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Faradion Electric Bike: Prototype Powered By Sodium-Ion Batteries

Faradion Electric Bike: Prototype Powered By Sodium-Ion Batteries

By Stephen Edelstein 54 views May 24, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Faradion prototype electric bicycle powered by sodium-ion battery pack Enlarge Photo Lithium-ion battery cells are currently dominant in electric cars and energy storage, but researchers are constantly looking to improve on them. The need to increase the amount of electricity a battery can store, decrease charging times, and lower costs is driving experimentation with other battery chemistries. Now, one British firm has found a somewhat unusual way to demonstrate its latest experimental chemistry. DON'T MISS: New Battery And Energy Research And Technology: What We're Reading Faradion was founded in 2011 to develop sodium-ion batteries, and as a proof of concept, it recently built an electric bicycle powered by them. Sodium-ion batteries work under essentially the same principles lith...

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