Category Archives: Power Storage

A key in tackling the energy issue: storing power.

Electric cars to boast 500-mile range by 2020, says VW

Electric cars will drive over 500 miles on a single charge by 2020. These are the insightful projections of Martin Eberhard, electric vehicle engineering Director at Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) in Palo Alto, California. Mr Eberhard, who joined VW in early … Continue reading

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Italy: breakthrough CSP “Archimede” plant unveiled by Enel in World’s First

On 14 July 2010 the Italian utility Enel unveiled “Archimede”, the first Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant in the World to use molten salts for heat transfer and storage, and the first to be fully integrated to an existing combined-cycle … Continue reading

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