Category Archives: Lithium-ion Technology

Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway

Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway Network would cover 3,000 km. of road between Manitoba and Ontario and help overcome “range anxiety” in drivers of the vehicles. A VW e-Golf electric car being charged: Research shows that “range anxiety,” the fear that an electric vehicle will run out

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eCAMION and their community energy storage solution

Energy storage is the linchpin that will solve many problems experienced by electric utilities, such as handling growing demands from consumers, smoothing out the intermittent nature of wind and solar power, and responding to aging infrastructure concerns. We are less than a month into 2013 and already one of MaRS’ cleantech companies has lived up

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GM and ABB demonstrate community energy storage system built from 5 used Volt batteries

During a symposium for the media on GM’s electrification efforts, including a preview of the Spark EV to be unveiled at the LA Auto Show in two weeks, General Motors and ABB showed and demonstrated a new grid distributed micro-storage (at grid scale) system—i.e., a community energy storage system—built from five used Chevrolet Volt batteries.

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Dow Kokam Supplies Lithium-Ion Battery Technology to Ontario Smart Grid Community

MIDLAND, Mich., March 24, 2011 /CNW/ — Dow Kokam, a leading large-format battery system producer, announced today it will supply eCAMION Inc., a green energy solutions provider, with advanced lithium-ion technology to provide stationary energy storage solutions for a Canadian utility project supported by Sustainable Development Technology of Canada. The project will integrate Dow Kokam’s

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