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July 20, 2020

As a relatively rare and expensive heavy metal, cobalt serves as a vital but costly part of today’s lithium batteries, not just in terms of dollars but also for the environment and well-being of those tasked with mining it. A new battery design from the University of T...

July 16, 2020

The energy storage industry is booming. This is not new news -- the up-and-coming sector has been on a swift upward trajectory for quite a while, but now there are some new developments in the works that are set to catapult the industry into new levels of success.  Las...

July 15, 2020

Chemists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the sun in one device.

The new device is made of silicon solar...

July 13, 2020

(Bloomberg) -- Tesla Inc. needs to succeed in China if it wants to dominate the world of electric cars—especially in a post-virus world. To do that, Elon Musk is turning to a battery engineer who once helped Apple Inc. extend the life of its MacBook laptops.

Zeng Yuqun,...

July 2, 2020

FlexGen, an energy storage system integrator that counts GE and Caterpillar among its backers, said this week that a lithium-ion battery storage system it was supplied was used by an Indiana utility to black start a 77MW natural gas plant.

Thermal power plants that go o...

June 16, 2020

  • Battery storage producer NEC Energy Solutions is winding down its energy storage operations and will no longer pursue new projects, according to a report from Bloomberg News.

  • "As the market is growing, it is becoming increasingly cost-based — developers are lo...

June 10, 2020

Tesla's battery supplier says it's made a huge breakthrough in battery technology that could power electric-vehicle sales for years to come.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd., the Chinese car-battery giant that supplies Tesla and Volkswagen, is ready to produce a bat...

June 8, 2020

A new way of making large sheets of high-quality, atomically thin graphene could lead to ultra-lightweight, flexible solar cells, and to new classes of light-emitting devices and other thin-film electronics.

The new manufacturing process, which was developed at MIT and...

June 4, 2020

Batteries will beat natural gas peakers on cost across Europe by the end of the decade, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.

Europe's power system will look very different in 2030, with energy storage supporting the “dominance” of wind and solar generation, ac...

June 1, 2020

Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy have recently collaborated for Silicon Joule bipolar technology that revolves around advanced lead batteries with silicon at core. The statement says that the said tech is design-driven, low-cost, high-performance, pa...

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