GM researchers demonstrate hierarchical electrode architectures for high energy lithium-chalcogen rechargeable batteries

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Lithium-chalcogen batteries, such as lithium-sulfur (Li-S) and lithium- selenium (Li-Se), have been recognized as promising systems beyond conventional Li-ion systems due to their higher specific capacity. Batteries Li-SulfurLithium-chalcogen batteries—e.g.,

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New prototype rechargeable lithium-nitrogen battery

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a rechargeable lithium-nitrogen (Li-N–) battery with the proposed reversible reaction of 6Li + N– ⇋ 2Li–N. The assembled N– fixation battery system, consisting of a Li anode, ether-based electrolyte, and a carbon cloth cathode, shows a promising electrochemical faradic efficiency (59%).

RMIT researchers demonstrate working rechargeable proton battery

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Researchers at Australia’s RMIT University have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable “proton battery”. The working prototype proton battery combines the best aspects of hydrogen fuel cells and battery-based electrical power. Batteries Fuel Cells Hydroge

Boeing HorizonX invests in lithium-metal rechargeable battery startup Cuberg

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a startup founded by former Stanford University researchers developing next-generation battery technology for potential aerospace and industrial applications. Aviation Batteries Li-O2 Li-SulfurBoeing has invested in Berkeley, Calif.-based based Cuberg , Inc.,

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Recharge IT

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G oogle proved it is serious about Plug Ins with its new Recharge IT initiative. Here is part of the story. Google.org to to Accelerate Plug-In Hybrid and Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Google.org , the philanthropic arm of Google Inc.

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The Volvo Recharge

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Volvo Cars is introducing the Volvo ReCharge Concept , a plug-in hybrid with individual electric wheel motors and batteries that can be recharged via a regular electrical outlet for maximum environmental benefit. The Volvo Recharge, like the Volt , is a series platform car.

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

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Solid-state electrolytes are quickly rising to prominence as useful components of advanced Li battery technologies due to their excellent electrochemical stability, favorable mechanical properties, and operation over a wide temperature window. Batteries

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Toshiba claims 6-minute recharge for new electric-car battery cell

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Although automakers have begun to curb "range anxiety" with longer-distance electric cars, battery charging times on lengthy road trips remain a hurdle for many buyers. Batteries battery pack plug-in cars charging Fast ChargingElectric cars pale in comparison to gasoline or diesel-powered cars when it comes to the time presently required to add energy for more driving distance.

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When is Best to Recharge EV Batteries?

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Is it better to recharge frequently after each use or to wait till the charge is low? That depends on the batteries you have in your electric Hi, Judith!

EV Recharging While you Drive

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Would it be possible to have a set of batteries recharging as your driving? I'm thinking of running a 10,000 watt generator that the recharger is plugged

Recharging EV Batteries with Alternators and Regulators

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Why don't EV systems use alternators and regulators to recharge the batteries and run the motors? Hi, David - I get this question a

Investigating hexatitanate for lithium rechargeable battery anodes

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Researchers in Europe have been investigating the potential of the protonated hexatitanate H 2 Ti 6 O 13 as an anode material for rechargeable lithium batteries.

SolidEnergy targeting rechargeable Li-metal smartphone battery in 2016, EV battery with 2x range in 2017

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This is to be followed in 2017 by a 20 Ah electric vehicle battery offering more than two times the driving range of current Li-ion batteries. Solvent-free, solid-state polymer electrolytes allow for safe and stable operation of lithium-ion batteries, even at elevated temperatures.

