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Aquion Energy
Aquion Energy hopes to bring electricity to developing nations across the globe without using the grid.
Date: 02/28/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
A large amount of government money is going into battery research with a goal of ending US dependence on foreign oil.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Batteries
MIT researchers say they have found a way to create batteries that can offer up to three times the energy density of current batteries, while being much lighter.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
EnerDel develops cutting-edge lithium-ion batteries as engineers figure out how to mass-produce them for today’s hybrid and electric vehicles.
Date: 03/17/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
Researchers have developed an anode made of titanium dioxide nanotubes that, remarkably, improves battery performance over time by self-orienting after cycling.
Date: 11/03/2011
Type: News
The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Baltimore Gas & Electric's amended smart grid proposal, so the company will get to keep its $200 million DOE grant for its innovative program.
Date: 08/16/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
GTM Research analyst Gerry Runte lays out the potential consequences of a short-term view towards developing distribution automation programs.
Date: 10/23/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Smart Grid
AVOB's energy monitor.
French startup AVOB says it can achieve a 20 percent increase in the efficiency of networked PCs by ramping down processor speed and voltage while a computer is working, all without sacrificing functionality.
Date: 09/27/2010
Type: Article
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
Date: 04/21/2014
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Advanced modeling software is helping accelerate carmakers' efforts toward vehicle light-weighting for fuel economy and carbon emissions reductions.
Date: 11/29/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation

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