11 Sep 2020
The Importance of Li-ion Recycling and What Will Drive It?
Despite the impact of Covid-19, substantial volumes of Li-ion batteries will soon be reaching their end-of-life. IDTechEx highlight the importance of Li-ion recycling and discuss what will drive growth in the market.
21 Aug 2020
NAWA Technologies produce vertically aligned CNTs for energy storage and other applications. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Pascal Boulanger (CTO and Founder).
23 Jul 2020
ML Approaches Will Be Ubiquitous For Chemicals & Materials R&D
In the future, all materials scientists and chemists will have access to machine learning tools to enhance their R&D. Seamlessly integrating these underlying operations will not happen quickly, but overlooking the developments in materials informatics will lead to a loss of any competitive advantage.
29 May 2020
First Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter
Gaussin and Total are jointly developing the world's first full electric aircraft refuelled transporter. Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each. Delivery is expected at the end of 2020.
17 Apr 2020
Materials Zone are a platform technology for connected research data. IDTechEx interviewed their Co-founder and CTO Barak Sela.
23 Mar 2020
Total to Build Largest Battery-based Energy Storage Project in France
With a storage capacity of 25 megawatt hours and output of 25 MW of power, the new lithium-ion energy storage system will be the largest in France. It will be used to provide fast reserve services to support the stability of the French power grid. It is part of government policy to support the development of electrical capacity through capacity mechanisms.
3 Feb 2020
Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles
Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company.
3 Dec 2019
Largest Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System in Nordic Countries
Saft has won an order for three Intensium Max 20 High Energy containers from TuuliWatti, the Finnish wind developer and operator.