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 rechargeable battery is environmentally friendly, and has the potential, with further development, to store more energy than currently-available lithium ion batteries.

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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. Structure and rechargeability of a room-temperature Li-N 2 battery. (A)

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Michelin Vision concept wheel/tire: airless, connected, rechargeable, organic

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The concept tire—which combines the functions of wheel and tire—is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic, is both a wheel and a tire. VISION is the first tire that recharges. Vision is made with an organic core that can be reused and recharged.

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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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Boeing HorizonX invests in lithium-metal rechargeable battery startup Cuberg

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Cuberg developed an advanced lithium metal rechargeable battery cell that is designed to be a drop-in solution to existing large-scale battery manufacturing processes. Boeing has invested in Berkeley, Calif.-based based Cuberg , Inc.,

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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

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. The team tested the hexatitanate as a Li insertion material to assess its use as an electrode in lithium rechargeable batteries.

Better alkaline batteries, made rechargeable, to power electric cars?

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Notably, alkaline batteries cannot be recharged, which means their application is often limited to single uses in small devices such as flashlights and remote controls. Alkaline batteries have been a staple energy source for decades, but their potential has been capped by their chemical properties. An alkaline battery finding its way to an. Batteries battery pack research research and development plug-in cars solid-state cell

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

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Electric 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. 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. The fastest "quick. Batteries battery pack plug-in cars charging Fast Charging

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Recharging the Dream

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Electric car and renewable energy enthusiast Gerry Gaydos shares his thoughts during a recent trip to California in the nicely narrated video short below. Gerry’s pursuit of renewable energy and electric drive began in the summer of 1997 when he spent time with some engineering students preparing a solar electric race car for the World Solar Challenge.

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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.

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London Calling: Congestion Charge Recharges Electric Cars

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We want to test it and get it into production,” Mr [Anders] Jensen, head of the Smart brand team, told the Financial Times on Wednesday.The brand chose London for the pilot in part because of its network of free public recharging stations.

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Argonne/JCESR team demonstrates first rechargeable calcium-ion battery

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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. 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+. Earlier post.)

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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. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, including Prof.

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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. Up until now, rechargeable zinc-air batteries have been made with expensive precious metal catalysts, such as platinum and iridium oxide.

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.

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. An aluminum–air battery with a rechargeable battery was fabricated, and its properties were stable for one month.

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Electric buses recharge in just 15 seconds

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Scientists in Switzerland are testing new technology which could allow electric buses to recharge in as little as 15 seconds; something that could massively increase their uptake.

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

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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? Hi, Judith! That depends on the batteries you have in your electric

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

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The technology allows lithium-metal batteries to be recharged without the dendrite failure (short circuit) that has prevented rechargeable lithium-metal batteries from being commercially viable. Masses of dry components of the indicated electrodes.

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

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., Schematic illustration of the designed hybrid-seawater fuel cell and a schematic diagram at the charged–discharged state. Kim et al.

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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. MgFeSiO 4 ) and constructed a rechargeable magnesium battery using this high-energy-density cathode material.

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

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While 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. Future Cars plug-in cars sport sedans Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E

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Ford unveils C-MAX Solar Energi concept; “plug-in” hybrid not dependent on electric grid can fully recharge from sun

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Ford Motor Company announced the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, a sun-powered hybrid vehicle that can deliver the efficiency of a plug-in hybrid without depending on the electric grid for recharging.

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How high a hill could recharge a coasting Tesla electric car completely?

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One of the benefits of electric cars is that slowing down becomes a useful activity. Regenerative braking recovers energy normally lost as friction heat, as it does when the accelerator pedal is not pushed and the car is coasting.

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Indiana Utility: Electric-Car Owners Recharge FREE, At Night

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Electric-car owners know that home recharging is virtually always cheaper, on a per-mile basis, than driving on gasoline. In some cases, it''s considerably cheaper. We recently reported on the sweet deal enjoyed by a Tesla Model S owner in Indianapolis, whose local utility charges just 2.3 cents per kWh for overnight EV charging. DON''T MISS: Life

Kyocera installs solar-powered recharging station for EVs, backup energy in disaster

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Kyocera’s “Solar Cycle Station” is a solar-powered recharging station—originally launched for electric-assisted bicycles in 2010—that uses the company’s high performance solar modules. Kyocera Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kyocera Communication Systems Co.,

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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. That's produced a huge expansion in basic research into potential replacements for the lithium-ion chemistry that currently dominates the industry. One such. Green Batteries charging plug-in cars research

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

How To Recharge Any Electric Car, Anywhere, Any Time (Video)

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With charging stations still scarce in many areas, "range anxiety" is a continual concern for electric-car owners. Portable generators can provide electricity where this is no infrastructure, so could one rescue a stranded electric car?

How to recharge an electric car in the middle of nowhere: Amazon drone?

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Amazon, once a humble bookseller, now dips its toes into numerous technology realms. Its next potential act? Perhaps it will be drones that can charge electric cars on the fly. The online retailer and technology company filed an application to patent a drone specifically built for electric-car charging when a charging station isn't nearby. plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Amazon

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EU Parliament demands recharging points

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If electric or hydrogen cars are ever going to take off as an alternative to petrol- and diesel-powered vehicles, then it was always going to take some serious backing from the powers-that-be to implement the necessary infrastructure to make them a success.

Audi A3 e-tron Option: Carbon-Free Recharging (In Germany)

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One advantage to plug-in electric cars is that they can operate with no carbon footprint if the electricity used to recharge them is generated from renewable sources. Burning liquid fuels, on the other hand, will always generate carbon emissions. Now Audi is offering a way for German buyers of its new 2015 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid model to

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. (a) Charge and discharge voltage curves in repeated charge/discharge cycles at 45 mA g ?1.

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London to trial wireless recharging plug-in hybrid buses

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Transport for London (TfL) has announced a new trial of plug-in hybrid buses which will see them wirelessly recharged while they wait at bus stands.

Toyota Industries to Begin Selling Rechargers for EVs and PHEVs

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Toyota Industries recharger on a stand. The recharger—147cm tall, 30cm wide and 18cm deep—can be wall mounted or mounted on a stand. The company says it plans to produce a recharger for home use as well. Toyota Industries Corp.

Electric Car Drivers: Be Thankful You Didn't Recharge In 1900!

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Charging an electric car today isn't necessarily quite as easy as pulling up to the gas pump in a gasoline or diesel model. Long charging times and sparse public charging infrastructure can cause some inconvenience for electric-car drivers. But it could be worse. DON'T MISS: 1914 Detroit Electric: Pretty Spry For A Century Old (Video) (Jun 2011). History Vintage plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure

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