Thursday, 21 February 2013


The featherweight battery that packs a heavyweight punch


  By Nick St Clair 
in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme

      While the search for sustainable energy solutions has gone global, some scientists are thinking small.
Imagine a battery just a few millimetres in size, yet so powerful that it could power a smartphone for weeks without recharging or even jump-start a flat car battery.

       Once again the world of science fiction has become reality, thanks to a team from University of Illinois which has developed a new type of battery that is set to revolutionise the way we power electronics and vehicles; the creation of microbatteries that are many times smaller than currently commercially available, yet many times more powerful...

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Climate Action Programme 

In partnership with UNEP

Image courtesy of Ale Paiva