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Google and Toyota Keynote Energy Independent Vehicle Event

Google and Toyota Keynote Energy Independent Vehicle Event

Aug 18, 2017
When giants such as Google, Toyota and Nissan gather to consider something new it is time to pay attention.
Solution enables solar to be integrated as a building material

Solution enables solar to be integrated as a building material

Aug 18, 2017 China, Australia
eArche is a super flexible and ultra-thin solar panel that can be stretched along any exterior.
Army discovery may offer new energy source

Army discovery may offer new energy source

Aug 17, 2017 United States
Army scientists and engineers recently made a groundbreaking discovery -- an aluminum nanomaterial of their design produces high amounts of energy when it comes in contact with water, or with any liquid containing water.
Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones

Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones

Aug 17, 2017 United Kingdom
Supercapacitors promise recharging of phones and other devices in seconds and minutes as opposed to hours for batteries. But current technologies are not usually flexible, have insufficient capacities, and for many their performance quickly degrades with charging cycles.
SwissKitePower Project Switzerland

SwissKitePower Project Switzerland

Aug 16, 2017 Switzerland
The SwissKitePower project is a multidisciplinary research and development effort aimed at creating a totally new device which can harness wind energy at high altitudes. The winds at altitude are stronger and more consistent than those at the ground and represent an enormous potential source of renewable energy.
Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Aug 15, 2017 Worldwide
There is more energy to harvest at sea. True, water craft have stronger resistance to overcome but on balance, it means that energy independent electric boats are more common than their equivalents on land or in the air and they have lessons for both.
Flexible batteries power the future of wearable technology

Flexible batteries power the future of wearable technology

Aug 15, 2017 United Kingdom
The rapid development of wearable technology has received another boost from a new development using graphene for printed electronic devices.
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Aug 15, 2017
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Route to Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships

Route to Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships

Aug 14, 2017 Worldwide
This article charts the development of water vehicles towards energy independence.
IV and cellular fluids power flexible batteries

IV and cellular fluids power flexible batteries

Aug 14, 2017 China
Researchers in China have engineered bendable batteries that can run on body-inspired liquids such as normal IV saline solution and cell-culture medium.
Should auto companies build gigafactories right now?

Should auto companies build gigafactories right now?

Aug 14, 2017 Worldwide
Tesla is riding high and Elon Musk has proved right in almost all respects, with his company valued up with the top three auto companies despite Tesla's output being a tiny percentage of theirs. One of the reasons is his record orderbook for pure electric vehicles recognised to be the future.
Surprise discovery in energy efficient information storage

Surprise discovery in energy efficient information storage

Aug 11, 2017 United Kingdom
Today almost all information stored on hard disc drives or cloud servers is recorded in magnetic media, because it is non-volatile (i.e. it retains the information when power is switched off) and cheap.
New battery is activated by your spit

New battery is activated by your spit

Aug 10, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells: a battery activated by spit that can be used in extreme conditions where normal batteries don't function.