By Shiona McCallumTechnology reporter Dan DeLong for Microsoft Samples of the new solid electrolyte discovered by Microsoft AI and HPC tools A brand new substance, which could reduce lithium use in batteries, has been discovered using artificial intelligence (AI) and supercomputing. The findings were made by Microsoft and the Pacific […]

As the world builds out ever larger installations of wind and solar power systems, the need is growing fast for economical, large-scale backup systems to provide power when the sun is down and the air is calm. Today‚Äôs lithium-ion batteries are still too expensive for most such applications, and other […]