Batteries

Smart Power Grid Combines Batteries, Fuel Cells… And Compost

Smart power networks will rely on local generation and distributed storage

7 years ago

Panasonic Issues Toughbook Battery Recall Over Fire Risk

Panasonic is to recall over 43,000 Toughbook batteries because they pose a potential fire risk

8 years ago

EU Project Aims To Switch Data Centres Over To Car Batteries

The GreenDataNet project wants Europe's data centres to use second-hand car batteries to make the electric grid run more smartly

8 years ago

Boffins Claim ‘Super Battery’ Breakthrough

Researchers in America claim to have invented a new type of “super battery” that may transform gadgets

9 years ago

UK Researchers Make Big Step To Bio-Batteries

Study finds bacteria's proteins can directly "touch" mineral or metal surfaces to produce an electric current

9 years ago

Government Pumps £8.6m Into ‘Internet Of Things’ And Green IT Research

Internet of Things, energy-efficient computers, and better batteries are all on David Willetts' list

9 years ago

Tech Breakthrough Could Double Mobile Device Battery Life

MIT scientists have developed a power amplifier technology that requires 50 percent less power

9 years ago

Greenpeace Accuses EPEAT Of “Caving In” To Apple

EPEAT Says new MacBook Pro cannot be considered “green”

9 years ago

Graphene Paves Way To Next-Generation Batteries

A UCLA team has demonstrated how graphene manufactured using a consumer-grade DVD player could be used to create high-capacity, flexible…

10 years ago

HP Settles Exploding Batteries Claim With £272,000 Penalty

HP settles over claims it knowingly sold batteries which could overheat and put users at risk

10 years ago

Researchers Invent Everlasting Battery Material

Could the days of the humble lithium-ion battery be numbered thanks to the everlasting battery?

10 years ago

British Scientists Invent Jelly Battery

A jelly lithium battery has been developed that is safer and cheaper than traditional lithium-ion batteries

10 years ago

Marilyn Data Centre Uses Vertical Air Cooling

Vertical air cooling improved French designers' energy efficiency - and inspired the name of their data centre

10 years ago

Plenty Of Rare Bits Will Be Pulled Out Of The Black Hat Conference

This week, the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas will show how we all gamble with our security right across…

11 years ago

Porous Aluminium Could Boost Battery Life

Aluminium Celmet, developed in Japan, could make rechargeable batteries last three times longer

11 years ago

Industry Suffers As Apple Grabs Polymer Batteries

Greedy Apple has charged out to buy up lithium-ion polymer batteries, leaving its rivals hungry for power

11 years ago

HP Starts Massive Battery Recall Following Injuries

HP has been spurred to recall 162,000 lithium-ion batteries following reports of fires and injuries

11 years ago

IBM Predicts Holographic Phones, Air-driven Batteries

IBM predicts holographic phones by 2015, batteries charged by air, cities heated by servers, and more

11 years ago

HP Donates Battery Recycling Patent To Eco Scheme

Battery recycling and reducing gold in chips are among the technollogies HP has given to a shared patent scheme

12 years ago

HP Recalls 54,000 Lithium Ion Laptop Batteries

Hewlett-Packard is recalling an additional 54,000 lithium ion battery packs used in its Pavilion and Compaq laptops due to a…

12 years ago