“The battery revolution is exciting, but remember they pollute too”, by Caleb Goods and Carla Lipsig-Mummé

Originally published in The Conversation, June 2, 2015.

“The battery revolution is exciting, but remember they pollute too”, written by Caleb Goods and Carla Lipsig-Mummé.

“The recent unveiling by Tesla founder Elon Musk of the low-cost Powerwall storage battery is the latest in a series of exciting advances in battery technologies for electric cars and domestic electricity generation.

We have also seen the development of an aluminium-ion battery that may be safer, lighter and cheaper than the lithium-ion batteries used by Tesla and most other auto and technology companies…”

Read the full article on The Coversation’s website