The Battery Research Group
Batteries are critical to achieving the goal of 100% renewable energy use in the U.S. by 2050. Berkeley Lab conducts renowned fundamental and applied research that has led to a deep understanding of electrochemical processes and the discovery of the next generation of battery materials and materials processing.
Berkeley Lab scientists have developed a method of producing Single-Crystal NMC Cathode Materials (SC-NMC) that eliminates the fracturing and reduces the side reactions on the particle surface.
Berkeley Lab researchers are developing a gamut of technologies for direct air capture.
Berkeley Lab has been awarded more than $13 million for five research projects that will accelerate the development of advanced lithium batteries and smart, connected vehicles, making it easier to switch to electric vehicles.