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Energy Storage

Mar 29, 2023

The 2023 Energy Preview Now Available

We are thrilled to announce the release of our inaugural Energy Preview, available here for download. The Energy Preview was launched by the NC State Energy Collaborative in the Fall of…

diagram shows how electrons travel along grain boundaries

Feb 27, 2023

Corralling Ions Improves Viability of Next Generation Solar Cells

The finding paves the way for a new generation of lighter, more flexible, and more efficient solar cell technologies suitable for practical use.

Mengmeng Zhu and Rui Wang stand Aidan Lim (seated in office chair) as they all look at results on a computer monitor. In the foreground a giant tan machine with batteries and red and white cables is visible.

Feb 3, 2023

Undergraduate Researches Clean Energy, Gains Hands-On Experience

Textile engineering Senior Aidan Lim spent the summer working with Assistant Professor Mengmeng Zhu in her research on lithium-ion battery life prediction as part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates.

Jan 6, 2023

In an Advance for Solar Fuels, Hybrid Materials Improve Photocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction

Tech Xplore NC State researchers were part of a team that found that hybrid materials for photocatalysis could leverage the high selectivity and efficiency imparted by a molecular catalyst synergistically with the durability of a solid material support.

gloved hands hold up solar cell panels of different sizes

Jan 25, 2022

New Technique Boosts Efficiency, Sustainability of Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cells

The technique will reduce the cost and improve the performance of mass-produced perovskite solar cells.

Illustration of how semiconductor properties change as grain size decreases in strontium titanate.

Jul 1, 2020

Researchers Develop Computational Model to Build Better Capacitors

Model aims to guide development of new energy storage devices for electronics.

rows of lithium ion batteries

Apr 9, 2019

Energy Storage Team and Student Energy Club Receive Campus Awards

NC State’s Sustainability Awards were recently announced during the Celebration of NC State Sustainability.

rows of lithium ion batteries

Dec 5, 2018

Experts Lay Out Options For Future of Energy Storage in North Carolina

A report by NC State experts details energy storage options to inform energy policy.

Jul 8, 2011

RTEC Energy Storage Workshop

The workshop is targeted at leading PIs from Research Triangle Energy Consortium (RTEC) members that are conducting research highly relevant to electrochemical energy storage.  To help seed the thinking, there…