Mitsubishi Motors Corp and Nichicon Corp started full operation of a power charging station that stores solar electricity in a lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery and uses it to charge electric vehicles (EVs) for agricultural use Feb 4, 2014.
Toshiba Corp announced that it has launched the "Field Test Project Related to Utilization of Small Electric Vehicles, etc in Miyakojima City" Jan 28, 2014, in cooperation with the government of Miyakojima City (Okinawa Prefecture), Honda Motor Co Ltd and Honda R&D Co Ltd.
Sony Corp will release a commercial storage battery that has a capacity of 6.0kWh and can realize a "stand-alone" storage battery system by using photovoltaic (PV) panels without a commercial power source March 1, 2013.
Riken and Da Vinci Co Ltd, whose headquarters are located in Nara Prefecture, Japan, invented a "cogeneration system" that collects the thermal energy of sunlight including lights from the rising and setting suns with Fresnel lenses and heats up water stored in a heat storage tank to generate electricity and supply hot water.
Virgin Atlantic today announced the development of a world-first low carbon aviation fuel with just half the carbon footprint of the standard fossil fuel alternative. Richard Branson joined Virgin Atlantic at Battersea Power Station in London to reveal the exciting news read his blog on the groundbr...
NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Apple’s massive solar panel and fuel cell farm are now live and providing clean power for its huge data center in Maiden, North Carolina. By the end of the year 60 percent of the power for the data center will come from these sources.
It's electric! City charged up as new plug-in stations slide into placeSouthCoastToday.comIn Massachusetts, 900 electric cars are now registered with the state, about double from just one year ago, said Stephen Russell, the coordinator of the...