A new zinc-based battery claims to do away with many of the disadvantages of lithium-ion batteries, and at a lower cost.
Traditional lithium-ion batteries come with a whole host of issues, not least their expense. A Boston startup is looking to new materials for the next generation of batteries.
A new approach to storing renewable energy looks to recreate the process of hydroelectric dams under the ocean.
A new paper-based battery offers an innovative way to generate power, utilising tiny amounts of fluid already provided for medical diagnostics to create charge.
Researchers at MIT have developed a material that can store heat and release it when needed - meaning exciting possibilities for the future of solar thermal power.
Laptop battery on its last legs? Don't get rid of it just yet - it could still be repurposed into a new form of low cost energy storage.