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Self Charging Battery Developed

Self Charging Battery Developed

The new Self-Charging Power Cell Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a unique power cell that self-charges directly by converting mechanical energy into chemical energy, storing the power until it is released as electrical current. This technology eliminates ...

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Water Resistant Power Strip

Water Resistant Power Strip

Shohero Technologies, Ltd. of Taipei, Taiwan has developed a new water resistant power strip. The strip, marketed under the name Wet Circuits, also builds in a variety of safety features not found in standard power strips including protection against overheating, ...

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GE WattStation

Electric vehicles have the potential to revolutionize transportation. However in order to see widespread adoption, the power grid must be modernized and charging stations must be accessible, quick and easy. GE’s new electric vehicle charger, the GE WattStation, is designed ...

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Low Temperature Fuel Cells

Low Temperature Fuel Cells

Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed a new type of solid oxide cell made from common materials that operates at lower temperatures than standard solid oxide fuel cells. The tube shaped cell can ...

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Improving Lithium Ion Battery Life

Improving Lithium Ion Battery Life

Researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California are developing new carbon-silicon nanowire electrodes that increase the charge storage capacity of current lithium ion batteries by as much as 600 percent. Unlike recent electrodes using pure silicon, the carbon-silicon nanowires ...

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