Lithium ion Battery

NREL Study Forecasts Significant Decline in BESS Costs by 2030

The long-term lithium-ion battery energy storage system (BESS) costs could halve over this decade, as per the “Cost Projections for Utility-Scale Battery Storage: 2023 Update” report by US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The report forecasts the future capital expenditure (capex) costs of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) from 2022 to 2050. It specifically focuses […]

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EV Maker Wardwizard Operationalises Lithium-ion Battery Unit in Vadodara

Electric vehicle manufacturer Wardwizard Innovations and Mobility has announced that it has begun the operations of its lithium-ion battery assembly facility at Vadodara in Gujarat. The assembly line has been in-built by the company at its EV ancillary cluster and has an annual production capacity of 1 GWh. Wardwizard had announced about the company’s plan […]

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Redwood Materials Gets $2 Billion Federal Funds For EV Battery Materials Plant

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) has announced a loan of $2 billion to Redwood Materials for the construction and expansion of a battery materials campus in Nevada. This is to support the growing EV market in America. DOE said that the Redwood Materials project will be the first facility in […]

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Honda, GS Yuasa Collaborate for Lithium-Ion Battery Development

The evolution and quick adoption of electric mobility largely depends on the development of quality and reliable battery systems. Hence, two Japanese conglomerates – Honda Motor and GS Yuasa International – have signed an agreement for collaboration for a high-capacity, high-output lithium-ion battery. Honda and GS Yuasa will discuss specifics with the goal of establishing […]

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Exicom to Supply 5L Battery Management Systems to Hero Electric

An agreement has been inked between Exicom and Hero Electric under which the former will sell its battery management system (BMS) to the latter. Exicom is a manufacturer of electric vehicle charger and lithium-ion battery while Hero Electric is a leading EV maker in India. As per the terms of the agreement, Hero Electric is […]

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Sila: Leading Clean Transition With Silicon Anode-Lithium-ion Batteries

In our continuing series on battery tech and other firms to watch in the energy space, today we place the spotlight on Sila. Sila is a battery tech company co-founded by a former Tesla engineer Gene Berdichevsky, also the CEO of Sila, Gleb Yushin, a Professor of Materials Science at Georgia Institute of Technology and […]

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Natrion Demonstrates Solid-State Feasibility with Lithium EV Battery Cells

New York-based Natrion, which delves in solid-state electric vehicle battery technology, has revealed data on the performance of its patented compounds in lithium-metal anode pouch cells. Natrion said that the results showed a dramatic milestone in commercial solid-state Li-metal battery feasibility by demonstrating high C-rate capability and cycle life without the use of stack pressure. […]

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Metastable Materials Commissions Chemical Free Recycling Unit for Lithium Batteries

Metastable Materials, a Bengaluru-based company, has announced the commissioning of an urban mining operation outside of Bengaluru, Karnataka, to scale up its current capabilities in the battery (Chemical Free Recycling) recycling/urban mining space and thereby fuel the startup’s strategic business expansion. To support and manage the “waste-as-ore” concept-based recycling of hazardous end-of-life batteries and products, […]

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Canada’s Electrovaya to Build Lithium-Ion Gigafactory in New York State

Global lithium-ion battery technology and manufacturing firm Electrovaya has announced that its first US-based gigafactory will come up in New York State for the production of cells and batteries. Electrovaya said that it will set up operations at a 137,000 square foot plant on a 52-acre campus near Jamestown, New York. Electrovaya informed that the […]

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