Author Archives: et_editor

Cathode Coating Discovered at Argonne Could Greatly Improve Safety for Lithium-Ion Batteries

published 2019 年 06 月 06 日 10:02 | editor | category News
Protective coating for the battery electrodes constitutes a major aspect of the ongoing efforts to improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). Recently, a team of scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory in the US has discovered a type of coating that not only deters the adverse chemical reactions between the cathode and the electrolyte but also prevents the cathode from releasing oxygen during the cycling of the battery. ...  more

AVANGRID Marks World Environment Day by Doubling Down on Its Commitment to Electric Vehicles

published 2019 年 06 月 05 日 10:05 | editor | category News
Today, AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) marks World Environment Day by announcing plans to expand its partnership with Nissan North America to provide 3.2 million customers and employees across New York, New England and Oregon with a $5,000 discount on the purchase of a Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV). In addition, the company announced plans to increase its own EV fleet by 75 percent, and reiterated a $34 million investment in the expansion of EV charging infrastructure across Maine and New York. ...  more

Sonnen Offers Fixed-Rate PV Power Service in Australia

published 2019 年 06 月 03 日 14:19 | editor | category News
Sonnen, a German battery firm, has rolled out in Victoria State of Australia a power-supply service at a fixed monthly rate of 42 Australian dollars (US$29) for maximum power consumption of 7,500 kWh a year, 52 Australian dollars for 10,000 KWh, and 62 Australian dollars for 12,500 kWh. ...  more

Can Offshore Wind Turbine Withstand the Impact of Typhoon?

published 2019 年 05 月 31 日 11:21 | editor | category News
At a recent seminar, experts and suppliers reassured the capability of offshore wind turbines in Taiwan to withstand the impact of typhoon which often ravages the island during summertime, dismissing a widespread concern which has overshadowed the prospect of the wind power industry in Taiwan. ...  more