Clean, limitless power from graphene

U.S. physicists has successfully developed a circuit capable of capturing graphene's thermal motion and converting it into an electrical current. This could  provide clean, limitless, low-voltage power for small devices.

New Record-Crushing Battery Lasts 1.9 Million Km in Electric Cars

Chinese company CATL says it has new battery technology that lasts up to 2 million kilometers and 16 years—and it’s ready to manufacture the batteries on demand. The battery could power a car for 50 trips around the world.

IBM Reveals “Staggering” New Battery Technology

IBM announced that it has a new battery technology that can charge quickly, has low flammability, and doesn't contain any heavy metals so it's more environment-friendly compared to lithium-ion batteries. 

Blueprint for 'quantum battery' that doesn't lose charge

This quantum battery is a tiny, nano-size battery meant to be used for applications on the nano scale but the research provides a theoretical demonstration that creating a loss-free quantum battery is possible.

A new battery concept may increase battery lifespans

Imagine not having to charge your phone or laptop for weeks. Fluoride-based batteries have the potential to last up to eight times longer than those in use today.

New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide

A new type of battery developed by researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants.

New design produces true lithium-air battery

Researchers have designed a new lithium-air battery that works in a natural-air environment and still functioned after a record-breaking 750 charge/discharge cycles.

British billionaire is building the world's biggest battery in South Australia

British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is building the world’s biggest battery in South Australia to rival Elon Musk’s battery project.

Artificial and biological cells work together as mini chemical factories

Researchers have fused living and non-living cells for the first time in a way that allows them to work together, paving the way for new applications.

World’s first rechargeable proton battery requires zero lithium

Scientists led by RMIT University have created a working rechargeable proton battery, a world first.

A lithium battery that operates at -70 degrees Celsius, a record low

The findings could aid engineers in developing technology suited to withstand the coldest reaches of outer space or the most frigid regions on Earth.

New paper batteries can be discarded with zero ecological impact

Fuelium is developing paper-based batteries designed for disposable diagnostic devices.

Electric Eels Inspire a New Type of Battery

Researchers took a cue from the electric eel to create a soft, foldable battery that could one day power devices.

Here are humanity’s best ideas on how to store energy

The plans, the prototypes, the power-pumping: These batteries are hints of the future.

To Achieve 100% Renewable Energy, We Need Way Better Batteries

A grid powered 100% by solar and wind won’t work with the current state of energy storage. The batteries to store that energy will need to get much better, and fast.