Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
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MIT’s vice president for research identifies three areas that show particular promise for climate action.
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Sorting through millions of possibilities, a search for battery materials delivered results in five weeks instead of 50 years.
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An MIT team has devised a lithium metal anode that could improve the longevity and energy density of future batteries.
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Mining materials from the sea floor could help secure a low-carbon future, but researchers are racing to understand the environmental effects.
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Novel class of “ionic liquids” may store more energy than conventional electrolytes — with less risk of catching fire.
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MIT researchers are developing a battery that could both capture carbon dioxide in power plant exhaust and convert it to a solid ready for safe disposal.
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MIT researchers demonstrate a method to make a smaller, safer, and faster lithium-rich ceramic electrolyte.
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Long-haul trucks with electric motors combined with gas-alcohol engines could slash pollution levels and greenhouse gases.
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“Hybrid” cathodes could provide more power for a given weight and volume.
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