Researchers in Hong Kong Achieve Breakthrough in Post Lithium-Ion Battery Tech

Researchers in Hong Kong Achieve Breakthrough in Post Lithium-Ion Battery Tech

A team of researchers led by Professor Dennis Leung from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have recently discovered a new possibility beyond lithium-ion-based ...
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Inexpensive Aluminium-Sulfur Batteries Could Outperform Lithium-ion: MIT Research

Inexpensive Aluminium-Sulfur Batteries Could Outperform Lithium-ion: MIT Research

A team of researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a new type of battery made from abundant and cheaper materials such as aluminum and sulfur. Lithium-ion batteries that are ...
Tokyo University Research Demonstrates Efficacy of Magnesium Ion-Based Batteries

Tokyo University Research Demonstrates Efficacy of Magnesium Ion-Based Batteries

Researchers from Japan have developed a novel Mg2+ (magnesium ions) conductor with practically applicable superconductivity, which overcomes their poor conductivity in solids at room temperature. Solid-state rechargeable lithium-ion (Li+) batteries ...
Project Finance Brief: Spearmint Energy Acquires 150 MW Battery Energy Storage Project

Finland-Based Stora Enso and Northvolt to Produce Batteries Using Renewable Wood

Taking a step further to maintain sustainability in battery production, Finland-based forest products manufacturer Stora Enso and lithium-ion battery producer Northvolt inked an agreement to develop what is claimed to ...
Ola to Set up $500 Million Battery Innovation Center in Bangalore

Ola to Set up $500 Million Battery Innovation Center in Bengaluru

Bengaluru-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Ola Electric announced that it will invest $500 million in setting up a state-of-the-art Battery Innovation Center (BIC) in Bengaluru. According to the company, the ...
Researchers Develop Metal-Free Electrolyte to Make Large-Capacity Batteries

Researchers Develop Metal-Free Electrolyte to Make Large-Capacity Batteries

Two researchers from the University of Arizona have developed a metal-free electrolyte that they plan to use to make non-toxic batteries that can store large amounts of electricity. The team ...
Indian Scientists Develop Sodium-ion Batteries for E-Cycles Using Nanomaterials

Indian Scientists Develop Sodium-ion Batteries for E-Cycles Using Nanomaterials

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, have used nanomaterials to develop sodium-ion (Na-ion) batteries and supercapacitors that can be integrated into e-cycles for rapid charging. The aim ...
BIS Outlines Performance Standards for EV Batteries Amid Multiple Reports of EV Fires

BIS Outlines Performance Standards for EV Batteries Amid Multiple Reports of EV Fires

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has issued performance standards for electric vehicle (EV) batteries to ensure the safety of the consumers amidst the report of EV fires across the ...
Used Batteries from Audi e-Tron to Power Rickshaws in India

Used Batteries from Audi e-Tron to Power Rickshaws in India

Indo-German start-up Nunam is bringing three electric rickshaws to India powered by used batteries from test vehicles in the Audi e-Tron test fleet. The project explores how modules made with high-voltage batteries can ...
Researchers Develop Technology to Store, Convert Solar Energy to Electricity on Demand

Researchers Develop Technology to Store, Convert Solar Energy to Electricity on Demand

The researchers at Chalmer’s University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a solution-and-neat-film-based Molecular Solar Thermal energy storage system (MOST) to capture solar energy and convert it into electricity on demand ...
Researchers Develop a Pouch Cell that Can Increase the Life of Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers Develop a Pouch Cell that Can Increase the Life of Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin have developed a pouch cell format with different electrolytes that can help increase the life of the lithium-sulfur battery. The pouch cell could record impedance, ...
Light Can Act as an Efficiency Booster for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Light Can Act as an Efficiency Booster for Lithium-ion Batteries

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Kyushu University in Japan have demonstrated how light could be used to improve the efficiency of fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, and ...
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New Catalyst to Extract Hydrogen from Hydrogen Storage Materials

