After Decades of Explosions, Battery Startups Give the Green Light to Liquid and Lithium-Metal

Cuberg says it’s all in how you make your electrolyte

A rendering of Northvolt’s planned Swedish battery factory. Photo courtesy of Northvolt

Forecasts of a revolution in batteries — ushering in much cheaper electric vehicles with far greater range — have rested largely on the promise of a coming technological breakthrough: an electrode made of pure lithium…