One area of technology that will be changed greatly in the near future is battery technology. Batteries will be in the technology spotlight in many ways. More and more, advanced battery technology will be used in automobiles and electronic devices. The advancements regarding batteries will be in the form of both new technology and improvements on old technology. Newer battery technology for portable devices will make big strides. Batteries will get smaller and more powerful as devices get smaller and more powerful. New battery technology that is pressed or printed on sheets will go into new small electronic devices. These batteries will be nano-type technology for batteries that store much energy and can be recharged from the sun or manually.