Researchers Use Compression to Raise Lithium Cell Cycle Life by 40%

Researchers Use Compression to Raise Lithium Cell Cycle Life by 40%

Researchers at the ARC Training Centre for Future Energy Storage Technologies (storEnergy) found that the suppression of the lithium metal creep (Li-creep) under controlled conditions can extend the cell cycle ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Researchers Cut Cell Size to Bring Down Cost of Flow Batteries

Researchers Cut Cell Size to Bring Down Cost of Flow Batteries

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the U.S. have developed a compact flow battery cell configuration that reduces the size of the cell by 75% and correspondingly reduces ...
Researchers Improve Stability of Thin Perovskite Films Using New Solvent

Researchers Improve Stability of Thin Perovskite Films Using New Solvent

Researchers claimed to have developed improved thin perovskite films with reduced defects and better stability under higher temperatures by introducing dimethylammonium chloride as a new crystallization agent after substituting the ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Guidelines Issued for Tranche II of PLI Program for Solar Cells and Modules

Swiss Researchers Announce Record Efficiency of 22.2% for Flexible CIGS Solar Cells

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratory for Material Science and Technology have claimed to have achieved an efficiency of 22.2% for CIGS (composite of copper, indium, gallium, and selenide) flexible ...
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Machine Learning Algorithm Developed to Study EV Battery Charging Time, Performance

Machine Learning Algorithm Developed to Study EV Battery Charging Time, Performance

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom claimed to have developed a machine learning (ML) algorithm that can help reduce the charging times of batteries used in ...
A 10 kWh Battery Storage System Can Fully Meet Backup Needs of 3-Day Outage in the US

A 10 kWh Battery Storage System Can Fully Meet Backup Needs of Three-Day Outage in the US

If heating and cooling loads are excluded from backup, small behind-the-meter Solar Photovoltaic plus Energy Storage Systems (PVESS) with just 10 kWh of storage can fully meet backup needs over ...
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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 ...
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 ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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, ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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