Lithium-ion Batteries

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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Five Reasons EVs Will Deliver On Their Clean Promise

In Part 1 of this two-part series yesterday, we covered the various challenges to Electric Vehicles (EVs), especially regarding their green credentials. However, the EV juggernaut has only picked up speed in India, with the market leader, Tata Motors, which leads in the four-wheeler EV segment with their EV models-Tiago and Nexon is now all set to launch its […]

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Smart Battery Swapping Startup Esmito Partners with ElectricFuel to Offer Energy as Service

Esmito, a smart battery swapping solution provider has joined hands with ElectricFuel, a leading EV charging services  provider to roll out Energy as a Service (EaaS) platform with an aim to bring affordable, high performance battery swapping  solutions to the Indian EV market. The operations are currently being rolled out in Bangalore and Hyderabad and […]

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Ascend Elements Opens Largest EV Battery Recycling Facility of North America

As recycling continues to emerge as a key pillar of the Lithium battery question, Ascend Elements has opened its first commercial-scale lithium-ion battery recycling facility this week. The facility is claimed to be the largest in the US, the world’s largest auto market. Ascend Elements said that located in Covington, Georgia, the $50 million Base […]

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Albemarle Corp will Invest $1.3 billion in USA Lithium Battery Plant

Lithium and bromine giant Albemarle Corporation that offers essential elements for mobility, energy, connectivity and health, has announced plans to build its lithium hydroxide Mega-Flex facility in Chester County, South Carolina. Albemarle says that the facility includes an initial investment of at least $1.3 billion to help meet the surging demand for domestic and international […]

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Purdue University Creates Safer Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries

Indiana-based Purdue University has said that its engineers are making one of the most-used power sources safer and more efficient. High-voltage, solid-state lithium-ion batteries are the go-to power source for high-end technologies like electric and hybrid vehicles, wearable devices, pacemakers, radio-frequency identification systems and more. One of their most dramatic drawbacks is that they often […]

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