5 May 2022
The Rise of the Carbon Nanotube Battery
It is impossible to avoid headlines about the "graphene battery"; the concept of this Nobel Prize winning nanomaterial revolutionizing the energy storage market is naturally very enticing, but it is graphene's older sibling carbon nanotubes that have progressed beyond the hype and disillusionment phases of their commercial journey by finding a value-add high volume energy storage adoption.
8 Feb 2022
Wave Energy Developer INGINE Reveals Growth Plan for 2022
South Korean wave energy developer INGINE is revealing ambitious growth plans for 2022, plotting further global expansion and new projects to accelerate commercialisation.
7 Feb 2022
Ford Motor Company (2022)
The electric era is here, and Ford is in the midst of implementing an ambitious, comprehensive plan to make the transition to an electric future.
Ford is investing $22 billion in electrification through 2025 as part of its plan to lead electrification in areas of strength. The company is electrifying its most iconic products - the Mustang, F-150 and Transit - with many more to come in the years ahead. A key part of Ford's goal to drive the adoption of electric vehicles is to target the large market for fully electric commercial vans and pickups. The company has had some initial success while entering the market, but now faces competition from other OEMs and their offerings.
14 Jan 2022
Rubber Material Holds Key to Long-Lasting, Safer EV Batteries
Researchers have found a promising alternative to conventional lithium-ion batteries made from a common material: rubber.
2 Dec 2021
SungEel HiTech is a South Korean Li-ion battery recycler, founded in 2000.
2 Sep 2021
IDTechEx Dissects the Market for Solid-state Batteries in New Report
This article explores the history of solid-state batteries and looks ahead at regional development, sharing some of the research from the new IDTechEx report, "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
23 Aug 2021
Many Trends to Track for Li-ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles
With the growing momentum behind the electric vehicle market comes an added importance of understanding the Li-ion batteries that power them, the variety of design choices available, and trends in their implementation.
23 Oct 2020
SK Innovation: Direction of "Battery for Next Generation"
SK Innovation Declares Ambition to 'Lead the Efforts for Battery Safety, Charging Speed and Driving Range' - SK Innovation presented its direction of "Battery for Next Generation" at InterBattery 2020.
5 Oct 2020
Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries
The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
17 Aug 2020
EcoPro are a South Korean company who have expanded into the Li-ion industry and are positioning themselves as a key supplier of cathode materials.
27 Apr 2020
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.
24 Mar 2020
LG Chem have been expanding their Li-ion business aggressively.
30 Jan 2020
Impact of Technology Development on Li-ion Supply Chain
Understanding the future of the Li-ion supply chain requires clarity on the technologies and chemistries that will be used over the coming decade.
16 Oct 2019
SK Innovation Co Ltd
SK Innovation are involved at various stages of the Li-ion value chain.
6 Oct 2017
A report from Interbattery 2017
Interbattery 2017 took place from the 27th to the 29th September in Seoul, South Korea. IDTechEx analyst Lorenzo Grande attended the conference and has reported on his experience.
2 Jun 2014
Supercapacitors Leap Ahead: Electric Vehicles, Graphene & Printing
Consider three supercapacitor riddles as we reveal how the supercapacitor industry is in good health in 2014 with added potential. What takes a lot of space and no space? What has a rival that is a partner? What do fuel cells need next?
31 Jan 2014
Toyota launches fuel cell car in the US
The supercapacitor industry closed last year (2013) with a continued double-digit growth. According to Maxwell Technologies' executives, China has been the main source of growth. New announcements confirm what IDTechEx has stated in recent years: the supercapacitor and the battery industry are the same.
16 Dec 2013
Maxwell Technologies and SK Innovation sign MOU
Maxwell Technologies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Korean energy provider SK Innovation to develop next generation energy storage solutions leveraging the complementary characteristics of SK's lithium ion batteries and Maxwell's ultracapacitors.