Next-Gen Batteries Will Define Our Future
Renewable energy is becoming competitive, but utilities can’t adjust the sun and wind to meet grid-scale demand. New ways to unlock it and use it are key.
$480 million: venture investments in battery in first half of 2017
8 minutes: amount of time to charge Toyota’s experimental solid state battery
30,000: number of homes to be powered by world’s largest lithium-ion battery array
200,000: number of charges experimental gold nanowires can take without losing capacity
Read the full article How Future Batteries Could Save Civilization.