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Corvus Energy to expand production in response to high demand

Corvus Energy to expand production in response to high demand

Jul 16, 2018 Norway
Corvus Energy is pleased to announce two production and R&D expansion plans underway in Canada and Norway. The new battery factories will be more modern and more automated than other similar factories, result in eight times the production capacity compared to today.
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Hyundai invests to advance battery technology

Hyundai invests to advance battery technology

Jul 12, 2018 United States
Hyundai is investing in Ionic Materials to advance the development of battery technology and improve EV performance with solid-state battery innovation.
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Self-heating, fast-charging battery for electric vehicles

Self-heating, fast-charging battery for electric vehicles

Jul 5, 2018 United States
Californians do not purchase electric vehicles because they are cool, they buy EVs because they live in a warm climate. Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, but now a team of engineers has created a battery that can self-heat, allowing rapid charging regardless of the outside chill.
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Partnership to utilise second-life electric vehicle batteries

Partnership to utilise second-life electric vehicle batteries

Jun 28, 2018 Korea
Hyundai Motor Group has selected Wärtsilä for a technology and commercial partnership designed to utilize second-life electric vehicle batteries for the growing energy storage market.
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Honda partners on General Motors' next gen battery development

Honda partners on General Motors' next gen battery development

Jun 11, 2018 Japan, United States
General Motors Co and Honda announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies' plans for all-electric vehicles.
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IDTechEx TVCAP-XX develops industry's first 3 Volt thin prismatic supercapacitors

CAP-XX develops industry's first 3 Volt thin prismatic supercapacitors

Jun 1, 2018
Provides peak power support to 3V coin cell batteries and eliminates need for 2.7V LDO regulator for less expensive, smaller, more energy-efficient designs with extended battery life.
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Battery-in-screen paves way to ultra-thin smartphones

Battery-in-screen paves way to ultra-thin smartphones

May 21, 2018 China, Hong Kong
Scientists in Hong Kong and China have combined a semi-transparent arrangement of anodes and cathodes with a transparent electrolyte to make the first ever photoluminescent microbattery that can simultaneously act as a power supply and a full-colour display.
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Collaboration to prolong battery life of electric buses and trucks

Collaboration to prolong battery life of electric buses and trucks

May 8, 2018 Germany
The battery life of electric vehicles still presents a financial challenge for the electrification of the transport sector. That is why the Fraunhofer institute for Transportation and Infrastructure IVI, expert in the field of Lithium-ion batteries, and real-time electric vehicle data specialist ViriCiti, have started a unique collaboration.
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BlueSky Energy

BlueSky Energy

May 7, 2018 Austria
Bluesky energy are providers of saltwater-based energy storage systems mainly for residential applications, although the company is also interested in off-grid applications for emerging markets like Africa. Based out of Austria and founded in 2012, the company is selling turnkey residential systems with help from a national subsidy, and also selling systems in Germany which has local and national subsidies.
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Water-based battery to store solar and wind energy

Water-based battery to store solar and wind energy

May 7, 2018 United States
Researchers have developed a water-based battery that could provide a cheap way to store wind or solar energy generated when the sun is shining and wind is blowing so it can be fed back into the electric grid and be redistributed when demand is high.
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A higher-energy, safer and longer-lasting zinc battery

A higher-energy, safer and longer-lasting zinc battery

Apr 27, 2018 United States
A team of researchers has created a water-based zinc battery that is simultaneously powerful, rechargeable, and intrinsically safe.