The vehicle-to-grid technology, already in commercial use in several areas of the world, points to a future where vehicles will routinely draw and discharge energy to the power grid.
State-of-the-art lithium ion batteries are powering a revolution in clean transport and high-end consumer electronics, but there is still plenty of scope for improving charging time.
Many electric and hybrid cars use lithium-ion batteries, which are known to be exceptionally safe, but occasionally, an impact may disrupt the battery’s function, creating an electrical short.
New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.
Weinandy was alarmed to learn that the European Union had drafted regulations to equip electric vehicles with speakers continuously emitting sound during low-speed operation.
Chakratec, the pioneer in Energy Storage solutions based on a kinetic battery device won the eMove360o Award 2017 for Electric Mobility & Autonomous Driving 2017, Energy Storage category.