Browsing the "Energy Storage" Category

Stanford Scientists Spark New Interest in the Old Edison Battery

June 27th, 2012 | by pressroom

Now, Dai and his Stanford colleagues have dramatically improved the performance of this century-old technology. The Stanford team has created an ultrafast nickel-iron battery that can be fully charged in about 2 minutes and discharged in less than 30 seconds. The results are published in the June 26 issue of the journal Nature Communications

Taking a Closer Look at Zero Energy Concept Building

June 20th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

My thanks to Rollin White for sending this message to GBE concerning zero energy concept building (ZECB), a description and concept with which we should all be familiar as we advance forward in this century.

Speed, Efficiency Of Hydrogen-Producing Catalyst Improved With Ionic Liquid

June 20th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Hydrogen information of note. [repostus hash=ab636b120591ccd0556cae155338adc2 title=Speed%2C+Efficiency+Of+Hydrogen-Producing+Catalyst+Improved+With+Ionic+Liquid host=redOrbit short=1eVX2 snip=Ongoing+saga+of+building+a+better+fuel+cell+catalyst+goes+holistic+The+design+of+a+nature-inspired+material+that+can+make+energy-storing+hydrogen+gas+has+gone+holistic.+Usually%2C+tweaking+the+design+of+this+particular+catalyst+%E2%80%94+a+work+in+progress+for+cheaper%2C+better+fuel+cells+%E2%80%94+results+in+either%26hellip%3B jump

More Cleantech News!

June 8th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Thanks to Zach Shahan at Clean Technica, get caught up on all of this cleantech news. [repostus hash=4ec94dae7da45519f83c1ef678770fe0 title=More+Cleantech+News%21 host=Clean+Technica [&hellip

Clean Technology Venture Deals Rise While Dollars Fall in 1Q 2012

April 6th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

According to information from Cleantech Group, the number of venture deals for clean technology rose in the first quarter of 2012 even though the dollar total of the funding deals declined modestly. The firm reports that early-stage deals appear to be on the rise again, and the mergers and acquisition market remains strong.

3M Invests in Novel Silicon Anode for Lithium Ion Batteries

March 16th, 2012 | by pressroom

3M, an international supplier of battery materials, is investing in research and manufacturing of novel Silicon (Si) based 3M anode materials. The technology enables advanced batteries for reliable power that is required to keep up with the global increase of mobile societies and electric vehicles

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