battery technology

SolarEdge to Offer Solar + Storage to Wattsmart Battery Program

Intelligent inverter solution maker SolarEdge Technologies and grid operator Rocky Mountain Power have announced the qualification of the SolarEdge Home Battery to join Rocky Mountain Power’s Wattsmart Battery program in America. SolarEdge said that its an important next step in Rocky Mountain Power’s efforts to leverage customer-generated solar power along with battery technology in the […]

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Capital A Invests In Oorja For Safe EVs In India

In a bid to catalyze the Indian electric vehicle (EV) industry, Capital A, a venture seed fund for early-stage start-ups has made a strategic investment in Oorja, which strives to empower automotive companies to design better batteries. The fund will be made available from “Evolve”, a $10-million cleantech fund that Capital A had launched earlier […]

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New Material Pushes Sodium-Ion Batteries To Phase Out Costly Lithium

The researchers from Skoltech and Lomonosov Moscow State University have developed a material for sodium-ion batteries which offer an alternative to the increasingly expensive lithium-ion tech. In an official statement, the University said that the new material is a powder of sodium-vanadium phosphate fluoride with a particular crystal structure. It’s used in the battery cathode […]

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Nexeon Raises $200 Million To Fund Battery Materials Manufacturing

Nexeon has announced that it has completed the second close of its fundraise resulting in a total investment of $170 million furthering to the announcement of its strategic partnership with and investment from Korea based SKC last January.  $50 million is also being commercially invested in Nexeon’s technologies as a result of the investment round. […]

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Disruptive Tech Trends Transforming The Shape Of EV Industry

In 2020, before the pandemic shook up the world, especially the Indian automotive industry, electric vehicles were moving steadily into the spotlight. The total annual sales of different types of electric vehicles such as battery electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles in the year 2019 crossed over the two-million-vehicle mark. But even due to the […]

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Greaves E-mobility partners with Mesha Energy Solutions for battery tech

Mumbai-headquartered Greaves Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd on Tuesday said it has entered into a partnership with Mesha Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd to improve battery technology for its products across the portfolio. Through the partnership with Mesha Energy Solutions, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mesha, Inc. based in the USA, the company will be able […]

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Swiss uni researchers report breakthrough for battery production tech

Micro supercapacitors could revolutionise the way we use batteries by increasing their lifespan and enabling extremely fast charging. Manufacturers of everything, from smartphones to electric cars, are therefore investing heavily into research and development of these electronic components. Now, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, claim to have developed a method that represents a […]

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Swiss Firm Claims Solid State Battery With 50% Better Environmental Balance

Swiss Battery Startup High Performance Battery (HPB) claims that it has developed the world’s first solid-state battery whose core – unlike all other solid-state battery projects – is the result of a chemical reaction within the battery. Whereas solid ion conductors are usually inserted into the battery as prefabricated parts, the HPB solid ion conductor […]

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StoreDot Joins Pioneering Research Mission on ISS to Test Extreme Fast Charging in Space

StoreDot, the pioneer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs), today announces that together with the Israeli Electric Company (IEC) it has been approved by NASA to conduct the first space-based research and development program into new battery materials. As part of the Israel Space Agency and The Ramon Foundation’s pioneering […]

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