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.
Feb 22, 2023 - 12:08 pm
LiCORNE: Fully European lithium supply chain
The EU-funded project LiCORNE (Lithium Recovery and Battery Grade Materials Production from European Resources) aims to set up the first complete European supply chain for lithium processing resources available in Europe.
Jan 25, 2023 - 05:11 pm
Elinor Batteries to make LFP batteries in Norway
The Norwegian investment company Valinor founded Elinor Batteries with plans to build a gigawatt-scale factory for LFP batteries in central Norway. The cells are to be purposed for stationary storage for EV charging and marine applications, among other things.
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.
Sep 13, 2022 - 01:40 pm
Gigagreen consortium designs future battery cell factories
The recently launched EU project Gigagreen aims to develop sustainable processes for the production of lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles. 16 partners from eight European countries are working on creating the “gigafactory of the future” as part of the project.
Jan 11, 2021 - 08:49 pm
DLR & SINTEF research cobalt-free electrodes
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Norway’s SINTEF institute are researching cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries in the EU project HYDRA together with ten partners. They want to test an industry-ready prototype for real-world operation in a ship battery system.
Jun 10, 2020 - 08:59 pm
Havyard presents electric sightseeing boat concept
The Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has presented a design concept for electrically powered sightseeing ships for use in cities and fjords. The concept was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement concluded last year with the Norwegian research organisation SINTEF.
Jun 2, 2020 - 06:55 pm
Norway will become home to 32 GWh battery cell plant
The newly founded Norwegian company Morrow Batteries plans to build a battery cell factory for electric cars. In the final stage of expansion, the factory will have a capacity of 32 GWh. The first of the four planned expansion stages, each with 8 GWh, should be completed in 2024.
Nov 5, 2018 - 05:07 pm
ABB & SINTEF to scale up fuel cells as main ship drive
ABB and the research organisation SINTEF of Norway are investigating whether fuel cells are a feasible energy source for main ship propulsion. The partners will model a complete marine power system in a megawatt-scale propulsion plant.