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The 12 Largest Batteries on Earth

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If you thought that a large battery was the one in your car, you need to think again! Battery technology is remarkably scalable, meaning that you can have batteries the size of football stadia, supplying power to the grid. The technology used to create the largest batteries on Earth has really sped up over the […]

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Tesla’s Different Battery Cell Types and Chemistry Explained

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In 1891, William Morrison designed the first electric vehicle using 24 electromagnetic batteries. The battery system weighed over 700 lbs and could reach a top speed of 14 mph. While this was impressive by the standards of that time, modern EVs can reach a top speed of 250 mph. However, most of us don’t usually […]

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Nickel-Cobalt-Aluminum (NCA) vs. Nickel-Cobalt-Manganese (NCM) Batteries Compared: What’s the Difference?

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In 2020, Tesla announced its newest battery cell, the 4680-type. It featured a massive body (nearly 5x the size of the next type down) and a new internal design that allows it to quickly and safely transfer energy through the battery. Unsurprisingly, this cell made big news, and automakers are scrambling to keep up. Right […]

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What Are Water Batteries and How Do They Work?

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The Italian scientist, Alessandro Volta, is known for inventing the first electric battery in the world. Technology has certainly come a long way since. With heat waves getting worse by the year, nothing feels more comforting than a nice, air-conditioned room. But, electric batteries can be rather dangerous, due to their toxic emissions and potential […]

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