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NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 2:27:54 PM

A Seattle-based startup, EnerG2, has developed a carbon anode that significantly improves the storage capacity of lithium-ion batteries without requiring a new battery design or a different manufacturing process.

Batteries with more energy density could allow electric vehicles to travel longer on a charge. They could also enable lighter, thinner electronic gadgets. Because of this, many advanced battery makers are pursuing a jump in storage capacity with novel chemistries and materials.

EnerG2 said last week that its synthetic carbon anode increases the storage capacity of lithium-ion batteries by up to 30 percent. An anode is the negatively charged electrode in a battery, which attracts electrons as it discharges. The company has started production of its anode, which it hopes will...
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Bttlecat
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 10:32:28 AM

progress, electric techonolgy is improving. maybe in the future
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 6:42:15 AM

Alrighty then
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:11:02 PM

If true, bring the anode to market as soon as possible. America needs it.
humblepie
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:48:34 PM

so many breakthroughs but so few ever make it to market
mike56MI
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:32:41 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:18:42 PM

good news.
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 3:14:42 PM

That's good.
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 3:06:44 PM

Innovation is good.
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 3:04:43 PM

Heading in the right direction
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