Stories with the tag: Batteries
A new, PNNL-developed nanomaterial called a metal organic framework could extend the lifespan of lithium-sulfur batteries, which could be used to increase the driving range of electric vehicles.
Release Date: 4/15/2014
Scientists have created a microbattery, just slightly larger than a long grain of rice, that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.
Release Date: 2/17/2014
PNNL’s redox flow battery technology, which is expected to advance renewable energy storage, has been licensed to Lowell, Mass.-based WattJoule Corporation.
Release Date: 1/27/2014
One type of electron transport -- part of how organisms breathe -- uses a novel evolutionary design principle to keep electrons moving smoothly along molecular wires in bacteria.
Release Date: 1/15/2014
Electric cars could travel farther on a single charge and more renewable energy could be saved for a rainy day if lithium-sulfur batteries can last longer. PNNL has developed a novel anode that could quadruple the lifespan of these promising batteries.
Release Date: 1/9/2014
Researchers can now view a battery at work in the high magnification world of transmission electron microscopy.
Release Date: 12/26/2013
Research conducted with a large new battery unveiled today in Oregon will help the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project make the electric system smarter and more efficient.
Release Date: 5/31/2013
A compressed air energy storage study has identified two locations in eastern Washington state that could store enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each month.
Release Date: 5/20/2013
New findings show how these Shewanella bacteria use three proteins to breathe the iron in this mineral much like people breathe oxygen. In doing so, they produce an electric current, enticing scientists to study them as possible biological batteries.
Release Date: 3/25/2013
Vorbeck Materials has licensed an enhanced battery technology that was developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and could reduce the time it takes to charge cell phones and other battery-powered devices.
Release Date: 1/30/2013