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

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has developed a new type of aluminum-air battery which can be recharged by refilling with salt or fresh water and which uses a modified structure to ensure longer battery lifetime. Aluminum-air batteries the systems offer a theoretical specific energy of 8.1 Batteries

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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. Galen Suppes say that they have further developed and validated the “convection battery” or “convection cell” technology originally announced in 2011 and 2012 ( earlier post ). Batteries

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. Batteries Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Smart charging

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Kyoto team develops new cathode material for high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium batteries

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A team of researchers from Kyoto University has demonstrated ion-exchanged MgFeSiO 4 as a feasible cathode material for use in high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium batteries. Prototype of a high energy-density rechargeable Mg battery. Batteries

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Electric Nissan SUV, EPA vs ethanol, VW vs Pikes Peak, 6-minute battery recharges: Today's Car News

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Today, it appears the future may include more electric SUVs, less ethanol in gasoline, a VW electric hill-climbing race car, and much, much faster battery recharging. Last week, Toshiba announced a battery cell that could offer the long-sought recharging time as quick as a gasoline refill. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The EPA is now run. Today in Car News

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UT Austin team devises new strategy for safe, low-cost, all-solid-state rechargeable Na or Li batteries suited for EVs

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With this glass, a rechargeable battery with a metallic lithium or sodium anode and an insertion-compound as cathode may require a polymer or liquid catholyte in contact with the cathode. BatteriesResearchers at the University of Texas at Austin, including Prof.

2016 123

NAMICS developing multi-layered ceramic rechargeable batteries

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Conductive and insulating materials company NAMICS Corporation is developing all-ceramic multi-layered rechargeable batteries based on a patent applied for with IOM Technology Corporation and Iwate University (Prof. Voltage and charge/discharge for 100-cell battery.

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 researchThat's produced a huge expansion in basic research into potential replacements for the lithium-ion chemistry that currently dominates the industry. One such.

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University of Sydney team advances rechargeable zinc-air batteries with bimetallic oxide–graphene hybrid electrocatalyst

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University of Sydney team advances rechargeable zinc-air batteries with bimetallic oxide–graphene hybrid electrocatalyst. Researchers at the University of Sydney, with colleagues at Nanyang Technological University, have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks hindering the commercialization of rechargeable zinc-air batteries. Zinc-air batteries are powered by zinc metal and oxygen from the air. Batteries

Argonne/JCESR team demonstrates first rechargeable calcium-ion battery

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One potential path for delivering higher energy density storage that current Li-ion batteries is to use a multivalent ion such as Ca 2+ or Mg 2+. Now, researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) have demonstrated the first rechargeable calcium-ion battery. Ingram (2015) “Rechargeable Ca-Ion Batteries: A New Energy Storage System” Chemistry of Materials 27 (24), 8442-8447 doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b04027.

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NTU Singapore and BlueSG launch ultra-fast charging electric tram; 20-second recharge

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Named the NTU-Blue Solutions Flash Shuttle, the fully electric vehicle only requires 20 seconds to recharge at stations which are fitted for its quick charging while passengers board and alight. Electric (Battery

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London Calling: Congestion Charge Recharges Electric Cars

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Sakura Battery Co is offering a line of EVs, including the Italian Maranello4 microcar. Limited ranged, lead-acid battery based cars, they have nonetheless proven the demand of even less than perfect electric vehicles.

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Researchers propose new VO2 cathode material for aluminum-ion rechargeable battery

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Schematic representation of the super-valent battery during charge/discharge process. A team from the University of Science and Technology Beijing is proposing a new super-valent battery based on aluminium ion intercalation and deintercalation. Batteries

2013 108

U Tokyo team proposes new high-capacity rechargeable battery system based on oxide-peroxide redox reaction

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are proposing a new sealed rechargeable battery system operating on a redox reaction between an oxide (O 2- ) and a peroxide (O 2 2- ) in the cathode. The new sealed battery system, with a theoretical specific energy of 2570 Wh kg ?1 Batteries

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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. ”. As a result of the optimization of the SPE as well as the cell assembly and cycling conditions, the V 2 O 5 lithium metal polymer batteries reached 796 Wh kg ?1 Batteries

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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). The RPI team also demonstrated the use of the PGN material as a high-capacity anode, and demonstrated a full-cell configuration with a PGN anode and a lithium-metal/PGN cathode, thus creating a Li-carbon rechargeable battery. Batteries

