Tag: Battery research

Apr 21, 2023 - 03:36 pm

Fraunhofer to build solid-state batteries based on Sulfur and Silicon

Fraunhofer IWS has launched a new research project called ‘MaSSiF – Material Innovations for Solid-State Sulfur-Silicon Batteries’ to develop sulfur-based prototype cells, which the team expects to become “very lightweight and cost-effective” while another component will secure the battery’s longevity.

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Apr 14, 2023 - 12:42 pm

Dutch-German research project to develop batteries

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in Germany and the Dutch institute TNO of the Holst Centre have agreed to jointly develop lithium-ion batteries for the European automotive industry.

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Apr 11, 2023 - 02:53 pm

CALB announces battery cell with improved density

The Chinese battery manufacturer CALB has presented a new battery technology that is said to offer a significant increase in performance compared to conventional cylindrical cells. This not only involves improved cell chemistry but also a new type of construction.

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Apr 6, 2023 - 11:34 am

‘IntelLiGent’ research project takes on sustainable battery cells

The development of innovative and sustainable lithium-ion cells for battery systems of future battery-electric vehicles is the subject of the now-launched European project ‘IntelLiGent’. The project aims to realise these battery technologies on an industrial scale and bring them to market maturity.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 02:25 pm

AVL List determines CO2 footprint of batteries

AVL List wants to include a battery’s CO2 footprint in the battery passport. AVL says that it can already measure and optimise how much CO2 is produced during the manufacturing process in its Battery Innovation Center.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 01:43 pm

Customcells test digital twin for battery cell production

As part of the TwinTRACE joint project, battery company Customcells and partners from industry and research want to digitise battery production. They will set up an intelligent battery factory at Customcells’ site in Tübingen, Germany – complete with a digital twin.

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Mar 29, 2023 - 02:53 pm

Farasis Energy announces battery upgrade

The Chinese battery manufacturer Farasis Energy has optimised the design of its battery modules to prevent thermal runaway in the event of damage to its latest generation of cells (Generation 4). Industrial production of the optimised modules is scheduled to start in 2025.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 12:40 pm

ZSW uses water instead of solvent in cathode production

Researchers at the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) have been able to replace toxic solvents with water in the production of cathodes. Water-based production is also suitable for batteries for electric vehicles.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 12:22 pm

Stellantis & US DoE announce Battery Workforce Challenge

Stellantis and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are calling on budding engineers at vocational schools and universities to enter the ‘Battery Workforce Challenge’ this fall. It is a three-year team engineering competition that includes other training.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 03:10 pm

Unico introduces new EV battery testing platform

Unico, an EV test solution provider from Wisconsin, has launched its new Quantum Drive Platform. While the name is reminiscent of drive systems, it is in fact designed to help companies develop and validate batteries for electric vehicles and reduce installation costs and operating expenses.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 02:34 pm

Twaice & Vispiron open battery research lab in Munich

Munich-based battery analytics company Twaice has opened the Munich Battery Lab together with R&D service provider Vispiron Systems. The new battery lab is designed to analyse battery behaviour and optimise battery development. The focus is on testing lithium-ion batteries.

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Feb 24, 2023 - 01:51 pm

EAS, KIT & Edgewave join forces on Li-Ion cells

EAS Batteries, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and EdgeWave have joined forces to significantly improve the performance of lithium-ion round cells. The project will run for three years and ends on 31 January 2026.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 04:18 pm

EU project Nextcell to develop batteries with gel inside

The Nextcell project, funded by the EU with €8 mn, aims to develop a new generation of high-performance lithium-ion battery cells. Led by FEV, 17 partners from ten EU countries seek to establish “gellified battery cells” in what sounds like an approach to semi-solid state cells.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 03:26 pm

StoreDot opens research centre in the USA

Israeli battery developer StoreDot has opened its first research centre in the US. The new lab facility is designed to strengthen ties with US-based OEMs and accelerate StoreDot’s battery development.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 01:58 pm

EVE Energy is expanding battery R&D capacities in China

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Eve Energy, whose customers include BMW, has opened a large research and development centre in Huizhou in the Chinese province of Guangdong for 2 billion yuan – the equivalent of around 274 million euros.

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Dec 22, 2022 - 03:38 pm

EU project BatWoMan to cut battery production costs and waste

In the EU project BatWoMan, researchers coordinated by the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) are to develop and implement processes for CO2-neutral battery production in Europe. The goal is, among other things, to reduce the costs of cell production by around 60 per cent and to halve energy consumption.

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Dec 14, 2022 - 05:18 pm

Solithor sets up solid-state battery centre in Belgium

Battery developer Solithor wants to locate its European competence centre for solid-state batteries in Belgium. For this purpose, the company has signed a ten-year contract with Punch Powertrain to gain access to a 3,000m² factory site in Sint-Truiden.

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21.04.2023 15:35