Sunday, November 8, 2015

New low-cost battery could help store renewable energy

Wind and solar energy projects are growing at a respectable clip. But storing electric power for days when the air is still or when the sun goes down remains a challenge, largely due to cost. Now researchers are developing a new battery that could bring the price of storage to more affordable levels. Their new battery uses low-cost materials -- sodium and magnesium.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1kivTTm
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