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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 6th 2009
     
    Source Technology Review

    Metal-Air Ionic Liquid battery that has up to 11 times the energy density of the top lithium-ion technologies for less than one-third the cost.

    Betting on a Metal-Air Battery Breakthrough

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    According to the company, electric vehicles that run 200 miles between charges could go 380 miles on its batteries, and laptops that have four hours of run time could last for seven hours between charges.

    More Energy in Batteries
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      CommentAuthormaryyugo
    • CommentTimeNov 6th 2009
     
    Claims are like... well, you know. Everybody can have one but most don't smell very good.
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    • CommentTimeNov 6th 2009
     
    I'm sure you do.
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      CommentAuthorThicket
    • CommentTimeNov 7th 2009
     
    Sounds a bit like an EEStor wannabe.
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    • CommentTimeOct 22nd 2017
     
    • CommentAuthorkorkskrew
    • CommentTimeOct 26th 2017
     
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    Damn. Does this mean Elon just finished building the wrong sort of Gigafactory?
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    • CommentTimeOct 26th 2017
     
    Any news on the new Goodenough one?
    • CommentAuthorLakes
    • CommentTimeOct 26th 2017
     
    Not Goodenough yet?
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    • CommentTimeMar 13th 2018
     
    Researchers understand and utilise dendrites to enhance lithium-metal batteries.

    https://www.theengineer.co.uk/dendrites-lithium-metal-batteries/
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    • CommentTimeMar 13th 2018
     
    Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops – which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/solar-power-renewable-energy-environmentally-friendly-soochow-university-china-a8252121.html
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    • CommentTimeMar 17th 2018
     
    Research gets closer to producing revolutionary battery to power renewable energy industry.

    https://www.nanowerk.com/news2/green/newsid=49685.php
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      CommentAuthoraber0der
    • CommentTimeMar 30th 2018
     
    This looks very promising.
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    • CommentTimeMar 30th 2018 edited
     
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    • CommentTimeOct 19th 2021
     
    Perfect pressure boosts high-density lithium metal battery performance.

    https://newatlas.com/energy/lithium-battery-performance-pressure-ucsd/
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    • CommentTimeOct 22nd 2021
     
    Cellulose nanofibrils take charge in solid-state batteries | The Engineer

    https://www.theengineer.co.uk/cellulose-nanofibrils-solid-state-batteries-brown-maryland/
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    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2021
     
    Storing Gigawatts of Energy In the Ocean Without Batteries?! - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EoBPayAyCu0

    Pretty obvious but could be very useful.
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      CommentAuthoraber0der
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2021 edited
     
    Dirt and heat-pumps are rural but effective. (one of my neighbors dug up a 1000m2 to lay some heat exchanger plumbing to heat their home with solar only.) (solar for powering the heat pump and etc. , too)
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    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2021
     
    Forget Lithium Ion Here's How We Store Solar & Wind Energy - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JxGP9cYbwdk
    • CommentAuthorAsterix
    • CommentTimeNov 5th 2021
     
    Posted By: aber0derDirt and heat-pumps are rural but effective. (one of my neighbors dug up a 1000m2 to lay some heat exchanger plumbing to heat their home with solar only.) (solar for powering the heat pump and etc. , too)


    Depends on the geology where you are. Around here, soils are heavy clay and tend to move. It caused the local telco to give up on buried cable--it kept slowly sliding downhill.