Tesla, Patents, Elon Musk, & The Bigger Picture

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Elon Musk, who recently stated on Twitter that he tries to not be included in patents (named on patent filings) was included in Tesla's latest ones. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Elon Musk patents Tesla Tesla patents Tesla Summon

Electric Ferrari Plans Leaked In Patent Filing

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Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric Ferrari electric supercar EV gt leaked patent patent filings Porsche TaycanPlans to launch an all electric Ferrari in 2025 have been leaked on the Porsche Taycan forum and include a number of details!

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New Tesla Patent: An Electromagnetic Windshield Wiper System

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What's so special about the new Tesla windshield wiper patent. Apjohn patents Tesla Tesla patentsCars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles J.

7 New(ish) Tesla Patents

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As part of that, it publishes a fair number of patents. We don't get around to publishing stories on every interesting patent we see, so here's a quick roundup of Tesla patents published in recent months that we haven't covered. Tesla is an innovation powerhouse.

Here’s Everything We Know About The Tesla Battery Patent Filed Last Week

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Tesla has received a patent for a new tabless battery cell that Elon Musk says is way more important that it may seem. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Research Science battery patents Elon Musk patents Tabless Electrode Tesla Tesla batteries Tesla Battery Day

Tesla Steps Into The Utility Space With New Grid Controller Patent

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This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely.

Next Nissan Electric Car Revealed in Patent Filing

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Elon Touts Radical Manufacturing Redesign. Tesla Awarded Metal Air Battery Patent

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Also, Tesla has recently been granted a patent for a metal air battery. Elon Musk says the fundamental architecture of the Model Y produced in Germany will be significantly different from the cars made in Fremont.

Tesla Takes Safety To The Next Level With New Patents & New Internal Crash Lab

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Tesla is looking for new ways to improve the crash structure with more robust "crash can" designs, according to a patent granted to the company this week. As defined in the patent, the crash can is the geometric structure of a vehicle designed to crumple in the event of a crash. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Crash Can Crumple Zone geometric patent Ruffles Have Ridges safety Tesla Tesla safety

Mazda Patent Filing Reveals AWD Rotary Engine Hybrid

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Recently published patent filings in Japan are pointing to the return of Mazda's rotary engine. What's more, the drawings seem to indicate that the Wankel-derived engine is set to make its return in a form that green-car enthusiasts have been dreaming of for years: as a hybrid range-extender.

Tesla Will Give Drivers More Options With New Navigation Features — Patents Filed

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Fires, Floods, And The Coming Of Zoltan

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Buildings Policy & Politics Research building design capitalism geometry patent law patents researchThis morning, the first story I saw was one of Steve Hanley’s latest articles on CleanTechnica, “Should People Be Prevented From Living In Fire And Flood Prone Areas?”

Tesla Wants Your Car & Solar Panels To Have Lasers. Space Lasers Next?

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Tesla has patented laser beams that would clean a car's glass. The patent application is for "Pulsed Laser Cleaning of Debris Accumulated on Glass Articles in Vehicles and Photovoltaic Assemblies." Autonomous Vehicles Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Solar Energy Solar Panels lasers patents Tesla Tesla lasers Tesla patents

Tesla’s New Structural Battery Pack — It’s Not Cell-to-Pack, It’s Cell-to-Body

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Tesla’s Battery Day was not just full of surprises. When you read between the slides, Tesla made a lot of product announcements, many of which are still awaiting their discovery.

Patent Filing Reveals The Next Porsche Plug-In Hybrid Hypercar — Maybe

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Recent patent drawings unearthed by Dutch website Auto Visie reveal what is believed to be the next hybrid supercar from Porsche. The new car bears a striking resemblance to the "917 Living Legend" concept car (shown below) that debuted last year — and it looks like it could arrive just in time to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 917's historic win at the 24 hours of LeMans.

Is Tesla A Step Closer To The 1 Million-Mile Battery?

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Tesla, while in a partnership with physicists from Canada's Dalhousie University, filed a patent in December for new lithium-ion battery tech. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries 1 million-mile battery EV batteries patents Tesla Tesla batteries Tesla patents Tesla SemiIn 2019, Elon Musk announced that Tesla had a "1 million-mile battery pack" in the making. He said that it was going into production "next year," which is now here.

