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Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Tesla, battery, longevity
July 17 -- Long-term owners of laptops, smartphones, and other things powered by lithium-ion batteries are all too familiar with one quality of the world's leading power-storage technology: eventually ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 21 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Tesla, road trip, charging stations, battery swap
June 21 -- The conventional wisdom on the Tesla Model S—the most hyped, decorated, and controversial new car in memory—is that it’s a technological marvel, but prohibitively expensive and ultimately ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 21 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Tesla, electric car, battery
June 21 -- Tesla Motors Inc on Thursday unveiled a system to swap battery packs in its electric cars in about 90 seconds, a service Chief Executive Elon Musk said will help overcome fears about their ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 17 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, business, competition, lithium battery
June 17 -- SiNode Systems from Northwestern University won the 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition earlier this week. The competition, now in its second year, is part of President ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electric vehicles, fueling costs, battery improvements
June 12 -- To promote electric vehicles, the Obama administration unveils eGallon to show consumers that these cars — despite higher upfront prices — are significantly cheaper to drive than gasoline ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 31 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electric car, battery life, misinformation, media
... after about 16 miles." In fact, the car is noted for its 200-mile battery range, which is superior to that of other electric vehicles on the market. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 02 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: hydropower, renewable energy, clean energy, electricity, grid, battery storage
May 2 -- Hydropower offers an effective way to balance grids that increasingly have to cope with variable renewable energy supply, and this may end the long lull in hydroelectric projects caused by economic ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: EVs, electric cars, battery tech, costs, renewable energy, clean vehicles
April 3 -- One of the big reasons why electric cars have been slow to catch on is that batteries are still hugely expensive — usually around $12,000 to $15,000, or one-third the price of the vehicle — ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 25 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy storage, wind storage, Duke Energy, Notrees Windpower, Texas, battery storage, renewable energy
January 25 -- Duke Energy has fired up the new 36 megawatt energy storage and management facility, which is linked to the Notrees Windpower wind farm in the western part of the state. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 06 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: DOE, electric vehicles, battery, electric cars, clean energy, transportatiom
December 6 --  The US Department of Energy has set a goal to improve battery and energy storage technologies by five times that of today--in the next five years, Ingram writes. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Energy, battery, federal grants, research, electric cars, electric vehicles, Michigan
November 30 -- The Energy Department is expected to unveil three new "advanced battery hubs" to bring researchers together to develop new battery technologies for electric cars — including two centers ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 13 August 2012 / Industry News
Tags: A123, electric vehicles, lithium battery, renewable electricity, renewable energy
August 13 -- A123 Systems' CEO said the company's financial rescue by China's largest auto-parts maker will preserve U.S. jobs, after the agreement drew criticism from congressional Republicans. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy storary, renewable energy battery storage
Nov. 29, 2011 -- âEURoeThat is a breakthrough performance âEUR" a battery that will keep running for tens of thousands of cycles and never fail.âEUR >>More [ +++ ]