1. MIT team Improves Liquid Metal Batteries for Grid-Scale Storage; Lower Operating Temperature, Cost

    MIT team Improves Liquid Metal Batteries for Grid-Scale Storage; Lower Operating Temperature, Cost

    Researchers at MIT have improved a proposed liquid battery system that could enable renewable energy sources to compete with conventional power plants. Professor Donald Sadoway and colleagues have already started a company, Ambri (initially Liquid Metal Battery Corporation), to produce electrical-grid-scale liquid batteries, which comprise layers of molten material which automatically separate due to their differing densities.

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