New Catalyst to Extract Hydrogen from Hydrogen Storage Materials

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and collaborators have developed a new catalyst to extract hydrogen from hydrogen storage materials easily. Scientists Long Qi and Wenyu Huang, who led the research, ...
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Researchers Develop a Solid Electrolyte to Create Safer and Efficient Batteries

Researchers Develop a Solid Electrolyte to Create Safer and Efficient Batteries

Researchers at the University of Waterloo, Canada, who are members of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research in the U.S. (JCESR), claimed that they had developed a new solid electrolyte ...
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Battery Storage Provider Viridi Parente Raises $95 Million in Series C Funding Round

Battery Storage Provider Viridi Parente Raises $95 Million in Series C Funding Round

Battery storage provider Viridi Parente raised $94.7 million in a Series C funding round led by existing investor B. Thomas Golisano. The round saw participation from new investors, including international equipment ...
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Researchers Develop a Stable Anode Material for Sodium-Ion Batteries

Researchers Develop a Stable Anode Material for Sodium-Ion Batteries

Researchers at the Beijing University of Technology claim that they had synthesized a series of phosphorus(P)-/tin (Sn)-based composites that serve as high-capacity and high-stability anode materials, enabling a sodium-ion battery ...
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New Novel Electrode Material to Unlock Affordable Renewable Energy Storage MIT

New Novel Electrode Material to Unlock Affordable Renewable Energy Storage: MIT

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a novel electrode material that they believe can be integrated into a semi-solid battery to store renewable energy cost-effectively. The ...
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Ford, SK Innovation to Invest $11 Billion to Build Mega EV and Battery Facilities

Ford, SK Innovation to Invest $11 Billion to Build Mega EV and Battery Facilities

Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation plan to invest $11.4 billion to develop electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the United States. The companies will form a new joint venture called BlueOvalSK ...
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An Energy Storage Technology That Could Reduce Charging Time to Minutes

An Energy Storage Technology That Could Reduce Charging Time to Minutes

Researchers from Tulane University developed an energy storage technology that could reduce charging time to a matter of minutes compared to lithium-ion batteries.  The study was funded by the Department ...
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Silica Sand Can Offer a Stable and Inexpensive Energy Storage Medium: Report

Silica Sand Can Offer a Stable and Inexpensive Energy Storage Medium: Report

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are in the advanced stages of prototype testing a new thermal energy storage technology— Economic Long-Duration Electricity Storage by Using Low-Cost Thermal ...
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Researchers Claim to Have Found a Stable, High Energy Density Lithium-Metal Battery

Researchers Claim to Have Found a Stable, High Energy Density Lithium-Metal Battery

Researchers from Helmholtz Institute Ulm and Cheongju University have developed a new lithium-metal battery that claims to offer an extremely high energy density of 560 watt-hours per kilogram with remarkably ...
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Researchers Develop a Stable Catholyte for Aqueous Organic Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers Develop a Stable Catholyte for Aqueous Organic Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers at the University of Akron, United States, have asserted that they have developed the most stable catholyte (positive electrolyte) for aqueous organic redox flow batteries (AORFB) and demonstrated cells that ...
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Indian Researchers Develop a Dendrite-Free Zinc-Iron Redox-Flow Battery

Indian Researchers Develop a Dendrite-Free Zinc-Iron Redox-Flow Battery

The widespread deployment of renewable energies such as wind and solar has increased the demand for energy storage. Redox-flow batteries are scalable energy-storage devices that are one of the most ...
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Molten Sodium Batteries Improve Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Molten Sodium Batteries Improve Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed a new class of molten sodium batteries for grid-scale energy storage. The development of the new sodium battery was supported by the Department ...
Effectively Using Industrial Waste For Energy Storage In Batteries

Effectively Using Industrial Waste for Energy Storage in Batteries

A team of researchers from the Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS) have stressed that industrial waste would increasingly form the base for energy storage in batteries in ...