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,...
Electric Vehicles More Efficient than Hydrogen Fuel Cells, says Carlos Ghosn, Nissan CEO

Carlos Ghosn Slams Hydrogen Car Technology

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle technology is probably even more divisive than electric vehicle technology, but automakers are pushing for this new technology to be...

Toshiba DMFC-Based Battery Charger Close to Market Release

Toshiba has announced for a while that they will introduce on the market a direct methanol fuel cell-based battery charger(DMFC) at the end of march 2009. The company also announced it will releases for market DMFC packs for cellphones and laptops starting with April.

Russia Builds Liotech, World's Largest Lithium Ion Battery Factory

Some say the Chinese have the brightest minds in the world, an impressively high level of technological achievements (even though some are done by...

“Flash Thermography Measurement” Technique Sees Battery Electrode Defects Before Assembly

A team at Purdue University have discovered a method of detecting defects in lithium ion battery anodes as they are manufactured, before installing them...

Tesla Home Battery to Drive Millions Off the Grid Soon

The Tesla home battery will be a solar energy storage device intended for households everywhere. It turns out that they need not look very far, as Elon...

Taiwanese Chlorophyll Battery – Works With Any Liquid!

Chungpin Hovering Liao from Graduate School of Electro-Optic and Material Science of National Formosa University in central Taiwan discovered a battery that he claims to be the world's first chlorophyll organic battery. He says his battery can be filled up with almost anything, including water and urine, and it can provide electricity from two to seven days.
Renewable Energy Needs Easy Backup Power

Qinous Portable Energy Storage for Off-Grid Renewable Energy Applications

The further you get from civilization, the more that renewable energy looks like a great idea, but renewable energy without a backup plan doesn’t...

Deutsche Bank Estimates EV Batteries Price Will Drop 50% In Next Decade

People tend to think electric cars will be more expensive and unaffordable than their petrol/diesel relatives. Furthermore, people usually expect high maintenance costs, because of the batteries.

China Now Dominates Market for Lithium-ion Battery Components

About ten years ago, Japan was leading the industry of lithium-ion battery materials. Now the lead shifted to China mainly because of the country’s...