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The Hill
Dem senator wants ban on lithium battery air shipmentsSen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) is introducing legislation that would give the Federa
Dem senator wants ban on lithium battery air shipments
The Hill / Posted 57 minutes ago
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) is introducing legislation that would give the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the authority to ban shipments of lithium ion batteries by air. Federal rules currently require the FAA to defer to international aviation... Read more
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The Borneo Post
FAA warns airlines of explosion risk in lithium batteries being carried as freightWASHINGTON: The US Federal Aviation Administration warned airlines Tuesday of t
FAA warns airlines of explosion risk in lithium batteries being carried as freight
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON: The US Federal Aviation Administration warned airlines Tuesday of the danger of a catastrophic fire or explosion from lithium batteries being carried as freight. The FAA said commercial passenger and cargo airlines should conduct safety... Read more
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Wired News
Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, LiterallySome people hail vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes, arguing that ther
Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, Literally
Wired News / Posted 5 hours ago
Some people hail vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes, arguing that there’s no tobacco smoke, so it’s got to be safer. It remains to be seen if that’s true, and there is some evidence that the stuff inside vapes and e-cigs is toxic. But beyond... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Nitin GadkariHe said bio-diesel will be made from cooking oil which will help curb pollution
Govt may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Nitin Gadkari
Business Standard India / Posted 7 hours ago
He said bio-diesel will be made from cooking oil which will help curb pollution and will also be cheaper than petroleum dieselHe said bio-diesel will be made from cooking oil which will... Read more
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dna
Government may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Nitin GadkariTo encourage use of alternative fuel, the government is contemplating withdrawi
Government may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Nitin Gadkari
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
To encourage use of alternative fuel, the government is contemplating withdrawing import duty on used cooking oil for conversion into bio-diesel which will help curb pollution, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. Moreover, the bio-diesel... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Nitin GadkariNEW DELHI: To encourage use of alternative fuel, the government is contemplatin
Government may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Nitin Gadkari
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
NEW DELHI: To encourage use of alternative fuel, the government is contemplating withdrawing import duty on used cooking oil for conversion into bio-diesel which will help curb pollution, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. Moreover, the... Read more
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The Hill
FAA urges airlines to 'reevaluate' lithium battery risksThe Federal Aviation Administration is urging airlines to "reevaluate" the risk
FAA urges airlines to 'reevaluate' lithium battery risks
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
The Federal Aviation Administration is urging airlines to "reevaluate" the risk of shipping lithium ion batteries by air. Most major airlines are already banning passengers from carrying lithium batteries in their luggage after warnings from... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
East Hampton Energy Sustainability Committee In Favor Of Plans For Offshore Wind FarmThe East Hampton Energy Sustainability Committee hosted a presentation by Deepw
East Hampton Energy Sustainability Committee In Favor Of Plans For Offshore Wind Farm
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
The East Hampton Energy Sustainability Committee hosted a presentation by Deepwater Wind Energy on Thursday morning at Town Hall to introduce the company’s proposal for an offshore wind farm and two battery operated storage systems to be located in... Read more
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International Business Times
Porsche starts development of electric sports car and Tesla rival Mission E Development of Porsche's first electric car has now started, as the company tra
Porsche starts development of electric sports car and Tesla rival Mission E
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Development of Porsche's first electric car has now started, as the company transforms its Mission E concept into a zero-emissions sports car of the future. The production version is expected to go on sale in 2020. Revealed in September 2015, the... Read more
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asianage
Plan to introduce amphibious plane on Ganga: Nitin GadkariUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari. (Photo: PTI) An amphibious aircraft will be oper
Plan to introduce amphibious plane on Ganga: Nitin Gadkari
asianage / Posted yesterday
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. (Photo: PTI) An amphibious aircraft will be operated between Varanasi and Kolkata, says Gadkari. The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga between Varanasi and Kolkata and has a... Read more
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asianage
Plan to introduce amphibious plane on Ganga Nitin GadkariUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari. (Photo: PTI) An amphibious aircraft will be oper
Plan to introduce amphibious plane on Ganga Nitin Gadkari
asianage / Posted yesterday
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. (Photo: PTI) An amphibious aircraft will be operated between Varanasi and Kolkata, says Gadkari. The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga between Varanasi and Kolkata and has a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Coming soon: Planes on the GangaThe Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga
Coming soon: Planes on the Ganga
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga between Varanasi and Kolkata and has a target of developing 111 waterways in the country. “My target is to develop waterways in rivers. Parliament has given the consent... Read more
