Power

Scientists set world record with bifacial solar cells

19 August, 2021

Scientists have produced a more efficient type of solar cell that generates power on both the front and the back sides, setting a new world record in the process.


Battery electrodes inspired by bamboo

11 August, 2021

Inspired by a membrane inside bamboo, researchers are developing more efficient electrodes for batteries that could allow them to be recharged at a much faster rate.


Preventing oxygen release for safer batteries

22 July, 2021

Fresh insights about the release of oxygen in lithium-ion batteries should pave the way for more robust and safer high-energy-density batteries.


New method for making perovskite solar cells at scale

15 July, 2021

Researchers have discovered that a key component of next-generation solar panels can be created without expensive, high-temperature fabrication methods.


Adel System CBI series uninterruptable DC power supplies

06 July, 2021 | Supplied by: ADM Instrument Engineering Group

Adel System has released its CBI series of DIN rail-mounted uninterruptable DC power supplies, available in 12, 24 and 48 V versions.


Monolayer improves efficiency of organic solar cells

06 July, 2021

Chemists have developed a material that functions as a hole-transporting layer in a solar element, proving versatile and applicable to different solar technologies.


Stopping polysulfide shuttling in lithium–sulfur batteries

02 July, 2021

Polysulfide shuttling involves the movement of sulfur-containing intermediates between the cathode and anode during the battery's chemical processes.


Tuning perovskite solar cells to boost performance

01 July, 2021

A popular perovskite light absorber has been found to have defects that impede solar cell performance, according to new research.


Powerhouse Batteries LiFEPO4 batteries

29 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Altronic Distributors Pty Ltd

Powerhouse Batteries' lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) range is designed to provide significant benefits over the traditional lead acid battery commonly used in many products utilising portable power or power backup requirements.


High-performance anode material for sodium-ion batteries

24 June, 2021

The novel material can store 1.5 times more electricity than the graphite anode used in commercial lithium-ion batteries, and its performance does not degrade even after 200 cycles.


Powerhouse Batteries deep cycle lead acid batteries

23 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Altronic Distributors Pty Ltd

The Powerhouse range of deep cycle lead acid AGM batteries is designed for use in buggies, wheelchairs, forklifts and remote power applications.


Wirelessly powering multiple wearables from a single source

22 June, 2021

Researchers have successfully demonstrated the use of the human body as a medium for transmitting and harvesting energy to power wearable technology.


Molecular coating enhances organic solar cell performance

18 June, 2021

An electrode coating just one molecule thick can significantly enhance the performance of an organic photovoltaic cell.


Electrochemical cell extracts lithium from sea water

11 June, 2021

Researchers have developed an economically viable system that can extract high-purity lithium from sea water, which could be used to power electric vehicles.


Release of USB Power Delivery specification Revision 3.1

09 June, 2021

The USB Power Delivery (USB PD) Revision 3.1 specification enables the delivery of up to 240 W of power over the USB Type-C cable and connector.


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