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Battery Energy Storage Explained

Batteries, single purpose devices that most of us take for granted unless they need to be recharged or replaced, are an essential enabling technology for renewable energy and the sixth industrial revolution. With this week's…

Researchers Make Battery Charging Breakthrough

Two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed battery cells capable of charging in under a minute, an amazing 100 times faster than a normal rechargable battery. The breakthrough could revolutionize electric…

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Li-Ion Battery with 180,000 Mile Lifespan

Battery provider Southern California Edison (SCE) has demonstrated a lithium ion battery with a lifespan of more than 180,000 miles, a major milestone in advanced battery performance that opens the door to a new generation…

Peak Lithium ?

The rise of electric cars could strain lithium battery supply. Lithium ion batteries used in laptops and electronic gadgets have become the main choice of battery for plug-in hybrids and electric cars now starting to…