Tag Archives: batteries


Published 16 Jun 2020

Evolving batteries for evolving markets

It’s a typical Monday morning in 2040. You wake up, turn on the light – linked to your city’s renewable battery-powered grid, of course – grab your smartphone, and continue browsing cheap electric-motorized flight deals for your next holiday. Because…READ MORE >

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Published 12 May 2020

Powering battery research to new levels

Behind every historically game-changing invention, there’s a story few of us ever get to hear. It’s the tale of back-breaking research and development, of years of methodical testing, and of gradual, inch-by-inch improvement, with a few noble failures thrown in…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Apr 2020

Trends shaping the decade of the battery

What a difference a decade makes. By the end of the 2010s, battery technology had evolved from powering small, low-risk consumer devices such as smartphones to becoming integral components in vehicles and energy grids around the world. Falling prices of…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Mar 2020

Unlocking the age of the battery

Oftentimes, a simple underlying solution can unleash a tidal wave of change. Breakthroughs in steam power in the late 1700s sparked a global industrial revolution delivered on the backs of steam trains and ships, before crude oil greased the wheels…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Oct 2019

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for research on lithium-ion batteries

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino share the prize for their work on rechargeable

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