The Battery Canon. Jay Ni Nandita Sriram Jonathan Tan Zhi Kuang Tan Andy Teo ENGR 145 Winter 2008. Harnessing Waste Energy: From Heat to Electricity . The Problem. It takes nearly 15 years to recoup the extra investment in hybrid cars! * Who would want to make this commitment?.
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Zhi Kuang Tan
Harnessing Waste Energy: From Heat to Electricity
It takes nearly 15 years to recoup the extra investment in hybrid cars! *
Who would want to make this commitment?
*Based on calculations comparing the Honda Civic to the Honda Civic Hybrid
While we must target car manufacturers to implement the technology, our product ultimately benefits the consumer, who saves money on gas!
Source: Green Car Congress
“We see the hybrid unit continuing to grow to over 1 million units by 2012 so long as gas prices grow.”
-Michael Omotoso, senior manager of J.D. Power.
With the thermoelectric silicon nanowires, consumers enjoy a ~25% increase on their mileage and can expect to save an extra ~$150 per year!
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