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The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy is highly popular, but its impact so far has been minuscule.
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a solid electrolyte to replace flammable ones used in lithium-ion batteries.
The materials could make batteries that store more than twice as much energy as lithium-ion ones.
Notable advances in renewable energy pale compared to the impact of shale gas.
Lithium-sulfide batteries could store far more energy than lithium-ion ones.
Taking on established battery makers and making electric vehicles mainstream will require far more radical advances.