Organic solar cells with high electric potential for portable electronics
(Phys.org)—A new breakthrough in solar technology means portable electronic devices such as e-book readers could soon be re-charged on the move in low light levels and partial shading. Scientists from the ...
Researchers create 'nanoflowers' for energy storage, solar cells
(Phys.org)—Researchers from North Carolina State University have created flower-like structures out of germanium sulfide (GeS) – a semiconductor material – that have extremely thin petals with an enormous ...
Mando's chainless e-bike is headed for Europe in 2013 (w/ Video)
New software to provide greater accuracy in measuring battery life
(Phys.org)—Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows users to better determine the amount of charge remaining in a battery in real time. That's good news for electric vehicle ...
Salt power: Watt's next in rechargeable batteries?
Reza Shahbazian-Yassar thinks sodium might be the next big thing in rechargeable batteries.
Lithium in action: Advanced imaging method reveals fundamental reactions behind battery technology
Exactly what goes inside advanced lithium-air batteries as they charge and discharge has always been impossible to observe directly. Now, a new technique developed by MIT researchers promises to change that, ...
New sophisticated control algorithms poised to revolutionize electric battery technology
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed sophisticated estimation algorithms that allow lithium-ion batteries to run more efficiently, potentially reducing their cost by 25 percent ...
ROHM demos compact hydrogen fuel cell
Agreement will lead to commercialization of redox flow batteries
A Washington state firm with a 27,000 square foot manufacturing and design facility in Mukilteo has signed a license agreement with Battelle to further develop and commercialize a type of advanced battery ...
Israeli electric car company CEO steps down
(AP)—He has been the poster boy for Israel's powerhouse technology industry and a leading proponent of a great dream—to end the world's addiction to oil.
ElitePad 900: HP powers business tablet with Windows 8
Hewlett-Packard on Monday took aim at "post PC" workplaces with a business-oriented tablet computer powered with new Windows 8 software by Microsoft.
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
Komaba Group reports sodium ion battery progress
Nickelblock: An element's love-hate relationship with battery electrodes
Anyone who owns an electronic device knows that lithium ion batteries could work better and last longer. Now, scientists examining battery materials on the nano-scale reveal how nickel forms a physical barrier ...