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New Kerala
Advent launches its latest Bluetooth headsetNew Delhi, Feb 9 : Leading mobile accessories and peripherals brand Advent has
Advent launches its latest Bluetooth headset
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Feb 9 : Leading mobile accessories and peripherals brand Advent has launched its latest Bluetooth headset EchoPhonz BT 500, which comes with a built-in mic and has a range of up to 8-10 metres, the company announced on Tuesday. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Plan to introduce amphibious plane on Ganga: Nitin GadkariLUCKNOW: The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on t
Plan to introduce amphibious plane on Ganga: Nitin Gadkari
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
LUCKNOW: The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga between Varanasi and Kolkata and has a target of developing 111 waterways in the country. "My target is to develop waterways in rivers. Parliament has given the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Everything we know about Tesla's secret Model 3...and Model YTesla is gearing up for its biggest-ever unveiling: the Model 3, an affordable
Everything we know about Tesla's secret Model 3...and Model Y
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Tesla is gearing up for its biggest-ever unveiling: the Model 3, an affordable electric car that's supposed to take the company from 50,000 vehicle sales last year to 500,000 in 2020. Here's what we know so far. • There will only be one new car (for... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fast Times tries out a homegrown EV and looks at Bacoor’s EV InfrastructureFebruary 8, 2016 6:29 pm KEA Industrial Corporation doesn’t just make parts th
Fast Times tries out a homegrown EV and looks at Bacoor’s EV Infrastructure
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
February 8, 2016 6:29 pm KEA Industrial Corporation doesn’t just make parts that find their way into the assembly lines of Toyota, Mitsubishi, Honda and Isuzu. The company... Read more
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Tech Pinas
Hoverboard Safety Tips and Usage PrecautionsFrom donning an SRP of more than Php 20,000 per unit last year, hoverboards now
Hoverboard Safety Tips and Usage Precautions
Tech Pinas / Posted 3 days ago
From donning an SRP of more than Php 20,000 per unit last year, hoverboards now go for less than Php 15,000 in many toy and gadget stores these days. In fact, you can get one now at Kimstore for less than Php 9,000! I guess the sudden drop in the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Gear Pick: A New Way Forward with NikonI recently began viewing life through a different lens and couldn’t be any happ
Gear Pick: A New Way Forward with Nikon
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
I recently began viewing life through a different lens and couldn’t be any happier. After years of loyally operating Canon cameras, I made the jump to Nikon after my previous device went the way of the dodo and took its last shot. I have many... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The BMW X5 40e, a hybrid for the futureInexpensive gasoline has fueled sales of the crossovers and sport utility vehic
The BMW X5 40e, a hybrid for the future
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Inexpensive gasoline has fueled sales of the crossovers and sport utility vehicles that Americans love. That’s good for the auto makers’ bottom line, but it also presents a challenge as fuel economy standards get stricter. What’s a company to do?... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Hoverboard blamed for fire in Baltimore schoolA hoverboard is to blame for a fire at an east Baltimore school, officials said
Hoverboard blamed for fire in Baltimore school
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 4 days ago
A hoverboard is to blame for a fire at an east Baltimore school, officials said. City firefighters were called to St. Frances Academy in the 500 block of East Chase Street in east Baltimore around 1:30 p.m. Friday. Crews went into the school and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Hydro-Québec on a research quest for the 'God Battery'Karim Zaghib powers up a Chevy Volt electric hybrid for a tour of his domain: t
Hydro-Québec on a research quest for the 'God Battery'
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Karim Zaghib powers up a Chevy Volt electric hybrid for a tour of his domain: the energy storage and conversion facilities at Hydro-Québec’s sprawling two-square-kilometre research campus in Varennes, a Montreal exoburb on the South Shore of the St.... Read more
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Newswise
From Allergens to Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes Newswise — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, cou
From Allergens to Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes
Newswise / Posted 5 days ago
Newswise — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Welsh home installs UK's first Tesla Powerwall storage batteryLike many owners of solar panels, Kerr and his family have a basic problem. The
Welsh home installs UK's first Tesla Powerwall storage battery
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Like many owners of solar panels, Kerr and his family have a basic problem. They tend to be out at work and school when the sun is shining and the 16 solar panels on the roof of their home in Cardiff are producing power. The excess they miss out on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
2016 Prius Four is a smarter, sleeker version of Toyota's aging hybridBack in the dark days of automotive history, fuel was cheap and plentiful and D
2016 Prius Four is a smarter, sleeker version of Toyota's aging hybrid
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
Back in the dark days of automotive history, fuel was cheap and plentiful and Detroit dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Almost a decade later, fuel is cheap and plentiful again, and a changed world awaits the latest iteration of the world's most successful... Read more
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chroniclelive
First drive: BMW 225xe Active TourerTake an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 d
First drive: BMW 225xe Active Tourer
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
Take an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 degrees so the electric drive goes to the back wheels. Then relocate the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol turbo under the bonnet and direct its torque at the front wheels.... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
