What Would Nuclear Batteries Do For Us?

Jim Conca

Like the old telephone system that gave way to autonomous locally-controlled hand-held devices, nuclear batteries can make the same change for power to small, mobile, safe, clean, and affordable markets. Centralized power systems are inefficient and cumbersome in our new technological future.

Better batteries will get us to an electrified future

GreenBiz

Better batteries will get us to an electrified future. The mass adoption of electric vehicles — and, well, electric everything — will rely heavily on cheap, dependable batteries. Batteries are an enabler," said Asim Hussain, chief marketing officer for battery startup QuantumScape.

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Battery-powered actuator savings

Envirotec Magazine

Yorkshire Water is rolling out 34 remote battery powered actuators across key sites in the region, and the utility says it is already seeing benefits. The water company is working in partnership with R2M Limited to install 3S remote battery powered actuators.

Solar Home Battery Installation Information

U.S. Green Technology

What is the Best Battery for a Solar Panel System? The post Solar Home Battery Installation Information appeared first on U.S.

BASF to build battery prototype recycling plant in Schwarzheide, Germany

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BASF will build a prototype battery recycling plant in Schwarzheide, Germany, at the site of its existing cathode active materials plant. Newswire The Tech BASF EV Batteries

The electric revolution needs sustainable battery materials

GreenBiz

The electric revolution needs sustainable battery materials. To electrify many of the world's vehicles in the coming years, the EV industry will need to procure a massive amount of lithium-ion batteries. Eliminating problematic cobalt mined in the DRC is just one battery issue.

Why We Need to Develop New Battery Technology

U.S. Green Technology

You use batteries for everything. They’ve been around for centuries, but with the push for sustainable living, many consumers and experts are hopping on the movement to develop improved battery technology. Lithium-ion batteries are the standard for what you use.

Verkor raises €100 million to build European battery gigafactory

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The funding will support the company’s expansion and the construction of the Verkor Innovation Centre (VIC), where the company will design advanced battery cells and modules. Verkor and its partners share a mission to build a competitive local battery cell value chain in Europe.

GM reveals more technical details of its Ultium battery packs

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The new Ultium battery system is at the heart of GM’s electrification strategy. The plants are to come online by the end of 2023, with a combined capacity of 70 GWh worth of batteries per year, which Car and Driver estimates will be enough to power about 750,000 vehicles.

Five companies produce almost all EV battery cells for the US market

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Five companies ( AESC , LG Chem , Panasonic , Samsung and SK Innovation ) produced almost all the battery cells used in plug-in vehicles for the US market over the past decade. Panasonic supplied 74% of all the cells, and a majority of these were installed in Tesla battery packs.

Battery innovations take centre stage at HIMSS

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Medical battery manufacturer Ultralife Corporation is redefining portable power for the global healthcare IT industry at this year's HIMSS exhibition at the Venetian-Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas from August 9-13, 2021.

Form Energy Unveils Its Iron-Air Battery

GreenTechMedia

Apart from saying they were building a "metal air" battery, his team held the technology close to the vest. Looking for a battery energy storage system?

Umicore buys a stake in solid-state battery developer Solid Power

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Umicore has announced that it holds a stake in solid-state battery specialist Solid Power , following Solid Power’s announcement of its intent to become a publicly listed company. Newswire The Tech Solid Power Solid-State EV Batteries Umicore

LG Chem to invest $5.3 billion in battery materials by 2025, aims to rule anode market

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billion) in battery materials by 2025, including efforts in anode materials, separation membranes, cathode binders, radiant adhesives and carbon nanotubes. Newswire The Tech EV Batteries LG ChemLG Chem plans to invest 6 trillion South Korean won ($5.3

Battery recycling startup receives financing for commercial-scale plant

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Battery Resourcers , a battery recycling and manufacturing company, recently completed a $20-million Series B equity round to support the development of a commercial-scale processing facility with the annual capacity to recycle 10,000 tons of batteries—roughly the amount of batteries from 20,000 EVs.

VW begins battery recycling pilot

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Volkswagen has opened its first EV battery recycling facility to recover raw materials such as lithium, nickel, manganese and cobalt in a closed loop, together with aluminum, copper and plastics, achieving a recycling rate of more than 90% over the long term.

Nexeon to Lead New £1.5 Million SABRE Battery Project

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Target is Automotive Batteries with Longer Range

Circularity Challenge Spotlight: American Battery Metals Corporation

Greentown Labs

Ryan Melsert, CTO of American Battery Metals Corporation, speaks at the Circularity Challenge Final Showcase. There’s a huge opportunity—and need—for better lithium-ion battery recycling. That’s where American Battery Metals Corporation comes in.

Investment trends in grid-scale battery storage

Renewable Energy World

Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on Battery Storage Deployments. The IEA cited wavering policy support in key markets and uncertainties around battery safety as headwinds to growth, with grid-scale installations falling by 20%. By Danyel Desa.

Factorial Energy unveils 40 Ah solid-state EV battery cell

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Factorial Energy has introduced what it says is the first 40 Ah solid-state EV battery cell. . “Factorial’s solid-state battery technology offers the performance, safety, scalability, and commercial readiness needed to move the needle of EV adoption.

Nanotechnology turns Bricks into Batteries

Mr. Sustainability

The energy density is only about 1% of that of lithium ion batteries, but is believed this can be increased by tenfold. But if their capacity can be increased, they may become a low-cost alternative to the lithium-ion batteries currently used.

VW expands Braunschweig battery plant

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Volkswagen’s Braunschweig plant is expanding its production of EV battery systems. Following the first expansion stage, which established a maximum capacity of 250,000 battery systems, the second expansion stage has started up with the same capacity.

