Tag Archive for 'California Energy Commission'

Refurbishing and converting diesel buses to electric battery power

February 11th, 2013 by Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno interviews Macy Neshati, VP of Complete Coach Works based in Riverside, California but with facilities in several US states. Complete Coach Works buys old buses and refurbishes them and puts in an electric powertrain so that the all-electric bus is substantially less expensive than a brand new electric bus. Complete Coach Works bought […]

Envia Systems produces highest energy density for rechargeable lithium-ion battery

March 1st, 2012 by Envia Systems Inc

Envia Systems, a technology leader in high-performance, low-cost lithium-ion energy storage solutions announced on 27 February 2012 test results that verify the company’s next-generation rechargeable battery has achieved the highest recorded energy density of 400 Watt-hours/kilogram (Wh/kg) for a rechargeable lithium-ion cell, which is over two times the energy density of what was previously possible […]