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Main Players, Technologies, Trends, and Forecasts for Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Buses 2016-2026

Electric vehicles are reigniting the battery market, with manufacturers rushing to claim their stake in the expanding market of larger batteries for electric busses. The market is estimated to grow to $30 billion by the end of 2026, making it the largest portion of the overall battery market. 102 more words

Electric

This Company May Have Solved the Electric Car Charging Problem

What’s the concern you always hear about electric cars? That they take so long to charge, right?

At New York City’s Tech Day 2016, The Observer got a look at the new solution for electric car charging from… 399 more words

Transportation

A Model to Recycle Smartphone Li-ion Batteries into Solar Power Systems

Despite their hefty price tag, smartphones have an average consumer lifetime of about three years. The lithium ion batteries that power them, however, can last for about five years—meaning that just about every discarded smartphone generates e-waste and squanders the battery’s twilight years. 71 more words

Batteries And Storage Technologies

Bi-Partisan Support Driving Solar Energy Development

With this being an election year, I thought it might be interesting to look into renewable/sustainable energy and the possible political ramifications. Political parties’ constituents have different ideas about the need for renewable energy. 1,065 more words

Shippers struggle with April 1 lithium-ion battery deadline

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LONDON, Mar 31 (GCTL18) – Shippers are struggling with new rules governing the shipment of lithium-ion batteries by air that come into force on 1 April limiting their carriage as cargo to freighter aircraft only and with a maximum state of charge of 30%. 318 more words

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Tips | The importance of your Mac’s battery condition and how to check it

Apple’s portable Mac notebooks like the MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro are all powered by Lithium-Ion batteries, and these batteries don’t last forever. They go through cycles as they’re charged up and used over and over. 789 more words

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Solar Energy: Grid vs Battery Storage

As solar power—both giant farms and small rooftop installations—enjoys tremendous growth across the U.S., there’s been pushback from big utility companies. They’ve campaigned to end net metering, in which solar panel owners can return unneeded power they’ve generated to the grid for credit, and to add fees to their bills, calling homeowners and small businesses with rooftop panels “free riders” who don’t contribute to the upkeep of the grid. 835 more words