Large-scale energy storage
Grid energy storage (also called large-scale energy storage) refers to the methods used to store electricity on a large scale within an electrical power grid. Electrical energy is stored during times ...
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Tesla Semi truck and Roadster event in 9 minutes
Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's new Semi truck and (in a surprise) a second-generation Roadster. The truck is supposed to get 500 miles per charge, while the Roadster is said to achieve 620 miles. Watch th...
CES 2017: Faraday Future shows 'Tesla beating' car
A start-up has unveiled a self-driving electric car that it says can accelerate at a faster pace than Tesla's top model. Faraday Future's FF91 also features ...
Potato battery new and improved Video Reuters
A potato battery can light up a room for over a month.
2017 Bolt EV: All-Electric Vehicle
Introducing the 2017 Bolt EV: an affordable all-electric vehicle with over 200 miles per charge. Learn more about Bolt EV at Chevrolet.com.
New Battery Technologies Take On Lithium-Ion
Lithium-ion batteries remain the technology-of-choice for today’s crop of electric cars, but challengers are revving up to try to upset the current order. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&...
Elon Musk Just Announced 'Ludicrous Mode' For The Tesla Model S
Tesla CEO Elon Musk held a press conference on Friday. He announced the introduction of "Ludicrous Mode" for the high performance variant of the Model S. In Ludicrous Mode, Tesla claims the upgraded P...
Tesla launches Tesla Energy line of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities
Tesla CEO Elon Musk launched a line of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities in a bid to help speed the spread of renewable energy.
Tesla wants to kill gasoline by sharing its electric car technology with everyone
In an attempt to spur innovation, Tesla Motors says that it will allow anyone to use its patented technology on electric vehicles — even its biggest competitors. In a blog post, company CEO Elon Musk ...
The latest disruptive space technology is a battery-powered rocket engine
Rocket Lab, a US and New Zealand-based defense research company, has exploited the increasing power packed by small batteries to develop a new rocket it’s calling the Electron. It says it will cost $4...
Turbines Harness the Power from Water Flowing Through City Pipes Underground to Power Portland Homes
A Portland water pipeline is now producing enough electricity to power more than a hundred homes. Suddenly, when Portland residents turn on the tap they are getting water and energy for the price of o...
Striking Back Against Tesla, BMW And Volkswagen Team Up To Build 100 Fast Charging EV Stations
One of the biggest challenges with electrical vehicles is the ever-present range anxiety--the fear that you'll run out of juice before you reach the next charging station. Elon Musk promised to solve ...
Battery (electricity)
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Battery (electricity)
An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy. Each cell contains a positive terminal, or cathode, and a ne...
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Electric vehicle
An electric vehicle (EV), also referred to as an electric drive vehicle, uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. An electric vehicle may be powered through a collector syst...
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Compressed-air energy storage
Compressed air energy storage is a way to store energy generated at one time for use at another time using compressed air. At utility scale, energy generated during periods of low energy demand (off-p...
Flywheel energy storage
Flywheel energy storage (FES) works by accelerating a rotor (flywheel) to a very high speed and maintaining the energy in the system as rotational energy. When energy is extracted from the system, th...
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Pumped-storage hydroelectricity
Pumped-storage hydroelectricity (PSH) is a type of hydroelectric energy storage used by electric power systems for load balancing. The method stores energy in the form of gravitational potential ener...
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Superconducting magnetic energy storage
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) systems store energy in the magnetic field created by the flow of direct current in a superconducting coil which has been cryogenically cooled to a temp...
Thermal energy storage
Thermal energy storage (TES) is achieved with greatly differing technologies that collectively accommodate a wide range of needs. It allows excess thermal energy to be collected for later use, hours, ...
Energy demand management
Energy demand management, also known as demand side management (DSM), is the modification of consumer demand for energy through various methods such as financial incentives and education. Usually, t...
Self-discharge
Self-discharge is a phenomenon in batteries in which internal chemical reactions reduce the stored charge of the battery without any connection between the electrodes. Self-discharge decreases the she...
Organic radical battery
An organic radical battery (ORB) is a relatively new type of battery first developed in 2005. It uses an organic radical polymer, which is a flexible plastic, instead of metal to provide power. The po...
Flywheel
A flywheel is a rotating mechanical device that is used to store rotational energy. Flywheels have a significant moment of inertia and thus resist changes in rotational speed. The amount of energy sto...
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Electric boat
While a significant majority of water vessels are powered by diesel engines, with sail power and gasoline engines also remaining popular, boats powered by electricity have been used for over 120 years...
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BatteryMax (Idle Detection)
BatteryMAX is an Idle Detection System used for computer power management developed at Digital Research, Inc.'s European Development Centre (EDC) in Hungerford, UK. It was invented by British bor...
History of the electric vehicle
The history of the electric vehicle began in the mid-19th century. An electrical vehicle held the vehicular land speed record until around 1900. The high cost, low top speed and short range of electri...
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Sodium-sulfur battery
A sodium–sulfur battery is a type of molten-salt battery constructed from liquid sodium (Na) and sulfur (S). This type of battery has a high energy density, high efficiency of charge/discharge (89–92%...
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Turbines Harness the Power from Water Flowing Through City Pipes Underground to Power Portland Homes
A Portland water pipeline is now producing enough electricity to power more than a hundred homes. Suddenly, when Portland residents turn on the tap they are getting water and energy for the price of o...
Trough battery
The trough battery was a variant of Alessandro Volta's Voltaic Pile and was invented by William Cruickshank circa 1800.
Volta's battery consisted of brine-soaked pieces of cloth sandwiched betwee...
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