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    New Battery Tech Could Extend EV Range 10x or More

    New Battery Tech Could Extend EV Range 10x or More

    While the electric vehicle market expands, some drivers remain hesitant to switch to a fuel-free car or truck because of range anxiety, or the fear that the battery of their EV won’t have enough power to get to another charging station. But researchers have found a way that could give EV batteries a pretty substantial […]

    Battery Data Genome: A Path to a Brighter Renewable Battery Future

    Battery Data Genome: A Path to a Brighter Renewable Battery Future

    The Battery Data Genome (BDG) project aims to compile as much technical data about renewable batteries as possible. Similar to the Human Genome Project (HGP), the BDG is led by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Argonne and Idaho Laboratories as well as researchers in Europe. The process would capture data about batteries from battery […]

    54% of New Electric-Generating Capacity in U.S. Will Be Solar in 2023, EIA Says

    54% of New Electric-Generating Capacity in U.S. Will Be Solar in 2023, EIA Says

    A new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects 54% of new electric-generating capacity in the U.S. to come from solar energy for 2023. Developers are planning to add 54.5 gigawatts of new utility-scale electric-generating capacity to the country’s power grid this year, most of it being solar, according to EIA’s Preliminary Monthly Electric […]

    Berkeley National Lab Unveils Easier, Less Expensive Battery Recycling Method

    Berkeley National Lab Unveils Easier, Less Expensive Battery Recycling Method

    Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have revealed a new battery material, which they call the Quick-Release Binder, to make battery recycling easier and more affordable. While lithium-ion battery use is expected to grow elevenfold from 2020 to 2030, materials in these batteries, like lithium, cobalt and nickel, are in increasingly limited supply, […]

    Europe’s Largest Battery Storage System Goes Live in UK

    Europe’s Largest Battery Storage System Goes Live in UK

    As the UK braces for the first full winter since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked a global energy crisis, it will have a little extra help.  The largest battery storage system on the European continent went live in East Yorkshire on Monday, as Harmony Energy — the company behind the project — announced.  “Battery energy […]