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Lithium-Ion Batteries Aren't Safe to Fly - Daily Beast

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There is growing pressure in the aviation industry to ban the shipment of lithium-ion batteries, like the consignment aboard Flight MH370, on all passenger-carrying airplanes.
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Hi I dont know what to believe ?

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Comet lander starts drilling but batteries a worry - AOL.com - AOL News

Comet lander starts drilling but batteries a worry - AOL.com - AOL News | All about batteries | Scoop.it
BERLIN (AP) - The good news: The spacecraft that landed on a comet has begun drilling beneath the surface to see what secrets the celestial body...
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I wonder if they are lithium-ion batteries?

http://www.pellonautocentre.com/blog/?p=10635

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A Battery to Prop Up Renewable Power Hits the Market - MIT Technology Review

A Battery to Prop Up Renewable Power Hits the Market - MIT Technology Review | All about batteries | Scoop.it
A startup has started selling a battery that helps solar and wind power operate in remote locations.
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A great new storage system for large off the grid applications, this looks like a winner albeit an expensive winner with the huge development costs coming from the tax payers as usual.

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Philae's Batteries Have Drained, Comet Lander Sleeps : DNews

Philae's Batteries Have Drained, Comet Lander Sleeps : DNews | All about batteries | Scoop.it
The deep sleep was inevitable, Rosetta's lander has slipped into hibernation after running its batteries dry. Continue reading →
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This is a great scoop and picture, i have nothing much to add to this great article.

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Hyundai Has An Answer For Fuel Cell EV Haters...Make That 10 Answers - CleanTechnica

Hyundai Has An Answer For Fuel Cell EV Haters...Make That 10 Answers - CleanTechnica | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Fuel cell electric vehicles have taken their fair share of hits over the past couple of years, but auto manufacturers are still plugging away at those pesky little buggers. The question is, why?
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I do not think that there really are people that hate the new technology, the car makers are in this massive race to be the first with a wonder technology, or a wonder car, but what about the cost of all this?

Governments are throwing billions of dollars at the problem, but in the end who can afford them?

What about the problems that these new technology cars will present in the future, when they become second and third hand, regular drivers will not be able to afford the main dealers when a problem occurs. We should be looking more in to alternative fuels to run the engine technology that we are more familiar with.

http://www.pellonautocentre.com/blog/?p=25040

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Talking With $1 Billion Battery Startup Alevo - CleanTechnica

Talking With $1 Billion Battery Startup Alevo - CleanTechnica | All about batteries | Scoop.it
We recently covered the news of a battery startup called Alevo that has received $1 billion in private funding (yes, billion) and has just unstealthed after about a decade of development in germany, with an announcement that it was going straight ...
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this is another new battery type scoop, we are getting them every few weeks,

"The active ingredients of the Alevo cell are LFP (lithium ferrophosphate) and graphite. Unlike typical rechargeable lithium ion batteries such as those found in most consumer electronics devices the Alevo lithium cell contains an inorganic electrolyte and as such is completely non-flammable. Alevo’s technology is a result of changing the core chemistry and invention of a new inorganic electrolyte that at once eliminates both the risk of combustion and explosion, and then massively reduces the debilitating effects of charging cycles.
Alevo’s engineers have spent ten years working from labs in Germany – the largest inorganic battery research facilities in the world – to develop a truly next generation, rechargeable battery. Having quickly identified issues associated with organic materials in battery production leading to undocumented and irreversible side reactions, Alevo’s engineers concluded that it would be impossible to develop a thermodynamically stable system that contained organic materials. By focusing its research on the use of inorganic materials within the battery, Alevo achieved two key properties" It looks like the explosion that we associate with lithium-ion batteries may have been overcome, Lets hope so but only time will tell.


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Varta Batteries | Professional LFD60 Varta Batteries in South Africa.

