Ecology, Energy, Economy

Take The Green Pledge

Ambler, PA — The Ambler Main Street Green Committee has launched a program for businesses to “go green”. The concept was initiated during conversation about rating businesses and organizations for their environmental practices. “It became apparent that we had better start with a self-examination before judging others,” said Daniel Brouse, Chairperson of the [...]

Introduction to Nuclear Power

To provide the power for a dynamo-electric machine, or electric generator, nuclear power plants rely on the process of nuclear fission. In this process, the nucleus of a heavy element, such as uranium, splits when bombarded by a free neutron in a nuclear reactor.(1) The fission process for uranium atoms yields two smaller atoms, one [...]

Highest Output Lithium-ion Battery

Tokyo – Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd. which develops and manufactures lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications such as hybrid electric vehicles, have developed a lithium-ion battery having the world’s highest power density of 4,500W/kg, 1.7 times the output of the company’s mass-produced, automotive lithium-ion batteries. Sampling of the [...]

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