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Kokam introduces XPAND

Kokam introduces XPAND

Mar 16, 2017 Korea
Kokam Co Ltd has introduced the XPAND battery pack, delivering electric vehicle manufacturers a safe, high performance, cost-effective battery solution for electric bus, tram, truck, ground support equipment, military, marine, special-purpose and other commercial and industrial electric vehicle applications.
Skeleton Technologies investment loan agreement for 15 million Euros

Skeleton Technologies investment loan agreement for 15 million Euros

Feb 16, 2017 Germany
The European Investment Bank has signed a EUR 15 million 'quasi equity' financing with Skeleton Technologies, Europe's leading producer of ultracapacitors and ultracapacitor based energy storage solutions built with graphene-type materials.
Localized ultracapacitor module production for China bus market

Localized ultracapacitor module production for China bus market

Feb 14, 2017 China
Maxwell Technologies Inc has announced a definitive agreement with CRRC Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute Co Ltd to localize manufacturing of its ultracapacitor-based modules for use in the China new energy bus market.
Soft contact lenses inspire alternative to battery power storage

Soft contact lenses inspire alternative to battery power storage

Dec 8, 2016 United Kingdom
Ground-breaking research has developed potentially transformational technology which could revolutionise the capabilities of appliances that have previously relied on battery power to work.
Dielectric capacitor to beat batteries?

Dielectric capacitor to beat batteries?

Dec 7, 2016 United Kingdom, Worldwide
The term supercapacitor means the same as ultracapacitor. It is traditionally limited to electrostatic devices that are based on an electrochemical double layer much thinner and of wider area than the dielectric that is the basis of all other capacitors.
New technology may extend electric car range

New technology may extend electric car range

Aug 26, 2016 United States
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
Light truck with fuel cell, battery and supercapacitor

Light truck with fuel cell, battery and supercapacitor

Jul 6, 2016 Worldwide
An electric vehicle with three energy storage systems shows the complexity of commanding different control systems in only one vehicle. Both new systems can supply the required energy to propel the electric motor and the fuel cell system can also recharge the high-voltage battery.
Chemists invent new supercapacitor materials

Chemists invent new supercapacitor materials

Jun 17, 2016 Netherlands
Scientists have invented a new type of supercapacitor material with a host of potential applications in electronics, transportation and energy storage devices.
Body integrated supercapacitor for next generation of electric vehicle

Body integrated supercapacitor for next generation of electric vehicle

Oct 21, 2015 Hong Kong
Energy storage has long been the most critical challenge for electric vehicles or hybrid electric vehicles. There is a new trend of using supercapacitors to complement or even replace batteries as energy storage devices to improve the vehicles' performance.
Road to supercapacitors for scrap tires

Road to supercapacitors for scrap tires

Oct 5, 2015 United States
Some of the 300 million tires discarded each year in the United States alone could be used in supercapacitors for vehicles and the electric grid.
Graphene ultracapacitors to power new multipurpose UGV

Graphene ultracapacitors to power new multipurpose UGV

Sep 28, 2015 Estonia
A unique, multipurpose unmanned ground vehicle will be the first vehicle of its kind to use ultracapacitor technology.