TU Delft develops new type of battery based on kitchen salt
TU Delft researchers developed an alternative to the lithium battery. The alternative is based on sodium. This is "an important step in the energy transition."
A sodium battery is, in fact, a battery based on kitchen salt. The earth has a lot more to give from this raw material than from lithi... Read more
Microsoft finds new battery material: up to 70 percent less lithium
In collaboration with research institute PNNL, Microsoft has found a new material for use in batteries. For this, they used high-performance computing and artificial intelligence. It is expected that the use of lithium in batteries can be reduced by 70 per cent.
Finding new materials for batteri... Read more
DLE promises to reduce lithium mining’s ecological footprint
Although Lithium Extraction (DLE) can reduce the environmental impact of lithium mining, there are objections to the technology.
Lithium forms the basis of car and smartphone batteries. It's one of the world's most sought-after raw materials. Often, Lithium is mined in large open-pit sites and ... Read more