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...

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...

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...

Volvo’s Kinetic Energy Recovery System Tested: 25% Fuel Savings

Volvo has been working since 2011 to implement this technology in street-legal cars, and it has now been confirmed that the KERS system they...

Storing Solar Heat Using Encapsulated Paraffin

Using solar energy during the night is now becoming possible thanks to new research published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Scientists have developed...

Hanging bricks, a simpler way of storing energy

A tower of bricks could be the solution of renewable energy biggest problem. During peak hours (especially mornings and evenings) the demand of energy...
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Panasonic Decreases Cobalt Content Of Its Batteries

Panasonic, the exclusive battery cell supplier for Tesla, is making progress towards its goal of providing cobalt-free batteries. According to Reuters, a CEO of...

Lithium Market to Growing With Increased Demand for EVs

NEW YORK, The United States -  Allied Market Research reported the Global Lithium-ion Battery Market size to peak $46.21 billion by 2022, with a compound...

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...
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Study Shows How to Stop Lithium Dendrite Formation in Batteries

When they charge, lithium ion batteries form so-called "dendrites" that limit recharging speed. They can also destroy a battery by internal short circuit. Researchers...