Quantcast

Latest energy storage Stories

Silicon Electrode Extends Battery Life
2013-06-04 09:50:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists led by a team at Stanford University have developed a new silicon-based electrode for lithium-ion batteries that could significantly improve the performance of the popular batteries, according to a new report in Nature Communications. In a lithium-ion battery, the electrode connects the lithium electrolyte, which is primarily responsible for power generation, with the rest of a circuit. "Developing rechargeable...

2013-06-03 23:16:34

Solution ties into PGE´s electric power grid to support renewable integration, back-up, and peak shaving needs. Energy reliability is increased while diminishing environmental impact through reduced emissions. INDIANAPOLIS, IN (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 EnerDel, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced Lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, has completed the commissioning of a 5MW energy storage system (ESS) used as part of Portland General Electric´s (PGE) Salem Smart...

2013-05-31 23:02:41

A breakthrough green renewable energy program, Project Volt Gas Volt, was called for this week at the EU Parliament in Brussels held by Corinne Lepage, Member of the European Parliament and former French Minister of the Environment and American Professor of Management, Robert I. Bell. Renewable energy can now “keep the lights on” without disruption, thanks to a new technology and long term financing proposal for the project, making it possible to store surplus energy from wind,...

2013-05-30 23:15:17

Leading Energy Storage Materials Manufacturer Expands Senior Management Team With Veteran Energy Storage Executive. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 EnerG2 (http://www.energ2.com), the leading manufacturer of advanced carbons for next-generation energy storage, today announced that Tom Kieffer is joining the company as Vice President of worldwide sales. A seasoned executive with a deep and distinguished track record in the transportation and industrial energy storage industries,...

2013-05-24 23:28:16

Solar Usage Now will be receiving an updated version of the ROTEX hot water storage tank. The tank's outward design and installation properties have been expanded on, making an even more efficient hot water storage tank. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Solar Usage Now will be receiving an updated version of the ROTEX hot water storage tank. The tank's outward design and installation properties have been expanded on, making an even more efficient hot water storage tank. Solar Usage Now produces a solar...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'