Author Archives: Tina Casey

US Energy Dept. Wants You To Use Electricity Like Facebook, Or Something

May 17th, 2017 | by Tina Casey

How much damage can one image do? We may find out soon enough. US President Trump's own Department of Energy is circulating an infographic that wipes the floor with the President's pro-coal message, pitches wind and solar, and makes mincemeat out of the entire Trump Administration energy policy

3-D Zinc Sponge Could Wipe The Energy Storage Floor With Li-ion Batteries (CleanTechnica Interview)

May 15th, 2017 | by Tina Casey

A team of researchers from the Naval Research Laboratory is on to a new zinc-based alternative to lithium-ion batteries. The new research aims at enabling the Navy to expands its energy storage options. The new zinc battery could also makes its way into the EV market, providing manufacturers with a lighter, less expensive alternative to today's crop of lithium-ion batteries

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