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Thanks to the sparse details provided by the company itself, there has been much speculation about the upcoming…
A battery with a twist

September 25, 2019

Today’s electronics industry is increasingly focusing on computers or smartphones with screens that can be folded or rolled.…
Creating batteries that could help power air travel

August 30, 2019

Researchers present early findings in effort to create less polluting flights. Researchers at the Ohio State University Center…
Producing protein batteries for safer, environmentally friendly power storage

August 29, 2019

Proteins are good for building muscle, but their building blocks also might be helpful for building sustainable organic…
New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance

August 15, 2019

Supercapacitors, electrical devices that store and release energy, need a layer of electrolyte — an electrically conductive material…
Sandia abuses batteries for better energy storage

August 14, 2019

Researchers create ‘ninth way of killing a battery’ They crush ‘em. They pierce ‘em. They roast ‘em, soak…
Researchers convert used car batteries into units that could power farms in the developing world

August 12, 2019

As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such vehicles increases…
2nd Life Battery Storage Development Partnership Started by Mercedes-Benz Energy and Beijing Electric Vehicle

August 8, 2019

Efficient dual use of electric vehicle batteries improves the Life Cycle Assessment and economy of electric vehicles and…
Toward a Better Battery

July 22, 2019

Batteries power our lives: we rely on them to keep our cell phones and laptops buzzing and our…
Taking charge: Researchers team up to make better batteries

July 16, 2019

A Florida State University and Cornell University research team found that batteries built from inexpensive and safe components…
No more trial-and-error when choosing an electrolyte for metal-air batteries

July 11, 2019

Metal-air batteries have been pursued as a successor to lithium-ion batteries due to their exceptional gravimetric energy densities.…
Electric-vehicle batteries’ service life will be extended by Bosch

July 10, 2019

Cloud-based swarm intelligence helps batteries maintain performance for longer. Stress makes cells age faster. Something that geneticists have…
X-ray Imaging Provides Clues to Fracture in Solid-State Batteries

July 1, 2019

Solid-state batteries – a new battery design that uses all solid components – have gained attention in recent…
Scientists Design Organic Cathode for High Performance Batteries

June 4, 2019

The new, sulfur-based material is more energy-dense, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly than traditional cathodes in lithium batteries. Researchers…
Fungal batteries will store alternative energy

May 28, 2019

Researchers from DTU Bioengineering and Aalborg University have joined the quest to find mould fungi that are particularly good at producing pigments—quinones—which…
Finding the Cause of Capacity Loss in a Metal-Oxide Battery Material

May 23, 2019

Scientists studying a lithium-ion battery with an iron-oxide electrode as it charged and discharged over 100 cycles found…
New Argonne Lab battery design offers ​“solid” advantage

May 22, 2019

Solid-state lithium batteries could improve performance compared with current designs. Most lithium batteries today consist of a liquid…
Self-repairing batteries

May 17, 2019

Engineers at the University of Tokyo continually pioneer new ways to improve battery technology. Professor Atsuo Yamada and…
New Argonne coating could have big implications for lithium batteries

May 15, 2019

Coating provides extra layer of protection for battery cathodes. Building a better lithium-ion battery involves addressing a myriad…
Another step forward for a promising new battery to store clean energy

May 14, 2019

Researchers have built a more efficient, more reliable potassium-oxygen battery, a step toward a potential solution for energy…
Assessing battery performance: Compared to what?

May 10, 2019

Multi-organizational team seeks to level the field in Li-ion battery research. Scientists must often ask themselves, compared to…
Reversible Chemistry Clears Path for Safer Batteries

May 9, 2019

Researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) and US Army Research Lab (ARL) have taken a critical step…
Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting Fuel Cell Materials

May 1, 2019

Ionic conduction involves the movement of ions from one location to another inside a material. The ions travel…
New technique produces longer-lasting lithium batteries

April 29, 2019

Columbia engineers develop a nano-coating of boron nitride to stabilize solid electrolytes in lithium metal batteries, increasing battery…
New ‘blue-green’ solution for recycling world’s batteries

April 3, 2019

Rice University researchers literally have a solution to deal with the glut of used lithium-ion batteries left behind…
AI accurately predicts the useful life of batteries

March 28, 2019

In an advance that could accelerate battery development and improve manufacturing, scientists have found how to accurately predict…
Advances point the way to smaller, safer batteries

March 18, 2019

People don’t ask too much from batteries: Deliver energy when it’s needed and for as long as it…
Right electrolyte doubles novel two-dimensional material’s ability to store energy

March 5, 2019

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Drexel University and their partners have discovered a…
Solid state batteries for tomorrow’s electric cars

February 28, 2019

As part of a strategic international cooperation program of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Empa in Dübendorf (CH) and the Fraunhofer…
New research initiative will power up Europe’s battery revolution

February 28, 2019

A world moving from fossil fuels to renewable energy will rely more and more on energy storage and…
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