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Image credit: Liquid metal battery at room temperature staging to convey design. Antimony-lead alloy bottom layer (positive electrode), mixed molten salt middle layer (electrolyte), and a metal mesh top layer (negative electrode) to collect the current / Felice Frankel

Novel Formulation Leads to Promising Liquid Metal Battery

According to the article published in the latest edition of Nature this week, after several years’ efforts, researchers from MIT team have found an inexpensive and liquid-metal battery which is capable of storing energy from irregular and renewable sources like wind and solar in the electrical grid. Such battery is the combination of […]

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Renewable Power Generation Continues to Grow Strongly, Reaching Almost 22 Percent of the Global Mix

According to a latest report by the International Energy Agency, renewable power capacity, with its fastest pace so far, had reached about 22 percent of the global mix last year. That figure was 21 percent in 2012 and 18 percent in 2007 respectively. Renewable electricity generation refer to that from hydro, wind […]

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