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Hey Electric Car Fans: Lithium Battery Prices Still Falling

November 2nd, 2011 at 1:21 pm » Comments (2)

[caption id="attachment_873" align="aligncenter" width="525" caption="This is very good news for electric car conversions"][/caption] By 2012, thousands of new plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles will be filling garages, from expensive factory-built electric ...more »

Wind power on a calm day? No longer a problem.

October 29th, 2011 at 1:41 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_855" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Laurel Mountain wind farm and its 32MW of lithium battery storage."][/caption] A huge battery bank connected to a wind farm was officially commissioned today in a project ...more »

Price of electric vehicle batteries to fall as manufacturing capacity outstrips demand

October 20th, 2011 at 12:24 am » Comments (3)

[caption id="attachment_845" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Lithium Battery Prices for Electric Cars Are Heading South"][/caption] Lithium-ion battery makers have made ambitious investments in new capacity, well ahead of automakers’ commitments to large-scale production ...more »

Panasonic and Tesla Sign 4 year, 80,000 Vehicle Battery Deal

October 14th, 2011 at 3:14 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_843" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Tesla Model S - Only Months Away from the Market"][/caption] Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors finalized a supply agreement for automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to be used ...more »

Electric Car Battery Swapping Will Cost More than Driving a Gas Car

September 30th, 2011 at 2:06 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_818" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Electric cars offer many solutions to our problems - but not at this price."][/caption] I had always expected battery swapping to be expensive, but Better Place announced ...more »