MIT Energy Initiative report supports energy storage paired with renewable energy to achieve clean energy grids.
Engineers have developed a glucose power source that could fuel miniature implants and sensors.
New understanding of metal electrolysis could help optimize production of metals like lithium and iron.
The design could someday enable a fully decarbonized power grid, researchers say.
During a tour of MIT.nano, the commerce secretary argued for boosting domestic semiconductor research and manufacturing, to fight inflation and improve national security.
With many devices depending on the motion of ions, light could be used as a switch to turn ion motion on and off.
Discovery allows scientists to study crucial intermediate in battery development.
The rechargeable battery can be woven and washed, and could provide power for fiber-based electronic devices and sensors.
A new way of processing rare-earth and other key metals to separate them from other materials could reduce environmental impact and cost.
Researchers make the case for a semisolid electrochemical compound as a cost-efficient, grid-scale battery backup for wind and solar power.
A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed somewhat less.
Analyzing California’s power system, MITEI researchers show that hydrogen-generated electricity is a cost-competitive candidate for backing up wind and solar.