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Changing batteries in Space

1 July 2020 

On 26th of june, two NASA astronauts took a spacewalk to replace old nickel-hydrogen batteries with new lithium-ion batteries. The new lithium-ion batteries are lighter and smaller than the old batteries and they also have more current capacity. Read more

Alternative for the battery: hydrogen!

July 26, 2019 

Elfa lives on batteries and has had over 100 year of expertise in the field of batteries. Still, it is not blind to other developments. We think that the battery for small-scale use will continue playing an important role. But where batteries will move cars, or, bigger still, supply power to houses and companies, we expect that the role of the battery will become small in the decades to come. After all, hydrogen offers a better alternative. Read more

Energy agreement requires batteries

July 26, 2019 

Thanks to the energy agreement, the convenience of energy from gas and coal will be behind us in the future. We will have to use energy in a completely different way. By 2030, the amount of green electricity produced from nature in the Netherlands must have quintupled. This requires hundreds of additional windmills, and millions of solar panels will be installed. Read more

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