Sponsored

Business Unwrapped: clean growth

How a new breed of battery will help to power a lower-emission economy

Olly Mann and The Week’s Holden Frith are joined by guest expert Gabrielle Walker, a scientist, consultant and business strategist.

Please click here for a chance to win a £50 voucher by taking our survey about electric commercial vehicles.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––To get six free issues of The Week magazine and a moleskine notebook visit theweek.co.uk/offer and enter promo code: POD25–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

In this episode, we discuss:

Lithium-metal batteries

Batteries based on a more powerful technology - lithium metal rather than lithium ion - are about to enter production, thanks to Tokyo Metropolitan University and a spin-off company 3 Dom. They can already deliver twice the energy of existing batteries of the same size, with the promise of much more power to come - attracting interest from the world’s electric carmakers.

You can subscribe to The Week Unwrapped on the Global PlayerSpotifyApple podcastsSoundCloud or wherever you get you get your podcasts.

Recommended

The Battle of Stonehenge: what to know about the controversial £1.7bn tunnel project
Stonehenge traffic
In Depth

The Battle of Stonehenge: what to know about the controversial £1.7bn tunnel project

Flash floods, Tunisian turmoil and rich racing
Flash floods in London in July 2021
Podcast

Flash floods, Tunisian turmoil and rich racing

The best places to survive the collapse of society
View from Titterstone Clee Hill
Why we’re talking about . . .

The best places to survive the collapse of society

Billionaires in space: essential innovation or ‘costly vanity project’?
Blue Origin’s New Shepard crew posing after flying into space
In Focus

Billionaires in space: essential innovation or ‘costly vanity project’?

Popular articles

Why your AstraZeneca vaccine may mean no European holidays
Boris Johnson receives his second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
Getting to grips with . . .

Why your AstraZeneca vaccine may mean no European holidays

‘Wobbling’ Moon will cause worldwide flooding, Nasa warns
Flooding in Florida after Hurricane Irma hit in 2017
Why we’re talking about . . .

‘Wobbling’ Moon will cause worldwide flooding, Nasa warns

What next as homes raided in search for Hancock affair whistle-blower?
Matt Hancock leaving No. 10 with Gina Coladangelo in May 2020
The latest on . . .

What next as homes raided in search for Hancock affair whistle-blower?

The Week Footer Banner