Battery research Where is the battery for super-fast charging?

Battery research Where is the battery for super-fast charging?

Battery research Where is the battery for super-fast charging?

48 billion dollars – that is how much a US start-up was worth on the stock exchange at the end of 2020 that did not even have a market-ready product. According to the founders of Quantumscape, electrochemists and engineers from the renowned Stanford University, this can be expected in 2024 at the earliest. But it was the Holy Grail of the energy and transport transition that the Americans promised: the solid-state battery. Prominent investors like Bill Gates have let themselves be attracted by this, as well as the one who is (also) relying on a breakthrough by the Americans in solid-state batteries for his ambitious electric car plans. They are currently united by the disappointment: Since a New Yorker has, the stock market price has fallen by almost 80 percent compared to the high at the end of 2020.