23/03/2021 09:48 PM | Click to read full article
In groundbreaking new research, scientists have made a structural battery 10 times better than in any previous experiment. What’s a structural battery, and why is it such a big deal? The term refers to an energy storage device that can also bear weight as part of a structure.
The main use case is for electric cars, where a literally massive amount of batteries take up a ton of room and don’t contribute to the actual structure of the car.