Yet another battery technology announced
This one will be available next year
Battery maker CATL has confirmed the production of its M3P batteries that will deliver next year and might be cheaper than current tech.
Finns open first commercial sand battery
Better than making sandcastles
Polar Night Energy says it's just opened its first commercial sand battery at the premises of "new energy" company Vatajankoski, a few hours out of Helsinki.
Scientists get better at monitoring battery charge
Apple's throttling will be obvious
Scientists at the University of Buffalo experimenting with next-generation battery designs have demonstrated how magnetism might be used to bring a new level of precision to the way we monitor a battery's state of charge.
New silicon-anode batteries to accelerate the adoption of EVs
Enovix brings faster charging, higher capacity
Enovix has made a new type of silicon-anode lithium-ion battery that could accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), bringing faster charge as well as maintaining its capacity quite well.
Battery-powered electric vehicles sales double
In just the first quarter
Battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) almost doubled their market share in the European Union during the first quarter.
Boffins create key tech for quantum batteries
Potentially live and flat at the same time
A team of boffins have demonstrated the quantum mechanical principle of super-absorption that underpins quantum batteries in a proof-of-concept device.
Swedes make Europe’s first lithium-ion battery cell
Northvolt Ett Gigafactory commissioned
Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt announced that on December 28th, it successfully produced the first lithium-ion battery cell to be designed, developed, and built completely in Europe by a homegrown company.
Battery prices are falling
$137 per kWh
The average cost of a lithium-ion battery pack fell to $137 per kWh in 2020, according to a new industry survey from BloombergNEF.
Samsung brings back removable battery
Or did it?
Samsung's "Galaxy XCover Pro" rugged smartphone includes a feature that all but disappeared from the market: a removable battery.
Battery design charges an electric car in 10 Minutes
Heats it up
A new lithium-ion battery design makes it possible for electric vehicle drivers to charge their cars and drive off in ten minutes, according to a new study.