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lithium-sulfur

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.

By June 5, 2013

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Cheap zinc air battery promises beefier power grid

Startup Eos Energy Storage promises its big batteries will be cheap enough to put in city centers to clear up bottlenecks on the grid and extend the range of EVs. But can they last 30 years?

By January 14, 2012

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New lead-acid battery angles for micro hybrids

In the technology race to build energy storage systems for start stop hybrids, Axion Power is pushing an advance on the workhorse lead-acid battery.

By January 6, 2012

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The 30-year battery: New chemistry holds promise

For bulk storage on the grid, Stanford research develop a new chemistry that could lead to durable, fast-charging batteries for storing wind and solar energy.

By November 23, 2011

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Battery exec sees promise in new chemistries

Automotive News reports on the progress SB LiMotive is making on new battery chemistries for electric cars.

By October 21, 2011

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M-B hints at electric S class

Automotive News reports on how Mercedes-Benz will continue to be able to offer large, luxury cars in an era of increasingly mandated fuel economy.

By October 19, 2011

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Aquion Energy takes plunge into bulk grid storage

A Carnegie Mellon spinoff seeks to raise $30 million in venture capital to pursue cheap storage for wind and solar power with sodium ion batteries.

By July 22, 2011

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Liquid Metal Battery snags funding from Gates firm

Bill Gates bets on a battery breakthrough by investing in MIT spinoff designing cheap bulk storage batteries for storing many hours of solar and wind power.

By May 20, 2011

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Periodic table gets weighty update

The atomic weights of 10 elements will be changed to ranges instead of definite numbers to more accurately reflect the way they are found in nature.

By December 15, 2010

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The Carbon Age: Dark element, brighter future

New materials built on carbon's many forms will function as building blocks for cleaner batteries, water, and air. EnerG2 CTO Aaron Feaver outlines the green-tech opportunities.

By September 29, 2010