Aluminum Battery Offers 'Green' Power

Careless, James
September 2000
Wireless Week;09/11/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 37, p31
Trade Publication
Highlights the battery developed by Aluminum-Power Incorporated. Features of the battery; Competitors of the company; How the battery helps the environment.


Related Articles

  • Battery storage all but eliminates diesel generator. Demarest, Michele // Electrical World;June97, Vol. 211 Issue 6, p39 

    Looks at the benefits of battery storage for island utilities. Reference to an installed battery energy-storage system on Metlakatla, Alaska, and the problems encountered; Difference made by the installation of a battery; Possible connections to the mainland.

  • The quest for more power. Teresko, John // Industry Week/IW;6/03/96, Vol. 245 Issue 11, p40 

    Reports on various researches made in the rechargeable batteries industry in the United States. Consumers' demands for portable electronics; Characteristics of an ideal battery; Researches in various battery chemistries; Targeting portable-computer users. INSET: Getting in on the action..

  • Green battery that keeps going.  // Design Engineering;Sep97, p21 

    Features a rechargeable alkaline manganese dioxide/zinc battery developed by Karl Kordesch, which is claimed to to be cheaper and more environment friendly. Performance of the product compared to other rechargeable batteries; Details on the design of the battery; Cost of the battery.

  • Zinc bromide battery goes on trial.  // Modern Power Systems;Apr96, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p5 

    Reports on the start of tests on a 400-kilowatt zinc bromide battery in a substation in Melbourne, Australia. Developer of the battery.

  • A no-drainer. McKenna, Jean // Field & Stream;Oct94, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p29 

    Introduces Wirthco's TM-8 battery disconnect switch. Elimination of battery drain; Installation; Contact information.

  • Make the right battery choice for portables. Dan, Pnina // Electronic Design;12/03/96 Supplement, Vol. 44 Issue 25, p39 

    Discusses the rechargeable battery options available for portable electronic systems. Sealed lead-acid batteries; Sintered-metal-electrode nickel cadmium cell; Nickel metal hydride batteries; Lithium-based batteries; Article originally published in the April 1, 1996 issue of `Electronic Design.'

  • Capacity testing a battery. Calder, Nigel // Yachting;Nov94, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p76 

    Offers a test for determining how much reserve capacity remains in a battery. The test completely discharges a battery; Why it should be recharged immediately.

  • The zinc bromine battery. `It takes a long time from test tube to market place!'. Kinnear, Adrianne // Australian Science Teachers Journal;Sep96, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p11 

    Profiles the work of Pritam Singh, Jim Parker and Bjorn Jonshagen on the zinc bromine battery from initial research, financing, design and prototype development. New application for an old principle; Overcoming a financial crisis; Chemical reactions.

  • Westinghouse developing high-energy battery for wide variety of aerospace applications.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/4/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 23, p43 

    Describes the silver-iron wet-cell batteries being developed by Westinghouse Electric Corp. for a wide variety of aerospace applications. The batteries have high energy densities and offer the potential for longer life and greater ease of use than a silver-zinc battery.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics