First, Randy Ross bought a Chevy Volt. Faced with the need to charge his car and eager to cut his utility bill, he installed solar panels on the roof of his Pleasanton home.
Graphene – the world’s thinnest material isolated at The University of Manchester – could make batteries light, durable and suitable for high capacity energy storage from renewable generation.
Startup EnerVault has hit a major milestone: a demonstration site for its flow battery made of iron and salt water.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday that the world will need to build several lithium-ion battery factories to meet a “quasi-infinite demand for energy storage.”
Most energy that is produced today is consumed in real time.
After operating on the sidelines for years, the energy storage sector is finally poised to begin making its mark, driven by greater policy support and technological advances that have begun making new solutions economic.
A Rice University laboratory has flexible, portable and wearable electronics in its sights with the creation of a thin film for energy storage.
General Motors Co. (GM) plans to invest $449 million at two Michigan factories to aid production of its plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt, two other models and the batteries that help power them.