Oncor’s proposal is built around the lithium ion battery, which was first conceived at Oxford University in the early 1970s. Over the years, scientists have steadily improved upon that original design, making a battery that can deliver a charge longer and cheaper year by year.
And the battery and car manufacturer Tesla has assured Oncor it can bring costs down even further.
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