By [email protected] “Everyone is kind of stuck.”
So says Bill Joy, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems and former Kleiner Perkins partner, who thinks the pace of innovation in the battery industry is too slow.
Joy hopes a battery startup that he’s invested in over the years, Ionic Materials, can help speed up progress. “Innovation has stalled because it’s so hard. People need a solid electrolyte to make progress,” said Joy in an interview.
Ionic has developed a plastic-like polymer that serves as an electrolyte, and can work with various active battery substances like lithium, zinc and aluminum.
Read Full Article Here
For more great articles: Greentech Media: Headlines