The key is a modular design, which could make the technology practical as a way to keep the grid stable and reduce electricity costs.
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A startup hopes to commercialize a novel design that features fluid electrodes.
Battery draws power from salinity difference between freshwater and saltwater.
Startup creates an automated process that could speed the development of cheaper batteries for electric cars.
An alternative to batteries gets an advance from tiny, crumpled sheets of graphene, whose electrodes can store more charge because they have larger surface areas.
Apps that track how people use their phones could help make the devices more efficient.
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A battery will capture power from braking trains.
Founder of A123 Systems starts a new company to commercialize the technology.
If federally funded factories don't get enough demand, even more government spending could result.