An in-depth look at one of the most promising materials of nanotechnology – carbon nanotubes. Part 1 provides an introduction, covers the discovery of nanotubes, and details on their extraordinary structure and properties.
Elon Musk unveils the Tesla Powerwall and Powerpack – residential energy storage technologies that are pitched to open the doors on sustainable energy use and transform how we utilise renewable energy.
The construction of Tesla’s Gigafactory is ahead of schedule and expected to come into operation, producing more batteries than current world capacity, in 2016. Here we take a look at the reasoning behind such massive investment, and consider the growing importance of batteries in a sustainable world.