Tag Archive for 'Imperial College'

Using composite materials to make the battery a structural component

November 12th, 2012 by Thomson Reuters

The size and weight of electric car batteries challenges electric car manufacturers as large batteries are required for sufficient range but large batteries increase the car’s weight and reduces the car’s range. One solution is to manufacture the electric car battery as a structural component of the car. Imperial College London is working with researchers […]

Imperial College study makes case for targeted support for renewables

October 22nd, 2012 by WWF

With the UK’s DECC and HM Treasury apparently divided over energy policy, a paper, ‘On picking winners: The need for targeted support for renewable energy’, published on 23 October 2012 and funded by WWF-UK, highlights the importance of targeting policies to promote emerging clean energy solutions and cautions against simplistic solutions to policy. The report comes […]