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ultracapacitors

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GE, NRG venture buys into ultracapacitor storage

Ioxus lands $21 million investment from venture arms of large energy and transportation companies, which are evaluating ultracapacitors for a broader set of energy storage applications.

By Apr. 13, 2011

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Hybrid storage melds battery, ultracapacitor

Energy storage company Ioxus designs a hybrid gadget that combines the fast recharge of ultracapacitors with the greater energy storage of lithium-ion batteries.

By Nov. 12, 2010

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EnerG2 ultracapacitor plant eyes auto, grid storage

Start-up opens DOE-funded pilot facility to make nanomaterials optimized for energy storage in ultracapacitors and batteries for hybrid vehicles or grid storage.

By Aug. 10, 2010

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Ultracapacitors look to fit into energy storage

Batteries get all the attention when it comes to electric vehicles and grid storage, but ultracapacitor companies say the bursts of power they provide can play a role.

By Sep. 29, 2009

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Engineered carbon gives batteries, ultracaps a boost

EnerG2 opens a plant to make an engineered carbon that will improve performance of energy storage devices and make storage for start-stop hybrid cars less expensive.

By Feb. 13, 2012

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DARPA awards $1.7M for ultracap energy storage

Maxwell Technologies will use the money to develop a long-lasting portable energy-storage device for soldiers to charge and manage electronics in the field.

By Jan. 5, 2011

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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 Sep. 29, 2010

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XH-150 demonstrates new hybrid technology, gets 150 mpg

AFS Trinity Power Corporation showed off its plug-in hybrid SUV, the XH-150, at the 2008 Detroit auto show.

By Jan. 13, 2008

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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 Jan. 6, 2012

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Ford to bring start-stop 'microhybrids' to U.S.

Already used in Europe, Ford's fuel-saving system turns off the gas engine when a car is idle to improve efficiency by up to 10 percent.

By Dec. 27, 2010