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The Cota transmitter shown at CES can charge gadgets over the air

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The company eventually plans to follow-up with larger base station units that are capable of blanketing an entire home with wireless power.

Solar energy from discarded car batteries

Posted in Science on 23rd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries.

Stanford Researchers Unveil New Ultrafast Charging Aluminum-Ion Battery

Posted in Hardware on 14th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers unveiled a new aluminum-ion battery chemistry with the ability to charge or discharge in less than a minute.

Tesla CTO: Batteries with Solar Will Lead to Cheap Electricity Within 10 Years

Posted in Hardware on 15th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Energy storage is the key to popularizing solar energy generation.

Tesla Is Betting on Solar, Not Just Batteries

Posted in Business on 5th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Powerwall has all the characteristics needed to succeed in the market. At least as long as the technology it is tethering itself to, solar, succeeds as well.