16 Jun 2022
FREYR Battery Concludes Raw Material Agreement
FREYR Battery has entered into a reservation agreement with Changzhou Senior New Energy Materials Co Ltd. and Senior Material (Europe) AB to supply battery materials for its Customer Qualification Plant currently under construction in Mo i Rana, Norway, as well as for the company's planned combined Gigafactory 1 & 2.
14 Dec 2021
Candela Secures €24M Investment for Foiling Vessels
The shift to zero emission boats and ships has been hampered by the enormous energy consumption and correspondingly low range of conventional electric boats. Flying on computer-guided underwater wings -- known as hydrofoils -- that reduce energy consumption by 80% compared to conventional planing craft, Candela's vessels soar above the waves in silence with 2-3 times longer endurance than the best conventional electric powerboats.
19 Oct 2021
FREYR Announces Joint Venture with Koch Strategic Platforms
FREYR Battery announced the formation of a joint venture in the United States between Koch Strategic Platforms and FREYR. The JV, which has a 50%/50% ownership structure, has been established to develop an initial 50 GWh of Gigafactory-scale battery cell manufacturing capacity in the U.S. based on 24M Technologies SemiSolid platform technology.
10 Jul 2021
Solaris Bus & Coach
Solaris Bus & Coach, part of the CAF Group, is one of Europe's foremost bus and trolleybus manufacturers. With growing electric bus sales and a developing fuel cell bus business, they are a leading OEM in the European zero-emission bus market. In June 2021 IDTechEx Technology Analyst David Wyatt spoke with Solaris' Mateusz Figaszewski, E-mobility Development and Market Intelligence Director.
1 Jun 2021
Neovolta are a California-based US company who design and manufacture residential battery storage systems.
2 Dec 2020
Form Energy is an American company, which developed an aqueous-air battery. The battery chemistry has not been publicly disclosed.
The company concluded a Series C funding in November 2020 of US$76, among the the investors Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Ventures, totalising more than $120m in two years.
1 Dec 2020
Innovate UK Awards ENIAN £500,000 for Renewable Energy Software
ENIAN has this week been awarded a £500,000 Smart Grant by Innovate UK to develop a new cost predicting algorithm set to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy across the country.
13 Aug 2020
IDTechEx spoke with 6K Energy, part of 6K Inc., including with Bruce Bradshaw, Chief Marketing Officer, and Dr Richard Holman, VP Battery Products. 6K have developed plasma technology for synthesising various powders.
24 Jul 2020
Battery Breakthrough Boosts Electric Flight, Long-Range Electric Cars
In the pursuit of a rechargeable battery that can power electric vehicles for hundreds of miles on a single charge, scientists have endeavored to replace the graphite anodes currently used in EV batteries with lithium metal anodes.
14 Jul 2020
Automotive Radar: Golden Era of Innovation and Growth
Radar uptake in vehicles will continue its increase, driven both by an increase in the number of adopting cars and by the radar content per vehicle. Both trends are driven by the increasing adoption of ADAS and will be sustained and strengthened in the longer term by the emergence of highly automated or autonomous driving.
9 Jan 2020
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.
6 Jan 2020
Atlas Genetics was founded in 2005 as a spin out from Osmetech plc (now GenMark Dx).