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Singapore Stocks: GP Batteries, Singapore Exchange, Yongnam - Bloomberg

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 05:19

Singapore Stocks: GP Batteries, Singapore Exchange, Yongnam
Bloomberg
GP Batteries International Ltd. (GP) , a maker of rechargeable batteries, climbed 2.6 percent to S$1.20. The company said a unit bought 1.53 million additional shares in Danionics A/S for S$1 million ($813471), raising its stake in the Danish battery ...

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More HP notebook batteries recalled - ZDNet Asia

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 02:52

Reuters Canada

More HP notebook batteries recalled
ZDNet Asia
Since the original 2009 recall and an expansion last year, more incidents of batteries overheating and resulting in injury or property damage have been reported, according to the US Consumer ...
More HP notebook batteries recalledCNET
HP's Massive Battery Recall: What You Need to KnowPCWorld
HP Recalls 162000 Laptop BatteriesPC Magazine
CRN -Geek.com -Register
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Tuesday's Scholastic Sports Box scores - Stamford Advocate

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 02:49

Tuesday's Scholastic Sports Box scores
Stamford Advocate
Batteries: T--Jess Olson (W) and Katie Akerley; SJ--Micki Keltos (L), Nikki Cote (4) and Jenn Vazquez. *Some of the teams that did not qualify for the four-team FCIAC Tournament sent individual players into the event. 200: 1. Dele Owoye (Danbury) 22.53 ...

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Cooler batteries prevail for students - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 02:09

Cooler batteries prevail for students
The Kingston Whig-Standard
Two Queen's University students have been recognized for their research into improving the batteries used in environmentally friendly cars. Tony Jarrett and Ben Banks of the university's mechanical materials ...

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Household Battery Recycling Program Backed By 38 Take-Back Locations - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 00:49

Household Battery Recycling Program Backed By 38 Take-Back Locations
PR Newswire (press release)
ALHAMBRA, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot program to take-back used household batteries has been made possible by 38 San Gabriel Valley area businesses voluntarily serving as collection locations. Participating businesses display an ...

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HP's Massive Battery Recall: What You Need to Know - PCWorld

Wed, 06/01/2011 - 00:11

Reuters UK

HP's Massive Battery Recall: What You Need to Know
PCWorld
Hewlett-Packard has recalled about 162000 lithium-ion batteries used in its HP and Compaq laptop computers. The announcement, made late last week by HP and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), adds additional battery packs to a recall ...
More HP notebook batteries recalledCNET
HP Recalls 162000 Laptop BatteriesPC Magazine
HP Recalls More Notebook Batteries After Overheating ReportsCRN
Geek.com -Register -TG Daily
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Primus Power Raises $11M for Grid Flow Batteries - Reuters

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 23:01

Greentech Media (blog)

Primus Power Raises $11M for Grid Flow Batteries
Reuters
A quiet company called Primus Power is developing so-called flow batteries, and on Tuesday morning, announced it has raised a round of $11 million from a group of venture capitalists including DBL Investors, I2BF Global Ventures, Chrysalix Energy ...
Primus Gets $11M From KP, et al. for Energy StorageGreentech Media (blog)
Primus Power funded to build grid-size flow batteryCNET (blog)
Primus Power's flow batteries rake in $11MVentureBeat

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Bayer, Yamaha, Harley-Davidson, Hot Springs, Google: Intellectual Property - Bloomberg

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 22:46

Bayer, Yamaha, Harley-Davidson, Hot Springs, Google: Intellectual Property
Bloomberg
Apple Inc. (AAPL), maker of the iPad and the iPhone, filed an application to patent a safety mechanism to prevent exploding batteries. According to Apple's application 20110123844, published in the database of the US Patent and Trademark Office on May ...

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UN Agency Calls for Increased Metal Recycling - Recycling Today

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 22:27

International Business Times

UN Agency Calls for Increased Metal Recycling
Recycling Today
The report adds that despite the low recycling rates, some of these metals are essential to develop clean technologies such as batteries for hybrid cars and wind turbines. The report, titled “Recycling Rates of Metals: A Status Report,” was compiled by ...
Low rates of metal recycling handicap green techCNET
Metals Recycling Falls ShortChemical & Engineering News
Essential 'green' metals are being thrown awayNew Scientist
Triple Pundit -International Business Times -China.org.cn
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Chemicals Giant Gambles on Li-ion Batteries - Forbes (blog)

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 20:57

Chemicals Giant Gambles on Li-ion Batteries
Forbes (blog)
Higher-quality electrolytes can enhance battery performance by improving the efficiency of transporting electronic charges inside batteries. The move into electrolytes will expand BASF's portfolio of battery-related products and strengthen its position ...
BASF Entering into Electrolyte ActivitiesVAdvert Press Center (press release)
BASF Ventures into Electrolytes BusinessAzom.com

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More HP notebook batteries recalled - CNET

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 20:45

Houston Chronicle (blog)

More HP notebook batteries recalled
CNET
HP has voluntarily recalled an additional 162600 lithium ion batteries used in some HP and Compaq notebooks sold between July 2007 and July 2008. The batches of batteries included with 31 models of its notebooks can "overheat and rupture, ...
HP Recalls 162000 Laptop BatteriesPC Magazine
HP recalling more laptop batteries due to fire hazardsZDNet (blog)
HP Recalls More Notebook Batteries After Overheating ReportsCRN
Geek.com -Register -TG Daily
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HP Recalls More Notebook Batteries After Overheating Reports - CRN

