|Materials for Energy Storage & Power Generation
Energy storage and conversion systems have been the focus of attention for a long time and continue to lead in focus, owing to environmental concerns, concerns of availability of fossil fuels in the future and due to the increasingly demanding power requirements of the digital era. Significant breakthroughs have been made in fuel cell research and other alternate power sources in the last few years. The focus of this newsletter is on the new material developments in energy storage and power generation technologies, covering batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors and photovoltaics. Exciting new breakthroughs in materials are described and latest product and prototype announcements in this area are reported.