lithium silicon

Lithium-Silicon Batteries on the Horizon

Significant advancements in lithium batteries are only a few years away!  The new lithium silicon batteries have the potential to double the operation time of electric cars and drones with their increased energy capacity.  These batteries are manufactured differently than traditional lithium ion and lithium polymer (LiPo) batteries, and use silicon instead of graphite in the anode.  Various companies are using different ratios of lithium and silicon as part of their secret formula... 

Link to the Wall Street Journal article is below:

The Battery Boost we've been waiting for is only a few years out...