Close this search box.

Getting climate, energy & environment news right.

Startup Claims Breakthrough in Long-Duration Batteries

Russell Gold of The Wall Street Journal reports on Form Energy, a startup that has made a breakthrough in long-duration battery technology.

The C3 Take
  • Form Energy’s battery, which is constructed with iron, is more cost competitive than lithium-ion batteries and will hit the market by 2025.
  • This breakthrough could solve the intermittency problem of renewable energy sources and provide power when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing.
  • The innovation and leadership of the private sector is creating a cleaner energy future.

“Form is preparing to soon be in production of the ‘kind of battery you need to fully retire thermal assets like coal and natural gas’ power plants, said the company’s chief executive, Mateo Jaramillo, who developed Tesla Inc.’s Powerwall battery and worked on some of its earliest automotive powertrains.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

Copyright © 2020 Conservative Coalition for Climate Solutions

Subscribe to our exclusive email designed for conservatives who care about climate.

Help us promote free market solutions for climate change.

5 Incredible Ways Economic Freedom Helps the Planet.

Sign up for our newsletter now to get the full list right in your inbox.

Thank you for signing up

Help us promote sensible solutions for both planet and prosperity.

Download Now