The race for the future of batteries kicked off in earnest this year with two landmark buy-ins by major corporations, the study reports. Automotive supplier Bosch bought Seeo, a solid-state battery manufacturer, to help Bosch meet its 75% energy storage cost-cut goal. Electronics giant Dyson bought solid-state battery manufacturer Sakti3 for $90 million. But these are only glimpses of the future.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.