The repurposed 2 kWh units could be used in developing countries or isolated communities, with enough energy to power a small shop, farm holding or multiple residential homes.
KIT researchers have produced electrodes for lithium-ion batteries at what they claim to be record speed, while also improving the quality of the electrodes and reducing production costs.
Korean researchers have developed a new strategy for extending sodium-ion batteries' cyclability, using copper sulfide as the electrode material.
The use of inductive charging, while highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile phones using typical lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers used X-ray computed tomography to visualise in real time how cracks form near the edges of interfaces between materials in solid-state batteries.
A newly created formula more than doubles the energy a battery can carry without changing the weight, according to its designers.
Hong Kong researchers have developed a 'Textile Lithium Battery' that offers a stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics.
Due to its excellent electrical conductivity and light and thin characteristics, single-layer graphene film is ideal for electronics that require batteries.
Japanese researchers have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date.
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a US$219,312, two-year grant to push forward research into cutting-edge lithium-oxygen batteries.
Researchers have successfully manufactured various kinds of battery shapes — such as ring-type, H-shape and U-shape — using 3D printing technology.
Scientists demonstrated a strategy for designing active materials for rechargeable aluminium-ion batteries, bringing us closer to making the science behind the technology work.
The development of the electrolyte marks one step towards improving aluminium battery technology and making it suitable for commercial use.
Powering wearable sensors without wires calls for pliable batteries that can adapt to the specific material and deliver the power the system requires.
Chemists have resolved two of the most challenging issues surrounding lithium-oxygen batteries — and in the process created a battery with near 100% coulombic efficiency.