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Edible rechargeable battery among TIME's list of Best Innovations

27 October, 2023

A totally edible and rechargeable battery developed by the Italian Institute of Technology has been nominated on TIME's 2023 list of Best Innovations.


Study shows viability of solar farms in space

26 October, 2023

A six-year satellite mission has proven the viability of lightweight solar panels that can generate energy from solar farms in space.


A sinter-free future for solid-state batteries?

26 October, 2023

Researchers have developed a sinter-free method for the efficient, low-temperature synthesis of a liquid ceramic that could be suitable for a new generation of solid-state batteries.


Adapting perovskite solar cells for renewable energy

25 October, 2023

Researchers have made a significant advancement in perovskite solar cell technology that could have far-reaching implications for renewable energy.


Environmentally friendly recipe for EV battery recycling

19 October, 2023

Researchers have developed an environmentally friendly recycling method that can recover 100% of aluminium and 98% of lithium used in electric vehicle batteries.


Innovative battery tech achieves minimal voltage decay

06 October, 2023

Researchers have used lithium- and manganese-rich cathode materials to address the issue of voltage decay in lithium-ion batteries.


Researchers one step closer to efficient, next-gen solar panels

28 September, 2023

A scientific breakthrough by researchers at the University of Surrey has brought the mass production of the next generation of cheaper and lighter perovskite solar cells one step closer.


Aussie project aims to produce cheap, efficient solar cells

27 September, 2023

Researchers from QUT have partnered with Aussie solar research companies for a project that aims to commercialise low-cost, flexible perovskite solar cells.


Aussie invention could turn petrol cars into hybrids

22 September, 2023

RMIT University student Alexander Burton has developed an electric motor that can turn almost any petrol or diesel car into a hybrid.


The potential of potassium-ion batteries for a greener future

22 September, 2023

Researchers from the Tokyo University of Science have conducted experiments on aqueous potassium-ion batteries to gain insights into solid-electrolyte interphases.


Upcycling pure silicon to make lithium-ion batteries

13 September, 2023

Scientists from NTU Singapore have developed a method to recover high-purity silicon from expired solar panels, enabling them to produce Li-ion batteries.


New battery holds promise for green energy

13 September, 2023 by Michael Miller

Chemists from the University of Cincinnati have developed a novel battery designed for storing energy from wind or solar farms.


Consortium to make batteries for electric vehicles more sustainable

13 September, 2023 by Theresa Duque, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Lithium-ion batteries could get a significant boost in energy density from disordered rock salt (DRX), a versatile battery material that can be made with almost any transition metal instead of nickel and cobalt.


Flexible solar cells achieve 19% PCE gain

07 September, 2023

Researchers have developed a ternary organic solar cell with power conversion efficiency gains of over 19%, using a component to improve crystallinity and alignment.


Enhancing batteries and fuel cells with dispersibility estimation

05 September, 2023

Researchers have developed a new approach to evaluate the dispersibility of carbon slurries, a key factor in the production of battery electrodes.


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