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Off-Road Vehicle Makers Electrify to Become as Large as Car Companies

Off-Road Vehicle Makers Electrify to Become as Large as Car Companies

Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 14, 2020
Energy Storage to Enhance Renewables in Honduras

Energy Storage to Enhance Renewables in Honduras

The addition of energy storage and GEMS solution to RECO's generation resources will provide additional flexibility to integrate renewables into the local grid and secure reliability while eliminating the need for mechanical spinning reserve. The storage system will provide virtual spinning reserve capacity needed to maintain stability of the grid - particularly important for the energy security of an island.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 13, 2020
Electrodes For Ultracapacitor

Electrodes For Ultracapacitor

Nanoramic specializes in energy storage technology and material solutions based on nano-carbons. Nano-carbons have exceptional electrical, thermal and mechanical properties at the nano-scale level. We synthesize and incorporate nano-carbons in various materials and transfer these properties at the macroscale level. Nanoramic chooses an advanced and proprietary combination of advanced materials, creating new materials that can be made to meet the requirements of several applications. Nanoramic's ultracapacitor division, FastCAP Ultracapacitors, is an industry leader in harsh environment energy storage, producing the only ultracapacitors capable of operating in temperatures up to 150C and under conditions of high shock and vibration.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 12, 2020
New Electrode Design May Lead to More Powerful Batteries

New Electrode Design May Lead to More Powerful Batteries

New research could lead to batteries that can pack more power per pound and last longer, based on the long-sought goal of using pure lithium metal as one of the battery's two electrodes, the anode.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 12, 2020
Solid-State Electrolytes for advanced Lithium Batteries

Solid-State Electrolytes for advanced Lithium Batteries

Ampcera is a U.S. based innovator and global leader in the development and commercialization of solid-state electrolyte materials and manufacturing technologies. With 100+ industry customers and R&D partners from 10+ countries, Ampcera is currently collaborating with major automotive OEMs and battery makers to accelerate the integration of its solid-state electrolyte technologies in high-performance lithium batteries with high energy density, low cost, inherent safety advantages and fast charging performance. Ampcera is headquartered in the Silicon Valley in Milpitas, CA with a research and development laboratory located in Tucson, AZ.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 11, 2020
Eliminating Cobalt Metal in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Eliminating Cobalt Metal in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Energy storage startup SPARKZ Inc has exclusively licensed five battery technologies from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory designed to eliminate cobalt metal in lithium-ion batteries. The advancement is aimed at accelerating the production of electric vehicles and energy storage solutions for the power grid.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 10, 2020
Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Former racing catamaran turned ship of the future, Energy Observer has made waves as it has been navigating its six-year odyssey around the world as the first energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel. Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, announced that it has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 7, 2020
Liquid Air Energy Storage Helping to Crack Global Challenge

Liquid Air Energy Storage Helping to Crack Global Challenge

Developed by academics, liquid air energy storage could play a part in helping to crack the global challenge faced by electricity providers of balancing power supply and demand - thanks to a major research project.
External Company Press Release
Smart Grid to Tackle Large-Scale Storage Needs

Smart Grid to Tackle Large-Scale Storage Needs

Koolen Industries has launched Smart Grid, a new energy storage company that will deliver integrated large-scale energy storage solutions, for its fast-growing international clients. These energy storage solutions will connect multiple batteries using smart software.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 6, 2020
Hydro-Québec Partners with Mercedes-Benz on Solid-State Batteries

Hydro-Québec Partners with Mercedes-Benz on Solid-State Batteries

The battery is not an off-the-shelf product, but an integral part of the vehicle architecture. The intelligence of the battery lies in a highly complex overall system, which defines the characteristics of the vehicle with respect to performance, range and charging times.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 5, 2020
Toyota, Panasonic Joint Venture for Automotive Prismatic Batteries

Toyota, Panasonic Joint Venture for Automotive Prismatic Batteries

Toyota and Panasonic have decided to establish a joint venture specializing in automotive prismatic batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 4, 2020
Turbocharging Hydrogen Fuel Cells with Novel Ion-Conducting Copolymer

Turbocharging Hydrogen Fuel Cells with Novel Ion-Conducting Copolymer

Renewed investments in hydrogen fuel cell technologies and infrastructure by companies like Amazon; nations like China; and automakers like Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai, are sparking sales and fresh interest in the vast possibilities of polymer-electrolyte fuel cells. The fresh interest could revolutionize transportation and fill streets with vehicles whose only effluent is water vapor.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 3, 2020
Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 31, 2020
Engineers Examine Lithium Battery Defects

