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28th March 2019 | International Centre | Telford | The Future of Energy Management Technology

Utilities are starting to invest in big batteries instead of building new power plants

This is what a 5-megawatt, lithium-ion energy storage system looks like. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Jeremiah Johnson, North Carolina State University and Joseph F. DeCarolis, North Carolina State University Due to their decreasing costs, lithium-ion batteries now dominate a range of applications including electric vehicles, computers and consumer electronics. You might only think about energy…
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8th March 2019 0

Erik Buell launches electric bike line

AMERICAN engineering stalwart Erik Buell has made the leap to battery power as the legendary bike builder launched his Fuell brand of motorcycles today. The former Harley Davidson staple and EBR boss has teamed up with Spark Racing head honcho and Formula E supplier Frédéric Vasseur to create their new line of machinery under the Fuell…
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7th March 2019 0

All-electric GT unveiled with over 300 miles of range and 5-min charging enabled by mysterious battery

Piëch Automotive, a new electric car startup launched by Toni Piëch, a descendant of Volkswagen’s Ferdinand Piëch, is unveiling this week an all-electric GT with over 300 miles of range and 5-minute charging enabled by some mysterious new battery cells. The Piëch Mark Zero is going to be unveiled in full at the Geneva Motor…
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6th March 2019 0

THE MUSTARD SERVICES LAUNCHES NEW ‘MUSTPOWER+’ RANGE OF NIMH HIGH PERFORMANCE BATTERIES

Pioneering UK based battery & power management Company announces a new device that offers a critical power source in extreme conditions. Key Features: • FUNCTIONALITY – NiMH Next Generation Technology • PERFORMANCE – Incredible temperature and performance parameters, Non-Hazardous Class 8; • CHARGING – full charge inside 6 hours, using unique charging technology; • STYLISH…
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5th March 2019 0

Cobalt’s “Perfect Storm” Rattles Electric Car Supply Chain

Cobalt has been enjoying a booming bull run as the auto industry gears up for a major EV push, but now it’s hit a speed bump. So what happened? Over the last few years cobalt has emerged as one of the most critical materials powering the shift to electric vehicles, and as automakers have announced…
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4th March 2019 0

U.S. Bans Lithium Battery Cargo on Passenger Planes

The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is issuing new rules barring airlines from carrying potentially hazardous lithium-ion cells and batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, and setting new requirements for transporting them on cargo planes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) unveiled the new rules after Congress last year…
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1st March 2019 0

Unitemp to showcase ESPEC environmental chambers ideal for battery cell evaluation at Battery Tech Expo

Unitemp will be showcasing ESPEC’s world renowned Battery Test Chambers at the Battery Tech Expo, on 28th March 2018 at International Centre, Telford. Visitors,  to stand G15/16 will discover the Espec range of battery test chambers for environmental tests and safety tests of devices such as secondary batteries, NIMH, lead acid & lithium ion batteries to ensure…
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28th February 2019 0

Energizer’s P18K Pop is basically a giant battery with a smartphone built into it

This is the future you asked for. This 18,000mAh battery has a phone in it When people read smartphone reviews, one of the first things they want to know is whether the battery life is going to be sufficient for their use cases. Well, what if the battery life was the only stat that mattered?…
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28th February 2019 0

Siemens Enters Residential Storage Market With Junelight Smart Battery

German industrial giant Siemens announced last week that it was entering the residential battery storage market with the introduction of its new Junelight Smart Battery, which is intended to meet the requirements of private homes generating and storing their own energy. Already invested in renewable energy generation technologies such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass…
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27th February 2019 0

New electric Peugeot e-208 revealed with 211-mile range

All-electric Peugeot e-208 supermini set to upstage the Renault Zoe with 211-mile range and 134bhp electric powertrain Peugeot has revealed the sharp new second-generation 208 ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, and while regular petrol powered versions of the firm’s latest supermini are due to remain the big sellers, an all-electric version dubbed e-208 is…
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26th February 2019 0