Is this the company to beat Tesla?

By Jason Deign California start-up Capacitor Sciences claims to be developing an energy storage medium that could beat lithium-ion batteries on performance while costing around USD$100 per kWh. The Menlo Park firm is hoping to use nano-structured crystalline thin films as the dielectric … Continue reading

Supercapacitors to the rescue

One of the most intriguing energy storage stories of last week was news of a solid-state supercapacitor so tough it could potentially be built into laptop casings, electric vehicle panels and even walls to become the basis of a structural energy storage device.The discovery, uncovered by a … Continue reading