Old Battery Type Gets an Energy Boost

Scientists at BASF are exploring the possibilities of an older type of battery, nickel-metal hydride, now used in hybrids. They recently doubled the amount of energy that these batteries can store, making them comparable to lithium-ion batteries. And they have a plan to improve them far more, potentially increasing energy storage by an additional eight times.

Read more at: http://www.technologyreview.com/news/535251/old-battery-type-gets-an-energy-boost/

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