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Researchers have demonstrated a penny-sized "nuclear battery" that produces energy from the decay of radioisotopes...

2009-10-08

 battery nuclear energy
Batteries made from plain copier paper could make for future energy storage that is truly paper thin.

2009-12-08

 battery energy paper carbon nanotechnology
A Utah company plans to dig a series of underground caverns that it hopes to one day fill with compressed air, releasing it to generate electricity by turning a turbine and solving one of the most vexing problems facing the clean-energy industry -- how to store power. Under a barren patch of Utah desert, a private-equity group is bankrolling the project to hollow out a series of energy-storage vaults from a massive salt deposit a mile...

2010-02-07

 energy storage pressure air underground battery Utah
Minuscule tubes coated with a chemical fuel can act as a power source with 100 times more electrical power by weight than conventional batteries. As these nano-scale "fuses" burn, they drive an electrical current along their length at staggering speeds. The never-before-seen phenomenon could lead to a raft of energy applications...

2010-03-09

 nanotechnology battery energy fire electricity
Scientists have identified a reason why lithium batteries in laptops and mobile phones may overheat and catch fire.

2010-05-17

 laptop mobile phone fire lithium battery
Batteries for phones and laptops could soon recharge ten times faster and hold a charge ten times larger than current technology allows.

2011-11-15

 battery electricity