Oct 10, 2016 - 07:38 am

Vello Bike+, 3M, Elegus, SF-Breeze.

Vello-BikeStaying charged: Austrian start-up Vello Bike says it built the world’s first self-charging electric folding bike. The Vello Bike+ uses energy generated during cycling to keep the battery full. The company started a Kickstarter campaign and has long surpassed its initial goal of collecting 80,000 euros.
geeky-gadgets.com, kickstarter.com (Crowdfunding)

Keeping cool: 3M has developed the cooling liquid Novec, designed to cool batteries of electric cars more effectively and increase performance. It will also enable the future use of battery cells with a higher energy density.
emobilserver.de, 3mdeutschland.de (in German)

Joining forces: XALT Energy and Energy Power Systems are forming a joint venture with Elegus. The University of Michigan start-up has developed a separator, which is said to help increase the energy density of li-ion cells.
greencarcongress.com

H2-ferry for the San Francisco Bay: Researchers at the Sandia National Laboratories have completed a feasibility study in San Francisco. They found that the so-called SF-Breeze (San Francisco Bay Renewable Energy Electric Vessel with Zero Emissions), a larger hydrogen-powered vessel that meets maritime regulations, is an economically viable possibility.
greencarcongress.com, sandia.gov

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2016/10/10/vello-bike-3m-elegus-sf-breeze/
10.10.2016 07:29