Thursday, February 12, 2015

Is the perfect Battery the holy grail of the electronic age?

If any one issue has dominated both our international and domestic dialogue, it is the subject of energy. A developed and developing world, with ever increasing energy needs and, in spite of the current glut, not an endless supply of oil.

Enter alternative energy...wind, solar and the battery. If only we could prefect the later. With range anxiety for electric cars, computer anxiety on long flights, the need for a better battery might very well be the holy grail of the electronic and digital age.

Steve Levine, who’s written about and covered the energy sector for years, now in The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World, turns his attention to the struggle to build that perfect battery

My conversation with Steve Levine:

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