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UL issues world's first certification for repurposed EV batteries

UL issues world's first certification for repurposed EV batteries

Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 14, 2019
Used car batteries could power farms in the developing world

Used car batteries could power farms in the developing world

As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such vehicles increases rapidly, the need to find the best way to reuse and recycle vehicle batteries becomes just as intense.
External Company Press Release
Imprint Energy expands access to safe, flexible batteries

Imprint Energy expands access to safe, flexible batteries

Imprint Energy announced the expanded availability of its developer's kit for its ultrathin, safe, flexible, printed batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 12, 2019
Battery Second Life: IDTechEx Research Reviews New Value Opportunities

Battery Second Life: IDTechEx Research Reviews New Value Opportunities

The first batch of electric vehicle batteries are reaching their retirement age and the next ten years will see a huge increase in the volume of retired batteries. What will happen to the huge amount of used EV batteries? IDTechEx has recently released the latest report named Second-life Electric Vehicle Batteries 2020-2030.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 2, 2019
Electric car research boosted by cobalt-free battery

Electric car research boosted by cobalt-free battery

The elimination of cobalt -- an expensive chemical component currently required to power our smartphones and laptops -- from lithium-ion batteries has been the goal of Texas Engineer Arumugam Manthiram for much of his career.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 29, 2019
A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

A low-cost, high-performance battery chemistry developed by researchers could one day lead to scalable grid-level storage for wind and solar energy that could help electrical utilities reduce their dependency on fossil fuels.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Highlights From EVS 32

Highlights From EVS 32

Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS) is the longest-running and largest event dedicated solely to electric vehicles. Having started in 1969, this year was the 50th anniversary of EVS, held in Lyon, France. IDTechEx Analyst Luke Gear was in attendance and presents his findings in this article.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 26, 2019
A new material for the battery of the future

A new material for the battery of the future

Researchers have discovered a new high performance and safe battery material capable of speeding up charge and discharge to a level never observed so far. Practically, if the first tests are confirmed, this new material could be used in the batteries of the future with better energy storage, faster charge and discharge and higher safety targeting many uses from smartphones, to electric bicycle and cars.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 24, 2019
Volvo and Samsung SDI  to develop battery packs for trucks

Volvo and Samsung SDI to develop battery packs for trucks

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group's electric trucks.
External Company Press Release
50 years on since the moon landing - VARTA batteries were on board

50 years on since the moon landing - VARTA batteries were on board

50 years on since the first moon landing, VARTA too is marking an anniversary: batteries from Ellwangen-based battery manufacturer VARTA were on board with the crew. Photos of the first moon landing 50 years ago were captured using a camera equipped with VARTA batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 14, 2019
Used car batteries could power farms in the developing world

Used car batteries could power farms in the developing world

As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such vehicles increases rapidly, the need to find the best way to reuse and recycle vehicle batteries becomes just as intense.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 12, 2019
Battery Second Life: IDTechEx Research Reviews New Value Opportunities

Battery Second Life: IDTechEx Research Reviews New Value Opportunities

The first batch of electric vehicle batteries are reaching their retirement age and the next ten years will see a huge increase in the volume of retired batteries. What will happen to the huge amount of used EV batteries? IDTechEx has recently released the latest report named Second-life Electric Vehicle Batteries 2020-2030.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 29, 2019
A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

A low-cost, high-performance battery chemistry developed by researchers could one day lead to scalable grid-level storage for wind and solar energy that could help electrical utilities reduce their dependency on fossil fuels.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 26, 2019
A new material for the battery of the future

A new material for the battery of the future

Researchers have discovered a new high performance and safe battery material capable of speeding up charge and discharge to a level never observed so far. Practically, if the first tests are confirmed, this new material could be used in the batteries of the future with better energy storage, faster charge and discharge and higher safety targeting many uses from smartphones, to electric bicycle and cars.
External Company Press Release
50 years on since the moon landing - VARTA batteries were on board

50 years on since the moon landing - VARTA batteries were on board

50 years on since the first moon landing, VARTA too is marking an anniversary: batteries from Ellwangen-based battery manufacturer VARTA were on board with the crew. Photos of the first moon landing 50 years ago were captured using a camera equipped with VARTA batteries.
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