Batteries are on track to overtake fossil fuels as the primary way we power the world. The industry’s four giants—Panasonic, CATL, BYD, and LG Chem—bring in a combined $100 billion in annual revenue, and RMI reports that the first half of 2019 saw $1.4 billion in battery technology investment. But if batteries are going to power the future, they need to get more advanced, cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly. Fast.
Quartz’s latest presentation explains why batteries are key to a greener future and walks you through the challenges that stand in the way of making that promise a reality.