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Electric Vehicles No Threat To Oil Prices Anytime Soon

Electric Vehicles No Threat To Oil Prices Anytime Soon

Despite popular belief, electric cars…

Alternative Energy / Fuel Cells

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We Are On The Verge Of An Electric Car Battery Breakthrough

Sep 01, 2014 at 14:07 | Climate Progress

Electric vehicles are cool. They’re inexpensive to operate, can make our air cleaner, and help reduce the amount of climate change-causing gases released into the atmosphere. But right…

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PLUG: Harness The Power Of A Steady Short Squeeze

Apr 21, 2014 at 11:10 | Editorial Dept

Five weeks ago, fuel cell stocks, and Plug Power (PLUG) in particular were all the rage. At the end of February, Plug announced a huge contract with Wal-Mart for…

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Did Nature’s Fuel Cells Spark Life on Earth

Mar 13, 2014 at 16:51 | Futurity

Researchers have developed a new way to simulate the energetic processes that may have led to the emergence of cell metabolism on Earth—a crucial biological function for all living organisms.

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A New Affordable Fuel Cell Design

Feb 06, 2014 at 16:39 | Brian Westenhaus

The United Kingdom’s Birmingham City University in a partnership with UK motorsport entrepreneur and manufacturer Spencer Ashley and the DYPDC center for automotive research in Pune is set to

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The Cube – New Breakthrough Set to Alter the Energy Landscape Forever

Aug 15, 2013 at 17:18 | Charles Kennedy

Redox Power Systems has signed a partnership deal with researchers at the University of Maryland in order to develop and bring to commercial market a new distributed electricity generation…

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Replacing Platinum to Build Cheaper Fuel Cells

Aug 09, 2013 at 17:36 | Futurity

A new type of polymer membrane could replace expensive platinum in alkaline batteries and fuel cells.“We have tried to break this paradigm of tradeoffs in materials (by improving)…

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The Grid Gets a Very Big Lithium Ion Battery

Jun 05, 2013 at 16:38 | Brian Westenhaus

A very large new Lithium-ion battery was unveiled Saturday in Oregon to help make the Northwest’s and the nation’s electric system more efficient, officials said at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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A Follow up on the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Breakthrough

Apr 24, 2013 at 15:48 | Barry Stevens

As a matter of clarification, the technology under discussion generates hydrogen from water. It is not a fuel cell. For this reason, the title “Hydrogen Production Breakthrough” better reflects the…

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Breakthrough Microbattery Charges 1,000 Times Faster than Competing Technology

Apr 17, 2013 at 16:52 | Brian Westenhaus

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UI) have announced their new Microbatteries that out-power even the best supercapacitors and could drive new applications in radio communications and…

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How Long Should a Lithium Ion Battery Survive in an EV?

Apr 11, 2013 at 16:34 | Brian Westenhaus

Mikael G. Cugnet, Ph.D. spoke on the question that worries millions of owners and potential owners of electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs) using lithium-ion batteries: How long before the…

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