Energy & Green Tech

Improving the safety of lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles

Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), belonging to the CMT-Motores Térmicos research institute, are working on different national and international projects to improve the safety of lithium-ion ...

Energy & Green Tech

Revealing thermal runaway routes in lithium-sulfur batteries

Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries offer great potential for use in energy storage systems because of their large energy capacity. However, safety problems related to their thermal behavior continue to be a concern for scientists.

Business

IMF urges El Salvador against using bitcoin as official currency

The International Monetary Fund on Monday warned El Salvador against using bitcoin as official tender given the risks associated with the cryptocurrency, a day after the country announced plans for the world's first "Bitcoin ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hybrid membrane doubles the lifetime of rechargeable batteries

The energy density of traditional lithium-ion batteries is approaching a saturation point that cannot meet the demands of the future—for example in electric vehicles. Lithium metal batteries can provide double the energy ...

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