Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles

Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles

CHARGING IS GETTING A WHOLE LOT EASIER FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES. PRETTY SOON YOU WON’T EVEN HAVE TO PLUG-IN TO POWER UP. HI, I’M NAY CHEHAB IN THE ENERGY DEPARTMENT’S VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE. GOING WIRELESS IS THE DREAM FOR MOST CONSUMERS…AND THANKS TO A PROJECT WE’RE SUPPORTING WITH OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY…. E-V DRIVERS COULD SOON…

Diamond Nuclear Batteries Are Forever… Sort Of

Diamond Nuclear Batteries Are Forever… Sort Of

Since the early 1900s, researchers have been working on ways to turn radioactive material into an electric current that lasts.. for decades. Yeah, that’s right. We’re talking about nuclear batteries! This class of batteries is known as betavoltaics, and they’re powered by the beta-decay of a radioactive material—hence the name. Beta particles are basically just…