Nickel Cadmium Batteries

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Nickel cadmium batteries can be scavenged from used electric buses and vans for your electric car. Here's what you need to know

Nickel Cadmium Batteries: Charging

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Nickel cadmium batteries can be scavenged from used electric buses and vans for your electric car. Part 2, talking about charging Ni-cads

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Nickel Cadmium Batteries: Safety

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Nickel cadmium batteries can be scavenged from used electric buses and vans for your electric car. Part 3, talking about ni-cad safety

New Airbus lab in Shenzhen to push battery technology for electric aerial vehicles; collaboration with BYD

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The ACIC battery lab will also look at how to safely replace nickel cadmium with superior lithium-ion batteries to power aircraft systems, without the need for restrictive heavy casing. In China, the recently opened Airbus China Innovation Center (ACIC) battery lab is looking to power a new generation of electric-powered aerial vehicles. Asia is the global epicenter of battery development and production, with Japan and Korea as the worldwide leaders.

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City of Gdynia orders 30 Solaris Trollino trolleybuses with Li-ion battery packs for off-wire driving

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In addition to trolleybuses, under the contract, the company will also provide batteries that will allow the modernization of 21 other vehicles, by replacing nickel-cadmium batteries with lithium-ion ones, together with appropriate power electronics. The city of Gdynia in Poland has signed a contract with Solaris for the delivery of 30 trolleybuses worth more than 95 million PLN (US$28 million) in total.

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PIP Declares Victory

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it stands for “Build Your Dreams”—claims to supply 65 percent of the world’s nickel-cadmium batteries, and 30 percent of its lithium ion mobile phone batteries. I t's pretty rare when you get to declare victory and bring the troops home.

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Navigant: 2016 advanced battery shipments through Q3 = 323M cells and $3.8B in sales

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Battery chemistries not included in the report are traditional lead-acid batteries, such as absorbent glass mat and valve-regulated lead-acid, nickel-metal hydride, and nickel-cadmium chemistries. According to a new report from Navigant Research, the shipment volume of advanced batteries for the first three quarters of 2016 equates to more than 323.5 million individual battery cells, 16.1 GWh of energy capacity, 61.4 GW of power capacity, and $3.8 billion in sales.

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Tier 1 HELLA evaluating PowerGenix NiZn batteries for 48V mild hybrid vehicles

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PowerGenix, the developer of nickel-zinc (NiZn) rechargeable batteries ( earlier post ), has signed a product evaluation contract with HELLA, a Tier 1 supplier to major automotive manufacturers worldwide. Nickel-Zinc could offer some unique benefits in 48-volt systems. NiZn offers superior energy and power density compared to lead-acid and Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) and avoids the high costs and safety issues associated with Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.

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Saft and ESMA to Cooperate on Supercapacitor Development, Production and Commercialization; Heavy Diesels First Target

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The first results will be seen later in 2009, when Saft’s US manufacturing facility in Valdosta, GA begins production of a new generation of asymmetric nickel supercapacitors that will work in combination with batteries on heavy vehicles in a large variety of markets including, but not limited to, industry or public transportation. ESMA’s patented asymmetric nickel capacitors feature one battery electrode mated with a double layer charge storage (capacitor) electrode.

Chemetall Lithium Awarded 5.7M to Set Up Pilot Li-ion Battery Recycling Plant

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The Lancaster, Ohio facility currently processes large format lead acid batteries, as well as nickel metal hydride batteries used in the current population of hybrid and electric vehicles. This facility is also only one of two technologies in North America that can recycle nickel cadmium batteries, which is a common consumer type of rechargeable battery. The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety recently awarded €5.7

Saft awarded $6.5M contract for high-power 270V and 28V Li-ion aviation batteries for F-35

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The initial JSF 28 V Battery was derived from the successful F-22 Raptor Program, using Saft’s Aircraft Maintenance Free Battery (AMFB) nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) technology. Saft is developing advanced Li-ion battery technology for Lockheed Martin’s 5 th Gen F-35 Lightning II. Recently, General Electric Aviation awarded Saft a $6.5-million contract for the F-35’s low rate initial production contract (LRIP) 6.

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PSA evaluating PowerGenix NiZn batteries for start-stop systems

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PowerGenix, the developer of high-performance, automotive Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) batteries, has entered into an innovation contract with PSA Peugeot Citroën Automobiles under which PSA will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the use of PowerGenix’s NiZn batteries as a replacement for lead-acid in stop-start vehicles. Nickel-zinc batteries are chemically similar to nickel-cadmium, but differ significantly in their voltage. The nickel-zinc cell delivers more than 0.4V

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Could the Prius be harmful to the environment?

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The controversy centres on its use of a nickel metal hydride battery. According to them, the nickel on the Toyota Prius battery is mined in Sudbury, Ontario and then it is smelted nearby where there are reports of damage to the environment. The nickel is then shipped to a refinery in Wales. From there, it is sent to China to be made into nickel foam before being shipped to Japan and made into a hybrid battery.

Saft signs supercapacitor agreement

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Later this year, the company’s US manufacturing facility will begin production of a new generation of asymmetric nickel supercapacitors that should work in combination with batteries on heavy vehicles. Currently, Saft manufacturers have a range of advanced batteries for application including lithium and nickel chemistries. ESMA’s design has an important synergy with Saft’s capabilities as its construction is similar to that used in nickel-cadmium cells.

Kangoo be bop Z.E. electric vehicle available for test drive

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It is important to remember that lithium-ion batteries – which are made up of non-toxic materials (lithium, manganese oxide or iron phosphate, and graphite) – do not present any danger for the environment, unlike former nickel-cadmium batteries. In a world first, Renault is to make its Renault Kangoo be bop Z.E. prototype electric vehicle available for test drives. The Renault Kangoo be bop Z.E.

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

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The mines in Canada where the nickel & cadmium are mined is one of the most polluted places on Earth. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

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