Toyota TS030 Hybrid Electric Vehicle - Supercapacitor Inside

Supercapacitor Hybrid Electric Vehicles Even More Efficient

Researchers at the Electric Vehicle Symposium have presented some pretty compelling data that may change the way we see hybrid electric vehicles in the...

Cutting Edge Energy Storage: Supercapacitors Made Of Wood

It is a commonly known fact that trees are essential for our fight against global warming. Not only that these absorb carbon dioxide, but...

New Siemens Technology Recharges EV Batteries in Just Six Minutes

The new charging technology works by raising charging power to as much as 300 kW, so the batteries can be recharged on the go.

Fuel Cell Laptop Battery from Russia

The Russian scientists invented a laptop battery that lasts 10 hours on a consumption of 20W. The battery represents in fact a fuel cell...

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...

Hydrostor to Launch Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage in Lake Ontario

Hydrostor, a Canadian company based in Toronto, wants to make CAES (compressed air energy storage) become a solution for every city in the world...

Qinetiq's Lithium Iron Sulfide Batteries – 50% Cheaper, 50% More Potent

Lithium Ion batteries have been the preferred storage medium in hybrid vehicles lately. Qinetiq, a UK-based defense technology company, is investing money in their new type of Li-Ion battery, that could be half cheaper than regular models being used today.

Metal Air Batteries From Fluidic Energy Help EVs and the Grid

Grid-scale metal air batteries were showcased at the ARPA-E Summit that took place this week by Fluidic Energy, a small startup in Scottsdale, Arizona. The...

Ten Times Longer Battery Life Thanks to New Semiconductor Material

Novel methods and materials that can be used in building integrated circuits have the potential to reduce power, which would ultimately lead to extending...

Japanese Optical Fiber Solar Cell Harvesting Infrared

New types of solar cells emerge every month, but this particular kind has caught my attention, not due to its efficiency (approx 1%), but to the idea that conceived it.