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News Archives - 2010

August 23, 2010

NREL Seeks Design Tools for Better Car Batteries

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking proposals to create computer models to help build and improve electric drive vehicle (EDV) batteries.

July 8, 2010

Building Better Batteries for Cars and Spacecraft

NASA and NREL combine experience and experiments to make safer more reliable batteries for outer space and Interstates.

June 22, 2010

NREL Evaluates Secondary Uses for Lithium Ion Vehicle Batteries

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory requested proposals from potential industry and academic partners to help evaluate secondary uses for lithium ion batteries that have reached the end of their useful lives in electric-drive vehicles. Proposals were due May 26, 2010.

February 5, 2010

NREL Battery Testing Capabilities Get a Boost

Recovery Act funding will be used to enhance battery testing equipment and facilities, helping NREL continue to support industry.

January 18, 2010

NASA Lends Researcher for Battery Development

NREL and NASA are working toward similar goals: creating large, high-performing lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery solutions for vehicles that are safe and reliable.

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