchOne such.

Samsung lithium-ion cell to recharge to 80 percent in 20 minutes

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The limitations of current lithium-ion battery-cell technology pose a hindrance to more widespread adoption of plug-in electric cars. Batteries lithium-ion plug-in cars SamsungNow Samsung SDI—the South Korean electronics.

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Can New Titanium-Dioxide Battery Last 20 Years, Recharge In 5 Minutes?

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Lithium-ion batteries help make modern electric cars possible, but they''re also responsible for those vehicles'' limitations. That''s why so much attention is given to improving lithium-ion chemistry, which can help electric cars overcome current limits of range, charging times, and battery lifespan.

Fuji Pigment unveils rechargeable Aluminum-air battery; targeting initial commercialization this spring

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The company said it is constantly improving the battery performance and plans to commercialize the technology in the market by spring 2015.

Tesla Roadster 3.0 Update: San Jose To LA Without Recharging

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70-kWh Battery Back in December, we first received confirmation of the "3.0" update for the Tesla Roadster, the electric-car maker''s very first product, sold in the U.S. from 2008 through 2011. Tesla claimed the update would boost the Roadster''s range 40 to 50 percent, and said a real-world demonstration was forthcoming.

Toshiba to start field testing medium-sized EV bus with wireless recharging, SCiB Li-ion battery

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kWh SCiB ( earlier post ) pack, Toshiba’s advanced lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and will make regular trips between All Nippon Airways Co.

More work reported on approaches to stabilizing lithium metal anodes for high energy rechargeable batteries

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Metallic lithium, with a high theoretical capacity of ~3,860 mAh g -1 , is one of the most promising materials for anodes in next-generation high energy rechargeable battery systems for long-range electric vehicles. S batteries requires a reliable lithium metal anode. ”. Batteries Earlier post.) Sakti3. —Dr. Rev. ,

Univ. of Missouri team progressing with convection battery; enabling rechargeable lithium-metal batteries

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The Li / Support is the electrode made possible with the convection battery technology. 2013a) Convection battery—modeling, insight, and review.

Graphene 3D Lab showing prototype 3D printed battery; potential for structural batteries

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CEO Daniel Stolyarov, presented the prototype 3D printable graphene battery at the Inside 3D Printing Conference in Santa Clara, CA last week.

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Singapore levies carbon tax on used Tesla for electricity to recharge it

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While the Tesla runs solely on batteries and has no tailpipe from which to emit anything, the island state levied the tax to reflect the annual carbon-dioxide emissions of the electricity used to. Carbon Footprint emissions tax Tesla Motors electric utilities plug-in cars Singapore

New promising solid-state electrolyte for rechargeable Li-metal batteries

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High-energy batteries use metallic Li as anode and high-voltage materials as cathode. BatteriesCredit: ACS, Rangasamy et al. Resources.

RPI researchers develop safe, long-cycling Li-metal rechargeable battery electrode; demonstrate Li-carbon battery

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Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a safe, extended cycling lithium-metal electrode for rechargeable Li-ion batteries by entrapping lithium metal within a porous graphene network (Li-PGN). This in turn significantly limits the rate capability of such batteries. Batteries Co 0.10 Mn 0.15

MIT research team finds most efficient oxygen evolution reaction catalyst yet; potential for hydrogen production and rechargeable metal-air batteries

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John Goodenough from the University of Texas as Austin, has found one of the most effective catalysts yet discovered for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) for use in water-splitting to produce hydrogen or in rechargeable metal-air batteries. rechargeable metal-air batteries (MxO 2 ? Sr 0.5 Co 0.8 Fe 0.2 Mx + O 2 ).

Hydro-Québec pulls in $22M in licensing fees for manufacture of Li-ion rechargeable battery materials in Q3

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In the third quarter of 2011, Hydro-Québec generated $22 million from the granting of sub-licenses for the manufacture of Li-ion rechargeable battery materials. battery materials, in conjunction with Munich-based Süd-Chemie AG. Earlier post.). The co-owners can. quality products. and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Brie

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EU funded project developing fast rechargeable zinc-polymer battery for hybrid and small electric vehicles

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million (US$5 million) research project to create a new class of fast rechargeable zinc-polymer batteries for hybrid and small electric vehicle applications. The PolyZion (Fast rechargeable zinc-polymer battery based on ionic liquids) received funding of €2.4 Batteriesmillion (US$3.4

New Lithium rechargeable semi-solid flow cell offers energy densities an order of magnitude greater than previous flow batteries; possible applications in transportation and grid-scale storage

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The new semi-solid lithium flow cell offers energy densities that are an order of magnitude greater than previous aqueous flow batteries. Ho, B.,

24M and partners awarded $3.5M from ARPA-E to develop ultra-high-energy density batteries with new lithium-metal anodes

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The funds will be used to develop novel membranes and lithium-metal anodes for the next generation of high-energy-density, low-cost batteries.

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'Flow Cells' May Let Electric Cars Recharge With Liquid Refills

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Just two months ago, we published an April Fool's piece about a fictional new BP cell research project that would allow battery packs to be refilled at fuel station pumps. Yesterday, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology described a nascent research project--a real one--involving a battery that could

Roving Recharge Truck from Nissan to Aid Dead Electric Cars

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Japanese electric car owners in eastern Prefecture of Kanagawa can now drive easy without the fear of being stranded with a flat battery pack thanks to a new pilot project being run between Nissan Japan and the Japan Automobile Federation - the Japanese equivalent of the AAA.

