Mar 6, 2023 - 01:36 pm
Fendt presents hydrogen tractor prototype in Germany
The agricultural machinery manufacturer Fendt has presented the first prototype of a hydrogen tractor. Together with other partners, Fendt is participating in the agricultural model project H2Agrar in Lower Saxony to research a hydrogen infrastructure for agricultural use.
Feb 4, 2021 - 04:49 pm
Electreon joins eCharge project for in-motion charging
Israel’s Electreon has joined the eCharge project conducted by the TU Braunschweig with funding through the German government. The consortium also includes Volkswagen and Eurovia. Electreon will deliver its wireless in-road charging technology.
Mar 17, 2015 - 10:06 am
KIT & Helmholtz, Sakti3, Osram & TU Braunschweig, Lithium-sulphur.
Increased energy density: Researchers at KIT and Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU) developed a new cathode material based on a new storage principle for Li-ion batteries. The new system is said to deliver higher energy storage density.
Battery start-up recharged: Hoover millionaire Sir James Dyson will invest 15 million dollars in the solid state battery company Sakti3, spun out of the University of Michigan. Another 5 million dollars will come from the latest round of investment, which included GM. The money is to be used for the commercialisation of the Sakti3 solid state battery (we reported).
electric-vehiclenews.com, technologyreview.com, freep.com
Semiconductor competence: Osram Opto Semiconductors and the TU Braunschweig have developed a competence centre for semiconductors. The ‘epitaxy competence center ec²’ is to foster the use of Gallium-Nitride technology in Germany.
elektroniknet.de (in German)
Lithium-sulphur research: Researchers from Korean Hanyang University and University of Maryland developed a sulphur-carbon nanotube that promises high sulphur utilisation, high Coulombic efficiency, and long cycle life in Li-sulphur batteries.
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