Batteries & other energy storage devices


New battery gobbles up CO2

Battery's hidden layer revealed

A battery that degrades on command

Plugging into a battery-powered future

Importance of next generation batteries

New 3D design for mobile microbatteries

A new way to find better battery materials

New device could increase battery life 100x

MRI provides real-time 3D look inside battery

Turning brewery wastewater into battery power

New materials for sustainable, low-cost batteries

New flow battery offers lower-cost energy storage

Applications of carbon in lead-acid batteries: a review

Glow-in-the-dark dye could fuel liquid-based batteries

Will the future's super batteries be made of seawater?

Water-based battery offers large-scale energy storage

Next generation smartphones battery inspired by the gut

Germany announces 100B euro injection into battery research

Battery supplier says new design has one million-mile lifespan

Scientists create stretchable battery made entirely out of fabric

Water-based battery developed for storing solar and wind energy

Organic mega flow battery transcends lifetime, voltage thresholds

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery

Scientists build bacteria-powered battery on a single sheet of paper

Material scientists uncover source of degradation in sodium batteries

Super cheap earth-element to advance new battery tech to the industry

Ultra-thin solution to primary obstacle in solid-state battery development

Scientists discover how a pinch of salt can improve battery performance         

Long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade with minimum upkeep

Lithium-ion batteries:

Fears of a lithium supply crunch may be overblown

New lithium-ion battery shuts down at high temperaturs, and restarts when cool

X-rays uncover a hidden property that leads to failure in a lithium-ion battery material

Exploding smartphones: what's the silent danger lurking in our rechargeable devices?  

Rechargeable lithium-ion cell state of charge and defect detection by in-situ inside-out MRI

Testing results on excellent lithium-ion cell chemistry used as benchmarks for battery technologies 

Sodium-ion batteries:  

Making sodium-ion batteries that last

High storage batteries from sodium ion batteries

Nickel-iron batteries:

The battery invented 120 years before its time

Metal-hydrogen batteries:

Battery technology used in outer space could bbe a game change on Earth 

Redox flow batteries:

Highly efficient grid-scale electricity storage at fifth of cost

Researchers claim redox flow battery breakthrough will cost $25 per kWh or less

Corporate specific:

Tesla is a battery company!

Tesla starts battery cell production at gigafactory

Tesla unveils battery to 'transform energy infrastructure'

The stunning numbers behind success of Tesla big battery

These 9 slides put the new Tesla Gigafactory in perspective

Grid-scale battery projects:

Giant battery set for testing in the Australian outback

Outback's success points to bright future for battery storage

In boost for renewables, grid-scale battery storage is on the rise

Total to build largest battery-based energy storage project in France

Other energy storage devices:

Rethinking energy storage

Chemically storing solar power

Carbon fibre can store energy in the body of a vehicle

Turning background room temperature heat into energy

Discovery opens door to efficiently storing and reusing renewable energy

Study shows promising material can store solar energy for months or years

Techno-economic performance evaluation of compressed air energy storage in the Pacific Northwest

Design & synthesis of high performance flexible and green supercapacitors MNO2 decorated alkali lignen