April 2014 archive

Battery powered ferry completes flawless six months

The cable ferry, the KF Hisarøy, powered by a battery system from Electrovaya has now been sailing between Mjånes and Hisarøy in Norway daily for six months, with “flawless operation” in Norwegain winter conditions. The ferry is built to carry 49 passengers and six cars. Owned by Wergeland AS and operated by Gulen Skyssbåtservice, it …

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PhD course: Storage Systems based on Li-Ion Batteries for Grid Support and Automotive Applications

PhD course: Storage Systems based on Li-Ion Batteries for Grid Support and Automotive Applications The course starts with an overview of electrochemical battery storage technologies and of the grid support applications (services) that energy storage can provide to the power grid. Read more about this course.

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Workshop on battery testing procedures

AAU is hosting the next event within the Danish Battery Society on Wednesday the 21st of May 2014. The goal of this workshop is to discuss, reflect and share the knowledge and experience on different battery testing protocols in the Danish Battery Society. Please sign up Go to the invitation page and signup form.

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New battery type claims 30-second phone charging

A battery that can charge in under 30 seconds has been shown off at a technology conference in Tel Aviv. Israeli start-up StoreDot displayed the device – made of biological structures – at Microsoft’s Think Next Conference. A Samsung S4 smartphone went from a dead battery to full power in 26 seconds in the demonstration. The battery …

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BYD electric bus drives more than 300 km on a single charge in Copenhagen

BYD bus Copenhagen

The 12 meter BYD electric bus completed its normal service on Route 12, a total distance of 110km (or 68.4 miles) carrying an average of 40 passengers. Then the electric bus set off along the Ballerup highway – a standard motorway – and further covered a distance of 215km (or 133.6 miles) ending the day …

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