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...

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries With 5-10 Times Increased Capacity

Even if lithium-ion batteries are more known on the market and considered the most reliable, cheap and safe to use, lithium-sulfur batteries are catching up fast. There were several problems reported to the lithium-sulfur batteries but they will be solved in the close future as the capacity of the lithium-sulfur batteries is several times the one of the lithium-ion.

Molten Salt Batteries, the next level to Solar and Wind Power Industry

A novel innovation of battery made out of molten metal was developed by MIT. Its vision is to cater the expanding solar and wind...

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...

Homemade Pumpkin Battery, or How to Generate Pumpkin Power

Happy Halloween, everybody! It is that time of the year again, when we have stocked up on incredible amounts of pumpkin and facial paint....

Scientists Turn Hemp Into Cheap Pseudo-Graphene for Supercapacitors

All these stories we hear about the miracle material graphene, and everything it can do especially when it comes to energy storage, somehow miss...

Hyundai: EV Battery Prices to Stop Declining by 2020

Being the most expensive part of electric vehicles, batteries are the key to the affordability of green vehicles, and the latter’s sales and technological...
Electric Vehicle Range Improved by Aluminum-Air Battery

Dual-Battery Electric Vehicle Demonstrates 1,800-Mile Range

For many drivers of conventional vehicles, the thought of limited range and long charging times makes them shy away from electric vehicles. Of course, if...
Chinese Graphite Extraction (and Pollution) Linked to Increased Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

“Graphite Rain” in China Linked to Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

Graphite is one of the main components in lithium-ion battery technology, which is found in everything from smartphones to electric vehicles. Unfortunately, shoddy graphite...

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.