This Hawaiian island has demonstrated it can run on 100% renewable energy

3 years ago — Quick Read

The Hawaiian 'garden island' of Kauai managed to hit 32 hours of 100% renewable energy over the last month.

Nobel Prize In Chemistry – Scientists who created a rechargeable world awarded Nobel Prize

3 years ago — Long Read

Three pioneers of the lithium-ion battery revolution - John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino - have been made Nobel laureates for developments that sparked a portable tech...

New tech harnesses energy by mixing freshwater and seawater

3 years ago — Long Read

Engineers at Stanford have created a new battery made from affordable and durable materials which can generate energy in places where salt and fresh waters mingle. The new tech could...

Could Graphene Sponge helps lithium sulphur batteries reach their full potential

3 years ago — Long Read

A team of Engineers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden has revealed a breakthrough in battery tech. The teams work focused on improving lithium-sulphur batteries and solving a number of...

Minute silicon particles set to boost lithium ion batteries capacity by 10x

3 years ago — Long Read

Chemical Engineers have taken a critical step in creating the next generation of silicon-based lithium-ion batteries. The team, working at the University of Alberta, have pioneered a new technique which...

Honeycomb structures might be the key supercharging batteries

4 years ago — Quick Read

Material Scientists have developed a new material to extend the life of the batteries up to 100 times. The new material, developed by a team from the University of Missouri,...