Make Your Own Supercapacitor with an Ordinary DVD

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Make Your Own Supercapacitor with an Ordinary DVD

Posted: 17 Mar 2012 05:23 AM PDT

You are thisclose to the breakthrough energy storage technology of the next millennium if you a) have a computer, b) buy a blank DVD, c) own or have access to a DVD label-burning device and d) pre-treat your DVD with a thin film of graphite oxide. Well, there might be an extra step or two […] Related posts:

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California Cities Could Soon Pay for Renewables with Property Tax Revenue

Posted: 16 Mar 2012 01:20 PM PDT

A bill recently introduced in California’s State Assembly would dramatically increase the ability of cities to boost renewable energy. […] Related posts:

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Electric Luxury SUV that Accelerates to 60 MPH in 4.4 Seconds. Meet the Model X.

Posted: 16 Mar 2012 01:10 PM PDT

Tesla Motors’ new an electric luxury SUV accelerates from zero to sixty miles per hour in 4.4 seconds. Yet another vehicle that people formerly thought was impossible. […] Related posts:

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More than a Car: The i-MiEV Is a Mobile Power Source

Posted: 16 Mar 2012 12:57 PM PDT

Available as an option to new car buyers (and presumably existing i-MiEV owners as well) through its dealers on April 27, 2012 is the MiEV power BOX. It’s a relatively small and […] Related posts:

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SSE Opens ‘Power of Now’ Exhibition in Glasgow, Scotland

Posted: 16 Mar 2012 12:43 PM PDT

SSE recently opened the “Power of Now” exhibition at the Scottish Centre for Renewable Excellence in Glasgow, Scotland. This exhibition is to attract thousands of visitors, including school children, to view and interact with various renewable energy exhibits. There is also electric vehicle charging, hire, and parking that SSE claims is the United Kingdom’s first. […] Related posts:

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