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.

Research Highlights
Battery Group Researcher Receives R&D 100 Award

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.

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Capturing Carbon With Inspiration From Battery Chemistry

Berkeley Lab researchers are developing a gamut of technologies for direct air capture.

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$13 Million for EV Battery Research

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.

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