Solid Lithium Sulfur Battery is Much Different, and Safer, than Previous Battery Technology

New Solid State Lithium Sulfur Battery from ORNL is Much Safer

Lithium-ion batteries, for the moment, are the best solution for lightweight and reliable portable power, but various other battery formulations, such as lithium...

This New Solid-State Battery Can Change the Energy Storage Industry

John Goodenough, a professor in the Univesity of Texas, and his team of engineers were able to develop a battery in a solid state....

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...
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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...

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....

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.
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...
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Honda’s Mobile Power Pack to Power Indonesian Electric Motorcycles

Honda and Panasonic have teamed up to start an experimental program for electric motorcycles in Indonesia. They will make swappable batteries available for electric...

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...

Smart Fortwo MHD: Hybrid Car Without a Battery

Smart Fortwo Micro Hybrid Drive (MHD) has been available for quite a while on Europe's car markets. It's Smart's way of saying "I am cleaner than the cleanest", and a quite impressive innovation that brings some kind of a "hybrid" system into play by using a start-stop mechanism of the engine. It uses regenerative brakes, like all hybrids do, to recharge the battery, and it stops the engine when you halt at a stop light (in fact, when your speed drops below 8km/h).