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The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) just launched a new initiative to improve the battery life of electric vehicles. Announced this past week in San Francisco, the $7.4 million Advanced Management and Protection of Energy Storage Devices (AMPED) project will mobilize teams from Utah State University, Washington University, and the Eaton Corporation to extend the range and life of lithium-ion batteries in electric and hybrid cars.

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