Superabsorption Progress Towards Quantum Batteries

University of Adelaide and their overseas partners have successfully proved the concept of superabsorption, a crucial idea underpinning quantum batteries. Quantum batteries offer the potential for vastly better thermodynamic efficiency, and ultra-fast charging time, much faster and more efficient than the electrochemical batteries like Nickel Metal Hydride or Lithium Ion, in common use today. By …

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Tesla China Delivered 70600 EVs in December

Tesla China delivered 70,847 Vehicles in Dec 2021. The total 2021 Tesla China production was 484,130 and about 160,000 were exported. 320,000 were delivered to domestic China buyers. Tesla sold 120,000 EVs globally in December 2021. Tesla made 936000 EVs in 2021. BYD sold 48317 EVs in December. BYD made 322,000 EVs in 2021. Tesla …

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SpaceX Pushing Ahead With Bigger, Faster Starlink and Bigger Starship

SpaceX notified the FCC SpaceX that Starship could be ready to launch Starlink Gen2 System satellites as early as March, 2022. The FCC notification is that SpaceX will focus on the configuration of 12000 generation 1 satellites that will work best with 30,000 generation 2 satellite. Previously, SpaceX was hedging its bets and had a …

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Shipping Container Sized Commercial Nuclear Fusion is Fully Funded and May Arrive 2027

Nuclear Fusion startup, Helion Energy, received $500 million in funding and has $1.7 billion in commitments. Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI and former president of Y Combinator, led the round. Co-founder of Facebook Dustin Moskovitz and Peter Thiel’s Mithril Capital, Capricorn Investment Group also invested. David Kirtley, Helion’s co-founder and CEO plans to build systems …

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BlockApps Energy John Chappel Described Tracing Carbon Emissions and Offsets

Nextbigfuture spoke with John Chappell, Director of Business Development – Energy at BlockApps. BlockApps is a leader in Enterprise Blockchain. They were incubated out of Consensys in 2015. ConsenSys is the leading Ethereum software company. Blockapps has an easy-to-use, powerful Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform on the market called STRATO. BlockApps has partnered with …

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BYD, Xpeng, Nio and Tesla for 2021 and 2022

BYD is the second-largest EV carmaker. Volkswagen is third. Tesla is the largest. This is not counting BYD released production and sales data for 2021. BYD made almost 323,000 EVs in 2021. Tesla produced 930,000. Tesla made 2.8 times more EVs than BYD. In December, BYD made 46,000 EVs and Tesla made 120,000. Tesla made …

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Tesla 2022 Car Production Could Beat Analyst Estimates for 2024 or 2025

Tesla just announced car deliveries for the fourth quarter (October, November, December) 2021 and they were 308000 cars. This beat wall street analyst expectations of 267,000 and the whisper number of 280,000. The 308000 cars was 28% more than what Tesla delivered in the prior three months in Q3. Q3 2021 had 241000 cars. The …

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