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The world needs more power, preferably in a form that’s clean and renewable. Our energy-storage strategies are currently shaped by lithium-ion batteries – at the cutting edge of such technology – but what can we look forward to in years to come?
Total and Saft have nearly 200 years of combined experience in industries that are known for needing high levels of safety awareness. So what can the battery maker learn from its new oil and gas owner?
The digital technology age means a massive boom in devices and increasing energy demand, but it doesn’t have to come at the cost of the environment, writes Patrick de Metz, Environmental and Governmental Affairs Director at Saft.
Every nervous flyer has probably gazed out of the window and wondered what would happen if those enormous engines stopped working. The reality is less worrying than you might think.
Despite the environmental pressure to reduce our energy consumption, global demand for power is actually growing – and will keep doing so. What's behind our need for more?