Tag Archive for 'battery research'

UK government funds new electric & hybrid vehicle battery R&D centre

September 9th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

The UK Government pledged further support for the automotive industry on 5 September 2012 by announcing the creation of a new ‘UK Energy Storage R&D Centre’ for the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicle batteries. The £13 million centre, co-funded by the UK Government (£9 million) and industry (£4 million), will be created to capitalise […]

Rechargeable electricity storage made from cheap, safe materials

May 9th, 2012 by The City College of New York

The CUNY Energy Institute, which has been developing innovative low-cost batteries that are safe, non-toxic, and reliable with fast discharge rates and high energy densities, has built an operating prototype zinc anode battery system. The Institute said large-scale commercialization of the battery would start this year. Zinc anode batteries offer an environmentally friendlier and less […]