Tag: Battery research

Oct 7, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Northvolt expands research facility in Västerås

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt is investing 750 million US dollars in the expansion of its research centre Northvolt Labs in Västerås. The site will be expanded to include a campus with a new research and development centre, customer centre and offices.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 11:43 am

GM invests in battery cell development

General Motors is building a new battery cell innovation centre on its Global Technical Center campus in Warren, Michigan. The facility will be dedicated to the development and production of GM’s next-generation Ultium cells and will be operational by mid-2022.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 02:09 pm

Blackstone to open battery lab in Germany

Blackstone Technology, the German subsidiary of the Swiss commodities company Blackstone Resources, has commissioned a laboratory for quality assurance and product development at its new battery cell production site in Döbeln, Germany.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 12:51 pm

AVL List opens new battery research centre in Graz

AVL List has put its new Battery Innovation Center (BIC) into operation in Graz. In addition to the functional development of new high-voltage batteries for electric vehicles, the focus is on establishing, implementing and validating new efficient production processes.

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Sep 23, 2021 - 03:30 pm

Battery lifespan project takes shape in the UK

The battery analytics specialist Silver Power System partnered with Imperial College, London EV Company (LEVC) and JSCA, the research and development division of Watt Electric Vehicle Company, on an electric vehicle battery research programme designed to predict battery lifespan.

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Aug 11, 2021 - 01:22 pm

IntelliSpin project to utilize AI for battery development

In order to advance cell production in Germany and Europe, the Landshut University of Applied Sciences and the Technical University of Munich are to develop new technology in the new IntelliSpin research project that uses electrospinning and artificial intelligence to make battery production more flexible and reduce costs.

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Aug 11, 2021 - 12:12 pm

GMG announces break-through in cell chemistry

The Australian Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG) has presented a new graphene-aluminium-ion battery that is supposed to charge 60 times faster than current lithium-ion batteries. Initially, the cell chemistry is to be used in coin cells, but from as early as 2024 it will also be used for pouch cells in electric cars.

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Aug 10, 2021 - 12:11 pm

Microvast & eVersum to cooperate on battery development

The US battery manufacturer Microvast and the Austrian start-up eVersum have announced that they will jointly develop battery solutions for the electrification of eVersum’s product line. The products are to be manufactured in Microvast’s European factory in the long term. The first prototype battery system for eVersum’s ‘eShuttle’ has already been delivered and is currently […]

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Aug 9, 2021 - 02:51 pm

LG Energy Solution launches battery innovation competition

LG Energy Solution (LGES) is holding an international competition called the ‘Battery Innovation Contest’, which invites submissions of innovative battery technology ideas from now until the end of September. Winners can expect to receive 150,000 US dollars in research and development funding each year.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 03:11 pm

US DoE to invest in emissions reduction

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. A total of $28.1 million will be awarded to accelerate innovation in EV batteries and electric drive systems.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:58 pm

QuantumScape starts testing ten-layered solid-state cells

Solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has announced the development of ten-layer battery cells in a recent quarterly report. The goal is to lead the new cells to similar capacity retention and cycling behaviour as the previous single- and four-layer cells.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:49 pm

CATL presents sodium-ion battery design

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has unveiled the first generation of a sodium-ion battery developed by the company as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries and announced plans to establish a supply chain for the new technology by 2023.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 12:39 pm

South Korea to invest in battery industry

South Korea’s government wants to support domestic battery manufacturers with billions of dollars in investment. Not only the well-known industry giants such as LG Energy Solution, Samsung SDI or SK Innovation are to benefit from this, but also smaller companies. Concrete targets for individual battery technologies have also been set.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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May 31, 2021 - 02:25 pm

EU research project to tackle aluminium-sulphur battery chemistry

The EU-funded project Amapola which is focussing on a marketable polymer-based Al-S battery has announced it will be developing an aluminium-sulphur battery for vehicles and aircraft. The aim is to develop an Al-S cell that achieves very high energy density values (660 Wh/l or 400 Wh/kg) and uses the advantages of innovative polymer gel electrolytes.

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May 8, 2021 - 03:58 pm

Johnson Matthey opens battery centre near Oxford

The British chemical company Johnson Matthey has opened a “Battery Technology Centre” near the English city of Oxford, which is to play a key role in the development of battery materials of the future. The new battery technology centre expands existing battery technology and testing capacities.

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May 4, 2021 - 01:25 pm

BASF and Umicore sign patent agreement

BASF and Umicore have entered into a non-exclusive patent agreement covering a broad range of cathode materials and their precursors. The cross-licensing deal covers more than 100 patent families filed in Europe, the USA, China, Korea and Japan.

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May 3, 2021 - 04:03 pm

TU Graz SafeBattery project details battery ageing

Researchers at TU Graz, together with industry partners Audi, Daimler, and AVL, have looked into the entire battery lifecycle to detail ageing processes. The SafeBattery project ultimately aims to define parameters for the re-use of discarded EV batteries.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Ford wants a battery plant in Michigan

Ford is taking its first steps towards producing its own battery cells. The US carmaker has now announced that it will build a global battery centre of excellence called Ford Ion Park in southeast Michigan. Lithium-ion and solid-state batteries are to be developed and manufactured in small series there.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 03:29 pm

BMW aims for solid-state battery by 2030

BMW has announced its intention to realise a solid-state battery suitable for automotive use in series production by the end of this decade. A first demonstrator vehicle with this technology is to be shown “well before 2025”. Funding is available from German federal and state governments.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm

UK to invest £30 million into battery technology

In order to support research into battery technology, the British government will support the BEV and FCEV supply chains with over £30 million of UK government funding. A total of 22 studies will receive a share of £9.4 million in order to research and develop different aspects of the EV battery economy.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 05:12 pm

Marubeni invests in Skeleton

The ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies from Estonia has entered into a strategic partnership with the Japanese trading company Marubeni, which is also investing an undisclosed amount in Skeleton.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/15/solid-power-unveils-battery-data-collects-further-funding/
15.10.2021 13:40