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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 April 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 November 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 August 10, 2010

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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 February 13, 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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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 September 29, 2009

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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 January 5, 2011

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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 December 27, 2010

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GE to build fleet of EVs, including Chevy Volts

General Electric plans to buy 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015 to convert its own fleet and drive demand for EV infrastructure.

By November 11, 2010

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IEEE tackles carbon reductions, grid storage

Organization is creating standards for hybrid energy storage systems and for measuring lifecycle CO2 reductions from renewable energy and energy-efficient products.

By October 25, 2010