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Submission + - Better Batteries through engineered carbon (

A Commentor writes: "A new plant opened in Albany, OR to make more effective batteries and ultra-capacitors, by using a specially engineered carbon. It can improve ultra-capacitors by 25%-30%. One use for them, would be in start-stop hybrid cars. It also promises lower prices for hybrid vehicles and grid storage."

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