Friday, October 31, 2008

Lithium-ion Nanomaterial Batteries: Our new hope with a dose of caution

The article says that the batteries could be significant to energy storage for transportation; wind, solar, and other forms of alternative energy; smart-grid electricity management; viable electric vehicles; and others. The article says that there is currently a lack of oversight on other potential risks and that only a few studies exist on the potential environmental implications of recycling and disposing these new batteries.

The article can be viewed here.

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