Should you invest in lithium or hydrogen?
Is there a good, bad and ugly about batteries? Evidently. NiMH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) NiCad (Nickel-Cadmium), Li-Ion (Lithium-Ion), LiFePO4 (Lithium Iron Phosphate), Alkaline, Carbon Zinc and Lithium all have strengths that are good and weaknesses that are bad. The ugly? That’s the Carbon Zinc whose only strength is that it is inexpensive. Its ugliness lies in its low energy, low endurance. Batteries “that qualify as little more than junk” according to zbattery’s Household Battery Guide.
Then there’s the battery battle between Tesla’s Elon Musk and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. Musk says lithium-ion batteries are the technology of the future. But Bezos is buying hydrogen stock. Will the alternative power source of hydrogen fuel cells threaten the popularity of lithium? Read more →