May 5, 2022 - 03:09 pm

Amprius Technologies receives $3 million from US Advanced Battery Consortium

Amprius Technologies has received a competitively bid, $3 million contract award from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium in collaboration with the US Department of Energy for low-cost, fast-charging silicon nanowire battery technology development.

The contract includes a 50 per cent cost-share by Amprius Technologies. The 30-month contract began in April and will target the development of 80+Ah cells that meet or exceed all 2023 USABC LCFC EV cell characteristics, including exceptional fast charge performance and usable energy. This is Amprius Technologies’ second contract with USABC.

Also in April, Amprius also announced the battery cell ‘Silatronix OS3′ with an energy density of 450 Wh/kg and 1,150 Wh/l, which is among the highest of any commercial lithium-ion cell in the world.

“Amprius’ silicon technology is designed to provide significant performance advancement,” said Dr. Ionel Stefan, Chief Technology Officer at Amprius Technologies. “Specifically, applied to electric vehicles, Amprius is working to address pressing issues, like range anxiety and charging time.”


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