Engineers Examine Lithium Battery Defects

Solid-state lithium batteries are the Holy Grail of energy storage. With potential impacts on everything from personal mobile devices to industrial renewable energy, the difficulties are worth overcoming. The goal: Build a safe and long lived lithium battery. The challenge: Use a solid-state electrolyte and stop short circuiting from the formation and growth of lithium dendrites.
External Company Press Release
Wood Based Batteries Created by Ligna Energy Printed at Ynvisible

Wood Based Batteries Created by Ligna Energy Printed at Ynvisible

Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the first industrial scale production of an innovative and groundbreaking energy storage technology developed by researchers at Linköping University and the company Ligna Energy AB. Ligna Energy's batteries are printed from residual material from the forest. The first industrial production run was carried out at Ynvisible Production in Linköping, Sweden.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 30, 2020
Impact of Technology Development on Li-ion Supply Chain

Impact of Technology Development on Li-ion Supply Chain

Understanding the future of the Li-ion supply chain requires clarity on the technologies and chemistries that will be used over the coming decade.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 30, 2020
Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

219 worked with DuPont to develop a custom-designed drone built with advanced technology.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Highlights from CES 2020: Vehicle technologies and autonomous mobility

Highlights from CES 2020: Vehicle technologies and autonomous mobility

IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2020 in Las Vegas on 7-10th Jan 2020. The Consumer Electronics Show, organized by the Consumer Technology Association, is the largest electronics event in the world. CES 2020 has attracted over 170,000 in attendance during the four days.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 30, 2020
Giant Battery to Support Renewable Energy Drive in Queensland

Giant Battery to Support Renewable Energy Drive in Queensland

One of Australia's largest grid-scale batteries will be built at Wandoan in Queensland under a 15-year agreement between AGL and Vena Energy Australia.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 29, 2020
Massive Battery Proposed Near Retired Coal Plant

Massive Battery Proposed Near Retired Coal Plant

The Navajo Energy Storage Station is a pumped storage hydropower facility that would use water from Lake Powell and a new reservoir on a plateau above the lake to create a gigantic battery. The facility would use cheap, abundant solar and wind energy to pump water to the upper reservoir, then release it through turbines to generate 10 hours of renewable energy each day to power cities in California, Arizona and Nevada when demand peaks late in the day and through the night.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 14, 2020
Energy Storage to Enhance Renewables in Honduras

Energy Storage to Enhance Renewables in Honduras

The addition of energy storage and GEMS solution to RECO's generation resources will provide additional flexibility to integrate renewables into the local grid and secure reliability while eliminating the need for mechanical spinning reserve. The storage system will provide virtual spinning reserve capacity needed to maintain stability of the grid - particularly important for the energy security of an island.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 12, 2020
New Electrode Design May Lead to More Powerful Batteries

New Electrode Design May Lead to More Powerful Batteries

New research could lead to batteries that can pack more power per pound and last longer, based on the long-sought goal of using pure lithium metal as one of the battery's two electrodes, the anode.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 11, 2020
Eliminating Cobalt Metal in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Eliminating Cobalt Metal in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Energy storage startup SPARKZ Inc has exclusively licensed five battery technologies from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory designed to eliminate cobalt metal in lithium-ion batteries. The advancement is aimed at accelerating the production of electric vehicles and energy storage solutions for the power grid.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 7, 2020
Liquid Air Energy Storage Helping to Crack Global Challenge

Liquid Air Energy Storage Helping to Crack Global Challenge

Developed by academics, liquid air energy storage could play a part in helping to crack the global challenge faced by electricity providers of balancing power supply and demand - thanks to a major research project.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 6, 2020
Hydro-Québec Partners with Mercedes-Benz on Solid-State Batteries

Hydro-Québec Partners with Mercedes-Benz on Solid-State Batteries

The battery is not an off-the-shelf product, but an integral part of the vehicle architecture. The intelligence of the battery lies in a highly complex overall system, which defines the characteristics of the vehicle with respect to performance, range and charging times.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 4, 2020
Turbocharging Hydrogen Fuel Cells with Novel Ion-Conducting Copolymer

Turbocharging Hydrogen Fuel Cells with Novel Ion-Conducting Copolymer

Renewed investments in hydrogen fuel cell technologies and infrastructure by companies like Amazon; nations like China; and automakers like Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai, are sparking sales and fresh interest in the vast possibilities of polymer-electrolyte fuel cells. The fresh interest could revolutionize transportation and fill streets with vehicles whose only effluent is water vapor.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 31, 2020
Engineers Examine Lithium Battery Defects

