As the global commitment to sustainability intensifies, the role of energy storage technologies and hydrogen is becoming increasingly important. This dynamic and complex landscape, marked by constant evolution and rapid technological progress, necessitates a thorough understanding of the latest advancements and market trends.
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, a cornerstone of modern electrification efforts, have continually evolved over recent years. Enhanced capacities, improved life cycles, and advances in end-of-life management as well as recycling techniques are reshaping their footprint in the energy storage sector. At the same time, innovations in alternative battery technologies, including solid-state batteries (SSBs), sodium-ion (Na-ion) and redox flow batteries (RFBs), as well as long-duration energy storage technologies, promise to redefine the energy storage landscape. These next-gen solutions, backed by recent breakthroughs, aim to fill existing gaps and offer more efficient, durable, and adaptable energy storage options.
Hydrogen is also witnessing significant commercial interest and innovations. Low-carbon hydrogen production, including green and blue hydrogen, has been a popular topic for some time but production technologies are continuously evolving, and an increasing number of players are emerging on the market, from project developers to material suppliers. More importantly, the entire hydrogen value chain is seeing heightened activity with continuous developments in hydrogen storage and distribution as well as expanding interest from the various application sectors, ranging from petrochemicals to aviation. The interest and activity are only expected to grow into the future.
In this webinar, IDTechEx will draw on its extensive research portfolio to provide an overview of:
- The current Li-ion battery landscape and recent developments in recycling and end-of-life management
- Alternative battery technologies, such as solid-state (SSB), sodium-ion (Na-ion), and redox flow batteries (RFBs), amongst others
- Hydrogen's evolving role as a feedstock, fuel and energy carrier and its latest technological and market developments