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February 24, 2013
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UCLA Researchers Develop New Technique to Scale up Production of Graphene Micro-Supercapacitors

While the demand for ever-smaller electronic devices has spurred the miniaturization of a variety of technologies, one area has lagged behind in this downsizing revolution: energy-storage units, such as batteries and capacitors. Now, Richard Kaner, a member of the California … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
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Renewable News

Wind, solar power paired with storage could be cost-effective way to power grid Renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time by 2030 at costs comparable to today’s electricity expenses, according to new research … Continue reading

October 18, 2012
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Researchers Create ‘Nanoflowers’ for Energy Storage, Solar Cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created flower-like structures out of germanium sulfide (GeS) – a semiconductor material – that have extremely thin petals with an enormous surface area. The GeS flower holds promise for next-generation energy storage devices … Continue reading

November 5, 2011
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Supercomputers Accelerate Development of Advanced Materials

*Berkeley Lab helps develop a Google-like search engine for materials research.* New materials are crucial to building a clean energy economy—for everything from batteries to photovoltaics to lighter weight vehicles—but today the development cycle is too slow: around18 years from … Continue reading

November 1, 2010
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IBM Software Helps GM Speed Global Development of New Vehicles, Including 2011 Chevrolet Volt

*IBM helps in design of software controls to manage Volt’s innovative powertrain; Provides software simulation tools to test Volt’s battery systems* ARMONK, N.Y., – 01 Nov 2010: IBM today announced its software and simulation tools helped General Motors (GM) engineers … Continue reading