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The Ultrapack Battery Pack for QRP Low Power Radios

Survival Tech Nord has an open project running for making a small external battery bank for radios that operate at low output (5+ watt).

The basic principle is using 18650 lithium-ion (Li-Co or Li-Mn) batteries that have big energy density and match their voltage to that of the radio. 223 more words


Tesla wins bid to power Southern California Edison

Tesla recently won a contract to provide power to Southern California Edison to combat future power shortages. Tesla will supply 20 megawatts of energy storage using its Powerpacks technology that is capable of powering 2,500 homes for a day. 364 more words

Clean Technology

Expanding the Possibilities of Solar Storage in India

A topic which has been receiving increasing interest of late is the ‘Expanding the Possibilities’ of ‘Solar Storage’ in India- both in homes and business. Solar storage, the pervasive technology in the energy sector has demonstrated vigorous proliferation because of its advanced offerings to cusp the Industrial and residential space into the promising solar sector of India. 973 more words

Live Blog: Tesla Unveils the Gigafactory

Electric car maker Tesla Motors, led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, plans to show off its huge battery factory under construction outside of Reno, Nevada, during a media event on Tuesday afternoon. 3,263 more words


Tesla and AMS to install Powerpacks inside Morgan Stanley's San Francisco skyscraper

The partnership between Tesla Energy and Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) recently won yet another contract to install energy storage in California. This time, AMS will be developing a system for Morgan Stanley’s One Maritime Plaza skyscraper in San Francisco. 529 more words