Thermal Interface Materials: Why Will Markets Double by 2025?
Thermal Interface Materials (TIM) are not glamourous but are often an essential component found in all manner of electronic and energy storage applications. Indeed, they are absolutely pervasive. They are truly a diverse technology in terms of suppliers, material options, deposition techniques, applications, market requirement and performance levels. This makes them difficult to analyse.
New Membrane Technology to Boost Water Purification and Energy Storage
Scientists have created a new type of membrane that could improve water purification and battery energy storage efforts.
Energy Storage Solution at Off Grid Mine in Mali
The technology group Wärtsilä will optimise the energy system of the Fekola Mine, located in a remote region in southwest Mali. This is needed to improve the mine's operations, reduce fuel consumption, and lessen the carbon emissions.
CAP-XX Acquires Murata's Supercapacitor Production Lines
CAP-XX announced it will acquire CAP-XX licensee Murata's supercapacitor production lines, relocate them from Japan to a new factory in Sydney to arrive in stages between March and June 2020, and begin producing Murata's three supercapacitor product families in Q3 2020. Murata will also assist in introducing CAP-XX to its customers.
Energy storage highlights from the IDTechEx Show 2019
Highlights, discussion and analysis of battery technology innovation from the IDTechEx Show USA 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.
Breakthrough Paves Path for a Future Free of Battery Fires
Scientists have proven that liquid solvent-free solid state batteries can easily be made, paving the way for a future free from batteries catching fire or exploding if they get too hot.
Building a Better Battery with Machine Learning
Designing the best molecular building blocks for battery components is like trying to create a recipe for a new kind of cake, when you have billions of potential ingredients. The challenge involves determining which ingredients work best together — or, more simply, produce an edible (or, in the case of batteries, a safe) product.
Qnovo develops intelligent battery management software solutions that enable fast charging without damaging the cycle life of the batteries.
Understanding the Profitable Areas of Electric Vehicle Componentry
The plug-in electric vehicle market is set for significant growth over the next 10 years and beyond. This is not limited to just passenger cars, but extends to all transportation including two-wheelers, light commercial vehicles, agriculture equipment, and beyond. IDTechEx will be delivering a bespoke forum on these topics on the 3rd and 4th of December in Stuttgart, Germany.
XOnano Smartfoam produce several additives for foams which enable sensing technologies or enhanced thermal properties. XOnano are a small company but with some key partnerships and rapidly increasing sales are hoping to grow in the coming years.
Zimbabwe to Benefit from Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage
Zimbabwe is currently experiencing up to 18 hours of load-shedding daily so Ngonyezi Projects pumped hydroelectric energy storage power plant at Osborne dam will contribute to the reduction of the hours of load-shedding.
Planning Permission Secured for Battery Energy Storage in Cottingham
Harmony Energy has secured planning permission for a second 49.5MW battery energy storage system at Creyke Beck substation in Cottingham, near Hull.
Solvay Specialty Polymers
Solvay Specialty Polymers produce over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers. In addition to providing for a large range of applications, Solvay have products that have the potential to be used in electric vehicles, a market that they are very interested about getting involved with.
New Hybrid Device Can Both Capture and Store Solar Energy
Researchers have reported a new device that can both efficiently capture solar energy and store it until it is needed, offering promise for applications ranging from power generation to distillation and desalination.
NeoGraf Solutions are a company which has existed under many names since 1881, now NeoGraf use that history and knowledge to create a range of graphite based products for use in thermal management, below the profile is focused towards their thermal management products for Li-ion batteries.
99.977% Purity from Recycled Lithium-ion Battery Material
The next steps involve shipment of high purity recycled material back to the tier-one companies for analysis and confidential technical discussion regarding the recycling process.
Sugino Machine Limited
Sugino Machine Limited is a company that produces high-pressure jet cleaning equipment, ultrahigh-pressure water cutting equipment, equipment for the inspection and maintenance of nuclear power plants, and wet/dry atomization equipment. At the IDTechEx Show 2019 in Santa Clara, Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Motohide Ho, Engineer at Sugino.
Resodyn Acoustic Mixers
Resodyn Acoustic Mixers produce acoustic mixers, i.e. machines that mix components together using acoustic energy. At the IDTechEx Show 2019 in Santa Clara, Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Dwynn Nyquist, Senior Sales Manager at Resodyn Acoustic Mixers.