Batteries & other energy storage devices


Taking charge

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

How. Australia became the world's greatest lithium supplier 

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

Simple physics solutions to storing renewable energy

Carbon fibre can store energy in the body of a vehicle

Turning background room temperature heat into energy

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

Lift energy storage technology: a solution for decentralized urban energy storage

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