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A Texas company says it can make a new ultracapacitor power system to replace the electrochemical batteries in everything from cars to laptops.
A startup reports progress on a battery that stores more energy than lithium-ion ones.
The government funds a factory to make battery materials, but it’s not even clear they’ll be needed.
New energy-storage technology could surpass today’s batteries in capacity and durability.
A U.S.-Chinese venture is out to prove the benefits of quick-charge buses.
New ultracapacitor material could be fabricated directly on chips and solar cells.
Digital quantum batteries could exceed lithium-ion performance by orders of magnitude.
Battery breakthroughs could lower costs and improve performance for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage–but commercializing these new technologies will be challenging.
Recent studies point to the potential of ultracapacitors to augment conventional batteries.
Combining different battery technologies could improve vehicle performance and reduce costs.