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Nissan has plans for inductive charging of EVs

By on Dec 18, 2015 in Wireless Power |

CNET reports that Nissan is planning to offer inductive charging for the Nissan Leaf. CNET Article on inductive charging from Nissan Nissan has been experimenting with inductive charging – a way of transferring power without a physical conductor – for a number of years.  The earliest versions involved a circular module, nicknamed the ‘charging turtle’ because it...

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New research increases efficiency of wireless power transfer

By on Aug 13, 2015 in Wireless Power |

New research from North Carolina State University and Carnegie Mellon University shows that wireless power transfer efficiency can be more than doubled using a MRFE – Magnetic Resonance Field Enhancer. Wireless power transfer has been around for years, but until recently was limited in range to a few inches.  Recent advances in magnetic resonance have improved...

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Sustainable Energy News Roundup: Tesla & BMW

By on Aug 5, 2014 in Electric Vehicles, Wireless Power |

Over the past week, we saw a flurry of marquee developments in the clean energy sector. Among them, Tesla and Panasonic partnering on the $5 billion “Gigafactory,” Bosch and BMW launching a sub $10K EV charger, Stanford researchers scoring a break through in lithium battery capabilities, and Solar Roadways raising more than $2.2 million in its Indiegogo fundraising...

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WiTricity – Wireless Charging Company receives Series E funding

By on Oct 25, 2013 in Wireless Power |

WiTricity, the wireless charging pioneer, has received $25 million in Series E funding.  WiTricity developed much of the current wireless power transfer technology that allows power transfer over longer distances than 20th century technology allowed.  This is good news for the wireless power transfer industry and the eventual development of inductive charging roads....

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