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JULY 13, 2022
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### Longer Lasting Sodium-Ion Batteries on the Horizon

A new longer-lasting sodium-ion battery design is much more durable and reliable in lab tests. After 300 charging cycles, it retained 90 percent of its charging capacity.
JUNE 21, 2022
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### PNNL Scientist Jie Xiao Honored with E.O. Lawrence Award

Jie Xiao, a world leader in electrochemical energy storage, has received the E.O. Lawrence Award from the Department of Energy.
APRIL 21, 2022
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OCTOBER 5, 2021
News Release

### Silicon Anodes Muscle in on Battery Technology

One effort toward better batteries for electric vehicles is hitting overdrive, thanks to new findings about the desirable silicon anode.
JUNE 30, 2021
Feature

PNNL’s new Hydrogen Energy Storage Evaluation Tool allows users to examine multiple energy delivery pathways and grid applications to maximize benefits.
JUNE 28, 2021
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### Longer-Lived Lithium-Metal Battery Marks Step Forward for Electric Vehicles

Researchers have increased the lifetime of a promising electric vehicle battery to a record level.
APRIL 13, 2021
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### Houston Partnership Selected to Design, Construct New $75 Million Grid Storage Launchpad at PNNL New facility will accelerate energy storage innovation, increase clean energy adoption and grid resilience. MARCH 10, 2021 News Release ### Design, Construction to Begin on$75 Million Grid Energy Storage Research Facility

New facility that will accelerate energy storage innovation and make the nation’s power grid more resilient, secure and flexible has been given the green light to proceed by the U.S. Department of Energy.
FEBRUARY 17, 2021
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### Electrolyte 'Boost' Improves Performance of Aqueous Dual-ion Batteries

PNNL formulated a new type of dual-ion cell chemistry that uses a zinc anode and a natural graphite cathode in an aqueous—or “water-in-bisalt”—electrolyte.
JANUARY 28, 2021
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### Shining a Light Source on Batteries

A research effort under the PNNL-led Battery500 Consortium solved a longtime debate surrounding a structure in lithium-metal battery anodes.
JANUARY 8, 2021
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### Battery Up: PNNL Runs the Bases with Industry, Academia to Boost Batteries

Through two U.S. Department of Energy funding calls awarded in 2020, PNNL is partnering with industry and academia to advance battery materials and processes.
DECEMBER 10, 2020
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### Single-Crystal Technology Holds Promise for Next-Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries

Scientists have created a single-crystal, nickel-rich cathode that is hardier and more efficient than before—important progress on the road to better lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.
JULY 9, 2020
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### Building a Better Battery—Faster

Researchers at PNNL have developed a software tool that helps universities, small business, and corporate developers to design better batteries with new materials that hold more energy.
JUNE 10, 2020
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### The Quest for a Viable Sodium Battery

PNNL and WSU researchers have improved the performance and life cycle of sodium-ion battery technology to narrow the gap with some lithium-ion batteries.
APRIL 28, 2020
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### A Leap in Using Silicon for Battery Anodes

Researchers at PNNL have come up with a novel way to use silicon as an energy storage ingredient, replacing the graphite in electrodes. Silicon can hold 10 times the electrical charge per gram, but it comes with problems of its own.