The Smithsonian Institute believes battery research is at a tipping point. “The world is waiting on a battery breakthrough,” they say.
The Economist posed an interest proposition the other day. The race is heating up for distance efficiency between gasoline and lithium batteries.
Battery developments have been piling around us like leaves in the wind in fall. We publish news as it breaks, although most ideas seem to fade away since there is no commercial value.
An eminent group of judges gathers once a year to choose the 100 most disruptive businesses in the world. This is disruptive in the sense of greatest potential to influence
Elon Musk’s Powerwall home-energy storage system introduced us to a new direction. It enabled us to store sufficient electricity to power our home essentials during a grid failure
The electric car industry has been romping along nicely. Fresh ideas for better batteries are coming online rapidly, with lithium leading
Scientists at DOE Argonne have been attempting to resolve lithium-metal electrode problems since October 2008. Yet they are still only 8% along the road
Ionic Materials in Woburn, Massachusetts, develops and supplies solid polymer electrolyte material for batteries. This may be old news
Trying to imagine the world around us without batteries would be a difficult task. We might have to start our auto with a hand crank
Queensland, Australia Fire and Emergency Services attended to 64 fires relating to solar panels since January 2015. The rate is rising