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Nanoparticle Leads to World Record for Battery Storage


A new world record is in the books for battery technology. Thanks to a tiny particle resembling an egg yolk and shell, scientists have been able to dramatically increase lithium-ion battery storage capacity. According to their paper in Nature Communications (published January 8*), researchers from Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory a new [...]

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Lithium Ion Batteries Help to Reduce Peak Load at UC Riverside


The University of California, Riverside is now using a bank of lithium ion batteries to help reduce its peak electrical load, while creating a powerful engineering research lab. Housed in the Winston Chung Hall, this 1.1 Megawatt-hour battery bank is one of the largest battery storage systems currently installed in a university setting. According to [...]

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