Posts Tagged ‘battery’

Who knew that 5G’s waveform is a battery vampire?!

As carriers roll out 5G, industry group 3GPP is considering other ways to modulate radio signals By Michael KoziolIEEE Spectrum Photo: China News Service/VCG/Getty Images Power Players: As carriers launch 5G, some experts say the industry should have chosen a more efficient modulation option for the service. In 2017, members of the mobile telephony industry […]

“New Cobalt-Free Lithium-Ion Battery Reduces Costs Without Sacrificing Performance”

“New Cobalt-Free Lithium-Ion Battery Reduces Costs Without Sacrificing Performance” July 19th, 2020 Cobalt is the ugliest part of high performance lithium ion batteries, and the most difficult to eliminate. This research out of University of Texas might be good news. Via: UT News: For decades, researchers have looked for ways to eliminate cobalt from the […]

Tesla Flies in New Battery Production Line for Gigafactory

Tesla Flies in New Battery Production Line for Gigafactory May 25th, 2018 Balls to the wall 24/7. Besides the normal Model S and X and energy products output, there’s the Model 3 ramp, the single 50,000 unit Powerwall order from Australia, an as yet […]

Tesla’s Giant Battery in Australia Reduced Grid Service Cost by 90%

Tesla’s Giant Battery in Australia Reduced Grid Service Cost by 90% May 11th, 2018 Via: Electrek: Tesla’s giant Powerpack battery in Australia has been in operation for about 6 months now and we are just starting to discover the magnitude of its impact on […]

Volkswagen Doubles EV Battery Order To $48 Billion

Volkswagen Doubles EV Battery Order To $48 Billion May 4th, 2018 Via: Fortune: A few hours after Elon Musk berated analysts for what he perceived as unimaginative questions, Volkswagen AG said it was writing a check for batteries that almost match Tesla’s entire market […]

Chicopee Police Officer Accused of Indecent Assault and Battery in Holyoke Incident

Officer Jacek Wanat(Chicopee Police photo) A Chicopee police officer faces three counts of indecent assault and battery after an incident in a Holyoke bar. Officer Jacek Wanat was arraigned Tuesday in Holyoke District Court. He was released under the requirements he stay away from the victim and from Pic’s Place in Holyoke, remain alcohol free […]

Tesla Battery Degradation Less Than 10% After 160,000 Miles

Tesla Battery Degradation Less Than 10% After 160,000 Miles April 15th, 2018 Via: Electrek: Battery degradation is one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners and potential buyers, but data from Tesla battery packs have been very reassuring so far. Now the latest […]

Battery Makers Descend on Australia, Canada Cobalt Developers

Battery Makers Descend on Australia, Canada Cobalt Developers March 18th, 2018 Via: Reuters: Nervous Asian battery makers are turning to early-stage cobalt projects in Australia and Canada to lock in supplies of the critical battery ingredient ahead of expected shortages as demand for electric […]

World’s Highest Capacity Grid Battery Might Be Built in Colorado

World’s Highest Capacity Grid Battery Might Be Built in Colorado March 14th, 2018 300 MWh. 😯 Via: Electrek: After breaking a few energy storage records with its battery system projects in Australia, Tesla looks to come back to the US to build a new […]

Researchers have developed a "highly stretchable rechargeable lithium ion battery" for the next generation of wearable electronics

(Natural News) The next generation of wearable electronic devices may carry one new innovation in tow: stretchable lithium-ion batteries. Currently, the typical wearable is powered by conventional types of batteries, meaning that devices usually have to be built around the battery itself. Batteries count as one of the major components of most […]

iPhone battery explodes into man’s face as he bites it to test authenticity

nsnbc : While looking for a new replacement battery for his iPhone at an electronics store in China, last Friday, a man inexplicably decided […]

Scientists create cheap, non-metallic, sustainable battery from tree bark

(Natural News) Mother Nature will never cease to amaze, with its seemingly endless list of natural energy resources that are just waiting to be tapped. The many sources of natural — or as many in the mainstream media like to call it, the alternative — energy usually involves plantlife in one of its many iterations. Researchers […]

Georgia Police Sergeant Arrested For Battery And Child Cruelty

GEORGIA – A Roswell police officer was arrested on Thanksgiving and is facing several different charges. Chad Harris, a sergeant with the department, was arrested in Cherokee County and has been charged with simple battery, battery and two counts of third degree cruelty to children, reported The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A statement from Roswell Police Chief […]

Tesla Completes Construction of 129 Megawatt Hour Battery

Tesla Completes Construction of 129 Megawatt Hour Battery November 23rd, 2017 Via: Independent: Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South […]

Metra Police Officer Faces Charges of Aggravated Battery After Beating and Punching Man at a Chicago Train Station.

