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Need for moving towards greener battery technologies

11 August 2011

SIVAGANGA:Jean-Marie Tarascon, Director, ALISTORE-ERI & University of Picardi, France, on Wednesday stressed the need for moving towards greener battery technologies so as to increase the sustainability of energy storage.

Delivering Michael Faraday medal lecture 2011, jointly organised by the Michael Faraday Memorial Trust and Central Electrochemical Research Institute at CECRI in Karaikudi, he said the evolution of batteries, which began from 1800, had undergone innumerable changes. New technologies had been introduced by various scientists and scholars from time to time. It had impacted the civilization over the last 200 years in many ways. The introduction of Lithium-ion batteries was considered as a start of the revolution in battery history. The Li-ion battery technology, which relied on versatile chemistry, had also undergone many changes over the years….

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/article2345341.ece

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Written by csirindia

August 13, 2011 at 9:00 am

Posted in CECRI

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