Indonesia in $9.8 bln electric vehicle battery deal with Korea's LG
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Jakarta (AFP) Jan 01, 2021 Indonesia said Wednesday it had signed a $9.8 billion electric vehicle battery deal with South Korea’s LG as it moves to become a global production hub for the green technology. The agreement was signed in mid-December, with investments planned in production and supply chains for lithium batteries, which rely on […]

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Finland's battery plans spark environmental fears
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Sotkamo, Finland (AFP) Nov 16, 2020 Lines of trucks carrying piles of rock crisscross Finland’s rugged Terrafame mine, which sits 300km (186 miles) below the Arctic Circle and is Europe’s largest source of nickel for electric car batteries. At the immense, 60 square kilometre site, the extracted stone is crushed, heaped into vast mounds and […]

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A new approach boosts lithium-ion battery efficiency and puts out fires, too
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Stanford CA (SPX) Oct 16, 2020 In an entirely new approach to making lithium-ion batteries lighter, safer and more efficient, scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have reengineered one of the heaviest battery components – sheets of copper or aluminum foil known as current collectors – so they […]

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New room-temperature liquid-metal battery could be the path to powering the future
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Austin TX (SPX) Jul 13, 2020 Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built a new type of battery that combines the many benefits of existing options while eliminating their key shortcomings and saving energy. Most batteries are composed of either solid-state electrodes, such as lithium-ion batteries […]

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New long-lasting solar-flow battery sets efficiency record
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Washington DC (UPI) Jul 13, 2020 U.S. chemists working with Australian researchers have created a long-lasting solar-flow battery that set a record for efficiency, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Materials. The solar-flow battery has a 20 percent efficiency rate of converting energy from the sun, setting a new record of […]

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Solar +  Battery in One Device Sets New Efficiency Standard
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Ars Technica reports on an international team’s demonstration of a device merging photovoltaic and battery hardware into a single, unified device “that can have extensive storage capacity… a device that’s both stable and has efficiencies competitive with those of silicon panels.” The resulting hardware can operate in any of three modes: providing power as a […]

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Security for 2020 and Beyond with Solar, Battery & Lumin
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Even in the midst of a pandemic, 2020 was the year to go solar for Alan and Kathy Clapp of Mashpee, MA. The right combination of technology and financial incentives brought them savings and peace of mind, with rooftop solar, battery backup, and intelligent energy load management. When Alan and Kathy built their home new […]

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Researchers make next-generation, high-toughness battery component
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Providence RI (SPX) Jun 19, 2020 A team of Brown University researchers has found a way to double the toughness of a ceramic material used to make solid-state lithium ion batteries. The strategy, described in the journal Matter, could be useful in bringing solid-state batteries to the mass market. “There’s huge interest in replacing the […]

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300 Watts Solar system complete installation guide | Solar system cost | Battery | Inverter
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300 Watts Solar system complete installation guide | Solar system cost | Battery | Inverter Here is the best practical tutorial about 300w solar system complete installation guide in Urdu language in which I practically installed a 300W solar system and show how to install solar panels at home or how to install solar system. […]

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