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February 18th, 2010

Intel looks into nanoscale power storage

Abstract:
Intel Corp. researchers are looking into nanoscale materials that could be used to create ultracapacitors with a greater energy density than today's Li-ion batteries. If successful, the new materials could be mass produced in volumes to power systems ranging from mobile devices to electric vehicles—even smart grid storage units.


The project is one of a handful in the works at a seven-person energy systems research lab formed by Intel Corp. in May. The lab is focused on so-called microgrids, small local electric grids that lab director Tomm Aldridge and others believe could represent the future of the smart electric grid.

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