battery technology

South Korean University Research Aims At Boosting Lithium-Ion Battery Efficiency

Researchers at the Chung-Ang University in South Korea have worked on improving the efficiency of Lithium-ion batteries. Their work mainly involved in the electrolyte solutions. Lithium-ion batteries, essential for electric vehicles, face safety concerns due to polarization effects during fast charging. These researchers have now studied the impact of high-concentration electrolytes on their interface kinetics and […]

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Fluoride Electrolyte Innovation: Transforming Batteries for a Sustainable Future

In a significant development for the field of battery technology, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have made a groundbreaking discovery involving a fluoride electrolyte that could potentially protect next-generation batteries against performance decline. This innovation could have a transformative impact on the electric vehicle (EV) industry and other advanced battery […]

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Global Battery Leader CATL In Tie-Up With UL To Improve Battery Safety

Global battery technology player Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. (CATL) has announced that it has signed an MoU with applied safety science provider UL Solutions for strategic cooperation to help create safer deployment and use of battery energy storage systems (BESS) and electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The agreement expects CATL to use its battery laboratory to […]

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Graphene-Powered Lithium-Ion Battery Of Nanotech Energy Survives Bullet Shot

Los Angeles based Nanotech Energy has held that the remarkable and unprecedented non-flammable qualities of its ‘graphene-powered batteries’ have been demonstrated in a new abuse test. Nanotech has been focused on making non-flammable batteries for the portable and mobile electronics use. As per Nanotech Energy, a Nanotech Graphene-Powered Lithium-Ion Battery 18650 cell was shot by […]

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A New Nanoscale Electrolyte for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries from American Elements

California based American Elements has announced that its engineers have invented a novel nanoscale electrolyte material for use in cutting-edge Lithium-Sulfur Battery technology. The official statement of American Elements held that the electrolyte is a ceramic compound of lithium, lanthanum, and zirconium oxide nanoparticles that is energy-dense and stable in a wider range of temperatures […]

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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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