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GM electric-car goals, EPA test worries, 5-minute battery recharge, Google vs Uber: Today's Car News

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Today, uncertainty over EPA emission testing, GM's electric-car goal, concern over the fate of more capable start-stop systems, and a 5-minute battery recharge? All this and more on Green Car Reports. Romania has doubled its electric-car purchase incentives; they're now more than $10,000 for a new car. Someday, one carmaker will sell affordable. Today in Car News

MIT team synthesizes all carbon nanofiber electrodes for high-energy rechargeable Li-air batteries

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The carbon nanofiber electrodes are substantially more porous than other carbon electrodes, and can therefore more efficiently store the solid oxidized lithium (Li 2 O 2 ) that fills the pores as the battery discharges. Batteries Electric (Battery

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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. That is about three times as much power per square centimeter as other membrane-less system—a power density that is an order of magnitude higher than that of many lithium-ion batteries and other commercial and experimental energy-storage systems. One such permutation is the hydrogen bromine flow battery.

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Toshiba making SCiB battery business an independent unit; higher energy density batteries with titanium niobium oxide anodes for EVs

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Toshiba Corporation is taking its SCiB rechargeable battery business from Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (TISS) to make it an independent business unit within Toshiba. SCiB rechargeable cells are categorized into two types: high power and high energy.

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Researchers Develop Solid-State, Rechargeable Lithium-Air Battery; Potential to Exceed 1,000 Wh/kg

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Sample UDRI solid-state, rechargeable lithium-air batteries, and Dr. Binod Kumar. Engineers at the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) have developed a solid-state, rechargeable lithium-air battery. Tags: Batteries

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

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As described in an open access paper in the journal NPG Asia Materials , the system is an intermediate between a battery and a fuel cell, and is accordingly referred to as a hybrid fuel cell. Batteries Fuel Cells

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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. ALSO SEE: Nissan Leaf New Battery Cost: $5,500

Porsche Mission E electric sport sedan: 200-mile recharge in 15 minutes

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Future Cars plug-in cars sport sedans Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission EWhile there have been lots of concept cars and production announcements, the first serious German competitor to the Tesla Model S and Model X won't arrive for at least another year. And what could prove the most potent of them all—the production version of the stunning Porsche Mission E concept car revealed two years ago—won't go into.

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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. MORE: Tesla Roadster 3.0:

Researchers directly visualize formation and disappearance of Li-O2 reaction products; insights to support development of rechargeable lithium-air batteries

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During discharge, Li ions meet with reduced oxygen on the surface of the Li x V 2 O 5 electrode forming Li 2 O 2 , which is decomposed upon recharge. The rechargeable Li?air BatteriesSchematic summarizing the reaction mechanism.

New aqueous rechargeable lithium battery shows good safety, high reliability, high energy density and low cost; another post Li-ion alternative

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Schematic illustration of the aqueous rechargeable lithium battery (ARLB) using the coated lithium metal as anode, LiMn 2 O 4 as cathode and 0.5 The cooling system, which is usually needed for large capacity battery modules, is not needed for the application in electric vehicles.

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PNNL team develops sodium-manganese oxide electrodes for sodium-ion rechargeable batteries

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The resulting improved electrical capacity and recharging lifetime of the nanowires. low-cost Na-ion battery system for upcoming power and energy. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries perform well, but are too expensive for widespread use on the grid. Na-ion batteries.

'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 Truth is stranger than fiction, truly.

Mitsubishi Heavy to Enter Lithium-ion Secondary (Rechargeable) Battery Business

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MHI) has decided to build a commercial production verification plant in Nagasaki Prefecture and launch its operation by autumn 2010 in a move toward the company’s full-scale entry into the lithium-ion secondary (rechargeable) battery market. The new plant, to be built within the company’s Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works, will have a production capacity of 66 MWh of batteries a year, which is equivalent to 400,000 medium-size cells. Tags: Batteries