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Highview Power Recognized by Fast Company

Highview Power Recognized by Fast Company

Highview Power has received an honorable mention in the Energy category of Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas for its CRYOBattery, a long-duration energy storage technology based on the principle of air liquefaction.
External Company Press Release
European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery

European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery

The EU recently awarded €4Million to the MELODY consortium, to develop low cost, innovative batteries for large-scale energy storage, as part of the Horizon 2020 program 'Advanced Redox Flow Batteries for stationary energy storage.'
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 6, 2020
770 Megawatts of New Energy Storage for California

770 Megawatts of New Energy Storage for California

Southern California Edison announced that it has signed seven contracts totaling 770 megawatts of battery-based energy storage resources to help enhance the region's electric system reliability needs. The recently conducted solicitation and the resulting contracts make up one of the country's largest energy storage procurements.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 5, 2020
The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

This article highlights some of the key challenges remaining to bring electric leisure boats into the mainstream which are covered in more detail in the popular report "Electric Leisure & Sea-going Boats and Ships 2021-2040" recently updated by IDTechEx.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 5, 2020
Webinar 13 May - Li-ion Batteries: Where Is the Technology Going?

Webinar 13 May - Li-ion Batteries: Where Is the Technology Going?

This webinar, presented by IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Alex Holland, will provide an introduction to the key technological developments occurring within the Li-ion market, focussing on the anode and cathode.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 5, 2020
Microwaves Power New Technology for Batteries, Energy

Microwaves Power New Technology for Batteries, Energy

New battery technology involving microwaves may provide an avenue for renewable energy conversion and storage.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 4, 2020
European Grid Operators Launch Flexible Blockchain Platform

European Grid Operators Launch Flexible Blockchain Platform

Some of Europe's biggest Transmission System Operators are collaborating on a new blockchain-based platform, enabling the integration of small and distributed consumer-based units into the electricity-balancing process.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 30, 2020
New Hybrid Material Improves Performance of Silicon Li-ion Batteries

New Hybrid Material Improves Performance of Silicon Li-ion Batteries

Researchers have developed a new hybrid material of mesoporous silicon microparticles and carbon nanotubes that can improve the performance of silicon in Li-ion batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 28, 2020
Is Silicon the Key to Another Technological Revolution?

Is Silicon the Key to Another Technological Revolution?

Silicon is one of the most important materials of the past century. It enabled the digital revolution and the advent of PCs, laptops and smartphones. Its value has been obvious during the recent Covid-19 crisis, allowing many companies, businesses and individuals to remain productive.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 27, 2020
Where Is Li-ion Technology Heading?

Where Is Li-ion Technology Heading?

The Li-ion market is growing but which Li-ion chemistries and technologies are going to be used? The newly updated report "Li-ion batteries 2020-2030", from market intelligence company IDTechEx, provides detailed analysis of the various Li-ion chemistries and technologies being deployed and the applications they are best suited for.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 27, 2020
Gas Storage Method Could Help Next-Generation Clean Energy Vehicles

Gas Storage Method Could Help Next-Generation Clean Energy Vehicles

Tremendous amounts of hydrogen and methane can be stored in nanoscopic pores.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 24, 2020
Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

With the growing population of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs), the charging infrastructure industry is also progressing quickly to meet the ever-increasing demand for recharging the EV batteries.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Graphene in supercapacitors: research review

Graphene in supercapacitors: research review

This premium article is a drill down from the recent premium article, "Outlook for Graphene's Role in Supercapacitors". That looked at the science and the players. Here we survey historical research achievements and in particularly present our new survey appraising recent research papers on the subject and particularly research progress and trends in 2019-20.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 23, 2020
The Vanadium Flow Batteries as Energy Storage Devices

The Vanadium Flow Batteries as Energy Storage Devices

While Li-ion batteries have totally conquered the electric-vehicle industry, and currently dominating the energy storage sector as well, the redox flow batteries are silently (but not too much) taking their share of the stationary energy storage market.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 22, 2020
Honda Hybrid and EV Batteries get Second Life

