News tagged with battery

Novel battery uses light to produce power

To move the world toward sustainability, scientists are continuing to explore and improve ways to tap the vast power of sunlight to make fuels and generate electricity. Now they have come up with a brand-new ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Materials Science
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Engineers create origami battery

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, can be used to create beautiful birds, frogs and other small sculptures. Now a Binghamton University engineer says the technique can be applied to building batteries, ...

dateJun 10, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Has consumer capitalism hit a Powerwall?

The enormous amount of press that Tesla received last month over the announcement of its battery storage system – the Powerwall – cannot be put down to just clever marketing. There are so many reasons why it has grab ...

dateJun 10, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Engineers create stretchable batteries

Origami, the centuries-old Japanese paper-folding art, has inspired recent designs for flexible energy-storage technology. But energy-storage device architecture based on origami patterns has so far been ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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