Roger Lacayo

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Tesla is now claiming 35% battery cost reduction at ‘Gigafactory 1’ – hinting at breakthrough cost below $125/kWh

Recent studies show that average electric vehicle battery cost dropped 80% in 6 years down to ~$227/kWh. It’s exciting progress for the electric vehicle industry, but it’s still not enough to make long-range electric cars affordable.<p>You need batteries significantly below the average – battery cell …

The future will be battery-powered: Inside the high-stakes race to build a better energy storage device

<b>In this picture taken on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Jan Prochazka, the president of Prague based He3Da company, presents his battery in Prague, Czech Republic. In the global race to create more efficient and long-lasting batteries, some are betting on nanotechnology - the use of minuscule parts - as</b> …

Clean Energy

Stanford Researchers Take the World by Storm with New Wave of Affordable Batteries

Batteries are constantly being improved upon, and every day companies are battling it out to see who can produce the most efficient battery. For …

Clean Energy

Harvard Is One Step Closer to Developing Cheap, Long-Lasting Battery Storage

By Kieran Cooke<p>It is the holy grail of the renewable energy sector—a cheap and efficient battery system that can store energy generated by renewables …

Clean Energy

The Battery Series: The Future of Battery Technology

The Future of Battery Technology<p>on February 23, 2017 at 12:47 pm<p>Shares 1.3K<p><b>The Battery Series</b><br>Part 5: The Future of Battery Technology<p><b>The Battery</b> …

Faster-charging, longer-lasting batteries: This startup thinks nanotech is the answer

With an initial goal of creating a battery that lasts longer and recharges more rapidly, Czech firm HE3DA has learnt its nanotechnology also …

Chemists improve batteries for renewable energy storage

Because the sun doesn't always shine, solar utilities need a way to store extra charge for a rainy day. The same goes for wind power facilities, …

Clean Energy

Solar electricity at 1.99¢/kWh? Saudi government offering ‘motivating terms,’ expecting ‘record bid’

Saudi Arabia has officially launched a request for proposals (RFP) for 300MW of solar power – the RFP sits at the front end of a 9.5 GW solar rollout by 2023. The proposed project’s site has gone through full pre-development work with those site assessments will be made available to qualified …

The future will be battery-powered

The battery might be the least sexy piece of technology ever invented. The lack of glamour is especially conspicuous on the lower floors of MIT’s …

Clean Energy

Which New Battery Technology Will Take Electric Vehicles to the Finish Line?

For the past seven years or so, electric vehicles have been on the rise. Tesla is practically a household name, and it’s not uncommon to see EVs from …

Electric Vehicles