An article on an Australian website caught our eye, and it told a story we believe is worth retelling. A laptop owner in Melbourne, Australia purchased an aftermarket battery
Queensland, Australia Fire and Emergency Services attended to 64 fires relating to solar panels since January 2015. The rate is rising
The newsrooms are alive with stories of Honda Accord battery fires this morning, and 1.2 million cars consequently on recall.
Lithium-ion batteries have been ahead of the curve for over a decade now. They are the only compact, lightweight, rechargeable flat batteries that have achieved a volume
The media are in a scrum over the incident of the airplane passenger who fell asleep listening on her headphones. This is most unfortunate.
The virtual newsstands were groaning under the weight of videos of a certain laptop catching fire this morning. In this instance, the teens left their Dell charging on a soft couch.
Well, at least researchers at Stanford University think they might have found a solution. They placed a capsule containing fire extinguishing material inside the battery electrolyte.
No matter how hard we try to extend our lithium battery’s life, all good things reach their end. While some lithium-ion batteries may seem like harmless little things
In a previous post, we wondered whether recycling batteries too fast caused the Samsung calamity. The Fast Company recalls the prelaunch brief where the subtext said, “Our phone has a bigger battery and charges up faster than the Apple iPhone 7.”
Kudzu is a vine from Asia. It is spreading across the United States faster than herbicides can keep up. It is also an analogy. In 2013, Berkley Lab thought that lithium-ion batteries could short-circuit when cycled too quickly.