Janus Graphene Could 10X the Energy Capacity of Sodium-ion Batteries

Sodium batteries could become much cheaper than lithium-ion batteries but sodium-ion batteries capacity has been too low. “We have added a molecule spacer on one side of the graphene layer. When the layers are stacked together, the molecule creates larger space between graphene sheets and provides an interaction point, which leads to a significantly higher …

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17% Increase in Half-Year US Clean Power Installation for Nearly 10GW Added

The US installed 9.915 GW of wind, utility-scale solar, and battery storage capacity in the first half of 2021. The American Clean Power (ACP) Association shows that second-quarter installations rose by 13% on the year after 5,620 MW of capacity was put on stream. The country added 2,226 MW of solar, 2,824 MW of wind, …

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Tesla Calls Model S Plaid the Best Car in the World

Tesla Model S Plaid delivery event highlights and summary is below. The refreshed Model S has a drag coefficient of 0.208. Model S Drag Coefficient at 0.208 Cd. That's better than the Taycan's 0.22 Cd pic.twitter.com/mlC7IGSJAv — Rohit (@rohit000000000) June 11, 2021 Elon Musk drove the Model S Plaid around a track and then onto …

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Tesla Getting More From Existing Form Factor Batteries

The Limiting Factor indicates that Tesla is getting more range and performance from existing battery form factors. This means improvements from 4680 and structural battery packs will provide even more cost, weight and performance improvements. It also means that Tesla will be able to get more from existing production lines. The Tesla Model S Plaid …

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