We read quite a few articles about new electric bike battery technology, and it's common throughout the tech world as we all know that battery power for electric vehicles of all kinds is crucial to the next decade, and the more, the smaller, the better.
This one sounds too good to be true.
Purdue University researchers have developed a battery technology said to be able to recharge instantly - and it’s cheap and environmentally friendly.
I know, and next you’ll be telling me it comes with a magic money tree for the garden...
Dubbed the ‘IFbattery’, the tech works as a flow battery, which simply requires a top up of fluid electrolytes, much like filling up a petrol tank. It is theorised that the used fluids would remain clean and could be collected and recharged at any solar, wind or hydroelectric plant. In short, the technology looks a lot like a clean version of today’s fossil fuel consumption.