Profile: Li-ion Battery and Pack Supplier Valence Technology

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Founded in 1989, and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Valence has facilities in Nevada, China and Northern Ireland. They are usually delivery vehicles working within a neighborhood, and are on the road for 6-8 hour a day and are recharged overnight. by Bill Cooke. The olivine structure of one of Valence’s lithium iron magnesium phosphate materials. The view is looking along an axis of the crystal structure.

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Austin Energy by Hymotion, March 2007 Same as above (2 vehicles), contact mark.kapner@austinenergy.com. Progress Energy Corporation by Advanced Vehicle Research Center , with Hymotion kit, July 2007 (Raleigh, NC), contact Mike.Ligett@. 2008 Prius, using HyMotion L5 kit, February 2008, Transport Canada, ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles (Ottawa, ON) etv@tc.gc.ca [link] James Woolsey (former CIA Director, Co-Founder, SetAmericaFree ), Prius, by Hymotion, March 2008 (Annapolis, Md).

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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April 17, 2009 12:17 am Link New Toshiba Battery Recharges In 90 Seconds, Faster Than Gas Pump — hsr0601 Add your comments. She spent the previous year as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and before that she was the Southwest correspondent for The Economist based in Austin, Tex. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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A key thing, he said, will be to recharge the batteries at an acceptable time for the electricity grid — to “make sure people aren’t charging at the very peak, peak time,” like late afternoon when the electricity grid is already weighted down by demands like air conditioning. Battery recharging would typically take two to four hours, he said. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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The fuel engine on the Volt is used to run the generator to recharge the battery when a trip exceeds 40 miles, and it’s rage on a full tank is around 400 miles. She spent the previous year as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and before that she was the Southwest correspondent for The Economist based in Austin, Tex. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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The four-door sedan will deliver 40 miles on a charge; a small gasoline engine will recharge the battery as it approaches depletion, extending its range by as much as 200 miles. If you build a car as a "kit car" with no real factory, then yes, it will never be an economic success. Posted by: Pete Austin | Apr 14, 2009 9:46:22 AM @ Joe I am one of the first to say end the income tax and property tax on houses and cars (not land). Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

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