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New lithium battery air shipment rules have taken effect.

The new IATA dangerous goods rules for lithium battery air shipments just took effect on Friday. Starting April 1, 2016, lithium-ion batteries packed alone (UN 3480) are prohibited as cargo on passenger aircraft. This is just one of many changes taking effect for lithium battery shippers on April 1. Others include new restrictions on shipment …

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Hywind Scotland to feature novel battery storage

A new battery storage solution for offshore wind energy will be piloted as part of the Hywind Scotland project, the world’s first floating wind farm, to be installed off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The wind park is currently under construction and start of electricity production is expected in late 2017. Statoil will install a 1MWh …

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Designing the first electric touring motorcycle

Having to cover 40.000 kilometres in 80 days has challenged STORM Eindhoven to create a motorcycle that holds great amounts of energy, but also enables the driver to easily replenish this energy. STORM Pulse uses a swappable, modular battery pack to be able to adapt its characteristics to the demands of the route. Furthermore, the …

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First came the material

“It is very easy to make a bad battery out of a good material, but it is impossible to make a good battery out of a bad material.” This truth underlines the universal position of materials chemistry in battery science. In simple terms one may say that at the core of every energy technology there …

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Large-scale battery storage system being built in Aachen is based on a modular design

The E.ON Energy Research Center at RWTH Aachen University, energy utility E.ON SE, battery manufacturer Exide Technologies GmbH’s GNB® Industrial Power division, battery manufacturer beta-motion GmbH, and inverter manufacturer SMA Solar Technology AG will build this year in Aachen a worldwide unique large-scale modular battery storage system with a power range of five megawatts. The project named …

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