Tag Archive for 'electric vehicle battery'

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 […]

Environmental impact of electric vehicle batteries

April 24th, 2011 by Norwegian University of Science and Technology

One of the most important decisions facing designers of plug-in electric or hybrid vehicles is related to battery choice. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have used a life cycle analysis to examine three vehicle battery types to determine which does the best job of powering the vehicle while causing the […]