Scientists Cook Up Quick-Charging Aluminum Battery
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"Our battery produces about half the voltage of a typical lithium battery," Prof Dai said. "But improving the cathode material could eventually increase the voltage and energy density."
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However, just like the oil industry, sales are driven by repeated necessary evils. If the technology is significantly improved upon where no one needs to replace it as regularly as now, sales will diminish to the point of no revenue.
I honestly feel this is another development to that answers if it can be done. But, the question is, will it be done for mass adoption? Skeptical.