Advanced super capacitor-based storage

Batteries, Chemical, Storage, Supercapacitors, Telecommunication, Wireless

The problem with chemical batteries…

Chemical batteries, in a word, are Toxic. There is nothing environmental about them from the mining, to the leakage, to the disposal. Throughout their life-cycle they have terrible impact on the environment. Also, the search for Lithium places a finite limit on the amount of energy storage that can be provided by Lithium Ion batteries. The known deposits of Lithium in the world cannot produce enough energy storage to power Nova Scotia, Canada. Mining creates contamination in ground water and significant health issues for workers. Supercapacitors are made of graphene, a derivative of carbon. It is plentiful and requires no mining. Supercapacitors provide a solution for dealing with carbon created from other manufacturing activities. It is a green solution. The attached paper discusses how much Lithium is required to make a battery as well as its limitations. You can see why this is not a sustainable solution for the world’s energy problems. It should be a good comparative reference for our website.
Capacitors were first invented in 1669 and have been made a fundamental part of electric applications since American scientist, Michael Faraday, determined the nature of capacitance and electricity.
Batteries, Chemical, Supercapacitors
Lithium-based batteries have limited lifetime cycles due to parasitic reactions that occur every time the battery is discharged and recharged. If kept in a 100% charged state, this parasitic reaction increases, further decaying the battery life. Super capacitors achieve 100X the cycle life of a lithium battery because there is no such reaction in the capacitor discharge/charge process. Since the parasitic reaction does not exist, super capacitors can be kept at 100% charge indefinitely with no degradation of life.