Design News – Blog – Sulfur-Based Battery Outperforms Lithium-Ion in Tests

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A new battery design, which replaces lithium with abundant and low-cost elemental sulfur, is still in its nascent stages but shows real promise for giving batteries more energy potential.

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Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have designed and tested one alternative. They say their all-solid lithium-sulfur battery offers four times the energy density of conventional lithium-ion technologies.

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