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A Breakthrough in Sodium Batteries!

A new sodium-based battery has been developed, and it boasts an impressive energy density. This breakthrough could revolutionize the future of energy storage!


In recent years, lithium-ion batteries have dominated the market. However, their limited resources and increasing demand have raised concerns about their sustainability and affordability. That's where sodium batteries come into play.


Sodium is abundant on Earth, making it a cost-effective alternative to lithium. Additionally, sodium batteries are non-flammable and offer greater thermal stability compared to their counterparts. They also function well across a wider temperature range.

Until now, sodium batteries had lower energy densities and shorter lifespans than lithium-ion batteries. However, Swedish company Altris has collaborated with Norbol to launch a groundbreaking sodium battery with an energy density of 160 Wh/kg – just below that of average lithium-ion batteries!

This exciting development opens up countless possibilities for electric vehicles, utility-scale storage systems, and residential self-consumption setups.

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