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
We have seen defibrillators in action at the movies because they play a life-saving role. First, an actor has an apparent heart attack and their heart stops beating.
Taranga Zoo in Sydney participated in a major city festival celebrating light, music, and ideas recently. It handed out illuminated wristbands to kids as part of this.
Phone batteries are not that expensive if we know where to look. And that’s not always on the original manufacturer website, either.
When we unwrap a new smartphone or laptop fresh out the box, its lithium batteries are our last thought. We put the device on preliminary charge, and then scan through the instructions to learn the basics.
EV vehicles have embedded themselves in our culture. The question now arises how we should go about recycling electric vehicle batteries.