Tag Archive for 'electricity storage'

Rechargeable electricity storage made from cheap, safe materials

May 9th, 2012 by The City College of New York

The CUNY Energy Institute, which has been developing innovative low-cost batteries that are safe, non-toxic, and reliable with fast discharge rates and high energy densities, has built an operating prototype zinc anode battery system. The Institute said large-scale commercialization of the battery would start this year. Zinc anode batteries offer an environmentally friendlier and less […]

Envia Systems produces highest energy density for rechargeable lithium-ion battery

March 1st, 2012 by Envia Systems Inc

Envia Systems, a technology leader in high-performance, low-cost lithium-ion energy storage solutions announced on 27 February 2012 test results that verify the company’s next-generation rechargeable battery has achieved the highest recorded energy density of 400 Watt-hours/kilogram (Wh/kg) for a rechargeable lithium-ion cell, which is over two times the energy density of what was previously possible […]