The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has licensed its Equivalent Circuit Battery Model to software developer ThermoAnalytics for use in its recently updated RadTherm software package.
In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam—and rule—the roads.
The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power's big drawbacks: The sun doesn't always shine.
A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
When debris on a Seattle-area freeway pierced the battery of a $70,000-plus Tesla Model S and touched off a raging fire, it raised new safety concerns for electric-vehicle owners.
A fire that destroyed a Tesla electric car near Seattle began in the vehicle's battery pack, officials said, creating challenges for firefighters who tried to put out the flames.
I review gadgets every week, and I love it, but nothing makes me giddy like trying out a new solar charging system.
Lithium-ion batteries are lightweight, fully rechargeable, and can pack a lot of energy into a small volume—making them attractive as power sources for hybrid and electric vehicles.
Scientists today answered a question that worries millions of owners and potential owners of electric and hybrid vehicles using lithium-ion batteries: How long before the battery pack dies, leaving a sticker-shock bill for ...