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Using glass in lithium ion batteries could double capacity

Futurity covers a development in battery technology that uses vanadium-borate glass rather than crystals to improve the endurance of lithium ion batteries: although still being researched, the extra juice could be put to use in consumer and commercial settings, including energy capture and storage. 6 more words

Renewable Energy

Lithium-ion Battery – “key to the success of Electric Vehicles”

Electric Vehicle’s success relies mostly on the battery technology applied in them. Nobody would prefer to buy an electric vehicle paying more than the normal gasoline vehicles, and had to charge them every now and then. 37 more words

Electric Cars

Eco-friendly New Battery Made of Pine Resin and Seeds

Even though today’s lithium batteries are efficient, they cause a range of resource and environmental problems. Uppsala researchers have now come up with a very interesting alternative using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin, along with a clever recycling strategy. 368 more words

Renewable Energy

New glass might double battery capacity - Futurity


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Posted by Peter Rüegg-ETH Zurich on January 14, 2015

Today’s lithium-ion batteries are good, but not good enough for future energy demands. 968 more words

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly independent from the power grid, using free electricity from the sun. 844 more words

Worldwide Feeds

UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Update Lithium Battery Guidance

To take into account the restriction of lithium batteries to cargo aircraft only when not packed with equipment from 1st January 2015; the CAA have updated their excellent… 79 more words


XALT Energy Powers New Flyer Battery-Electric Buses

MIDLAND — Xalt Energy LLC, the former Dow Kokam advanced battery business, announced that its batteries are helping power new battery-electric Xcelsior transit buses built by New Flyer. 246 more words