|China takes the lead in adopting the all-electric bus equipped with supercapacitors.
The Chinese company Sunwin, a joint venture between Volvo and China's largest automaker SAIC had already made a big publicity stunt in 2010 by providing 61 electric buses using supercapacitors to serve the World Expo 2010 (...) |
14 may 2016 | 2 réactions
|A new electric bus was put into operation on July 28th, 2015 in China. Its special feature: a full charge in just 10 seconds thanks to its supercapacitors.
This bus travels a line of 11 km with 24 stops in Ningbo city on the East coast of China. (...) |
11 may 2016 | 4 réactions
|The first electric boat in the world powered 100% by supercapacitors has been named this Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Lorient (France). This electric ferry that will shuttle between Lorient and Pen-Mané (Locmiquélic) is aptly named: Ar Vag Tredan means "electric boat" in Breton, the local historical (...) |
18 september 2013 | 1 réaction
|Scientists from the University of South Carolina have invented a T-shirt making battery capable of charging laptops and other mobile electronic devices in the near future.
Researchers have indeed managed to turn a T-Shirt in supercapacitor by a simple and inexpensive process:
The cotton T-shirt is dipped in a (...) |
26 may 2012 | 21 réactions
|Few people know it, but supercapacitors are already in use in many car models for brake energy regeneration and Start-Stop systems (not only in electric vehicles). Indeed, ultracapacitors are particularly effective in meeting this need. Able to charge and discharge very quickly and almost without wear, the (...) |
26 november 2011 | 2 réactions