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Wood is Key Ingredient in Cheap Rechargeable Battery, University of Maryland Study


6/25/2013 7:06:54 AM

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A battery made from wood doesn't exactly scream high-tech innovation – more like something cooked up round the campfire. But a device that exploits wood fibre could be the key to cheap, renewable power. Lithium-based rechargeable batteries are too expensive to use on a large scale because there is so little lithium available. But sodium is abundant and cheap, so why not base a battery on a sodium electrolyte?

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Read at New Scientist


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