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Liquid battery could lead to flexible energy storage

Liquid battery could lead to flexible energy storage

Aug 15, 2018 United Kingdom
A new type of energy storage system could revolutionise energy storage and drop the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds.
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Old mining techniques make a new way to recycle lithium batteries

Old mining techniques make a new way to recycle lithium batteries

Aug 9, 2018 United States
Professor's idea to adapt 20th century mining technology to recycle lithium ion batteries, from the small ones in cell phones to the multi-kilowatt models that power electric cars, the same technologies used to separate metal from ore could be applied to spent batteries.
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Nissan to sell electric battery business to Envision Group

Nissan to sell electric battery business to Envision Group

Aug 6, 2018 Japan
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Envision Group for the sale of Nissan's electric battery operations and production facilities to Envision.
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Laser-scribed disordered graphene improves sodium-ion batteries

Laser-scribed disordered graphene improves sodium-ion batteries

Aug 3, 2018 Saudi Arabia
Sodium-ion batteries have potential to replace the currently used lithium-ion batteries by using the cheaper (less than a thirtieth of the cost of lithium) and more abundant sodium resource. This has particular potential in Saudi Arabia, where sodium is readily available and easily extracted as a byproduct of water desalination, a significant source of potable water in the country.
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Lead acid battery alternatives set to become big business

Lead acid battery alternatives set to become big business

Aug 2, 2018 Worldwide
Cleantech Hub reports that a mere 13% of lead acid batteries are recycled in Nigeria. Yet there is a mini-grid revolution about to take off in Nigeria, such as the World Bank and the Rural Electrification Agency $350 million project as well as other investments into the sector, driving more batteries.
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Nidec Industrial Solutions world leader in energy storage

Nidec Industrial Solutions world leader in energy storage

Jul 26, 2018 Italy
Nidec Industrial Solutions has, for the fifth consecutive year, confirmed its standing as the world's leading supplier in the energy storage market.
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World's fastest charging battery

World's fastest charging battery

Jul 25, 2018 Australia
The University of Adelaide's newest Ramsay Fellow, Dr James Quach, will harness the unique properties of quantum mechanics with the aim of building the world's first quantum battery, a new super battery with the potential for instantaneous charging.
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Flexible micro-batteries developed for smart wearable electronics

Flexible micro-batteries developed for smart wearable electronics

Jul 23, 2018 China
Chinese scientists have developed flexible micro-batteries with high energy density and steady performance under extraordinary high-temperature.
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Volta Energy Technologies announces investment in Conamix

Volta Energy Technologies announces investment in Conamix

Jul 19, 2018 United States
Volta Energy Technologies is investing in Conamix, a technology startup based in Ithaca, New York. Conamix has developed a breakthrough material and process for creating low-cost, high-energy, and cobalt-free electrode materials for lithium-based batteries.
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Corvus Energy to expand production in response to high demand

Corvus Energy to expand production in response to high demand

Jul 16, 2018 Norway
Corvus Energy is pleased to announce two production and R&D expansion plans underway in Canada and Norway. The new battery factories will be more modern and more automated than other similar factories, result in eight times the production capacity compared to today.
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Hyundai invests to advance battery technology

Hyundai invests to advance battery technology

Jul 12, 2018 United States
Hyundai is investing in Ionic Materials to advance the development of battery technology and improve EV performance with solid-state battery innovation.