energy technology

New York News
6:06 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Top Ranking U.S. Energy Official Hears Comments In Capital Region

Asst. Secretary Dr. David Danielson (center) at Union College with Congressman Paul Tonko (left) and Union College Chief of Staff Dr. Edward Summers (right).
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Wednesday in Schenectady leaders of local companies, educational institutions, and other stakeholders met with government leaders to discuss opportunities through energy efficiency. 

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Science & Technology
10:42 am
Wed January 23, 2013

What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery

Lithium-Ion Battery Technology
Credit Mark Hunter / Flickr

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back. It's why electric cars aren't clogging the roads and why Boeing's new ultra-efficient 787 Dreamliners aren't flying high.

And chances are you have this little invention next to you right now and probably have cursed it recently: the infernal battery.

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