Battery power is not without its negative side. The ability and capacity to re-cycle Lithium batteries and the dangers of batteries catching fire are two issues that are of concern. If this technology is to emerge as the mainstay of automotive power and other primary uses then we need to alleviate these problems.
Australian Manufacturing feature two articles that demonstrate the strides being made to overcome these issues.
News that Lithium Australia has increased its shareholding substantially in Envirostream with the intention to create a ‘circular battery economy’ with the synergy between the re-cycling companies being described as a ‘perfect fit’…….
Deakin materials scientists have proven that liquid solvent-free solid state batteries can easily be made, paving the way for a future free from batteries catching fire or exploding if they get too hot…..