Silicon: Small Ingredient Plays Major Role in Battery Upgrades

This article was originally published on pnnl.gov on April 28, 2020. RICHLAND, Wash. — The same material you’ll find at the tip of a pencil—graphite—has long been a key component in today’s lithium-ion batteries. As our reliance on these batteries increases, however, graphite-based electrodes are due for an upgrade. For that, scientists are looking to the […]

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LabSTAR Launches to Create Opportunities for Emerging Cleantech Companies

Bay Area National Laboratories Jointly Launch New Small Business Voucher Pilot for Emerging Cleantech Companies LBL News Center, July 9 , 2015. Image credit: gr8effect Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories/California (SNL/CA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has been awarded $4.15 million by the Department of Energy (DOE) to […]