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Advance in understanding of all-solid-state batteries

(The Faraday Institution) In a new paper published by Nature Materials entitled ‘Critical Stripping Current Leads to Dendrite Formation on Plating in Lithium Anode Solid Electrolyte Cells,’ Faraday Institution researchers at the University of Oxford have taken a step forward in understanding the mechanisms by which solid-state batteries fail — a necessary prerequisite to avoiding such failures.


US gas utility funds ‘front’ consumer group to fight natural gas bans

America’s largest gas utility is trying to thwart efforts to limit the use of natural gas in California beyond usual corporate lobbying efforts, going so far as to establish and fund a consumer group that pushes for “balanced energy solutions”….