Power

Researchers develop high efficiency quantum dot solar cells

29 February, 2024

Researchers have achieved 18.1% efficiency with a quantum dot solar cell, paving the way for the commercialisation of next-generation solar cells.


Li-ion conductor discovery unlocks new direction for sustainable batteries

21 February, 2024

Researchers have discovered a solid material that has enough Li-ion conductivity to replace the liquid electrolytes in current Li-ion battery technology, thereby improving energy capacity.


Fast-charging lithium battery seeks to eliminate "range anxiety"

16 February, 2024 by David Nutt, Cornell Chronicle

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a lithium battery with fast charging capabilities, completing a full charge in five minutes.


Solvent sieving technique extends lifespan of PeLEDs

07 February, 2024

Researchers have developed a solvent sieve method that enhances the performance and stability of perovskite light-emitting diodes (PeLEDs).


New stack design enhances vanadium flow batteries

01 February, 2024

Researchers in China have developed a 70 kW-level vanadium flow battery stack, which could revolutionise the field of large-scale energy storage.


Researchers enhance stability of perovskite solar cells

24 January, 2024

Researchers have developed a chemically protective cathode interlayer that has showcased the potential to stabilise photovoltaic devices.


New dirt-powered fuel cell can 'run forever'

24 January, 2024

Researchers from Northwestern University have developed a fuel cell that can harvest energy from microbes living in dirt.


The power of vibrational spectroscopy

12 January, 2024 by Stephan Woods, Sr Manager, Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Vibrational spectroscopy has become a mainstay of development and production lines, offering unparalleled insights into the characteristics of novel materials.


Eggshells can act as electrodes to power batteries

12 January, 2024

A researcher from Flinders University has found that chicken eggshells can be used as electrodes to power batteries.


More range for EV batteries on the horizon

09 January, 2024 by Oliver Peckham, PNNL

A new nickel-rich, single-crystal battery technology is on track for rapid deployment.


New tech to revive old solar panels

27 December, 2023

Researchers have developed a device that is capable of rejuvenating ageing solar panels and increasing their operational lifespan.


STMicroelectronics TSC1641 digital power monitor

19 December, 2023 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

The TSC1641 digital power monitor from STMicroelectronics helps enhance energy use in industrial battery packs and power inverters, among other applications.


Study: Disposable vapes can be recharged hundreds of times

14 December, 2023

A new study has found that e-cigarette batteries that are being thrown away after a single use can be recharged hundreds of times.


Unravelling conduction mechanisms in perovskite oxides

13 December, 2023

Researchers have revealed the unique ion-transport mechanisms of a hexagonal perovskite-related oxide, which could pave the way for better dual-ion conductors.


Citrus solution enhances Li-ion battery recycling efficiency

30 November, 2023

Researchers have developed a process that dissolves lithium-ion batteries to reduce the amount of hazardous chemicals used in the recycling process.


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