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Recycling key to cutting battery storage cost, Argonne chief says

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:34 -- John Shepherd
Recycling key to cutting battery storage cost, Argonne chief says

The US should take urgent action to cut battery costs and reduce dependency on other nations for raw materials in order to expand the use of energy storage systems, legislators have been told.

George Crabtree (pictured), director at Argonne National Laboratory's Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee countries such as China had “taken a very deliberate and strategic action” to establish battery supply chains with minerals such as cobalt and lithium for batteries, while the US had not.

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Scientists identify two prototype batteries to hit $100/kWh target

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:15 -- Paul Crompton
Scientists identify two prototype batteries to hit $100/kWh target

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory’s innovation hub have identified two types of battery they believe can become the technology of the future.

The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) has chosen a redox flow battery and a lithium-sulfur battery for further exploration as it moves into the final year of a five-year charter.

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