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Gridtential, Crown Battery partner on silicon+lead battery

By Kelly Pickerel Using technology similar to a solar cell, Gridtential Energy’s breakthrough Silicon Joule technology allows batteries to deliver up to five-times the power density with up to a 40% weight reduction — and it can be manufactured in current lead battery plants. Silicon Joule technology replaces the lead-grid and cell connecting lead-strap material…

CATL starts construction of Li-ion factory in Germany; 14 GWh by 2022

By mmillikin China-based Li-ion battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) has begun construction of its first lithium-ion battery factory in Thuringia, a state in east-central Germany. CATL has developed partnerships with a number of European companies in the automobile industry including BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, and Bosch. Germany is home to a strong…

How the Battery Sector Is Looking to Improve Lithium-Ion

By [email protected] Electric vehicle makers and battery manufacturers are making progress in developing new lithium-ion designs, amid persistent concerns over the supply of key materials. Concerns over cobalt, in particular, are forcing battery makers to move toward cobalt-light lithium-ion formulations, said Hans Eric Melin, founder of Circular Energy Storage, a consultancy focused on battery end-of-life…

Tokyo Motor Show 2019: When is it and what’s on show?

The biennial Tokyo Motor Show runs from 24 October to 4 November, and is regarded in the motor industry as one of the most diverse shows on the calendar thanks to the wide variety of manufacturers and styles on showBrought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

Energy | Strategy: what’s the best way?

By Rafael Herzberg Energy | Strategy: what’s the best [email protected] emblematic cases of electric utilities.One in which two right next door neighbors – a factory and a mall in the south of São Paulo (Brazil) had simultaneously decided to change their contracted demands. Coincidentally at the exact same value. The factory wanted to reduce and…

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