Your Electric Car Out Of Juice? AAA Tests Roadside Recharging

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But as the saying goes, it's hard to carry a gallon of electricity back to your plug-in car if the battery is completely out of charge. Everyone makes mistakes once in a while, and we’re sure most drivers have run out of gasoline at least once in their life.

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Tohoku team develops rechargeable quasi-solid state lithium battery with organic crystalline cathode

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The cross-section of an organic crystalline all-solid battery. A pair of researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have developed a novel rechargeable solid-state lithium battery with an organic crystalline cathode. The battery features a novel cell design which prevents dissolution of the organic cathode compounds.

Aluminum-Ion Battery Cell Is Durable, Fast-Charging, Bendable: Stanford Inventors (Video)

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Researchers at Stanford University demonstrated a new type of aluminum-ion battery cell last week that is flexible enough to be bent without damaging it. It could recharge a typical mobile phone in one minute or less, they say. battery pack research research and development Stanford

UMD researchers report solution to high interfacial impedance hampering developing of high-performance solid-state Li-ion batteries

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Lithium-ion battery pioneer John B. Batteries Solid-stateJames Clark School of Engineering report developing a solution to this problem.

Rapid Charging Electric-Car Batteries: Less Damaging Than We Thought?

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DC fast charging makes electric cars considerably more practical, allowing drivers to recharge a car''s battery to 80 percent of capacity in half an hour or less.

Sion Power reports 400 Wh/kg, 700 Wh/L and 350 cycles under 1C for Li-ion battery with Li-metal anode technology

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Sion’s roadmap to high energy density batteries. BatteriesSchematic representation of Sion Power’s Licerion cell construction.

Electric Car Battery Research: Graphene Foam For Faster Recharging?

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Made up from sheets of carbon only a single atom thick, it's the material's potential use in batteries that has us excited. Graphene is described as a "wonder material" within the scientific community, winning the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics. It's incredibly light, incredibly strong and very simple.

Panasonic batteries chosen for Toyota Plug-in Hybrid

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The Toyota Plug-in Hybrid will be officially launched in January (see article) and the Panasonic Group has confirmed that it will supply the vehicle’s lithium-ion batteries. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries Toyota Panasonic rechargeable batteries Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid

New UMTRI paper reviews major advantages and disadvantages of battery-electric and fuel-cell vehicles

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Relevant aspects of vehicle performance for battery-electric vehicles (BEV) and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (FCV). mp and a fuel price of $2.35

U Windsor team reports self-healing behavior of cracks in silicon-aluminum anodes for Li-ion batteries

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BatteriesA large body of research has thus been looking for a way to reduce Si electrode fragmentation and hence prevent the capacity loss.

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BMW boosts battery capacity of MY2017 i3 to 33 kWh with higher energy density Li-ion cells; up to 114 miles combined cycle range

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In addition to the Battery Electric BMW i3, the Range Extender model will also feature the 94 Ah battery. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Report: Honda and Saitec develop practical Mg-ion battery with vanadium oxide cathode; commercialization by 2018

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The Nikkei, citing unnamed sources, reports that R&D organization Saitec (Saitama Industrial Technology Center) and Honda Motor have developed a practical magnesium-ion rechargeable battery and hope to commercialize it. The two are slated to announce the battery next month. BatteriesMg 2+ rather than Li + ). Resources.

New Li-S battery shows cycle performance comparable to that of Li-ion batteries along with more than double the energy density

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sulfur battery system is its use of a lithium?metal Batteries Li-Sulfur 750 mAh g –1 over 500 cycles (85% of the initial capacity).

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Hanyang/BMW team develops high-energy density Li-ion battery with carbon-nanotube-Si composite anode and NCM concentration gradient cathode

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Batteries Electric (Battery A report on their work is published in the RSC journal Energy & Environmental Science. Co 0.05 Co 0.2 Co 0.1

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Driving the VW e-Golf; strategy, assembly in Wolfsburg, Braunschweig battery plant

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The e-Golf (“Das e-Auto” earlier post ), the Volkswagen brand’s second series production battery-electric vehicle after the e-up!, The e-Golf.

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Year-long field testing finds electric buses with Toshiba wireless charger cut CO2 up to 60% compared to diesel

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Toshiba Corporation announced the results of year-long field tests of electric buses charged with its wireless rapid rechargeable battery system.

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Technical review outlines challenges for both batteries and fuel cells as basis for electric vehicles

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Volkswagen’s Gröger, who holds a number of battery patents, was responsible for the Li-sulfur section of the paper.). Batteries Fuel Cells

Siemens and Fjellstrand partner on battery-electric car ferry

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Rendering of the battery-electric car ferry. These motors are powered by a Li-ion battery weighing 10 metric tons. Click to enlarge.

Rechargeable membrane-less hydrogen bromine flow battery shows high power density

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MIT researchers have engineered a new rechargeable, membrane-less hydrogen bromine laminar flow battery with high power density. For applications that require the storage of large quantities of energy economically and efficiently, flow batteries have received renewed attention. Membrane-less hydrogen bromine flow battery.

Researchers develop rechargeable hybrid-seawater fuel cell; highly energy density, stable cycling

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Sodium can serve as an alternative to lithium in rechargeable batteries as the reversible storage mechanisms for sodium ions are very similar (e.g.,

Toyota Research team reports significant advance in electrolytes for high-energy Mg batteries

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A team at Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) reports a critical advance in the the development of electrolytes for magnesium (Mg) batteries in the journal Angewandte Chemie. TRINA researchers have been investigating magnesium batteries for a number of years (e.g., BatteriesV vs. Mg); and is non-corrosive. V (vs.