Lithium-ion batteries will power electric motors when the rocket lifts off to take the first NASA team to Planet Mars.
California is the sixth largest economy in the world. It also has a generous endowment of wind and sunshine.
We should pity poor old batteries when they get a bad press. After all, we would not have self-starting automobiles without them.
We have not been particularly smart about the way we democratized electricity. The mass emergence of home air conditioners strained our grids
Africa lags behind the first world on many dimensions. This is not due to lack of will. It simply does not have the money to implement technology.
We have been keeping a watch on Apple for a while regarding its wristwatch designs. On July 17, 2015, Apple filed a patent application for a ‘chargeable apparatus’
Three South California battery arrays are going live as we speak. These are on the rebound from the natural gas leak at Aliso Canyon. They had hoped to replace smoky coal generators
Battery storage seems set to boom worldwide in 2017. Because of this, the next ‘klondikes’ could well be lithium mines according to some investment specialists.
The widening gap between the rich and poor is one of the greatest challenges we face. Approximately1.2 billion people in emerging economies still do not have electricity.
Britain could never have too much sunshine. However, the opposite is becoming true in terms of solar power. Over 875,000 homes already have it.