Honda is late to the electric car party. Like most of its fellow Japanese car companies, it has been chasing the fuel cell chimera while Tesla was busy turning the automotive industry upside down with innovative electric cars. Now Honda is playing catch up. At the Frankfurt auto show this week, it is presenting two […]
A conversation with Christina Lampe-Onnerud revealed the innovative thinking behind the battery maker, Cadenza.
Researchers at Drexel University claim they have created a new material that will allow batteries to be recharged in seconds rather than hours. Is it pie in the sky or a real breakthrough?
The Fraunhofer Institute in Dresden, Germany is working on a new ceramic coating for electric car batteries that will allow more battery cells in the same space, making a range of 1000 kilometers possbile.
The Tesla Q1 2017 earnings call had lots to say about the Model 3, energy storage, solar power, and the Tesla delivery experience. Read all about it here.
New photos of the Fisker EMotion electric car have appeared on line. The company says the 400 mile electric car will be introduced August 17 with production scheduled to begin in 2018.
GE Renewable Energy is building a new 400 megawatt pumped hydro facility in central Montana that will provide power to cities as far away as Seattle and Portland.
Researchers in Germany have developed new technology that reduces the number of sensors needed in a lithium ion battery pack. That may lead to smaller, lighter, and less expensive batteries for electric cars.
Lux Research says it is more economical to recycle used EV lithium ion batteries than to reuse them for energy storage. JB Straubel of Tesla Motors says his company has studied the question and come to the same conclusion.
Researchers at the University of California – Riverside are experimenting with diatomaceous earth to make inexpensive, high power cathodes for lithium ion batteries.
A team of researchers at Penn State claim to have discovered the “ideal” battery storage material. It may lead to batteries that are lighter, smaller, and need less cooling. Will this discovery ever make it out of the lab?
Via CleanTechnica: We’ve got several notable updates regarding our first cleantech conference — CLEANTECH REVOLUTION TOUR → BERLIN — to share with you. First of all, we now have: → a Facebook event page (share with friends!) → an event webpage (which we’ll continuously update) → an eventbrite page for registering (again, register, and share with friends!) … and a confirmed […]