News - 7 Sep 2016
MIT researchers have invented a new method to accurately measure the growth of multiple individual cells at the same time.
This invention provides a better understanding into the variation in...
News - 27 Jul 2016
Portable electronic devices and electric cars can greatly benefit from lithium-air batteries, as these batteries have the potential to provide a high energy output in proportion to their weight....
News - 9 Mar 2015
Lithium-ion batteries are common in consumer electronics. They are one of the most popular types of rechargeable batteries for portable electronics, with a high energy density, no memory effect and...
News - 12 May 2014
Scientists have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small...
News - 6 Mar 2010
SAGE Electrochromics, Inc., has been offered a conditional commitment for a $72 million loan guarantee by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the DOE announced earlier today. Coupled with the $31...
News - 15 Feb 2010
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today it has set two world records for photoelectric conversion efficiency in polycrystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) cells, achieved by...
News - 22 Dec 2009
Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.
The tiny cells could turn a...
News - 17 Feb 2009
New, less costly solar cell materials can meet energy demand without depleting resources, study finds
Unconventional solar cell materials that are as abundant but much less costly than silicon...
News - 13 Feb 2008
On a perfect New Mexico winter day - with the sky almost 10 percent brighter than usual - Sandia National Laboratories and Stirling Energy Systems (SES) set a new solar-to-grid system conversion...
News - 14 Aug 2007
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new energy storage device that easily could be mistaken for a simple sheet of black paper.
The nanoengineered battery is...