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A new field study reveals a previously unobserved fluid dynamic process that is key to assessing impact of deep-sea mining operations.

Ocean scientists measure sediment plume stirred up by deep-sea-mining vehicle

MIT researchers find that changing the pH of a system solves a decades-old problem.

A simple way to significantly increase lifetimes of fuel cells and other devices

Solid-state batteries could play a key role in electric vehicles, promising faster charging, greater range and longer lifespan than conventional lithium-ion batteries. But current manufacturing and materials processing techniques leave solid-state batteries prone to failure.

Fixing a hidden flaw could unlock better batteries for electric vehicles

For parts of the U.S., the best place to store massive amounts energy for the electric grid could be right beneath our feet.

The best place to store energy for the electric grid? You might be standing on it

Joint project LiBinfinity aims at an energy-efficient recycling concept for lithium-ion batteries - KIT takes over the evaluation of the recyclates

Material recycling: Old batteries become new ones

Made from inexpensive, abundant materials, an aluminum-sulfur battery could provide low-cost backup storage for renewable energy sources.

A new concept for low-cost batteries

The shift to renewable energy is on the rise as fossil fuel reserves deplete. Learn about the growing interest in pairing energy storage with solar power, the tradeoffs that come with doing so, and how Capacitech’s flexible supercapacitor technology can help customers overcome these challenges.

Cables that Store Solar Power, Help Batteries, and Save Money

This student article shows the synergetic effects of a furfuryl polymer coating and subsequent calcination leading to improved electrochemical performance of nickel-rich NMC622.

High-Performance Amorphous Carbon Coated Lithium-Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt-Oxide (NMC622) Cathode Material with Improved Capacity Retention for Lithium-Ion Batteries

A new mathematical model has brought together the physics and chemistry of highly promising lithium-metal batteries, providing researchers with plausible, fresh solutions to a problem known to cause degradation and failure.

New model offers potential solutions for next-generation battery challenges

In this episode, we talk about how researchers are making advancements in the energy harvesting and energy storage fronts to make renewable energy a more viable alternative to fossil fuels.

Podcast: Scaling Renewables With Novel Energy Harvesting & Storage Technologies

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Cambridge, have developed a new method to dramatically extend the lifetime of organic aqueous flow batteries

Research extends the lifetime of molecules in organic flow batteries to practical values

A research team led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has taken an in-depth look at the internal workings of batteries during charging and discharging. Their findings may help optimize charging processes.

On the road to the super-battery

MIT Energy Initiative report supports energy storage paired with renewable energy to achieve clean energy grids.

Energy storage important to creating affordable, reliable, deeply decarbonized electricity systems

The design could someday enable a fully decarbonized power grid, researchers say.

A new heat engine with no moving parts is as efficient as a steam turbine

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