Honda Hybrid and EV Batteries get Second Life

The pan-European arrangement will see SNAM collect and recycle batteries from Honda's increasing number of hybrid and electric vehicles and either potentially prepare them for 'second-life' renewable energy storage uses or extract valuable materials for recycling if they are not suitable for that purpose.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 20, 2020
New Electrode Material to Increase Charge of Lithium Batteries

New Electrode Material to Increase Charge of Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries hold a lot of promise for the future of many applications, including electric vehicles, but tend to be prohibitively expensive. A research team has developed a new electrode material to make lithium batteries not only cheaper, but longer lasting with higher energy density.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 17, 2020
IDTechEx Predicts $350 Billion in Off-Grid, Zero-Emission Microgrids

IDTechEx Predicts $350 Billion in Off-Grid, Zero-Emission Microgrids

IDTechEx forecasts exponential growth to a huge $350 billion in 2040 for clean microgrids. It will be driven by legislation, cost, increasing problems with national grids and many new applications. Electrifying mines to farms and transport helps too.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 17, 2020
20-year Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System

20-year Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System

The proprietary products can perform a wide variety of in front of the meter, behind the meter, and microgrid applications and are designed to be flexible so that as priorities shift, the battery applications can be adapted to meet the needs of future use cases.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Could there be a shortage of Li-ion batteries?

Could there be a shortage of Li-ion batteries?

Even before the Covid-19 crises, battery supply was apparently struggling to meet demand. How will the industry cope with the expected growth in demand over the next 10 years? This premium article outlines where suggestions of battery shortages come from, puts some numbers behind why this might be the case and outlines the impact growing raw material demand may have.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 16, 2020
Ceramic Based Flexible Electrolyte Sheets for Lithium Metal Batteries

Ceramic Based Flexible Electrolyte Sheets for Lithium Metal Batteries

Researchers have developed a new method to make ceramic-based flexible electrolyte sheets for lithium metal batteries.
External Company Press Release
Highview Power Recognized by Fast Company

Highview Power Recognized by Fast Company

Highview Power has received an honorable mention in the Energy category of Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas for its CRYOBattery, a long-duration energy storage technology based on the principle of air liquefaction.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 6, 2020
770 Megawatts of New Energy Storage for California

770 Megawatts of New Energy Storage for California

Southern California Edison announced that it has signed seven contracts totaling 770 megawatts of battery-based energy storage resources to help enhance the region's electric system reliability needs. The recently conducted solicitation and the resulting contracts make up one of the country's largest energy storage procurements.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 5, 2020
Webinar 13 May - Li-ion Batteries: Where Is the Technology Going?

Webinar 13 May - Li-ion Batteries: Where Is the Technology Going?

This webinar, presented by IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Alex Holland, will provide an introduction to the key technological developments occurring within the Li-ion market, focussing on the anode and cathode.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 4, 2020
European Grid Operators Launch Flexible Blockchain Platform

European Grid Operators Launch Flexible Blockchain Platform

Some of Europe's biggest Transmission System Operators are collaborating on a new blockchain-based platform, enabling the integration of small and distributed consumer-based units into the electricity-balancing process.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 28, 2020
Is Silicon the Key to Another Technological Revolution?

Is Silicon the Key to Another Technological Revolution?

Silicon is one of the most important materials of the past century. It enabled the digital revolution and the advent of PCs, laptops and smartphones. Its value has been obvious during the recent Covid-19 crisis, allowing many companies, businesses and individuals to remain productive.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 27, 2020
Gas Storage Method Could Help Next-Generation Clean Energy Vehicles

Gas Storage Method Could Help Next-Generation Clean Energy Vehicles

Tremendous amounts of hydrogen and methane can be stored in nanoscopic pores.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Graphene in supercapacitors: research review

Graphene in supercapacitors: research review

This premium article is a drill down from the recent premium article, "Outlook for Graphene's Role in Supercapacitors". That looked at the science and the players. Here we survey historical research achievements and in particularly present our new survey appraising recent research papers on the subject and particularly research progress and trends in 2019-20.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 22, 2020
Honda Hybrid and EV Batteries get Second Life