First drive: BMW 225xe Active TourerTake an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 d
First drive: BMW 225xe Active Tourer
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
Take an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 degrees so the electric drive goes to the back wheels. Then relocate the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol turbo under the bonnet and direct its torque at the front wheels.... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
First drive: BMW 225xe Active TourerTake an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 d
First drive: BMW 225xe Active Tourer
Reading Evening Post / Posted 5 days ago
Take an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 degrees so the electric drive goes to the back wheels. Then relocate the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol turbo under the bonnet and direct its torque at the front wheels.... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
First drive: BMW 225xe Active TourerTake an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 d
First drive: BMW 225xe Active Tourer
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
Take an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 degrees so the electric drive goes to the back wheels. Then relocate the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol turbo under the bonnet and direct its torque at the front wheels.... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
First drive: BMW 225xe Active TourerTake an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 d
First drive: BMW 225xe Active Tourer
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Take an existing hybrid driveline, mix it up a little and turn it through 180 degrees so the electric drive goes to the back wheels. Then relocate the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol turbo under the bonnet and direct its torque at the front wheels.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Battery powered homesCatalyst: - ABC TV Science There's a power revolution heading for our homes �
Battery powered homes
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Catalyst: - ABC TV Science There's a power revolution heading for our homes � a device that allows you to take power into your own hands. Its batteries, home batteries, and they've been called the holy grail of renewables � the... Read more
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Science Daily
Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganismThe study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Univers
Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganism
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
The study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota is an early signal that the growing use of the new nanoscale materials used in the rechargeable batteries that power portable electronics and electric and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganismThe study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Univers
Lithium battery catalyst found to harm key soil microorganism
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
The study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota is an early signal that the growing use of the new nanoscale materials used in the rechargeable batteries that power portable electronics and electric and... Read more
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BikeRadar
Brightside light aims to cut accidents with lateral visibilityIf safety and visibility when riding are important to you – as it damn well sho
Brightside light aims to cut accidents with lateral visibility
BikeRadar / Posted 6 days ago
If safety and visibility when riding are important to you – as it damn well should be – then this new light from British company Brightside is worth a look. Aimed at commuter and road cyclists, it's designed to increase side-on visibility when on the... Read more
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Mashable
Elon Musk: Tesla will launch version 2 of its home battery this summerThe excitement around the Tesla electric vehicle, and all the innovation it del
Elon Musk: Tesla will launch version 2 of its home battery this summer
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
The excitement around the Tesla electric vehicle, and all the innovation it delivers, is rapidly being matched by the interest in the company's battery solution, the Tesla Powerwall. Now, in a recent appearance in Paris, Tesla founder Elon Musk... Read more
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MobileMag
Audi Unveils Hydrogen Concept Car In DetroitWhy Audi did not choose CES 2016 for this surprise is a mystery, but we don’t c
Audi Unveils Hydrogen Concept Car In Detroit
MobileMag / Posted 6 days ago
Why Audi did not choose CES 2016 for this surprise is a mystery, but we don’t care! The miracle happened on Monday when Audi revealed it’s new sporty looking SUV hydrogen concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Audi... Read more
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Wired News
How GM Beat Tesla to the First True Mass-Market Electric CarBEFORE WE GO any further, let’s pause for a moment to savor just how richly iro
How GM Beat Tesla to the First True Mass-Market Electric Car
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
BEFORE WE GO any further, let’s pause for a moment to savor just how richly ironic it is that General Motors is about to take the lead in the electric car race. GM is, after all, a company that went bankrupt just seven years ago and survived only... Read more
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CNET
2016 Toyota Prius Release Date, Price and SpecsA pair of green flags marks the entrance to a cone course, and I'm all set to t
2016 Toyota Prius Release Date, Price and Specs
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
A pair of green flags marks the entrance to a cone course, and I'm all set to tackle the quick turns and mini-slalom. However, I'm in a Prius, not exactly the first, second or third choice for autocross participants. As part of its preview drive... Read more
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CNET
Smart undercuts all others in electric car pricingThe Smart Fortwo Electric Drive works well as a city car, providing adequate ra
Smart undercuts all others in electric car pricing
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
