Researchers Create Sodium Battery In Industry Standard “18650″ Format

Zothecula sends word that French team has developed a battery using sodium ions in the usual “18650″ format. Gizmag reports: “A team of researchers in France has taken a major step towards powering our devices with rechargeable batteries based on an element that is far more abundant and cheaper than lithium. For the first time ever, a battery has been developed using sodium ions in the industry standard “18650″ format used in laptop batteries, LED flashlights and the Tesla Model S, among other products.”

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