9 Dec 2019
Zenlabs Energy Inc
Zenlabs are a start-up developing Li-ion batteries which utilise silicon oxides at the anode. They presented their developments at the IDTechEx Show USA 2019.
18 Nov 2019
Airbus partners with Amprius on energy density battery tech
Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with U.S. based Amprius Inc's current equity funding. This financing will further boost the development of new generation batteries based on Silicon Nanowire Anode technology.
15 Nov 2019
Summary from NAUM 2019 - Nanomaterials in energy storage
NAUM (from Nano Augmented) is a conference on nanomaterials organised and run by OCSiAl. IDTechEx attended a session on the use of nanomaterials in energy storage applications, and visited the exhibition.
14 Nov 2019
IDTechEx attended NAUM 2019, hosted by OCSiAl in Kyoto's International Conference Center (ICC). IDTechEx attended part of the conference which included a presentation from Amprius about the areas of their work which were relevant to OCSiAl's SWCNT.
11 Dec 2018
Amprius' silicon nanowire lithium ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr
Amprius Inc is supplying advanced lithium ion cells to the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Program. Using Amprius' cells, which contain a 100% silicon anode, the Zephyr S flew more than 25 days, setting a new endurance and altitude record for stratospheric flight.
15 Aug 2018
A new battle of the currents takes center stage
This coming November 14-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, leading players in the battery and energy storage industry will compete to capture the audience's attention over what technology is set to dominate in the coming decade.
13 Dec 2017
Report on IDTechEx Show! USA 2017
The following article summarises some of the key observations made by IDTechEx analysts during the IDTechEx Show! It contains details of many of the companies demonstrating products during the exhibition, notable presentations given and summaries of relevant conversations and recent updates.
21 Sep 2017
Energy Storage Innovations USA 2017
Energy Storage Innovations (ESI) USA 2017 is the leading conference to learn about new developments in battery technology.
Organised by the technology consulting firm IDTechEx, ESI's aim is to bring together different players in the value chain.
3 Sep 2015
Amprius is a spinout of Stanford University working on silicon nanowire anodes for Li-ion batteries. Their target market is that of high altitude pseudo-satellites (HAPS), thanks to a specific energy of 400 Wh/kg.
25 Aug 2015
Mission to build a better battery for space exploration
A research team has been awarded $1 million in NASA funding for its all solid-state battery, a game-changing technology that could potentially power future space missions.