Month: September 2021

Showcasing the next generation of portable power ~ Specialist to highlight power solutions for industrial devices at Battery Tech Expo

Professional battery manufacturer Accutronics will bring its range of smart batteries and reliable cells for industrial electronics to this year’s Battery Tech Expo, taking place on October 12 2021 at Silverstone, Towcester. The company will be on stand 11, highlighting the increasingly essential role of batteries in sectors including healthcare, robotics, warehousing and logistics, instrumentation and…
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24th September 2021 0

NEW NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION SKILLS FRAMEWORK AND FORUM COULD PUT THE UK AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE GREEN REVOLUTION

Mob: +44 (0) 7824 540863 In order to meet Net Zero carbon commitments the UK needs to invest in technologies for electrification, meaning many employers and employees will need to up-skill, re-skill and new-skill to meet the demand A national approach to re-skilling, up-skilling and new-skilling the workforce for the electric revolution has been established…
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22nd September 2021 0

Pioneering EV trial results in world’s most advanced battery ‘digital twin’ capable of predicting battery lifetime EV

Leading battery analytics specialist Silver Power System (SPS) has partnered with Imperial College, London EV Company and JSCA, the research and development division of Watt Electric Vehicle Company, on a revolutionary electric vehicle battery research programme designed to predict battery lifespan Part-funded by the Advanced Propulsion Centre, the Real-Time Electrical Digital Twin Operating Platform (REDTOP)…
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21st September 2021 0

DC Battery Technologies appoints Justine Brain as new Regional Sales Director

DC Battery Technologies Ltd, the UK’s fastest-growing battery distributor, has appointed Justine Brain as one of its new Regional Sales Directors. Justine joins DC Battery Technologies from Leoch Battery UK and will be responsible for focusing sales of the company’s lithium and lead acid ranges to sectors including marine, motorhomes and caravans, and vehicle conversions.…
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16th September 2021 0

Volta Trucks confirms €37 million of Series B funding as Volta Zero pre-orders pass 2,500, with an order value exceeding €600m

Volta Trucks confirms successful Series B funding round with a total capital raise of €37 million into the company. Existing investor, New York-based Luxor Capital Group, LP, leads the funding round, further reinforcing their confidence in the Volta Trucks journey. Funding round also saw the participation of strategic partners such as Proterra and Agility, who…
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16th September 2021 0

Connect 2 Cleanrooms delivers solid-state battery production cleanroom for Ilika

Connect 2 Cleanrooms Ltd (C2C) has completed a new 340m2 cleanroom facility for Ilika PLC at its 1600m2 Stereax—millimetre-scale solid-state batteries—manufacturing facility. The cleanroom is a key element of Ilika’s new facility as it scales up Stereax, to become the first volume manufacturer of micro-batteries for next-generation MedTech and IoT in the UK. Acting as principal contractor, C2C delivered the cleanroom facility—from order…
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15th September 2021 0

Levistor Technology will accelerate roll-out of ultra-rapid EV charging across the country & encourage drivers to make the switch to EVs

Levistor’s energy storage system will avoid EV deserts, especially in rural areas, by making EV charging as quick and easy as filling-up Crowdfund campaign via the Crowdcube platform exceeds target within first week A low cost, durable energy storage technology, developed by City, University of London, will accelerate the roll-out of ultra-rapid EV charging across the…
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14th September 2021 0

UKBIC announce collaboration with Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey to improve the sustainability of Li-ion battery manufacturing with partners OnTo Technology and the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre Partnership will involve direct recycling of lithium-ion battery production scrap Project support from UK Government: Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) in partnership with Innovate U Johnson Matthey, a global leader in sustainable technologies, has…
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13th September 2021 0

Toyota to spend $13.5 billion to develop EV battery tech and supply by 2030 – Reuters

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Tuesday it expects to spend more than $13.5 billion by 2030 to develop batteries and its battery supply system – a bid to lead in the key automotive technology over the next decade. The world’s largest automaker by volume, which pioneered hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles with the…
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7th September 2021 0

Eatron and WMG win funding for project COBRA

A new partnership between Eatron Technologies and WMG has been formed for the COBRA (‘Cloud/Onboard Battery Remaining useful life Algorithm) project, thanks to the funding from the Faraday Battery Challenge. The COBRA project will create new algorithms which will estimate the Remaining Useful Life (RUL) in an Electric Vehicle (EV) battery, and could contribute to…
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6th September 2021 0