Scientists demonstrate two new battery chemistries: water and calcium

The calcium-oxygen battery developed by scientists at China's Fudan University is stable in air and can be made into flexible fibres to produce next-generation wearables. Photo: Fudan University

Scientific teams working in Australia and China have demonstrated two new battery chemistries that could supplant lithium-ion batteries in the coming years, thus overcoming the pos...

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Ampcera's solid-state batteries surpass US DoE's fast-charging benchmarks

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Tucson-based battery innovator Ampcera recently claimed that its all-solid-state battery (ASSB) technology has achieved a fast-charging milestone of 0 to 80 percent ...

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Zinc batteries charged for another banner year

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Zinc is advancing to deliver as a top battery chemistry for energy storage in 2024, following a breakthrough in both funding and demonstration projects last year, writes ...

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Solid-state batteries to gain traction in terms of adoption in the coming years

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The overall penetration rate of solid-state batteries across the globe is expected to be 1.7 percent and 8.4 percent by 2025 and 2030 respectively, according to an estimation by CI...

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ProLogium opens solid-state lithium ceramic battery plant in Taiwan

ProLogium’s Taoke battery plant. Source: ProLogium

Taiwan-based ProLogium Technology has recently launched what it claims as the world's first giga-scale solid-state lithium ceramic battery facility 'Taoke' at Taoyuan in ...

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Sion Power, which uses compression on EV batteries, gets funding from LG Energy, others

US battery technology startup Sion Power announced the company has raised $75 million in Series A funding. The round was led by South Korean battery manufacturing giant LG Energy S...

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VARTA expanding R&D capabilities for next-gen batteries at its Austrian facility

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German battery manufacturer VARTA AG has announced the expansion of 'VARTA Innovation', the company's battery R&D wing, which is establishing a modern research facili...

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SK On, Solid Power partner to speed up development of all-solid-state batteries

SK On's Chief Commercial Officer Sung Min-suk and Solid Power Chief Executive Officer John Van Scoter at the signing ceremony held at CES 2024 Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 10.

SK On, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer has signed an agreement with a US-based developer of solid-state batteries, Solid Power, to speed up the development of all-soli...

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US DoE announces $131 mn for R&D in EV battery, charging systems

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced more than $131 million for projects to advance research and development (R&D) in EV batteries and charging systems, ...

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Stellantis Ventures invests in Tiamat for sodium-ion battery technology

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The corporate venture fund of automaker Stellantis has recently made a strategic investment on a France-based company 'Tiamat' that is developing and commercializing sodi...

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KPIT develops sodium-ion battery tech for sustainable mobility

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Automotive software integrator KPIT Technologies has unveiled its sodium (Na)-ion battery technology for e-mobility applications in India, especially for electric two and...

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Toshiba develops li-ion battery with cobalt-free 5V-class cathode

Toshiba's prototype battery featuring its new technology. Source: Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation has developed a new iteration of lithium-ion battery using a cobalt-free 5V-class, high-potential cathode material, which can be suited for a variety of applica...

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Schneider Electric unveils new battery lab in Bengaluru

Energy management and automation major, Schneider Electric has inaugurated a new battery lab in Bengaluru to advance R&D in battery technologies. The company has invested ...

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Hofer Powertrain develops fast recharging battery technology for EVs

German powertrain tech firm Hofer Powertrain has announced the launch of its advanced EV battery technology – the 'ULTEVATE Ultra' battery module. The company claims...

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Gelion and Ionblox partner to develop next-gen lithium-silicon-sulfur cells

Anglo-Australian battery maker, Gelion Plc (Gelion) on Tuesday said it has signed a joint development agreement with California-based battery technology company, Ionblox Inc (Ionbl...

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Solid Power presents its first A-sample cells for automotive qualification

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Solid-state battery technology firm Solid Power has recently made first A-1 EV battery cell deliveries to BMW to formally enter automotive qualification. The company is report...

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LGES's Arizona plant to make 46-Series cylindrical cells for Tesla

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To pre-emptively respond to market demands for 46-Series cylindrical battery cells from Tesla, LG Energy Solution (LGES) has decided to utilize its Arizona EV battery facility...

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24M Technologies presents Electrode-to-Pack battery system for EVs, ESS

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At the on-going 2023 Japan Mobility Show, battery firm 24M is showcasing its transformative and streamlined battery pack technology - the 'Electrode-to-Pack' (ETOP) ...

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Stellantis opens its first EV battery technology center in Italy

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Stellantis has recently inaugurated its first Battery Technology Center at the Mirafiori complex in Turin, Italy. The company has invested about €40 million to this ...

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CATL's 'Shenxing' superfast charging LFP battery promises 700km EV range

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Chinese battery giant CATL has recently introduced 'Shenxing', claimed as the world's first 4C superfast charging LFP battery, capable of delivering 400 km of driving range wi...

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EV batteries that charge as quickly as cellphones?

Toyota has announced the next big thing in EV batteries. Or has it? This month, the Japanese automaker said it had found a cost-effective method to produce solid-state EV batteries...

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Georgia Tech researchers find aluminum-foil anodes effective for solid-state batteries

Graduate student researcher Yuhgene Liu holds an aluminum material for solid-state batteries. Source: Georgia Tech

A group of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed aluminum foil-based anode for all-solid state batteries with higher energy density and grea...

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Amara Raja embracing lithium technologies, battery recycling | Interview

Vijayanand Samudrala, President (New Energy) - Amara Raja Batteries, spoke to ETN briefly on the emerging trends in the Indian battery storage space and the impact of lithium-...

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REVAMP project to industrialize reprocessing of used CV batteries in Germany

High-voltage battery modules for commercial vehicles. Source: MAN Truck & Bus

Remanufacturing of variant battery modules with automated assembly and testing processes (REVAMP) is a new, recently-launched research project that aims is to increase th...

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GM acquires Israeli battery software startup ALGOLiON

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General Motors has recently announced the complete acquisition of Israel-based battery software startup ALGOLiON Ltd. for an undisclosed sum. GM's newly formed Technology Accelerat...

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Umicore sets up prototyping center for solid-state battery in Belgium

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Battery materials firm Umicore has recently opened a solid-state battery material prototyping facilities in Olen, Belgium. The company claims that the center is one ...

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Webasto presented EV batteries, thermal solutions at Battery Show Europe 2023

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German auto technologies firm Webasto showcased its extensive range of electromobility products at the Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart that ended yesterday. The company's dis...

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IESW 2023: Taking a grip of emerging Technological megatrends

The first day of the on-going India Energy Storage Week 2023 at New Delhi was tight-packed with technical forums latest and emerging technological developments in ba...

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Northvolt, Scania unveil Prismatic Battery cells for heavy-duty electric transportation

Battery firm Northvolt and automaker Scania have recently unveiled a jointly developed battery cell for heavy electric vehicles. In validation tests, the lithium-ion...

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StoreDot claims Silicon Batteries with fast-charging can make EVs more accessible

Israeli firm StoreDot has said that its advanced silicon batteries will go into manufacturing very soon, thus enabling car makers to design and produce cheaper, ligh...

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