Lithium-ion Batteries

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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Hindalco Joins Hands with USA’s C4V to Develop Battery Material

C4V, a firm specializing in Li-Ion battery technology based in the United States, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hindalco Industries. This agreement focuses on producing and delivering aluminum foils, coated foils, and structural components specifically tailored for Li-ion cells, serving the expanding market for EV battery materials. The collaboration’s primary objective […]

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Birla Carbon Acquires Belgium’s Nanocyl for Lithium Generating Carbon Solutions

Birla Carbon, a manufacturer and supplier of carbon solutions, recently acquired Nanocyl SA, a Belgium-based firm working on multi-wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT). This acquisition expands Birla Carbon’s presence in the energy systems market, in material critical to Lithium Ion battery performance and other conductive applications. The firm maintains that the key motive of the project […]

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LIB to Supply 50,000 Li-ion Batteries to VoltUp by 2024

A manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, LIB, has joined hands by way of a major contract manufacturing deal with VoltUp, a Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) start-up. The agreement will pave the way for LIB to provide 50,000 lithium-ion batteries in 2024. This will be followed by an additional 500,000 batteries over the span of the next three years. […]

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Japan Researchers Study Potential Of Potassium-Ion Batteries

A research team from the Tokyo University of Science- (TUS), Japan, has recently conducted a study to gain insights into Potassium-ion batteries (KIBs), an alternative to conventional Lithium-ion batteries. The results of the study was recently published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Lithium-ion batteries have gained major traction with the increased deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) […]

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Advanced Chemistry Battery Market Demand in India Expected to Grow to 220 GWh by 2030

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has released a report entitled ‘Raw Materials for Battery & Component Manufacturing’. The report delves into the following aspects of the Indian battery and component manufacturing industry- The Speedbreakers to EV Industry Growth The report highlights the significant need for localisation of the EV ecosystem in India, as well […]

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Germany’s MAHLE Introduces Bionic Cooling Plate for Improved Battery Efficiency

Drawing inspiration from the natural world, Germany-based automotive supplier MAHLE has achieved technological advancement through its novel battery cooling plate. By adopting a bionic design for the cooling channels, which mimics nature’s patterns, the company’s engineers have brought about a noteworthy transformation. This innovative approach leads to a enhancement of both thermodynamic efficiency and structural-mechanical […]

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Scientist Wins European Inventor Award 2023 for Safer Lithium-ion Battery Technology

The European Patent Office (EPO) has revealed that Chinese scientist Kai Wu and his team are winners in the ‘Non-EPO countries’ category of the European Inventor Award 2023. Out of more than 600 candidates, Wu and his team were recognized for their development of a Lithium-ion battery technology with a special top cover that helps […]

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