Monday, January 29, 2007

Article: Battery Breakthrough?

Technology Review reports: "A secretive Texas startup developing what some are calling a 'game changing' energy-storage technology broke its silence this week. It announced that it has reached two production milestones and is on track to ship systems this year for use in electric vehicles."

I hope this new battery lives up to it's hype. The company claims to have developed a hybrid battery-ultracapacitor based on barium-titanate powders, that's supposed to drastically outperform the best lithium-ion batteries. Read the article for more information.
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