Energy storage

06.03.11
Beacon Power completing construction of 20-megawatt flywheel plant, the world's largest
06.03.11

Beacon Power completing construction of 20-megawatt flywheel plant, the world's largest

Remember Beacon Power, that startup using 2,800-pound flywheels to cut noxious emissions? Well,...

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01.14.11
Toyota working on magnesium batteries for PHEVs of the not so near future
01.14.11

Toyota working on magnesium batteries for PHEVs of the not so near future

Toyota wants to take your range anxiety out for a walk behind the woodshed and obliterate it from t...

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12.08.10
Graphene electrodes promise 5x energy storage boost for ultracapacitors
12.08.10

Graphene electrodes promise 5x energy storage boost for ultracapacitors

Graphene. We hear of your achievements so often, but feel your benefits in our everyday lives so inf...

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09.22.10
UTexas researchers develop organic battery, aim for week-long use in smartphones
09.22.10

UTexas researchers develop organic battery, aim for week-long use in smartphones

Christopher Bielawski, a brilliant mind working at the University of Texas at Austin, had this to sa...

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09.21.09
Carbon nanotubes find yet another purpose, could star in ultra-reliable batteries
09.21.09

Carbon nanotubes find yet another purpose, could star in ultra-reliable batteries

Carbon nanotubes are kind of like peanuts. They both seem pretty simple at first glance, but with a...

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07.24.07
Altair Nanotechnologies, AES collaborate on energy storage products
07.24.07

Altair Nanotechnologies, AES collaborate on energy storage products

After sinking $3 million into a company, what better to do than utilize the synergies and compliment...

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