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Transportation Tuesday: The UltraBattery Hybrid Storage Cell
Posted By Jorge Chapa On February 19, 2008 @ 1:45 pm In Green Transportation,TransportationTuesday | 12 Comments
While the potential of electric cars is obvious, one of the main concerns is battery life, both in its ability to hold a charge, and its shelf life before needing a replacement. But the new =UltraBattery , developed by Australia’s CSIRO, is a high-performance hybrid storage cell that runs for 100,000 miles without recharge or replacement. It combines a supercapacitor with a lead acid battery in one unit cell, providing higher power discharge and longer life.
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 =UltraBattery: http://www.csiro.au/news/UltraBattery.html
 + Ultrabattery Project @ CSIRO: http://www.csiro.au/science/ps15a.html#1
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