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Tesla Will Recycle Its Battery Packs Throughout Europe

Tesla Motors has launched a comprehensive strategy to recycle its industry-leading battery packs throughout Europe.

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Wireless Charging for Personal Electronic Devices in the Chevy Volt

From the middle of 2012 General Motors and Powermat announced an agreement that will eliminate the need for charging cords for personal electronic devices in many future Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac products.

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Nanoengineered batteries could enable the next generation of  high-power rechargeable  batteries

New Nanoengineered Batteries Developed at Rensselaer Exhibit Remarkable Power Density, Charging More Than 40 Times Faster Than Today’s Lithium-ion Batteries

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Printable Batteries and Other ARPA-E Funded Battery Projects

Solid-state lithium-ion battery design by Planar Energy can deliver a three times energy density of today’s lithium-ion batteries at less than half the cost per kilowatt-hour.

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The World’s Smallest Battery

A benchtop version of the world’s smallest battery — its anode a single nanowire one seven-thousandth the thickness of a human hair — has been created by a team led by Sandia National Laboratories researcher Jianyu Huang.

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ILEK to Build Plus-Energy House of the Future

The Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart has won First Prize in the architectural planning competition “Plus-Energy House with Electromobility” issued by the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building, and Urban Development.

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Bad Viruses Could Help Us To Build a New Generation Of Highly Efficient Nano-Batteries And Fuel Cells

Viruses have a bad rep-and rightly so. The ability of a virus to quickly and precisely replicate itself makes it a destructive scourge to animals and plants alike.

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Green Cab is An Electric Concept Taxi To Reduce the Level of Pollution

The rise in pollution levels on highways has served as a catalyst in the development of clean electric vehicles.

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Better Battery is Celebrated by the Royal Society of Chemistry

The lithium-ion battery is used in electric cars, mobile phones, laptops and even hearing aids, and by the military and NASA in surveillance and communications equipment.

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Solar Power Stored as Thermo-Chemical Fuel

A new possibility to capturing and releasing solar energy is on the run by MIT researchers.

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