Electric Vehicle Battery Prices Forced Down by VW

Demand and deployment for electric vehicles remains low, but automakers tend to agree that the technology could be the biggest shift in automotive technology...
Audi R8 E-Tron Finally Back on Track

Thanks to Improved Lithium-Ion Battery Tech, is the Audi R8 E-Tron Back on Track?

Electric vehicles, to some automakers, are more financial trouble than they're worth, which has left cars like the Toyota RAV4 EV and Audi R8...

New Molten-air Battery Has the Highest Storage Capacity Ever Seen

Researchers from George Washington University showed off with a "molten-air battery", which not only has the highest capacity among all other energy storage devices,...

New High-Performance DIY Battery Made from Scrap Metal Discharges as Quickly as Supercaps

Did you always think high-performance batteries (except for the lemon-copper-zinc experiment) can only be produced in factories? I did too, until today. Well, now a team of...
The Latest Velkess Prototype KERS

Cheaper Flywheel Energy Storage System for Homes, on Kickstarter

Velkess, a startup run by Bill Gray, uses fiberglass on a lightweight frame to prove his cheaper kinetic energy recovery system can work in something like a renewable home installation. When...

Self-Powered Smartphones to Hit the Market in 2016?

Self-powering smartphones might hit the market as early as next year, thanks to a revolutionary technology by Nikola Labs. Smartphone technologies are advancing with a...
ConVerdant 3kW Prius Plug-Out Kit

Toyota Prius Backup Power – An Aftermarket Solution

Modern society depends on electricity, and without it, most everything ceases to function, including heating and cooling, refrigerators, mobile phones, computers, and the list...
What will replace the lithium-ion battery?

The “Next Big Thing” After The Lithium-Ion Battery Will Be…

Well, the truth is, who knows what the next big thing will be after lithium-ion battery will be, but there are a number of...

Scientists Combine Energy Storage and Solar Cells in Tiny Fibers

Scientists developed a unique fabric, which can harness solar energy and store it for later use. There are quite a number of crowdfunding projects out...

Finnish Company Boosts Battery Recycling to Over 80 Percent

Finnish recycling company Fortum has achieved the high recycling rate for electric vehicle (EV) batteries of 80 per cent with a low-CO2 hydrometallurgical recycling...