PITT OHIO Receives Patent for Sustainable, Renewable Energy Process

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PITT OHIO receives a patent for the process they developed to take wind and solar energy into a battery system and the subsequent distribution of that power to points of use throughout their facilities

Tesla files patent for new type of stator

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The innovative automaker’s quest to improve its products is ongoing, and it recently published a patent for a new type of stator. Tesla’s patent application, Stator for an Electric Motor , reads, in part: An example stator includes a stator core having teeth that are radially arranged about a common central axis of the stator and located in a spaced apart manner from one another. The diversity of electric motors used in today’s EVs is quite striking.

Hydro-Québec commercializing electrolyte patents for solid-state batteries

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The University of Texas at Austin has agreed to transfer patents relating to a new type of electrolyte to be used in solid-state lithium batteries to Hydro-Québec, Canada’s largest electricity producer. The patents are co-invented by Dr. John B. Hydro-Québec’s team of researchers will integrate the patent’s technology into a battery with the goal of bringing it to the commercialization stage. “We

Who's the biggest force in corporate patents for climate-related innovations?

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Nexeon acquires 24 patents for silicon anodes

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Silicon anode specialist Nexeon has acquired three sets of patents relating to the use of silicon in lithium-ion battery anodes. The 24 patents cover the manufacture and use of nano-scale silicon particles, alone or combined with graphite, as well as methods for coating carbon particles with silicon using vapor deposition. The patents have global coverage, and were acquired from German battery maker Litarion, which went bankrupt in 2018.

Solaria Sues Canadian Solar for Patent Infringement

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patent that covers a process for separating photovoltaic (PV) strips from solar cells for use in tiled or so-called "shingled" solar modules. Solaria Corporation, a US-based global provider of advanced solar energy products, announced today that it filed suit against Canadian Solar Inc., a Chinese solar panel manufacturer, in Federal District Court for the Northern District of California.

Nano One secures patent on high-energy NMC cathode powders

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Nano One Materials has secured a US patent for its NMC cathode powders, which it says offer a proprietary means of making Li-ion batteries more durable, safer and cheaper. This patent is particularly significant as it defines the properties of our high-energy NMC cathode powders, rather than the underlying process to make them,” said Dr. Stephen Campbell, Chief Technology Officer.

Wave energy gets boost to pioneer green economy with US patent approval.

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US Patent Office grants AW-Energy’s Patent Application for WaveRoller® technology

SolarEdge sues Huawei again for inverter, power optimizer patent infringement

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SolarEdge has filed three additional lawsuits in China against Huawei, citing patent infringement on its inverters and power optimizers. a Chinese entity,… The post SolarEdge sues Huawei again for inverter, power optimizer patent infringement appeared first on Solar Power World. The company is seeking damages and an injunction. The recently filed lawsuits follow the filing of three other lawsuits in Germany by SolarEdge in June and July 2018 against Huawei Technologies Co.,

Nexeon Acquires Key Patent Sets

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Move Strengthens Nexeon's Position in Battery Materials

LG Chem & SK Innovation Are Locked In A Cage Fighting Match That Could Destroy Them Both

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Batteries Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries LG Chem patent infringement lawsuit SK Innovation US International Trade Commission VokswagenA bitter dispute between LG Chem and SK Innovation over lithium-ion battery technology threatens to delay the rollout of electric cars in the US and Europe.

Trade Commission finds JinkoSolar did not infringe on Q CELLS’s patent

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International Trade Commission investigation into whether module competitors infringed on Hanwha Q CELLS’s manufacturing patent found that Jinko’s products do not infringe on the patent. … The post Trade Commission finds JinkoSolar did not infringe on Q CELLS’s patent appeared first on Solar Power World. Global solar panel manufacturer JinkoSolar announced that the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) in the U.S.

