Phone on fire
Can wonder material graphene extinguish explosive battery fires?

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering suggest it can

Battery storage
Will the world’s biggest solar-powered battery land in Florida?

Florida Power & Light Company plans to build 409MW of new battery capacity next to an existing solar farm in the region

Clean energy infrastructure
Plummeting price of batteries ‘opens opportunities for renewable future’

The levelised cost of electricity for the technology has fallen by 35% to $187 per MWh since the first half of last year

Solar panel
India opens bidding for wealth of new solar and battery capacity

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is offering 200MW of new grid-connected solar capacity and 300MW of combined battery storage

Honda drives towards full electrification in Europe by 2025

It also unveiled the Honda e Prototype for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show today

Computer chip
Could quantum computers be the key to efficient EV batteries?

Mercedes-Benz says the tech could help unlock a ‘billion-dollar opportunity’ by enabling better electrochemical performance

Nissan and OPUS Camper
Nissan and OPUS Campers team up for in-tents battery project

They have built a trailer using old EV batteries to deliver up to a week’s worth of off-grid power

Energy storage company re-energised with £25m Japanese investment

Zenobe Energy is backed by the former boss of National Grid and has around 73MW of operational assets

Formula E races ahead with battery recycling

The recovered materials will be transformed into metal alloys that can be used again in new rechargeable batteries

Wind and solar infrastructure
Could US wind, solar and battery plant be the holy trinity of renewables?

A new facility will combine 300MW of wind generation, 50MW of solar power and 30MW of battery storage