New printed batteries to transform Australian renewable

Solar panels could soon be made with their own embedded battery storage in what is an Australian global first. Batteries would be laminated to the back of the panels and deliver in-built storage, making it eventually standard for them to deliver energy day or night as required. It’s one of several plans for ultra-thin, flexible…

Screen-printed batteries for renewables on the way

Ultra-thin, flexible screen-printed batteries for cheap portable devices and intermittent renewable energy are closer to reality, due to a joint UNSW-University of Queensland project to further develop technology by battery energy storage firm Printed Energy and bring it to market. Backed by the energy innovator and philanthropist Trevor St Baker, founder of ERM Power and…