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New battery electrode could last 40,000 charge cycles

11/25/2011, As our smartphones start doing more for us and become more feature packed, the more battery it would drain, but the thing is it does not matter how big a battery you have because the more you charge it, the less effective it becomes, ultimately resulting...

NEC’s new battery technology said to last twice as long

10/17/2011, While we long for new battery technology that will be able to let us use our smartphones or tablets for longer periods of time, NEC has managed to develop a new lithium-ion battery technology that they are claiming will be able to double the life span of...

Sony to start building batteries for electric vehicles

07/14/2011, With the popularity of electric vehicles (EV) growing, albeit slowly but surely, it seems that Sony has decided not to be left out of the loop and has jumped aboard the EV bandwagon. No, this does not mean that we will be seeing Sony branded EVs rolling...

Huge batteries offer New York grid added stability

01/11/2011, Lithium ion batteries look set to be no longer the domain of notebooks and other portable electronics in the near future – in fact, a bunch of truck-size battery banks are currently delivering quick bursts of juice to the electricity grid in upstate...

New Lithium-sulfur Batteries From The Folks At Stanford

03/14/2010, All the coolest gadgets in the market probably have a common problem – battery life. With plenty of external batteries being created to sustain your iPhone when used in an extended trip, it’s obvious that battery technology is lagging behind....

Porsche Shows Lithium-ion Car Battery

11/24/2009, Weight is obviously one of the many enemies of fuel economy, and while folks who can afford Porsches generally shouldn’t have to worry about fuel economy, it’s still interesting to see Porsche come out with a lithium-ion replacement main...