Posts by tag: batteries

Eco Friendly September 8, 2020 posted by

Could Lithium Sulfur batteries be the game changer we’re hoping for?

UK company Oxis Energy is planning to shake up the electric transportation industry with a newly developed lithium sulfur battery. The new technology apparently provides five times the energy density of a conventional Li-Ion battery, as well as being lighter and safer. The company is pushing for its battery to be used in applications where weight is a key factor – such as electric aircraft. This is not pie in the sky stuff either. Back in July the company announced…

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Could Lithium Sulfur batteries be the game changer we’re hoping for?
Electric Cars February 18, 2019 posted by

Nissan has found a way to make use of old EV batteries

There are many folks who are against battery-powered cars, but it’s not because they have no love for the environment. The problem is when electric car batteries have worn down, what should we do with them? It wouldn’t make much sense to throw them in the dump because that’s fighting against the planet right there. However, what if we could use these batteries for lesser means, you know, something along the lines of powering a camping trailer. That’s exactly what…

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Nissan has found a way to make use of old EV batteries
Awesome August 22, 2016 posted by

Solid Energy – building a better, smaller battery

When you’re shopping for a new gadget, you probably make sure you check the battery life on it. If the battery doesn’t give you at least a couple of hours of usage, you’re probably going to pass on it. The problem is, the smaller the battery, the less use it will get before dying. What if there was a way to keep the battery small but increase the life of it? That’s Solid Energy’s goal.

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Solid Energy – building a better, smaller battery
Reviews February 10, 2014 posted by

The Battery Price Scam – Hint: We’re Probably Being Ripped Off! [In-Depth Test]

We’ve just finished conducting some tests on a range of different AAA alkaline battery brands to find out which are worth the price and which aren’t. With some very surprising results! Everyone buys household batteries, right? But most times we just buy what the marketing tells us to buy, without having a clue which batteries are actually the best value for money.

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The Battery Price Scam – Hint: We’re Probably Being Ripped Off! [In-Depth Test]