S.Korea unveils 'recharging road' for eco-friendly buses
South Korean researchers Tuesday launched an environmentally friendly public transport system using a "recharging road" -- with a vehicle sucking power magnetically from buried electric strips.
Human-electric hybrid car expected next year (w/ Video)
EarthTalk: Are hybrid cars really better for the environment?
Dear EarthTalk: If you have an electric or plug-in hybrid car, you're paying for electricity rather than gasoline all or most of the time. How does that cost compare to a gas-powered car's cost-per-mile? And since the electricity ...
Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries get a boost from graphene
Sponge-like graphene makes promising supercapacitor electrodes
Japan demo shows electricity entering EV through tires
Light-up cereal boxes powered by shelves on display at CES
ZSW engineers build lithium-ion battery able to last for 27 years
New battery design could give electric vehicles a jolt
A radically new approach to the design of batteries, developed by researchers at MIT, could provide a lightweight and inexpensive alternative to existing batteries for electric vehicles and the power grid. ...
More myths busted about electric cars
I recently went to Finland to drive the all-electric Think City plug-in car (thinkev.com), which is already on European roads and coming to the U.S. later this year. To help it have a soft landing, Think CEO ...
Electric vehicles could stabilize large disturbances in power grid
A smart way to charge up
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electromobility makes sense only if car batteries are charged using electricity from renewable energy sources. But the supply of green electricity is not always adequate. An intelligent charging ...
With changes, the grid can take it
Over the next two decades, the U.S. electric grid will face unprecedented technological challenges stemming from the growth of distributed and intermittent new energy sources such as solar and wind power, ...
Revealing how a battery material works
Since its discovery 15 years ago, lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) has become one of the most promising materials for rechargeable batteries because of its stability, durability, safety and ability to deliver ...