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Wind-generated energy stored and disbursed when, where it's needed.

With a little lot of help from Tesla, Australia is now home to the world's largest lithium-ion battery. Back in March, Elon Musk told Atlassian CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes that he could create a 100MWh battery storage farm within 100 days — otherwise, his company would do the job for free. The Twitter pledge was in response to ongoing power shortages in South Australia, which were causing blackouts and political uncertainty about the country's push toward renewable energy sources. The batterie

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The tech could also boost capacities by up to 45 percent.

Graphene provides more durability and conductivity.

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Google's computing power to help VW optimize traffic, develop AI and explore battery materials.

It could help make cars smarter and more efficient.

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Jon Wagner is hiring at his new stealth startup.

He was involved in automotive and stationary batteries.

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A dead 12V battery may have made the electronic door locks inoperable.

A dead 12V battery may have made the electronic doors locks inoperable.

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Only 26 percent of the island has had power restored in U.S. history's biggest blackout.

Only 26 percent of the island has had power restored in U.S. history's biggest blackout.

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Toshiba's next-gen SCiB battery uses a new anode material.

Faster charging, more density and longer life through a titanium niobium oxide anode.

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It could be placed where Superchargers aren't available.

It could be placed where Superchargers aren't available.

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"We need to provide a sensible transition period that doesn't give unwanted gifts to our Chinese friends"

"We need to provide a sensible transition period that doesn't give unwanted gifts to our Chinese friends."

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4-hour Tesla Supercharger lines, Karma Revero eclipse video, German autonomous car ethics laws.

Did you hear about the eclipse this week?

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He dangles a lure before the nation's governors.

Elon Musk dangles the idea in front of the nation's governors.

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Musk promises world's biggest grid battery in 100 days, or it's free.

The battery system can power 30,000 homes in case of a blackout.

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BMW's battery packs take to the high seas.

Apparently, electricity and water do mix.

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The German automaker takes the fight to Tesla on a second front.

Vivint supplies the solar panels and takes care of the installation.

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When fully charged, it can apparently keep the car running for 300 miles.

The Israeli startup says it is working to achieve mass production as soon as possible.

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The reasons are unclear, as is the future of a Dyson EV.

It's not necessarily bad news, though.

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Electrolyte fluid costs less than a nickel a gallon.

NanoFlowcell says its electrolyte-liquid-powered sports car can go 180 miles per hour and has a full-tank range of more than 600 miles.

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Panasonic, Tesla will be tasked with boosting battery production.

Lower battery costs, higher energy density will make EVs more attractive, but will also put strain on battery inventory.

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Say goodbye to range anxiety (in 2021).

373 miles of driving that can be "fast charged" in just 20 minutes.