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How do Lithium Batteries Work?

Types of Lithium ion Batteries Discover why lithium-ion is a superior battery system. Pioneering work of the lithium battery began in 1912 under G.N. Lewis, but it was not until the early 1970s that the first non-rechargeable lithium batteries became commercially available. Attempts to develop rechargeable lithium batteries followed in …
May 22, 2017

Types of Lithium-ion

Types of Lithium ion Batteries Lithium-ion is named for its active materials; the words are either written in full or shortened by their chemical symbols. A series of letters and numbers strung together can be hard to remember and even harder to pronounce, and battery chemistries are also identified in …
February 22, 2017

The new economics of energy storage

Energy storage can make money right now. Finding the opportunities requires digging into real-world data. Energy storage is a favorite technology of the future—for good reasons. Many people see affordable storage as the missing link between intermittent renewable power, such as solar and wind, and 24/7 reliability. Utilities are intrigued …
February 7, 2017