Silicon-based lithium-ion batteries could be a boon for everything from smartphones to EVs, and Stanford researches say pomegranates have inspired a design breakthrough.
Imagine juicing up a credit-card-thin phone in less than a second–it could be possible thanks to research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Enjoy hours of extra batter life and the peace of mind that your phone’s precious bits are well protected.
Using the root of a plant used to make ancient dyes, scientist may have invented the first safely disposable battery.
A new DIY project outlines how you can turn some easy-to-find items into a wind-powered battery charger over the course of a weekend.
The Charge Battery concept by Yeon Kyeong Hwang & Mieong Ho Kang houses a kinetic charger and rechargeable battery in the same device, recharging via wind-up.
Call2Recycle reports a 10% upsurge in rechargeable batteries collected in 2010, thanks in part to new Canadian legislation and increased consumer awareness.
Sanyo announced the release of its new 1500 AA and AAA batteries, good for approximately 1500 charges, that are sold in a combo pack w/charger for $25.00.
Lowe’s Home Improvement has launched 1,700 permanent in-store recycling centers accepting CFLs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones and plastic bags.
Apple has unveiled a simple but sophisticated battery charger which has an intelligent power management system to ward off vampire power drains.