An International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researcher has proposed using a combination of Mountain Gravity Energy Storage (MGES) and hydropower as a solution for long term energy storage. The background for these work is the storage of energy for long periods of time is subject to special challenges. Batteries are rapidly becoming less […]

Queen Mary University of London scientists have developed a material with spring like energy storage. The biological equivalent would be the feet of animals like eagles and even fleas. They can store energy in their feet without having to continuously contract their muscles to then jump high or hold on to prey. The Queen Mary […]

A research team from the International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research at Kyushu University has built a flow-type polymer electrolyte cell for power storage, a device to store energy in chemical form through continuous electrolysis. This already competitive energy-storage device could be used to balance out the fluctuations in renewable power supplies. Storing electricity is […]

Researchers from the Solar Energy Institute at the Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid (UPM) are developing a new energy storage system in which the entry energy, either from solar energy or surplus electricity from a renewable power generation, is stored in the form of heat in molten silicon at very high temperature, around 1400┬░ C. The […]

Arizona State University researchers are exploring new energy storage technology that could give lithium ion batteries an even longer life cycle. Dan Buttry, professor and chair of ASU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the research led a team using silicon based ionic liquids and a new formulation. The research, just published in Nature Communications, brings […]

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