Battery

New batteries with improved performance, safety developed

New batteries with improved performance, safety developed

The battery prototype known as all-solid-state uses a solid instead of a liquid electrolyte that enables the use of a metal anode by blocking the formation of dendrites, making it possible to store more energy while guaranteeing safety.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

'Instantly rechargeable' electric car batteries in the offing

The new technology will do away with the need to stop and recharge an electric car's battery, and dramatically reduce the need for new infrastructure to support re-charging stations, researchers said.

Jun 04, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
New non-toxic batteries could last over a decade

New non-toxic batteries could last over a decade

Flow batteries store energy in liquid solutions in external tanks - the bigger the tanks, the more energy they store. They are a promising storage solution for renewable, intermittent energy like wind and solar.

Feb 12, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Scientists develop next-gen, garnet-based batteries to power devices, vehicles

Scientists develop next-gen, garnet-based batteries to power devices, vehicles

The research team also used, for the first time, a technique called atomic layer deposition to place a thin film of aluminum oxide on top of a garnet structure coating the ceramic electrolyte.

Jan 22, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
New insight may lead to faster recharging batteries

New insight may lead to faster recharging batteries

Rechargeable lithium batteries have helped power the `portable revolution` in mobile phones, laptops and tablet computers. 
 

Jan 19, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Former tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal gets a year in jail in domestic violence case

Former tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal gets a year in jail in domestic violence case

Former tech CEO and famous Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Gurbaksh Chahal, who came in limelight after selling his startup for $300 million at the age of 25 has been sentenced on Friday to a year in jail for violating his probation in a domestic violence case.

Aug 13, 2016, 15:05 PM IST
This tech could give you week's battery in single charge

This tech could give you week's battery in single charge

To this increasing demand, Intelligent Energy -- a 27-year-old British company working on clean power technology -- has an answer.

Feb 10, 2016, 14:54 PM IST
Scientists develop material for super-powered battery

Scientists develop material for super-powered battery

The new material will enable electric vehicles travel 35 km after charging for just seven seconds, said the research team from the institute.

Dec 20, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

New low-cost battery to store renewable energy

The new device's energy density was also found close to that of lithium-ion batteries.

Nov 05, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Chinese students develop highly efficient battery using sugar

Through the electricity generation platform they designed, the final output reached over 520 mV and lasted over 80 hours.

Nov 01, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

New tech produces lighter, long-lasting batteries from silicon

Researchers have developed a new silicon-based anode that could pave the way for lighter and long-lasting lithium-ion batteries which could be used for everything from electronic devices to electric cars.

Oct 27, 2015, 18:55 PM IST
New software to extend smartphone battery life

New software to extend smartphone battery life

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a software that can significantly reduce the battery drainage in smartphones by intelligently suppressing apps that run in the background.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

New battery can charge cellphones in 6 minutes

Scientists have developed a new battery made with aluminium-filled capsules that could charge your cellphone in six minutes.

Aug 23, 2015, 19:02 PM IST
Now, world's first 'aqueous solar flow battery' that saves 20% energy

Now, world's first 'aqueous solar flow battery' that saves 20% energy

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have designed a solar cell and battery into a single device, which achieves more energy savings than a regular battery.

Aug 02, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

China makes battery that can be charged in 10 seconds

 China has built the world's fastest charging electric buses, with a battery that takes barely 10 seconds to be fully charged.

Jul 29, 2015, 15:58 PM IST
 Google Glass 2.0 becoming doctors' tool

Google Glass 2.0 becoming doctors' tool

Google has changed its approach to marketing its Glass programme. It sees the future of the Glass in the enterprise sector, rather than selling directly to consumers.

Jul 16, 2015, 17:33 PM IST
Chris Brown accused of battery in Las Vegas

Chris Brown accused of battery in Las Vegas

Chris Brown has faced another battery in Las Vegas after getting involved in brawl with another guy during a basketball game.

May 05, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

New USD 3,000 battery to power households

A leading US electric carmaker has unveiled a USD 3,000 battery that can power households and even be used to store solar energy.

May 04, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Tesla Energy's Powerwall battery system will power homes on solar energy

Elon Musk finally unveiled Tesla Energy, the new business arm that is designed to ending mankind's dependence on grid power and switching to solar energy.

May 01, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

New paper microphone may help charge your phone

 Running out of battery? Yell at your phone to charge it!

Apr 19, 2015, 17:37 PM IST