17 Mar 2023
Saft: Specialty Battery Packs
Saft is a worldwide battery company founded in France in 1918 and acquired by Total Energies in 2016. Saft makes specialty high performance battery cells and packs for military applications, motor sports, marine, rail and has a long history in batteries for space applications.
1 Feb 2023
Gigafactories - Can Europe and US Catch Up to China?
Given the rapid increase in forecast demand for Li-ion batteries, there has been significant growth in the number of gigafactories being planned and announced over the past 2-3 years. IDTechEx analysis shows that current plans and announcements for new cell production capacity will reach 3 TWh by 2030.
29 Nov 2022
The AceOn Group specializes in the design and assembly of custom-built battery packs and the distribution of industrial and consumer batteries to the UK and worldwide market.
6 Oct 2022
Materials Zone describes itself as "the materials informatics platform". It provides a platform and flows to go from raw material data to visualization and insight. IDTechEx spoke to Amir Barnea, VP of Business Development.
31 Aug 2022
Saft Powers Transition of Small Italian Islands to Renewable Energy
Saft, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, has installed seven maintenance-free Flex'ion lithium-ion battery systems supporting a microgrid with solar plants on the Italian island of Favignana (Sicily). These systems are expected to be fully operational by end 2022.
12 May 2022
Energy Storage System for Côte d'Ivoire's First Solar Plant
Côte d'Ivoire had an installed electricity production capacity of 2229 MW in 2019 and is expected to double its production by 2030. Electricity supply is currently largely provided by thermal energy and hydroelectric dams. The government aims to make the country the energy hub of West Africa by 2030 with an energy mix of 42 percent renewables.
3 Mar 2022
NAWA Technologies produce vertically aligned carbon nanotubes (VACNTs). IDTechEx spoke with Dr Pascal Boulanger (CTO and Founder).