Tesla’s Effort To Short-Circuit Nikola Lawsuit Fizzles As Patent Office Denies Door Argument

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Patent and Trademark Office denied Tesla's attempt to invalidate its side door patent The upstart maker of electric trucks powered by hydrogen fuel cells and batteries claims a small victory after the U.S.

REC is now suing Q CELLS over split-cell manufacturing and junction box patent infringement

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The patent infringement lawsuit war is heating up in the solar panel manufacturing world. Unrelated to the recently thrown-out patent infringement claim from Hanwha Q CELLS to REC Group over PERC manufacturing, REC has filed its own lawsuit against Q CELLS in China over half-cell manufacturing. REC confirmed in a press release that it filed… The post REC is now suing Q CELLS over split-cell manufacturing and junction box patent infringement appeared first on Solar Power World.

Lamborghini and MIT patent a new material for supercapacitors

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Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have patented a new synthetic material that the carmaker hopes will serve as the technological base for a new generation of supercapacitors. The two organizations began working together in 2017 , when they produced the Terzo Millennio concept car. With support from Lamborghini’s Concept Development Department, a research team led by MIT Chemistry Professor Mircea Dinc? synthesized the new material.

Envision goes Patent Pending for Floods with Solar EV Charging Station

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The post Envision goes Patent Pending for Floods with Solar EV Charging Station appeared first on Green Living Guy. EV Charging and Emergency Power That Can Survive Flooding to Over Nine Feet SAN DIEGO – June 16th, 2020 – Envision Solar International, Inc., Nasdaq: EVSI, EVSIW) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products. That’s for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media. They Continue Reading.

Q CELLS’ patent infringement complaint against JinkoSolar, REC and LONGi Solar confirmed by Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany

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A patent infringement complaint filed by Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH in March 2019 to the Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany has been upheld. The Court has found that JinkoSolar GmbH, REC Solar EMEA GmbH and LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH breached Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH’s intellectual property rights by unlawfully incorporating its patented passivation technology into their solar cells

Stahlin Enclosures Patented 3R 60mm Polycarbonate Breather Vent Kit Now Available

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Designed to help maintain component temperatures inside the enclosure within certain design limits, the Stahlin® 60mm breather vent quickly and easily installs with just a turn of the wrist

US International Trade Commission Issues Final Determination Confirming No Infringement of Hanwha Q-Cells' Patent by REC Group

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Patent 9,893,215 ('215 patent). REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy brand with Scandinavian heritage, is pleased to report that on June 3, 2020, the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a Final Determination that REC Group's products do not infringe the asserted claims of Hanwha Q-Cells' U.S. The Final Determination affirms the Initial Determination (Order No. 40) by the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) dated April 10, 2020

Moixa Awarded New International Patents for Smart Charging Fleets of Batteries

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The patents complement a growing smart energy IP portfolio and help support the ability of Moixa's AI-enabled GridShare software to unlock value for customers by aggregating fleets of batteries to provide gigawatt-scale virtual power plants and help balance electricity grids worldwide

Does Tesla’s latest patent have to do with its promised million-mile battery?

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In December, Tesla, in partnership with physicists from Canada’s Dalhousie University, filed a patent for “ Dioxazolones And Nitrile Sulfites As Electrolyte Additives For Lithium-Ion Batteries.” Tesla claims that the new battery chemistry, which appears to build on another patent filed in September , improves efficiency, energy density, longevity and cost compared to current Li-ion batteries. Last April, Elon Musk announced that a “1 million-mile battery pack” was in the pipeline.

Ideematec Unveils Horizon L:Tec Solar Tracker at Solar Power International 2020

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The global solar tracking company reveals patented locking technology

REC Group Welcomes Order by US ITC in Hanwha Q Cells Patent Infringement Claim: Initial Determination of Non-infringement to be Granted

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On November 12, 2019, the US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) issued an order to indefinitely stay the hearing in a patent infringement investigation initiated by Hanwha Q Cells in March 2019 against Longi Solar, JinkoSolar and REC Group.

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From Bio Waste To SCOBY Packaging

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The MakeGrowLab is in the process of patenting the SCOBY material. Agriculture Green Economy Manufacturing biodegradable plastics bioplastics food MakeGrowLab packaging plastics