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  • Nissan first to recycle electric car batteries

    Will a new effort to recycle electric car batteries give Nissan an edge in the electric car market? If the joint venture with Sumitomo Corp. makes Nissan"s electric vehicles more affordable, it will, according to the Hybrid Owners of America. “The company says the recycling project will allow them to lower the prices of their electric vehicles because they will take into account the resale ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch Build Electricity Storage with Used Electric Car Batteries

    November 29, 2016 -- In Hamburg, electric transportation is made even more sustainable as old electric car batteries are reused and combined into a huge storage for energy. Vattenfall has opened a test facility with 2,600 battery modules from more than 100 electric BMW cars in Hamburg's harbour district. The facility can store 2,800 kilowatt hours and has a capacity to deliver 2 MW ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Solar energy from discarded car batteries

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries come into use, old batteries would be ...

  • Recupyl and Batteriretur: signature of battery recycling contract

    Recupyl, an international company that develops and operates processes to recover strategic metals from waste (the new "urban mine") - with a primary focus on electric batteries - announced today the signing of a contract for mixed batteries recycling with Batteriretur, Norway compliance scheme. ‘'Batteriretur® is very pleased to enter business partnership with Recupyl as Recupyl offers ...


    By Recupyl

  • Nissan sees big US electric car output by 2012

    Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) says it has been conditionally approved by the U.S. Department of Energy for a $1.6 billion loan to modify its Smyrna, Tenn., manufacturing plant to produce zero-emissions vehicles and state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery packs to power them. The loan, announced by the U.S. Department of Energy, is among the first three loans under the Advanced Technology Vehicles ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Johnson Control, Inc's Social Innovation, State-of-the-Art Battery Recycling Centre

    SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Johnson Controls, Inc., a global technology and industrial leader, has opened its social innovation  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • More circular economy: Battery recyclers facing new challenges

    Mobile devices wouldn't be what they are today without the light metal lithium. Smartphones and cameras, but also electric cars and even electricity grids would not be able to operate without lithium-ion batteries. For that reason, the powerful batteries are predicted to have a great future ahead of them. The demand for mobile telephones alone is expected to generate an average of six per cent ...

  • Meeting of experts at the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015:

    Whether smartphone, remote control, laptop or camera, the list of devices meanwhile powered by batteries and accumulators is long. And it's getting longer all the time, as the range of applications becomes increasingly diverse. “The battery is a key component in mobile electronics, electric cars, renewables – and possibly in intelligent power grids as well,” emphasised ...

  • Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092504/Global-Rechargeable-Batteries-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Battery This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Canada takes lead in turning waste heat into green air conditioning for electric cars

    Vancouver-based Future Vehicle Technologies Inc. (FVT) has already piqued the interest of driving enthusiasts with a high-performance electric sports car that uses just two litres of gas per 100 kilometres. The six-year-old company is going even greener with a technology that would overcome one of the biggest barriers to hybrid cars-finding a way to efficiently manage and recycle waste heat, and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Media release of the Electronics & Cars Recycling 2016, November 15 - 18, Macau, China

    The world’s reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life. Along with electronics, the automotive sector in Asia has grown tremendously in the past 10 years, bringing with it the responsibilities inherent in properly handling ...

  • Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market to Grow 25.2% Annually Through 2015

    As many of the world's leading experts on battery technology meet in Boston for the Next Generation Batteries 2012 Conference, new market research shows forecasts growth in a very important segment of the market: electric vehicle batteries. Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Market ...

  • Battery technologies top 2007 innovation list

    As 2007 drew to a close, a series of announcements from research centres from around the world on new battery-related technologies being developed demonstrated how they could change the way in which we drive, work and enjoy our entertainment options. Stanford researchers have found a way to use silicon nanowires to reinvent the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that power laptops, iPods, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pomegranate-inspired battery design doubles stored energy

    A new pomegranate-inspired design is the basis of a longer-lasting lithium-ion battery created by US researchers. They designed a battery with an anode made from ‘silicon pomegranates’, which doubles the amount of energy that can be stored compared to a standard carbon anode. Lithium-ion batteries are the rechargeable batteries that many of us use to charge our phones, tablets and ...

  • GM and ABB Demonstrate Battery Re-Use Applications

      Companies test Chevrolet Volt battery for storage, back-up power and selling power back to the grid First device to combine commercial electric vehicle battery and power inverter could save money for consumers and utilities   The expected growth in vehicle electrification poses a challenge: What will happen ...


  • Mayor bloomberg announces progress in city`s efforts to reduce emissions through use of electric cars and other alternative fuel vehicles

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced three developments in the City’s use of alternative fuel vehicles, part of the PlaNYC effort to reduce the amount of carbon emitted by municipal government 30 percent by 2017 and to reduce the entire City’s carbon emissions 30 percent by the year 2030. The Mayor announced that the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will use two new hybrid electric diesel ...


    By The City of New York

  • GM, ABB Demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse Unit

    World’s first use of electric vehicle batteries for energy storage nears grid testing SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO, November 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ - General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Ford and Portland General Electric team up to prepare Oregon for electric vehicles

    Ford Motor Company and Portland General Electric today announced a collaboration to help prepare the city of Portland and the Pacific Northwest for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford and PGE will work together to share information on charging needs and requirements to ensure the electrical grid can support the necessary demand for electric vehicles, as well as partner on consumer education ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Fascinating insights in the new Smart fortwo electric

    The new Smart fortwo electronic will be available at the end of this year, but large-scale production will start in 2012. The first 1,000 cars produced this year will be provided to customers participating in test projects in major cities in Europe and the U.S. in order for Daimler to get feedback about everyday use of the cars which Daimler says has 'the most modern lithium-ion battery.'Like ...


    By thinkstep

  • Three days in the world of automobile recycling

    On March 18, the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 in Berlin, Germany, came to an end. More than 220 representatives of the global automotive recycling sector had come together to discuss current political conditions and the latest trends in recycling technology. The IARC 2016 congress team had prepared almost 30 presentations and a panel discussion for the participants. In ...

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