Varta Batteries | Professional LFD60 Varta Batteries in South Africa. | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Get the Professional LFD60 Varta Batteries For R1,892 from Alternagy. For Varta Batteries, buy from the Alternagy Varta Batteries Store in South Africa.
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We are also Varta battery specialists but in the UK.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/where-can-i-buy-a-cheap-trojan-battery-online

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Varta Batteries | Professional LFD75 Varta Batteries in South Africa.

Varta Batteries | Professional LFD75 Varta Batteries in South Africa. | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Get the Professional LFD75 Varta Batteries For R2,154 from Alternagy. For Varta Batteries, buy from the Alternagy Varta Batteries Store in South Africa.
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How Scientists, Car Companies & The Military Are Creating The Smartest Energy Solution On The Market

How Scientists, Car Companies & The Military Are Creating The Smartest Energy Solution On The Market | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Batteries are the linchpin to greening the world's electricity supply. But the technology isn't there yet. Can we make it happen?
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Hi This is the best way to get faster results when we are trying to develop new greener battery technologies, and that is to get the armed forces or space research.

many of the new inventions of our times, were invented on behalf of these requirements.

The Mars lander used lithium batteries on its recent mission and the American military also used this battery technology for the Stealth aircraft, to help them e;eliminate detection, lead acid batteries would be detected.

http://www.pellonautocentre.com/blog/?p=10635


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Brand New Four Passenger Golf Carts With AGM Batteries Coming Soon

Brand New Four Passenger Golf Carts With AGM Batteries Coming Soon | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Brand New Four Passenger Golf Carts With AGM Batteries Coming Soon Exciting things are happening at Best Buy Golf Carts. In addition to the new location we are
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It is nice to see that some of the golf buggy manufacturers are continuing to use AGM batteries for their products.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/golf-batteries

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Batteries On The Web|Cheapest car batteries,Classic car battery by Lucas, Numax classic car battery

Batteries On The Web|Cheapest car batteries,Classic car battery by Lucas, Numax classic car battery | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Lucas Classic, New Car Battery, Numax Classic Car Battery,038 classic ,037 classic

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 Car batteries for classic cars

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VARTA Start-Stop Batteries

Start-Stop technology represents a range of technologies that all achieve the same effect: reductions in CO2 emissions and fuel consumption When the driver s...
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Varta batteries are heavily involved in the start-stop car battery revolution in the drive to control vehicle emissions.

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Numax Leisure Batteries-Tweet from @TalbotWharf

Numax Leisure Batteries-Tweet from @TalbotWharf | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Leisure batteries need replacing? 110amp batteries only £72.95 inc VAT at Talbot Wharf. #familyboatyard #shroppie pic.twitter.com/bjD6T5mxPv
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Hi we can do better than that.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/copy-of-numax-leisure-battery-110-ah-caravan-motorhome-boat-campervan-trailer


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Need to replace lead acid AGM batteries in a UPS, can I upgrade to a higher capacity? • /r/DIY

Need to replace lead acid AGM batteries in a UPS, can I upgrade to a higher capacity? • /r/DIY | All about batteries | Scoop.it
I have a 10 year old APC Back-UPS XS 1500 ups that needs a battery replacement. I pulled the old ones, they are Exide Powersafe EP1234W, which is...
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In my opinion it is always best practice to keep the same battery that you have fitted to your appliance. if it is a 12volt 10 amp battery then stick to the same. If you are not so sure then take the measurements of the battery and match it up that way. batteries with different amps are also different sizes, so if you think it is ok to  use the next size up then check the physical size, a 12 amp battery is a completely different size to say a 22amp battery.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/alarm-batteries-ups

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Canal boats: the last option for affordable city-centre living? - The Guardian

Canal boats: the last option for affordable city-centre living? - The Guardian | All about batteries | Scoop.it
More people are taking to the waterways as rents soar – but some land-dwellers say they’re being swamped
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These canal dwellers as i call them use batteries for their main power use and many now use solar panels to charge the batteries, great for our business.

http://www.pellonautocentre.com/blog/?p=11969

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Solar Panels Helps Garden City Mall, Nairobi Achieve LEED

Solar Panels Helps Garden City Mall, Nairobi Achieve LEED | All about batteries | Scoop.it
The award winning UK solar company, Solarcentury is set to design and construct Africa’s largest solar carport on the uppermost story of a car park at Garden City Mall, part of the new 32-acre inte
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Great to see a UK company winning contracts like this in Africa.