Engineers Examine Lithium Battery Defects

Solid-state lithium batteries are the Holy Grail of energy storage. With potential impacts on everything from personal mobile devices to industrial renewable energy, the difficulties are worth overcoming. The goal: Build a safe and long lived lithium battery. The challenge: Use a solid-state electrolyte and stop short circuiting from the formation and growth of lithium dendrites.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 30, 2020
Impact of Technology Development on Li-ion Supply Chain

Impact of Technology Development on Li-ion Supply Chain

Understanding the future of the Li-ion supply chain requires clarity on the technologies and chemistries that will be used over the coming decade.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Highlights from CES 2020: Vehicle technologies and autonomous mobility

Highlights from CES 2020: Vehicle technologies and autonomous mobility

IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2020 in Las Vegas on 7-10th Jan 2020. The Consumer Electronics Show, organized by the Consumer Technology Association, is the largest electronics event in the world. CES 2020 has attracted over 170,000 in attendance during the four days.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 29, 2020
Massive Battery Proposed Near Retired Coal Plant

Massive Battery Proposed Near Retired Coal Plant

The Navajo Energy Storage Station is a pumped storage hydropower facility that would use water from Lake Powell and a new reservoir on a plateau above the lake to create a gigantic battery. The facility would use cheap, abundant solar and wind energy to pump water to the upper reservoir, then release it through turbines to generate 10 hours of renewable energy each day to power cities in California, Arizona and Nevada when demand peaks late in the day and through the night.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 13, 2020
Electrodes For Ultracapacitor

Electrodes For Ultracapacitor

Nanoramic specializes in energy storage technology and material solutions based on nano-carbons. Nano-carbons have exceptional electrical, thermal and mechanical properties at the nano-scale level. We synthesize and incorporate nano-carbons in various materials and transfer these properties at the macroscale level. Nanoramic chooses an advanced and proprietary combination of advanced materials, creating new materials that can be made to meet the requirements of several applications. Nanoramic's ultracapacitor division, FastCAP Ultracapacitors, is an industry leader in harsh environment energy storage, producing the only ultracapacitors capable of operating in temperatures up to 150C and under conditions of high shock and vibration.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 12, 2020
Solid-State Electrolytes for advanced Lithium Batteries

Solid-State Electrolytes for advanced Lithium Batteries

Ampcera is a U.S. based innovator and global leader in the development and commercialization of solid-state electrolyte materials and manufacturing technologies. With 100+ industry customers and R&D partners from 10+ countries, Ampcera is currently collaborating with major automotive OEMs and battery makers to accelerate the integration of its solid-state electrolyte technologies in high-performance lithium batteries with high energy density, low cost, inherent safety advantages and fast charging performance. Ampcera is headquartered in the Silicon Valley in Milpitas, CA with a research and development laboratory located in Tucson, AZ.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 10, 2020
Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

Former racing catamaran turned ship of the future, Energy Observer has made waves as it has been navigating its six-year odyssey around the world as the first energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel. Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, announced that it has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer.
External Company Press Release
Smart Grid to Tackle Large-Scale Storage Needs

Smart Grid to Tackle Large-Scale Storage Needs

Koolen Industries has launched Smart Grid, a new energy storage company that will deliver integrated large-scale energy storage solutions, for its fast-growing international clients. These energy storage solutions will connect multiple batteries using smart software.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 5, 2020
Toyota, Panasonic Joint Venture for Automotive Prismatic Batteries

Toyota, Panasonic Joint Venture for Automotive Prismatic Batteries

Toyota and Panasonic have decided to establish a joint venture specializing in automotive prismatic batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 3, 2020
Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company.
External Company Press Release
Wood Based Batteries Created by Ligna Energy Printed at Ynvisible

Wood Based Batteries Created by Ligna Energy Printed at Ynvisible

Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the first industrial scale production of an innovative and groundbreaking energy storage technology developed by researchers at Linköping University and the company Ligna Energy AB. Ligna Energy's batteries are printed from residual material from the forest. The first industrial production run was carried out at Ynvisible Production in Linköping, Sweden.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 30, 2020
Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

Custom Designed Drone Using Advanced Materials

219 worked with DuPont to develop a custom-designed drone built with advanced technology.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jan 30, 2020
Giant Battery to Support Renewable Energy Drive in Queensland

Giant Battery to Support Renewable Energy Drive in Queensland

One of Australia's largest grid-scale batteries will be built at Wandoan in Queensland under a 15-year agreement between AGL and Vena Energy Australia.
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