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Study of size-dependent properties of Mg nanoparticles in H2 storage suggests path to better performance; potential for better on-board tanks

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressWed 6:00am 94p> Although magnesium hydride (MgH2) is a promising solid-state hydrogen storage material, its slow hydrogen sorption…
Researchers find Nissan LEAF creates less CO2 than Toyota Prius hybrid in west US and Texas, but more in N. Midwest

Researchers find Nissan LEAF creates less CO2 than Toyota Prius hybrid in west US and Texas, but more in N. Midwest

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressWed 11:53am 79Regionally specific lifecycle CO2 emissions per mile traveled for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and battery…
Recharge Wrap-up: Lego Tesla logo, BMW goes electric in Singapore

Recharge Wrap-up: Lego Tesla logo, BMW goes electric in Singapore

Autoblog GreenAutoblog GreenWed 6:20pm 76Filed under: Green, Toys/Games, Videos, BMW, Tesla, Technology, Electric Man builds giant Tesla logo out of Legos.…

TransAlta to use Tesla stationary batteries in Alberta’s first large-scale commercial energy storage project

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressWed 7:00am 58TransAlta Corporation has been awarded $250,000 from Alberta Innovates - Energy & Environment Solutions (AI-EES) to help…
Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt sales both down in June

Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt sales both down in June

Autoblog GreenAutoblog GreenWed 11:20am 56Filed under: Green, Chevrolet, Nissan, Hybrid Sales for the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are down for the first six months…

Facebook hosts Levi's, Walmart to hack sustainability growth

GreenBizGreenBizWed 6:00am 53Bloated reporting requirements, sprawling supply chains and better ways to buy renewable energy were front and center at…
Toyota, Nissan and Honda agree on details of H2 station support in Japan

Toyota, Nissan and Honda agree on details of H2 station support in Japan

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressWed 10:35am 52Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed on key details of their joint…

Report: Bosch and GS Yuasa targeting production of lower-cost, higher-capacity Li-ion battery in 2020

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressWed 10:08am 51Udo Wolz, the president of Bosch Japan, told reporters that Bosch and its partner GS Yuasa (earlier post) “are on a…

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New Samsung silicon anode with graphene boosts volumetric capacity of LiCoO2 Li-ion cell 1.5x after 200 cycles; gravimetric capacity the same

New Samsung silicon anode with graphene boosts volumetric capacity of LiCoO2 Li-ion cell 1.5x after 200 cycles; gravimetric capacity the same

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 11:10am 208A team at Samsung Advanced Institue of Technology (SAIT, Samsung’s global R&D hub) reports in an open access paper…

Volkswagen Group receives 2015 KS Energy and Environment Prize for the Golf GTE and Audi A3 e-tron PHEVs

Green Car CongressGreen Car CongressSat 6:03am 216The German automobile club Kraftfahrer Schutz e.V. (KS) awarded the 2015 Energy and Environment Prize to the Volkswagen…

Faster internet? Electrical engineers break power and distance barriers for fiber optic communication

ScienceDailyScienceDailyJun 25, 2015, 2:52 pm 794Photonics researchers have increased the maximum power -- and therefore distance -- at which optical signals can be sent…
Aging Nuclear Power Plant Must Close Before It Closes Us

Aging Nuclear Power Plant Must Close Before It Closes Us

EcoWatchEcoWatchJun 22, 2015, 10:38 am 137Indian Point is vulnerable to terrorism, has 2,000 tons of radioactive waste packed...
Study confirms what scientists have been saying for decades: the sixth mass extinction is real and caused by us

Study confirms what scientists have been saying for decades: the sixth mass extinction is real and caused by us

MongabayMongabayJun 21, 2015, 5:10 pm 284Humans are wiping species off the plant at a rate at least 100 times faster than historical levels, providing further…
Exclusive: First Solar’s CTO Discusses Record 18.6% Efficient Thin Film Module

Exclusive: First Solar’s CTO Discusses Record 18.6% Efficient Thin Film Module

Greentech MediaGreentech MediaJun 15, 2015, 8:55 am 949First Solar just set another world record for cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar module efficiency, hitting 18.6 percent…
Deep Sea Coral Canyons off Atlantic Coast Set to Receive Fishing Protections

Deep Sea Coral Canyons off Atlantic Coast Set to Receive Fishing Protections

Yale e360Yale e360Jun 11, 2015, 12:40 pm 145A stretch of ocean that includes more than two dozen undersea coral canyons will become the largest protected area ever…
Recharge Wrap-up: new Gigafactory drone video, Mercedes valet

Recharge Wrap-up: new Gigafactory drone video, Mercedes valet

Autoblog GreenAutoblog GreenJun 10, 2015, 6:20 pm 177Filed under: Green, Marketing/Advertising, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Technology, Autonomous,…