Author Archive for Steve St Angelo

Researchers make a battery that charges 70% in 2 minutes

How long does it take to charge a completely depleted electric car battery? For a Chevy Volt, the answer is 4 hours with a 240-volt socket; a Nissan Leaf requires 8 hours. For those plugging in and waiting around, how does two minutes sound? Read the whole story here: http://news.discovery.com/tech/alternative-power-sources/battery-charges-to-70-percent-in-two-minutes-141014.htm