Category Archives: Storage

SLAC/Stanford's Yi Cui holds a lab demonstration of his group's new lithium-polysulfide flow battery contained in a simple flask. The design could serve as a model for a low-cost, long-life battery that enables solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid. Credit: Matt Beardsley, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

New battery design could help solar and wind power the grid

This story was submitted from a couple of different places: MIT Technology Review and PhysOrg, which includes a video. Here’s an excerpt from the TechnologyReview version, Kevin Bullis on April…

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New Plasma Device Considered the ‘Holy Grail’ of Energy Generation and Storage

Joy Cernac brought this to our attention, from RedOrbit.com. [ Watch the Video: Plasma Device Could Revolutionize Energy Generation ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Scientists…

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University of Illinois New Microbatteries the Most Powerful Yet

Intro by Sterling D. Allan Pure Energy Systems News This new technology delivers both power (high charge/discharge current) and energy (delivery over a longer period of time) capabilities in a…

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Phinergy’s metal-air battery yields 1000-mile EV range

Compiled by Sterling D. Allan Pure Energy Systems News Here’s a cool one in the cutting-edge conventional energy genre. A Israeli company called Phinergy (good name!) has come up with…