AABC Europe 2020
Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe was a 5-day event held in Wiesbaden, Germany on the 12th-16th January. The conference was dedicated to the entire supply chain of Li-ion batteries and their application in the electric vehicles sector.
Printed Flexible Silver Circuits
CPI's Printable Electronics Centre is a design, development and prototyping facility. We provide support in bringing new printable electronics products and processes to market quickly by offering facilities and expertise that help reduce our clients' level of R&D risk and capital investment.
Progress With Solid State Lithium Sulfur Technology
OXIS Energy has successfully tested its cell prototypes at 471Wh/kg and is confident of achieving 500Wh/kg in the next 12 months.
Energy Storage Project in Jordan
The project paves the way for a commercial collaboration of about 25 MW of Azelio's energy storage technology in the Jordanian market until 2023. This capacity is forecasted along the following timeline: 50 kW in 2020, 3 MW in 2021, 7 MW in 2022 and 15 MW in 2023.
Neutron Diffraction Used for the First Time to Improve Batteries
The first battery innovation project in Europe using hi-tech neutron diffraction techniques has been launched in Spain under the Consortium for Battery Innovation's new technical program.
Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards
Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.
Potassium-Driven Rechargeable Batteries
Our modern lifestyle would be immensely different without rechargeable batteries. Owing to their low-cost, recyclable technology, these batteries are used in most portable electronic devices, electric and hybrid vehicles, and renewable power generation systems. And why shouldn't they be?
A Breath of Fresh Air for Longer-Running Batteries
Researchers are improving the performance of lithium-air batteries, bringing us closer to electric cars that can use oxygen to run longer before they need to recharge.
Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business
Here come previously impossible devices and structures. The new IDTechEx report, "Smart Material Opportunities in Structural Electronics 2020-2030" analyses and forecasts a remarkable $200 billion materials opportunity by making dumb structures smart.
100MW of Grid Energy Storage Projects in Northern Ireland
The 100MW of energy storage will comprise two 50MW projects located in Drumkee, County Tyrone and Mullavilly, County Armagh. The two projects, which are currently under construction, are the largest projects to date in Northern Ireland and are expected to derive revenue from the new Irish "Delivering a Secure Sustainable Electricity System" program.
Rolls-Royce Takes Majority Holding in Power Storage Specialist
The joint development work on a range of storage solutions in recent months has shown that the two companies are an excellent fit.
Low Cost Battery Technology For Extreme Fast Charging and Long Range
Enevate announced its new 4th generation technology optimized for high volume commercialization and manufacturing at gigafactory scale.
10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids
Many of the schools that received microgrid systems were without power for six months after the hurricanes. Four hundred faculty members and 3,600 students were impacted by this project and now have access to clean, resilient power if future severe weather events or grid outages occur.
Newly Updated Report from IDTechEx "Electric Trucks 2020-2030"
IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr David Wyatt has recently published a report update "Electric Truck 2020-2030", focusing on electrification in the medium and heavy-duty truck markets, providing a comprehensive set of market forecasts.
FlexeGRAPH specialise in the development of a nanofluid coolant technology. IDTechEx spoke with Mr Michael Holland.
IBM and Daimler use Quantum Computer to Develop Next-Gen Batteries
Electric vehicles have an Achilles heel: the capacity and speed-of-charging of their batteries. A quantum computing breakthrough by researchers at IBM and Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, could help tackle this challenge.
World's First SemiSolid Lithium-ion Battery System
Kyocera Corporation and 24M announced today that Kyocera has formally launched its residential energy storage system, Enerezza, the world's first system built using 24M's novel SemiSolid electrode manufacturing process. In addition, Kyocera has extended its commitment to 24M's unique manufacturing platform with plans to start full-scale mass production in the fall of 2020.
Toyota to Build Prototype City of the Future
Toyota has revealed plans to build a prototype "city" of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. Called the Woven City, it will be a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
Flexitricity Partners with Gresham House to Optimise Revenue
Flexible energy specialist Flexitricity has partnered with Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc, the listed Investment Trust managed by Gresham House Asset Management, to optimise 20MW of their flexible energy portfolio.