Day: December 10, 2021

Hemp Sourced Lignin for Grid Backup Batteries

Despite the US federal government’s traditional disdain for certain cannabis ingredients and byproducts, recent research and development indicates that large storage batteries made from a water-based electrolyte and lignin polymers—the substances gluing fibers together in hemp and in wood that give it stiffness—can be substituted in many cases for lithium, lead or vanadium in batteries. […]