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Reducing Thermal Runaway in Battery Banks

Some challenges go unaddressed because we think a solution must involve advanced technology. A deceptively simple sensor system developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s [...]

May 19, 2021 // 0 Comments

Sodium Battery Work: Li-Ion Performance

Lithium-ion batteries are ubiquitous, used in numerous applications such as cell phones, laptops, and electric vehicles. But they are made from materials, such as cobalt and [...]

July 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

A Step Closer to Fast-Charging Batteries

Most of us have probably not thought about cracking the code of “traffic management” inside a lithium ion battery. But a team of researchers at Brookhaven [...]

July 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

New Battery Electrolyte May Boost Performance

A cost-effective new electrolyte invented by Stanford University scientists could pave the way for the next generation of battery-powered electric vehicles by reducing weight [...]

July 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Finding the Better Battery

As demand for renewable electricity surges, so too does demand for efficient, safe and sustainable storage By Bianca Nogrady, freelance science journalist @BiancaNogrady For [...]

December 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lighter, Safer Lithium Metal Batteries?

There may be a future for the rechargeable lithium metal battery – a potential battery powerhouse relegated for decades to the laboratory by its short life expectancy and [...]

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

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