Tesla’s battery research paper provides details on battery design for 100 years
CANADA – Tesla’s battery research arm based in Canada published an article earlier this month that provides details on a battery design that could serve us for 100 years, Electrek reported.
As the world seeks to reduce carbon emissions, electric transport is one of the ways highlighted to achieve the emissions targets that countries have set themselves. To ensure this can be sustainable, countries must switch to renewable energy sources, while electric vehicle manufacturers must ensure that the cars themselves do not become a source of concern.
Elon Musk’s Tesla has teamed up with one of the world’s foremost battery technology experts, Jeff Dahn. One of the pioneers of lithium-ion batteries that are used in most electrical devices today, Dahn has been working on li-ion batteries since their invention.
Dahn works at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and Tesla established its Advanced Battery Research division at the university to benefit from Dahn’s expertise in the field. Dahn was recognized for the commercial success of li-ion batteries after working on increasing their life cycle.
Now that these batteries have become a huge success and form the basis of electric transport, Dahn is working to increase their energy density and durability.
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