23 Oct '13, 4pm

NREL: News - NREL to Research Revolutionary Battery Storage Approaches in Support of ARPA-E RANGE Program

News Release NR-5313 NREL to Research Revolutionary Battery Storage Approaches in Support of ARPA-E RANGE Program October 23, 2013 The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) has announced that a project at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is among 22 projects that will receive funding to develop transformational electric vehicle (EV) energy storage systems using innovative chemistries, architectures and designs. ARPA-E’s new program, Robust Affordable Next Generation Energy Storage Systems (RANGE), aims to accelerate widespread EV adoption by dramatically improving driving range and reliability, and by providing low-cost carbon alternatives to today’s vehicles. “We’re very excited about the opportunity to work on a drastically different battery technology for EVs,” said NREL Project Lead Jeremy Neubauer. “Not only does it hav...

Full article: http://www.nrel.gov/news/press/2013/4301.html

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