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 19:52

stv.tv

HP Recalls More Notebook Batteries After Overheating Reports
CRN
"The recalled lithium ion batteries can overheat and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers," according to the advisory. The recalled battery packs were sold in notebooks ranging in price from $500 to $3000 between July 2007 and July 2008. ...
HP Recalls 162000 Laptop BatteriesPC Magazine
HP recalling more laptop batteries due to fire hazardsZDNet (blog)
HP recalls yet more batteriesTG Daily
V3.co.uk -MainStreet -Houston Chronicle (blog)
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Primus Power’s flow batteries rake in $11M - Reuters

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 19:01

Greentech Media (blog)

Primus Power’s flow batteries rake in $11M
Reuters
The batteries can quickly store energy brought in from solar power and wind power projects and release that electricity during peak load times. The batteries work by flowing a conductive solution that has free-floating ions by an electrode in an ...
Primus Power Raises $11M for Grid Flow BatteriesGigaOm
Primus Gets $11M From KP, et al. for Energy StorageGreentech Media (blog)
Primus Power funded to build grid-size flow batteryCNET (blog)
VentureBeat
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Rayovac Honors Better Hearing & Speech Month - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 18:59

Rayovac Honors Better Hearing & Speech Month
Business Wire (press release)
For more than a decade, Rayovac, a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., has worked closely with SHF in a mutual mission and commitment to help with hearing loss internationally through the donation of hearing aid batteries to assist hundreds of ...

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Primus Power's flow batteries rake in $11M - VentureBeat

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 17:36

Greentech Media (blog)

Primus Power's flow batteries rake in $11M
VentureBeat
The company's uses its batteries to store energy and provide backup power for large power grids. The batteries can quickly store energy brought in from solar power and wind power projects and releasing that electricity during peak load times. ...
Primus Power Raises $11M for Grid Flow BatteriesGigaOm
Primus Gets $11M From KP, et al. for Energy StorageGreentech Media (blog)
Primus Power funded to build grid-size flow batteryCNET (blog)

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Low rates of metal recycling handicap green tech - CNET

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 17:28

International Business Times

Low rates of metal recycling handicap green tech
CNET
Lead, which is most commonly used in batteries, is the most recycled, with a rate around 80 percent. Iron and other components of stainless steel are recycled at over 50 percent, as are precious metals platinum, gold, and silver. ...
Metals Recycling Falls ShortChemical & Engineering News
Essential 'green' metals are being thrown awayNew Scientist
Despite the Cost of Virgin, Recycling Rate for Rare Metals is Very LowTriple Pundit
International Business Times -China.org.cn -SteelGuru
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Primus Gets $11M From KP, et al. for Energy Storage - Greentech Media (blog)

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 17:24

Greentech Media (blog)

Primus Gets $11M From KP, et al. for Energy Storage
Greentech Media (blog)
Last week we covered Primus Power and their efforts at commercializing flow batteries for grid-scale energy storage. Energy storage startups like Primus are aiming to become a meaningful part of the smart grid, supporting the flood of renewables ...
Primus Power Raises $11M for Grid Flow BatteriesGigaOm
Primus Power's flow batteries rake in $11MVentureBeat
Primus Power funded to build grid-size flow batteryCNET (blog)

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Volvo Gets More Power From Less Fuel, No Batteries Required - Wired (blog)

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 17:09

INAUTONEWS

Volvo Gets More Power From Less Fuel, No Batteries Required
Wired (blog)
But while Formula 1 systems use batteries and motors, Volvo's is far simpler and cheaper. “The flywheel technology is relatively cheap,” Derek Crabb, VP of powertrain engineering at Volvo, said in a statement. “It can be used in a much larger volume of ...
Volvo to Test KERS Flywheel Tech with Grant from Swedish GovernmentDailyTech
Volvo Planned to Develop Flywheel TechnologyINAUTONEWS

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HP Recalls 162000 Laptop Batteries - PC Magazine

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 17:09

Reuters UK

HP Recalls 162000 Laptop Batteries
PC Magazine
The USPSC noted, "The recalled lithium-ion batteries can overheat and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers." In 2010, John Norrie sued HP over an HP Pavilion with a faulty battery that caused a fire that destroyed his home in 2006. ...
HP recalls yet more batteriesTG Daily
HP recalls 162000 batteries from Pavilion and Compaq rangesV3.co.uk
HP Recalls 162000 BatteriesMainStreet
Houston Chronicle (blog) -WalletPop -WDIV Detroit
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Metals Recycling Falls Short - Chemical & Engineering News

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 16:55

International Business Times

Metals Recycling Falls Short
Chemical & Engineering News
Lead is primarily used in vehicle and industrial batteries. And iron and other components of steel, such as chromium, nickel, and manganese, have recycling rates that are higher than 50%. In contrast, recycling rates fall below 1% for lithium, ...
Low metal recycling rates handicap green techCNET
Essential 'green' metals are being thrown awayNew Scientist
Despite the Cost of Virgin, Recycling Rate for Rare Metals is Very LowTriple Pundit
International Business Times -China.org.cn -SteelGuru
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