The actual paper is dense, nothing apparent in a 60-second scan. Perhaps it will be informative when I can dig into it. Regardless, it sounds too good to be true.
There are good comments here to get one started in delving into the possibilities.
One practical factor is simply size. If these things are enormous, which is the sense I have from the press release, then they are probably not practical, even for the stated purpose, certainly not for portable storage, such as in an automobile.

Watts Up With That?

redox_batteryWe’ve seen so many press releases for a new battery technology that seems almost to good to be true over the years. A lot of them were and never made it past the press release. Here’s to hoping this one isn’t one of those.

From the University of Southern California

USC scientists create new battery that’s cheap, clean, rechargeable… and organic 

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