Supercharging tomorrow: Australia first to test new lithium batteries
- Monash University researchers have developed the world’s most efficient lithium-sulphur battery, capable of powering a smartphone for five continuous days.
- Prototype cells have been developed in Germany. Further testing in cars and solar grids to take place in Australia in 2020.
- Researchers have a filed patent on the manufacturing process, and will capture a large share of Australia’s lithium chain.