The Smart Fortwo Electric Drive works well as a city car, providing adequate range and very economical operation. Wayne Cunningham/CNET Tooling around San Francisco in a convertible, taking in sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, is a real treat.... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Stanford invents lithium-ion battery that can’t overheat Lithium-ion batteries are being used in an increasing number of portable gadg
Stanford invents lithium-ion battery that can’t overheat
ExtremeTech / Posted 8 days ago
Lithium-ion batteries are being used in an increasing number of portable gadgets. They are simply the best battery tech we have available today, but they aren’t 100% safe. We’ve all seen what... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Tesla Powerwall and what it means for Australia's energy marketExplained: By Andy Park, digital producer Amy Sherden The Powerwall, a lithi
The Tesla Powerwall and what it means for Australia's energy market
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Explained: By Andy Park, digital producer Amy Sherden The Powerwall, a lithium-ion battery system designed to store electricity generated from rooftop solar panels, is widely... Read more
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New Kerala
Panasonic launches new hi-resolution, bluetooth headphonesNew Delhi, Feb 1 : Panasonic India on Monday launched its all new hi-resolution
Panasonic launches new hi-resolution, bluetooth headphones
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 : Panasonic India on Monday launched its all new hi-resolution headphone HD5 and bluetooth headphone BTD5 for Indian music lovers. The power-packed headphones are a combination of uncompromising sound quality and portability with a... Read more
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Swissinfo
What's Sony's Hot New Gadget? Negative Interest Rates: Gadfly(Bloomberg) -- Sony's closest analogue among U.S. blue-chip companies isn't App
What's Sony's Hot New Gadget? Negative Interest Rates: Gadfly
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Sony's closest analogue among U.S. blue-chip companies isn't Apple, it's Berkshire Hathaway. At base, the inventor of the CD player and lithium-ion battery is, like Warren Buffett's holding company, an insurance business bankrolling... Read more
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Everett Herald
What to know about Tesla's secret Model 3There will only be one new car (for now). Despite some speculation to the contr
What to know about Tesla's secret Model 3
Everett Herald / Posted 11 days ago
There will only be one new car (for now). Despite some speculation to the contrary, there will only be one car unveiled in March: the Model 3 sedan. Rumors have circulated that Tesla might also unveil a Model Y crossover vehicle, but according to... Read more
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CNET
San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle chargingCharge Across Town had this self-contained solar-powered electric vehicle charg
San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle charging
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
Charge Across Town had this self-contained solar-powered electric vehicle charging station deployed in San Francisco. Wayne Cunningham/CNET Electric vehicle proponents cite the cars' zero tailpipe emissions and extremely efficient use of energy,... Read more
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The Hindu
Hero Electric unveils e-scootersLeading electric two-wheeler maker Hero Electric on Friday unveiled a range of
Hero Electric unveils e-scooters
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Leading electric two-wheeler maker Hero Electric on Friday unveiled a range of electric vehicles, including scooters and a load carrying tipper. “While the tipper has been introduced today, the lithium ion battery powered scooters would be unveiled... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
Pairing Battery with PV System Cuts CostsThere are 1,177 solar panels that are spread over 20,000 square feet of the bui
Pairing Battery with PV System Cuts Costs
GlobeSt.com / Posted 12 days ago
There are 1,177 solar panels that are spread over 20,000 square feet of the building�s rooftop. SAN JOSE�Pairing Tesla�s Powerpack battery with a 350 kW commercial rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system will cut a building�s total energy costs by 80 to... Read more
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Swissinfo
What's Sony's Hot New Gadget? Negative Interest Rates: Gadfly(Bloomberg) -- Sony's closest analogue among U.S. blue-chip companies isn't App
What's Sony's Hot New Gadget? Negative Interest Rates: Gadfly
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Sony's closest analogue among U.S. blue-chip companies isn't Apple, it's Berkshire Hathaway. At base, the inventor of the CD player and lithium-ion battery is, like Warren Buffett's holding company, an insurance business bankrolling... Read more
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PhysOrg
Putting silicon 'sawdust' in a graphene cage boosts battery performanceTo build graphene cages around silicon particles, researchers coated the partic
Putting silicon 'sawdust' in a graphene cage boosts battery performance
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
To build graphene cages around silicon particles, researchers coated the particles with nickel; grew layers of graphene on top of the nickel; and used acid to dissolve the nickel away, leaving enough space for the silicon to expand inside the cage.... Read more
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CNET
2015 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedanLet's get straight to the point: I really like the 2015 Ford Fusion Titanium En
2015 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
Let's get straight to the point: I really like the 2015 Ford Fusion Titanium Energi. It's a handsome sedan that's efficient to boot. The dashboard tech is good but not great, but the available driver aid tech -- including automatic parallel parking... Read more
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CNET
Here's a hoverboard that 'probably' won't explodeWe've seen a lot of pictures lately of charred, smoldering hoverboard innards.
Here's a hoverboard that 'probably' won't explode
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
We've seen a lot of pictures lately of charred, smoldering hoverboard innards. Now, thanks to the repair gurus at iFixit, you can peek inside a hoverboard that doesn't have fire damage. The iFixit site, which regularly cracks open high-profile... Read more
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