The case for designing a circular battery

GreenBiz

Some batteries designed for transportation applications may have the opportunity to be recovered and reused for another purpose before even reaching the stage of recycling.

Li-Cycle and Univar to provide waste management for Li-ion battery production

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Li-Cycle has partnered with Univar Solutions to provide waste management solutions for lithium-ion batteries. Battery recycler Li-Cycle uses its proprietary Spoke & Hub technology to achieve a high material recovery rate and to produce new battery materials from recycled batteries.

Energy's Future - Battery and Storage Technologies

Jim Conca

Battery technologies have to catch up with other new low-C tech, and V-flow batteries may be the breakthrough we need. They are fully containerized, nonflammable, compact, reusable over semi-infinite cycles, discharge 100% of the stored energy and do not degrade for more than 20 years

Save money when you streamline your EV battery dispense system

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In EV battery manufacturing many steps could be taken to reach the best result for the lowest cost but as we all know, every process is different. At Nordson we offer 25 years of EV battery manufacturing experience. How we support EV Battery manufacturing.

New Solar Array With Battery Back-Up Latest Step Forward To Clean-Energy Future

Jim Conca

The not-for-profit Energy Northwest in WA State cut the ribbon on its new utility-scale solar and battery project with more than 11,400 new solar panels that are paired with battery storage - exactly what President-Elect Biden’s new Climate 21 Project is supposed to encourage.

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Discoveries highlight new possibilities for magnesium batteries

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Magnesium batteries have long been considered a potentially safer and less expensive alternative to lithium-ion batteries, but previous versions have been severely limited in the amount of power they delivered. We believe this unveils a new facet in magnesium battery electrochemistry.”.

Advisory group reminds Scots to recycle old batteries

Envirotec Magazine

Shops that sell large volumes of batteries have to provide a battery recycling collection. A survey ¹ carried out on behalf of Zero Waste Scotland has revealed that 25% of people who responded admitted they disposed of batteries in the general household bin.

Ford accelerates battery R&D with dedicated team and new global battery center

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Ford has announced a new global battery center—Ford Ion Park—to accelerate R&D in battery technology. battery validation engineer, examine internal components like cell arrays, wiring and contactor switches at Ford’s Battery Benchmarking and Test Laboratory in Allen Park, Michigan.

Verkor partners with Renault to manufacture battery cells in France

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A number of companies and public/private partnerships are working to build a competitive and sustainable battery cell supply chain in Europe. One of these is the French battery startup Verkor , which just announced an agreement with the Renault Group to develop and manufacture battery cells.

MIT study details plunge in lithium-ion battery costs

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MIT researchers analyzed three decades of studies that examined the decline in lithium-ion battery prices, and found that costs have dropped by 97 percent since they were first commercially introduced in 1991. Newswire The Tech EV Batteries

American Battery Solutions introduces Alliance Intelligent Battery Series

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American Battery Solutions has introduced the Alliance E48-2.0, the first product in the Alliance Intelligent Battery Series of Li-ion batteries for motive and industrial applications. Newswire The Tech Li-ion Battery

Enevate announces battery production agreement with EnerTech

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Battery maker Enevate has announced a new production license agreement with battery cell producer EnerTech International to commercialize Enevate’s silicon-dominant, XFC-Energy battery technology in the transportation, mobility and reserve power markets.

Dukosi selects Keysight’s Scienlab for battery module development

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Dukosi will be using Keysight Technologies ‘ SL1001A Battery Test System to support the development of battery degradation tracking and prediction algorithms, as well as state-of-charge monitors. Newswire The Tech Dukosi EV Batteries Keysight Technologies

Stadler demonstrates battery-electric train with 185 km range

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In 2018, Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler began a research project to develop a battery-powered train designed to operate on non-electrified or semi-electrified lines. The project team placed particular emphasis on testing the batteries in extreme weather conditions. “In

EV Batteries: Creating a Circular Economy

CleanTech Group

Battery Technology Energy Storage Sector Insights Transportation Carbon Emissions EV batteries transportationIn 2018, the total global stock of electric vehicles in all classes stood at nearly 6 million. By 2030, the International Energy Agency.

LEAF batteries find a second life in automated guided vehicles

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Nissan , along with 4R Energy , is now repurposing used EV batteries, which no longer have enough capacity to provide sufficient EV range, to power its AGVs. The first-generation LEAF was fitted with a 24 kWh battery pack made up of 48 modules.

Tesla is building a 100MW battery in Texas

Inhabitat - Innovation

Under the guise of Gambit Energy Storage LLC, a secretive subsidiary of Tesla, a new, 100-megawatt battery is coming to Angleton, Texas

20-MW, 80-MWh Santa Ana battery storage project operational in California

Renewable Energy World

Calpine and GE Renewable Energy this month announced completion of a 80-MWh standalone battery storage system in southern California. The Santa Ana Storage Project, which uses GE’s Reservoir energy storage technology, entered into commercial operation.

Battery Recycling, made by Northvolt

Mr. Sustainability

Creating a circular European battery industry Summary - Northvolt has partnered with Hydro to establish a first-of-its-kind battery recycling facility. They are currently constructing their own gigafactory in Sweden, for which sustainable battery production is a key foundation.

Battery Recycling, made by Northvolt

Mr. Sustainability

Creating a circular European battery industry Summary - Northvolt has partnered with Hydro to establish a first-of-its-kind battery recycling facility. They are currently constructing their own gigafactory in Sweden, for which sustainable battery production is a key foundation.

Plus Power Breaks Open New England Market for Massive Batteries

GreenTechMedia

Battery plants have established themselves in the sunny Southwest, but this week was the first time they won big in New England. That means that these two battery plants offered a compelling enough price to edge out some fossil fuel plants for delivering power on demand.