#Battery

Electric vehicles may soon be cheaper to run than petrol cars

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New research has been published which suggests that in the 2020s, cars run on electric batteries will become cheaper to run than their petrol counterparts. Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s research...

First hydrogen-powered drone takes to the skies

3 years ago — 0 min read

The first drone to be powered only by solid hydrogen pellets has taken flight, using a new design by UK company Cella. The hydrogen pellets are three times lighter than...

Nissan to work with consortium to develop lithium-ion batteries

3 years ago — 0 min read

It has been announced that the car manufacturer Nissan will work with a consortium of businesses and academics to develop a new generation of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The...

Non-exploding lithium-ion batteries developed

3 years ago — 0 min read

A team of scientists from Stanford University in the US have announced a new design for a lithium-ion battery, believed by them to be less likely to explode. Due to...

First UK battery energy storage project confirmed

3 years ago — 0 min read

This week, Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a global renewable energy company, announced its first UK contract to build and support a battery energy storage system to demonstrate the benefits of...

UK to trial on-the-go charging for electric vehicles

4 years ago — 0 min read

Highways England has started research into the wireless charging technology, which could significantly increase the popularity of electric cars. The tests will replicate motorway conditions, and place equipment under the...