Month: July 2018

26th March 2020 | Silverstone

UK’s lithium mining hotspots could be identified using satellite technology – E&T Magazine

Areas with a strong lithium mining potential – a key element found in most rechargeable batteries – could be identified from space by observing broad changes in vegetation and surface minerals. A new study from Satellite Applications Catapult, which was created by the UK government’s Innovate UK, found that anomalies related to vegetation parameters such…
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16th July 2018 0

Salt-based battery offers promising cheap energy storage for renewables

A rechargeable battery made using salt promises to last longer than conventional batteries, while storing more power. Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP), created the “novel and affordable” rechargeable iron-oxygen battery, which contains a bi-phase electrolyte of molten carbonate and solid oxide. Growing demand…
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11th July 2018 0

Lincad wins contract with Team Leidos to supply batteries to MOD

Lincad, UK supplier of batteries, chargers and power management systems for military applications, has won a multi-million pound contract with Team Leidos to supply a wide range of primary cells and batteries for the UK Ministry of Defence. Consisting of mainly lithium as well as some other cell chemistries, most of these products must be…
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4th July 2018 0