with a little help from our government, ...
welcome to the world of 400 Wh/kg
GM is a leading investor in the company
web site: http://enviasystems.com/
from EE TImes:
The Bay Area startup Envia,
supposedly begun in the Palo Alto Public Library, disclosed a new
approach to the
battery cathode that claims to at least double energy density-to 400 watt hours
per kilogram at a projected cost of $125 per kilowatt-hour. (Here's a link
to the company's technology specifications:
The Volt, by comparison, is around $500-$600 per kWh.
Though commercialization is at least three years away, the technology is
promising enough for General Motors to become the leading investor in the
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