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  • Tesla CEO Plugs into New Market with Home Battery System

    Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market. The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park hundreds of millions of large, solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses so the world can disconnect from power plants - and he can profit. On Thursday night, before ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tata Green Inverter Batteries

    Buying inverter batteries is a tiring and time consuming task. This is so because of the fact that you have to compare several batteries and several stores before finalizing the right one. This results in wastage of time and additional costs (in going to the store). Most of us live a very busy life these days and finding time for tasks like these is verydifficult. Selecting the right inverter ...


    By Batterybhai.com

  • Fuel cells for powering homes

    One of the applications that fuel cells may have is the supplying of homes with electrical power. When considering applications of this type that call for greater power, a research group in the UPV/EHU’s department of Mineralogy and Petrology has studied the use of one type of material, perovskites, for the design of these cells. Fuel cells are similar to batteries, but they differ from ...

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    At BatteryBhai, you can shop from a wide range of inverters and home UPS. We only offer branded, 100% genuine and high quality inverters & UPS systems, so you can buy without much thought. You can choose from brands like Exide, Luminous, Microtek, Su-kam and many more. You also get best prices and heavy discounts on your purchase. We have showcased a wide range of inverters ...


    By Batterybhai.com

  • LGA: battery producers should take responsibility for battery collections

    Local authorities will be willing to help retailers increase battery recycling but the onus to provide collection facilities should be put on the producer not the councils, according to the Local Government Association. From February 1, UK retailers which sell more than 32kg of portable batteries per year (equivalent of one four-pack of AA batteries a day) in an individual store, over the ...

  • Planning for Home Renewable Energy Systems

    Maybe you are considering purchasing a renewable energy system to generate electricity at your home. Although it takes time and money to research, buy, and maintain a system, many people enjoy the independence they gain and the knowledge that their actions are helping the environment. A renewable energy system can be used to supply some or all of your electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Toyota and WiTricity Form Wireless Battery-charging Alliance

    Tokyo, Apr 27, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has entered into a technological collaboration agreement with Massachusetts, United States based WiTricity Corporation* concerning the practical application of automotive wireless charging systems and the promotion of their widespread use. TMC plans to participate in a WiTricity capital increase. WiTricity's charging ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Elon Musk Takes On Carbon With Solar, Battery Bets

    The energy world is not keeping up with Elon Musk, so he's trying to take matters into his own hands. Musk, chairman of the solar installer SolarCity, announced Tuesday that the company would acquire a solar panel maker and build factories "an order of magnitude" bigger than the plants that currently churn out panels. "If we don't do this we felt there was a risk of not being able to have ...


    By Associated Press

  • GilAir-3 & GilAir-5 NiMH Batteries

    Newly available nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery packs for GilAir-3 and GilAir-5 air sampling pumps are direct replacements for older nickel-cadmium (NiCad) battery packs. NiMH are environmentally friendly, extend run times, overcome lazy battery and battery memory problems, and are backward compatible using the same chargers*. Nickel-cadmium batteries are the past standard power source to ...


    By Sensidyne

  • 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

  • Right time for battery charger proposal to power up

    The European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Europe's largest federation of environmental citizens' organisations, is calling for an immediate EU-wide measure to ensure the compatibility of battery chargers and power supply devices. The call comes the day before a Consultation Forum meeting linked to the Ecodesign of Energy Using Products (EuP) Directive. 'Battery chargers represent a serious ...

  • 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 ...

  • Retailers welcome battery regulation start date

    The British Retail Consortium has welcomed the Government's start date for the battery regulations for retailers. The new regulations have now been laid before Parliament and from February 2010 shops that sell more than 32 kilogrammes of portable batteries will have to collect in-store these batteries when they become ...

  • SolarCity to back up solar with Tesla batteries

    The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power's big drawbacks: The sun doesn't always shine. The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while lowering electric bills. The supplier: electric car maker Tesla Motors, whose CEO Elon Musk is also the chairman of SolarCity. "Our goal is to be an energy provider, to provide all energy services," ...


    By Associated Press

  • SunGift on the BBC showcasing the new Tesla battery.

    Did anyone catch SunGift’s Ollie Gibbs on BBC Spotlight recently, telling the story of Mr & Mrs Lister and how little electricity they buy from the National Grid? If not, you can check out the piece here: http://www.sungiftsolar.co.uk/sungift-solar-spotlight-battery-storage/ We didn’t have quite ...


    By SunGift Solar Ltd

  • 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 ...


  • Safer battery could spark investment in renewables

    The dream of a home battery – cheap, durable, safe, and as big as you like – that could store solar or wind power is a step nearer reality. Researchers from Harvard University in the US report that they have tested a “flow battery” that uses cheap and abundant chemical elements, can be operated with plastic components, will not catch fire, and can operate at 99% ...


    By Climate News Network

  • GE Demonstrates Battery Dominant Fuel Cell Bus Using New Durathon™ Battery

    Researchers at GE Global Research, the General Electric Company’s (NYSE: GE) technology development arm,haveachieved a first step in reducing the cost of clean fuel, zero emission buses, with a vehicle powered by GE’s new Durathon™ battery in tandem with a lithium battery and a hydrogen fuel cell. This promising development of a new energy management ...


    By General Electric

  • WRAP study will help battery producers, says environment minister

    Environment Minister Jane Kennedy hopes that battery producers will draw on information from the Waste & Resources Action Programme’s (WRAP) report on batteries to comply with legislation. Kennedy was responding to a written answer to a parliamentary question from Liberal Democrat MP for Withington, Manchester John Leech (3 February). He asked what steps the Department for Environment, Food and ...

  • Toyota City Low-Carbon Project Model Homes Completed

    Trial Operation of Proprietary Energy Management Systems Begins Toyota City, June 30, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - The Toyota City Low-Carbon Society Verification Promotion Council, an organization of 26 entities, including Toyota City and private companies, has completed model smart houses(1) in the Higashiyama and Takahashi districts of Toyota City for testing ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

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