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Charging ahead: Ultra-fast power options open up for electric vehicles

Home charging of plug-in cars looks set to be displaced by charging stations in car parks and petrol stations, as investment in EV infrastructure...

Electric car demand supercharges lithium-ion battery market. Positive news?

But questions remain around the supply of materials to make lithium-ion batteries, the resources needed to recycle/reuse them, and the carbon emissions associated with...

Smart battery leader Moixa partners with Itochu for Japanese expansion

UK smart battery company Moixa has agreed a partnership with Itochu, one of Japan's largest trading houses. The deal includes a £5 million investment...

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launch Alliance Ventures, announce first investment

New venture capital fund Alliance Ventures will aim to support and develop technologies for vehicle electrification, autonomous driving, connectivity and artificial intelligence. Automotive alliance...

Analysis: Energy harvesting holds out promise of ‘self-powered’ IoT

As we look forwards to 2018, energy harvesting technologies look set to solve one of IoT’s greatest challenges: power supply. The millions of tiny...

Wireless charging ‘Forever Battery’ offers innovative AA battery replacement

The world’s first wireless charging alternative to AA batteries, from Ossia, dubbed the Cota ‘Forever Battery’, has earned a CES Innovation Award in the...

Battery-free Bluetooth tech from Wiliot one step closer to transforming IoT

In its latest investment round, fabless semiconductor start-up Wiliot has secured funding from Qualcomm Ventures and M Ventures that will help bring its battery-free...

Thin film batteries set for solid (state) growth

Smaller, lighter and with no risk of leakages or explosions, thin film batteries based on solid state components are increasingly important to low-power IoT...

Metals shortages pose little risk to future battery production, MIT finds

MIT-led study finds that while short-term supply chain bottlenecks could limit battery production in future, there is no shortage of metals with which to...

Microsoft and GE team up on wind energy and battery tech

Tech giant Microsoft has teamed up with General Electric (GE) on a new wind energy agreement in Ireland, which the two companies claim could...

Battery tech will power global smart grid ambitions

This week, the Energy Networks Association (ENA), which represents the distribution and transmission networks operators that deliver power to homes and businesses in the...

Powervault to give electric car batteries a second life in smart...

Automaker Renault is partnering with UK-based smart home energy storage specialist Powervault in a deal that will see batteries previously used to power electric vehicles...
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