Batteries for EVs, ships and stationary application is an industry for the future:
Plans are afoot for rapidly expanding battery production in Norway and Scandinavia. The advantage is abundance of hydro electric power supply and plenty of space to build factories.
Here is but one of the new project in the process of establishment:
International heavy weight companies are in the game:
One of these days some entrepreneur working in his garage is going to find something new that will make traditional battery ‘philosophy’ obsolete overnight. they say solar power is at about 10% of it’s capability right now.
My standard is that star trek episode where the actors are in a cold cave and one aims their phazer at a rock and heats it up to red hot in about 4 secounds. when batteries get to that level of efficiency the green world will have arrived !!