Molten-air battery's storage capacity among the highest of any battery type
Sodium-ion battery cathode has highest energy density to date
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
Sponge-like graphene makes promising supercapacitor electrodes
Self-charging battery both generates and stores energy
New energy storage device could recharge electric vehicles in minutes
Energy storage device fabricated on a nanowire array
'Core-Shell' Silicon Nanowires May Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries
Tesla CEO plugs into new market with home battery system
Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market.
Future batteries: Lithium-sulfur with a graphene wrapper
What do you get when you wrap a thin sheet of the "wonder material" graphene around a novel multifunctional sulfur electrode that combines an energy storage unit and electron/ion transfer networks? An extremely ...
Engineering researchers develop next-generation battery
(Phys.org) —A research team from the University of Alberta has used carbon nanomaterials to develop next-generation batteries capable of charging faster and lasting longer than today's standard lithium-ion ...
Liberating devices from their power cords: New structural 'supercaps' take a lickin', keep on workin'
(Phys.org) —Imagine a future in which our electrical gadgets are no longer limited by plugs and external power sources. This intriguing prospect is one of the reasons for the current interest in building ...
Organic mega flow battery promises breakthrough for renewable energy
A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type of battery that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is stored on the grid, making power from renewable energy sources such ...
New flow battery could enable cheaper, more efficient energy storage
MIT researchers have engineered a new rechargeable flow battery that doesn't rely on expensive membranes to generate and store electricity. The device, they say, may one day enable cheaper, large-scale energy ...