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Lux Research weighs in on off-grid storage, non-platinum catalyst solutions

By / July 7, 2011

A backup power fuel cell for telecom applications. Credit: Kathy Fosberg; Wikipedia. Lux Research continues to track materials and tech prospects as closely as anyone I know, and two recent reports show they still don’t shy away from touting the apparent winners and losers in many advanced materials and energy-related markets, including many out-of-the spotlight…

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A123’s launching new lithium flow battery project: ’24M’

By / August 19, 2010

Chiang at 2009 Materials Challenge for Alternative andRenewable Energy meeting. Credit: ACerS. When I interviewed Yet Ming Chiang, one of the brains behind A123 System’s lithium-ion battery technology, in 2009, he recalled a time when business opportunities weren’t yet a major interest: “So, as the academic researcher, I wasn’t involved in A123 for my business…

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DOE jumps into smart grid tech with $4 billion and a call for standards

By / April 21, 2009

The Obama administration seems to have decided to let others share some of the Department of Energy’s glory and let Vice President Joe Biden and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke make the official announcement that DOE is preparing to release funds to develop the “Smart Grid.” Biden and Locke said the DOE is moving to quickly…

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