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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / June 13, 2018

A new technique that uses computational neural networks to “learn” how a nanoparticle’s structure affects its behavior, unusual properties of bismuth that can be harnessed to help the environment, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 13, 2018.

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Video: Electrified road charges electric vehicles throughout their journey

By Faye Oney / April 25, 2018

An initiative in Sweden is attempting to lower vehicle-based carbon emissions. eRoadArlanda uses conductive technology to power and charge electric vehicles as they travel down the road—but the verdict is still out whether or not eRoadArlanda is a practical solution.

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NREL study illustrates need for expanding EV charging infrastructure

By Faye Oney / October 10, 2017

A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory claims the U.S. will need 8,000 fast-charging electric vehicle charging stations to accommodate the increasing number of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in the coming decades.

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National Research Council: PHEV pessimism, energy’s hidden costs (and a few surprises)

By / May 24, 2010

A new National Research Council report starts to get at the real costs of energy versus what everyone pays at the gas pump or to their utility company. Damage to human health from burning coal for electricity, for example, totaled about $62 billion in 2005. Driving motor vehicles produced $56 billion in health and other…

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Sandia’s Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory awarded $4.2 million in stimulus funds

By / December 22, 2009

Via press release, Sandia National Laboratories will use $4.2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to modify and enhance its existing Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab), with the goal of developing low-cost batteries for electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The tests help to determine how much abuse lithium-ion batteries can safely handle.…

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