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Shaded landing site could spell doom for comet probe's solar batteries - Al Jazeera America

Shaded landing site could spell doom for comet probe's solar batteries - Al Jazeera America | All about batteries | Scoop.it
After harpoons failed to deploy on landing, Philae floated over to cliff edge where it rests in shadows
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Wow listen to the singing comet?

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Volkswagen Eyeing 400+ Mile Solid-State Batteries

Volkswagen Eyeing 400+ Mile Solid-State Batteries | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Solid-state batteries capable of delivering on a 400+ mile range per single charge are a real possibility and possess
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All the car makers are saying the same thing and claiming the same thing, The car customers can't afford these electric cars and the fuel price keeps coming down?

http://www.pellonautocentre.com/blog/?p=25040


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Varta Batteries

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Varta batteries video, one of the best batteries in the world.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/varta

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Tungstone and Lucas Car batteries are back again

Tungstone and Lucas Car batteries are back again | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Post Updated 9th Jan 2014
Tungstone batteries revived again here in the UK
One of trends in the automotive business in the UK is the revival of old product br(...)
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One of my own articles about Tungstone batteries

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A New Species of Battery-Driven BMW - New York Times

A New Species of Battery-Driven BMW - New York Times | All about batteries | Scoop.it
The BMW i3’s quirky, design-forward shape, stubby proportions and save-the-world powertrain put it a world apart from any previous BMW.
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Hi As usual BMW have come up with the goods, although a little pricey this car looks the part will be good for the environment.


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How to Size Your Off-Grid Solar Batteries

How to Size Your Off-Grid Solar Batteries | All about batteries | Scoop.it
If you are designing a solar electricity system and don't have access to the grid, you are going to have to deal with batteries. When you start lookin...
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This is becoming a good debating point, which batteries do we use for solar storage for the people who live in the wilderness or do not have a supply of electricity from the national grid, but will have to rely on battery storage.

All kinds of storage systems are now being used from small to large systems.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/solar-batteries

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HOW TO REGENERATE AND RECHARGE A DEEPLY DISCHARGED OPTIMA GEL BATTERY PART:2

In this 2 part video I demonstrate how to revive deeply discharged optima battery's that will no recharge in a conventional way. Plus show how to re-purpose ...
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Optima gel yellow batteries are a first class choice for your car,boat,caravan,motor home and many other applications.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/optima-agm-battery-yts55

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Varta Car Batteries

Varta car batteries are the leading #battery brands and are renowned for its high quality and sustainable handling of resources. The inner energy presents th...
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Great Varta video about the Varta Blue car battery.

https://www.batteriesontheweb.co.uk/005l-varta-d47-blue-dynamic-car-battery

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VARTA Jumps On Electric Bicycle Wave - EV World

VARTA Jumps On Electric Bicycle Wave - EV World | All about batteries | Scoop.it
VARTA Microbattery's Eric Lind sits down with EV World's Bill Moore and talks batteries and e-bikes at the 2014 Interbike show in Las Vegas, as well as the German company's collaboration with Swedish electric motor maker Höganäs to create an...
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Just one of the many battery businesses that Johnson Controls are getting involved in.

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Electric taxis from China go into service in Brussels - WantChinaTimes

Electric taxis from China go into service in Brussels - WantChinaTimes | All about batteries | Scoop.it
Belgian officials on Wednesday welcomed 34 fully electric Chinese-made taxis into service in Brussels.
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I hope that it does not run out of charge before delivering the clients to their destination ?

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