The Smithsonian Institute believes battery research is at a tipping point. “The world is waiting on a battery breakthrough,” they say.
It is impossible to get our household battery storage 100% in balance. We may have less sun in winter, and stronger winds blowing in some winter months.
Developing countries will consume 65% of global energy demand by 2040, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
Electricity and batteries go hand in hand with electrochemistry and physics. These topics keep over 10,000 scientists busy at Argonne National Laboratory.
The U.S. Department of Energy created a stir a few years ago. Because their sponsorship in lead-free zinc anode battery technology had spun off into a commercial version
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.