Honda Hybrid and EV Batteries get Second Life

The pan-European arrangement will see SNAM collect and recycle batteries from Honda's increasing number of hybrid and electric vehicles and either potentially prepare them for 'second-life' renewable energy storage uses or extract valuable materials for recycling if they are not suitable for that purpose.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 17, 2020
IDTechEx Predicts $350 Billion in Off-Grid, Zero-Emission Microgrids

IDTechEx Predicts $350 Billion in Off-Grid, Zero-Emission Microgrids

IDTechEx forecasts exponential growth to a huge $350 billion in 2040 for clean microgrids. It will be driven by legislation, cost, increasing problems with national grids and many new applications. Electrifying mines to farms and transport helps too.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Could there be a shortage of Li-ion batteries?

Could there be a shortage of Li-ion batteries?

Even before the Covid-19 crises, battery supply was apparently struggling to meet demand. How will the industry cope with the expected growth in demand over the next 10 years? This premium article outlines where suggestions of battery shortages come from, puts some numbers behind why this might be the case and outlines the impact growing raw material demand may have.
External Company Press Release
European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery

European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery

The EU recently awarded €4Million to the MELODY consortium, to develop low cost, innovative batteries for large-scale energy storage, as part of the Horizon 2020 program 'Advanced Redox Flow Batteries for stationary energy storage.'
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 5, 2020
The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

The Challenges Ahead for Electric Leisure Boating

This article highlights some of the key challenges remaining to bring electric leisure boats into the mainstream which are covered in more detail in the popular report "Electric Leisure & Sea-going Boats and Ships 2021-2040" recently updated by IDTechEx.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 5, 2020
Microwaves Power New Technology for Batteries, Energy

Microwaves Power New Technology for Batteries, Energy

New battery technology involving microwaves may provide an avenue for renewable energy conversion and storage.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 30, 2020
New Hybrid Material Improves Performance of Silicon Li-ion Batteries

New Hybrid Material Improves Performance of Silicon Li-ion Batteries

Researchers have developed a new hybrid material of mesoporous silicon microparticles and carbon nanotubes that can improve the performance of silicon in Li-ion batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 27, 2020
Where Is Li-ion Technology Heading?

Where Is Li-ion Technology Heading?

The Li-ion market is growing but which Li-ion chemistries and technologies are going to be used? The newly updated report "Li-ion batteries 2020-2030", from market intelligence company IDTechEx, provides detailed analysis of the various Li-ion chemistries and technologies being deployed and the applications they are best suited for.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 24, 2020
Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

With the growing population of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs), the charging infrastructure industry is also progressing quickly to meet the ever-increasing demand for recharging the EV batteries.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 23, 2020
The Vanadium Flow Batteries as Energy Storage Devices

The Vanadium Flow Batteries as Energy Storage Devices

While Li-ion batteries have totally conquered the electric-vehicle industry, and currently dominating the energy storage sector as well, the redox flow batteries are silently (but not too much) taking their share of the stationary energy storage market.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 20, 2020
New Electrode Material to Increase Charge of Lithium Batteries

New Electrode Material to Increase Charge of Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries hold a lot of promise for the future of many applications, including electric vehicles, but tend to be prohibitively expensive. A research team has developed a new electrode material to make lithium batteries not only cheaper, but longer lasting with higher energy density.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 17, 2020
20-year Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System

20-year Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System

The proprietary products can perform a wide variety of in front of the meter, behind the meter, and microgrid applications and are designed to be flexible so that as priorities shift, the battery applications can be adapted to meet the needs of future use cases.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 16, 2020
Ceramic Based Flexible Electrolyte Sheets for Lithium Metal Batteries

Ceramic Based Flexible Electrolyte Sheets for Lithium Metal Batteries

Researchers have developed a new method to make ceramic-based flexible electrolyte sheets for lithium metal batteries.
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