News tagged with power storage

The electric car: a power bank

(PhysOrg.com) -- Can you imagine an electric car that stores power and, depending on variable utility rates, returns it to the power grid over the course of a day? Fraunhofer researchers are exploring this visionary idea. ...

dateApr 15, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Saving energy and the environment with Flywheels

ECE researcher, Dr. Mark Flynn's high-speed flywheel motor controller is reducing fuel consumption and harmful emissions at ports throughout the world. Flynn's design has been incorporated into energy storage systems used ...

dateApr 07, 2009 in Engineering
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