Toyota and BMW have signed an agreement to work together researching lithium-ion batteries, BMW will also supply 1.6 and 2.0 liter diesel engines to Toyota.
A new nanoparticle electrode for batteries could lead to economically viable power storage for utility-scale solar and wind plants, Stanford researchers say.
Researchers at Northwestern University say they’ve come up with lithium-ion batteries that can hold their charge 10 times as long as current batteries.
Molecular Solar says its voltage breakthrough for organic photovoltaic cells could pave the way for new commercial uses in a wide range of consumer electronics.
The Berkeley Lab says a new binding polymer for silicon anodes not only improves lithium-ion battery capacities, but it’s also cheap and uncomplicated to make.
A Saft lithium-ion battery plant that received $95.5 million in U.S. aid opens – in the Florida district of Obama critic Rep. Cliff Stearns, by the way.
Lithium-ion battery company Boston-Power is essentially relocating from Massachusetts to China, thanks in part to Chinese government subsidies.