A former Metra police officer faces charges of aggravated battery after a video he gave to prosecutors showed him beating and punching a man at a Chicago train station. David Robertson, 50, of Matteson, told Metra officials the 45-year-old man he arrested on charges of trespassing started the fight in 2015 at Millennium Station, authorities […]

[WATCH] Cleveland Police Officer Arraigned on Sexual Battery Charges

CLEVELAND – Bond was set at $10,000 for the Cleveland police officer accused of sexual battery. Maria K. Velez, 24, pleaded not guilty in court Friday morning. She has also been indefinitely suspended without pay from the Cleveland Police force after her arrest Thursday. The incident is alleged to have occurred back in 2015 when […]

Israeli Fighter Jets Launch Air Strike On Syrian Air Defense Battery Near Damascus

After years of undermining the regime of Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, an effort that has seen Israel countenance ISIS training camps near its borders and launch recurring missile strikes on Syrian territory and its army bases while threatening to bomb Assad’s palace, the simmering conflict between the two nations broke out into […]

LG to Open Europe’s Biggest Car Battery Factory; Output 100,000 EV Packs Per Year

LG to Open Europe’s Biggest Car Battery Factory; Output 100,000 EV Packs Per Year October 12th, 2017 Via: Reuters: South Korea’s LG Chem will open Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory in Poland next year as the region’s auto industry gears up to mass produce […]

Tesla caught "crippling" the battery life of cars, then controlling their discharge capacity from headquarters

(Natural News) Tesla owners in Florida got an early, although temporary, Christmas present, if you can call it that. Those motorists in the Hurricane Irma evacuation zone earlier this month remotely received about 40 additional miles in extended range for their electric cars before they needed a recharge. Tesla vehicles apparently are equipped with the same […]

Latest lithium-ion battery uses water-salt solution, reducing risk of fire and explosion in household electronics

(Natural News) Researchers have devised a powerful and safe military-grade battery that can also be used in the home. The new technology opens the door for the development of safe, powerful, durable, and efficient 4-volt batteries. The latest lithium-ion battery was developed by tech experts at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and researchers from the […]

New Zealand: Solar Battery Packs May Have to Be Stored Outside in Fireproof Enclosure Under Proposed New Rules

New Zealand: Solar Battery Packs May Have to Be Stored Outside in Fireproof Enclosure Under Proposed New Rules August 7th, 2017 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Behold, the batshit insane machinations of an out of control retail electricity cartel […]

Tesla’s Big Battery Will Change Power And Politics

Above Photo: © Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/ Elon Musk unveiling new Power Pack   It puts paid to arguments for coal fired base load.   We have written previously about how Tesla will kill the duck in Australia in 100 days or it’s free. Now more detail has come out about what is being called the world’s largest […]

Study: Tesla Car Battery Production Releases As Much CO2 As 8 Years Of Driving On Gas

    I like Teslas because they are fast. Aside from that the styling is nothing interesting and the eco benefits are at best – well not all that great. Additionally Tesla is a deeply crony company that survives, even now, only because of subsidies. But they are fast. […]

World’s first non-battery cell phone "harvests" ambient radio waves to power itself

(Natural News) A team of computer scientists and electrical engineers at the University of Washington have designed and unveiled the world’s first battery-free mobile phone that makes use of ambient radio waves or light to function. The phone was touted to “harvest” a few microwatts of power from the said sources to send and receive calls. The team […]

10 Battery Gigafactories Are Now in the Works, and Elon Musk May Add 4 More

10 Battery Gigafactories Are Now in the Works, and Elon Musk May Add 4 More June 30th, 2017 Via: Green Tech Media: Overall, Bloomberg reports that global battery-making capacity is set to more than double by 2021, topping 278 gigawatt-hours a year compared to […]

Boynton Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Battery then Placed on Paid Leave

A Boynton Beach police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after his arrest on a charge of domestic battery this week. Vinicius Melo, 34, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail on Wednesday, records show. He was released Thursday on his own recognizance. “This is an […]

Thai Company to Build a Tesla Style Lithium Ion Battery Factory

Thai Company to Build a Tesla Style Lithium Ion Battery Factory May 25th, 2017 Via: Bloomberg: A little-known company from Thailand with grand ambitions in clean energy wants to take on Tesla Inc. at its own game. Energy Absolute Pcl, which has morphed in […]

Daimler Begins Construction on Lithium-Ion Battery Factory in Germany

Daimler Begins Construction on Lithium-Ion Battery Factory in Germany May 22nd, 2017 Via: Ars Technica: On Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the site of a future lithium-ion battery factory in the eastern German town of Kamenz. The factory is being developed by Mercedes-Benz […]

Tesla Battery Researcher Claims They Doubled Lifetime of Batteries in Tesla’s Products 4 Years Ahead of Time

Tesla Battery Researcher Claims They Doubled Lifetime of Batteries in Tesla’s Products 4 Years Ahead of Time May 9th, 2017 Woh. I wonder how long it will be before Tesla slaps a 20 year warranty on their energy storage products… Via: Electrek: “In the […]

Presidential Pimp: The ‘Trump Escorts’ Scandal

Did you know that Donald Trump’s beloved brand name was used for a high-end “escort” service? You’d think with all of this talk about Donald Trump being a misogynist that some left-wing outlet would have picked up on this story. Or maybe some of the right-wing “renegade jews” like Bill Kristol or good goys like Glenn […]

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