What Advances in Battery Technology are Needed to Make Electric Aircraft More Practical and Widely Usable ?

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The aviation industry is experiencing a paradigm shift as electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, electric planes, and flying cars are poised to revolutionize transportation. However, the widespread adoption of these electric aircraft relies heavily on advancements in battery technology.

The battery you can charge as many times as you like

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Researchers at the University of New South Wales have made a significant breakthrough in the development of solid-state batteries, which could potentially revolutionize the battery industry. One of the major challenges in the use of batteries is their capacity loss due to repeated charging and discharging.

Sodium-sulphur molten salt battery promises much better performance

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A new technology promises a revolution with four times the energy density and at a fraction of the cost of lithium-ion batteries. As the world turns its back on fossil fuels that are destroying the planet, our lives increasingly revolve around batteries.

New sodium-ion batteries for energy storage

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Higher energy density, lower environmental impact, longer lifetime, orders of magnitude shorter charging time, less flammable, cheaper production, to name just a few of the futuristic goals of dozens of battery technology research labs. But the basic research is still going on.