Tag Archives: Batteries

Lithium, Cobalt, and Why They Are No Problem

Cobalt is NOT essential to Lithium batteries. For that matter, even Lithium is not essential for ion-type batteries as Sodium-ion and Potassium-ion batteries exist. Continue reading

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Tesla Home Battery Hype

Tesla announced a new battery to great hoopla. I’m not impressed at the cost per kW-hr of storage. Continue reading

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Water Battery

A crazy idea, based on some odd properties of water. Continue reading

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All Lithium Batteries are not the same

Can it be as simple as a last minute swap of what battery was in use? One done just after testing was completed? Is that why Boeing has the incredible flaming battery problem right now? Continue reading

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