Gravel Energy Storage System Funded by Bill Gates

The inventor, Aaron Fyke, says his gravel-energy storage system is more efficient and 40% cheaper than pumped hydro, and can be installed virtually anywhere...

Charging Smartphones in Seconds with New Supercapacitors

New flexible supercapacitors hold the key to super-fast charging cell phones. Has it become the time when finally batteries are out and the new and...

Mechanical Battery – Flywheel-Powered 90% Efficient Energy Storage

We have been so focused on chemical storage systems lately, that some us forget other old, seemingly more efficient, mechanical batteries. Such a battery is the flywheel. Several successful experiments have been carried out in the last 50 years, and the flywheel's applications ranged from acting as a UPS for a hospital to putting an entire train to movement and then to cruise speed, only by its power.
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...

New Graphene Supercapacitor Makes Lithium-Ion Batteries Charge Fast and Last Forever

A new supercapacitor, developed by an Australian scientist, promises eco-friendly, cheap, fast-charging and ever-lasting lithium ion batteries. When it comes to energy storage, especially our...

MIT’s New Lithium-Ion Battery Could Be The Future of Electric Cars

Qichao Hu, the CEO at MIT’s SolidEnergy Systems, invented a lithium-ion battery that will last twice as long but smaller by half. This battery is...

How To Make Your Own AA Battery and Use It Safely

It is that time of the year again, when people buy and give millions of little gadgets and toys that all run on the...

Nanowire Batteries That Last Forever Invented at UCI

Nanowires have long been planned to be a part of tomorrow's lithium ion batteries. Although thousands of times thinner than human hair, they're still...

Australian Company Sells Three Affordable Solar Battery Packs

ZEN Energy offers affordable residential solar and battery packs to meet the needs of the average household. When it comes to home-based renewable energy generation,...
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...