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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars

Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.

By May 13, 2014

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Intel planning future 18-core processor: report

Intel is reportedly planning an 18-core version of its next-generation server and workstation processors, and is also working on ultra-low-Wattage tablet chips.

By December 19, 2013

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Coda Auto pulls double duty for EVs and grid storage

Looking for a beachhead in the fledgling grid storage business, electric carmaker Coda opens a business unit to build battery systems for the grid.

By January 20, 2012

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Solar firm BrightSource cancels IPO

The builder of solar thermal projects blames "adverse market conditions" for its pulling the offering, which was expected to occur this week.

By April 11, 2012

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Google building data center in Taiwan to meet greater demand

Facing increased demand among users in Asia, the search giant is constructing its third data center in the region.

By April 3, 2012

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Solar tower will power Las Vegas at night

SolarReserve hits a milestone on a 110-megawatt solar power plant that will have between 10 and 15 hours of energy storage in tanks of molten salt for supplying Nevada.

By February 9, 2012

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A 'thermal battery' for villages in India

Startup Promethean Power had to ditch its dream of solar-powered milk chillers in rural India, but the company hit on a novel energy storage system that's cheaper and overcomes the unreliable grid.

By January 29, 2012

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NASA sheds light on tech needed for space travel

Space robots, materials to protect humans from radiation, along with solar and nuclear-powered spacecraft makes NASA's technology development wish list for the next five years.

By February 3, 2012

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Futuristic Navy railgun with 220-mile range closer to reality

A $10 million contract with Raytheon for the Pulse Forming Network means that the newfangled weapon system, which uses electromagnetic energy instead of explosives to fire, is one step closer to deployment.

By January 30, 2012

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Molten salt keeps solar power flowing

BrightSource Energy will add molten salt storage to upcoming concentrating solar power plants, touting the benefits of solar thermal technology over low-cost solar photovoltaic technology.

By November 30, 2011