Batteries

Video: Argonne National Laboratory’s Director on Alternative Energy

August 15, 2012

Eric Isaacs, director of Argonne National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research center in the American midwest, talks about alternative energy solutions. He emphasizes the research on how to improve energy storage, particularly lithium-based battery technology. Related Posts:Firms Carry Out Testing of “World’s Largest” Fuel Cell SystemStudy Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy PotentialRichard Branson on Clean EnergyRecord Investment […]

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Rice University Researchers Create a Paintable Battery

June 29, 2012

Battery technology keeps improving in terms of density and storage, but how about changing the very form in it which a battery is presented? This is what researchers at Rice University in Texas have done with the creation of a paintable battery solution that reinvents the whole concept. Related Posts:Recycling Carbon: New Center Embraces All […]

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Talking About Storage for Alternative Energy

March 28, 2012

Storage is one of the hurdles in the way of mass-scale adoption of alternative energy types such as solar and wind. Efficient storage is key because we need to be able to access power when the sun is not out and the wind is not blowing. A recent TED talk delved into this subject. The […]

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MIT Researchers Create Better Lithium Batteries

July 29, 2011

Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere these days. From cellphones to electric cars, they dominate the market for rechargeable devices. One of the main challenges faced by the eletric vehicle industry is related to the energy density of electric car batteries. Related Posts:GM Hails More Powerful Electric Car BatteryDanish Company ECOmove To Launch QBEAK Electric CarHybrid And […]

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Let’s go: mobile charging unit for electric cars

September 14, 2010

How about breaking up a road journey to grab a coffee and recharge the batteries? The car batteries, that is. Related Posts:GM Hails More Powerful Electric Car BatteryDanish Company ECOmove To Launch QBEAK Electric CarHybrid And Electric Car Sales Remain Strong in JuneRice University Researchers Create a Paintable BatteryZipcar Launches Electric Vehicle Pilot Program in […]

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