Month: October 2021

Vivarail Fast Charge – recharging a train to full power in 10 minutes

Six years ago rolling stock manufacturer Vivarail began investigating the potential for battery train operation. The company inherited some batteries from the Independently Powered Electric Multiple-Unit (IPEMU) battery train project in Essex, UK, then kitted out a carriage and set it to run around a test track at Long Marston, in Warwickshire, England, to see…
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29th October 2021 0

Honeywell Introduces New Flow Battery Technology To Provide Safer, Durable Solution For Large-Scale Renewable Energy Storage

Non-flammable flow battery to be field tested at Duke Energy’s Mount Holly, N.C. facility for large-scale deployment for diverse energy storage solutions Sustainable solution uses wind and solar to reduce carbon emissions and lower costs October 26, 2021 DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) today announced a new flow battery technology that works with renewable…
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28th October 2021 0

How to Accelerate the Mainstream Adoption of EVs – Addionics

If we want to avoid a climate catastrophe, society has to make many changes and the green revolution must keep on going. One of the changes needed is in the automotive industry: the aim is to electrify as many vehicles as possible on the road in the least amount of time. What the future of…
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27th October 2021 0

New Stereax® Manufacturing Facility on Track

Ilika, the advanced solid state battery company, has completed the installation of the cleanroom and principal equipment at its new Stereax manufacturing facility. This is a further step towards commercialising Stereax miniature solid state batteries, designed for powering next-generation medical devices and industrial wireless sensors (Industrial Internet of Things). Home  Latest from Ilika  New Stereax® Manufacturing…
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26th October 2021 0

A New Solid-state Battery Surprises the Researchers Who Created It

A New Solid-state Battery Surprises the Researchers Who Created It Sept. 23, 2021—Engineers created a new type of battery that weaves two promising battery sub-fields into a single battery. The battery uses both a solid state electrolyte and an all-silicon anode, making it a silicon all-solid-state battery. The initial rounds of tests show that the…
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25th October 2021 0

Japanese companies have dominated the solid-state Li-ion batteries patent landscape, but the last 3 years have seen an explosion in Chinese patenting activity, while automakers and numerous pure-play newcomers are entering the game.

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – October 20, 2021. Solid-state lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries with inorganic solid electrolytes hold a key position in the booming developments to get safer Li-ion batteries with higher energy density and fast charging capability for electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEV). In a solid-state battery, the flammable liquid-electrolyte used in conventional Li-ion battery…
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21st October 2021 0

West Midlands Gigafactory, the largest in the UK, to secure the British automotive industry’s long-term electric future

The West Midlands Gigafactory is strategically placed, in Coventry, the epicentre of the UK’s automotive industry to create long-term stability for manufacturing as it moves towards an electrified future. Production ready in 2025, new battery Gigafactory will become the UK’s largest single industrial facility, covering the same area as 74 full-size football pitches Located at…
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21st October 2021 0

Addionics – Is Dry Coating the Next Best Thing to Happen to the Battery Industry?

With better and more efficient production methods for energy storage increasingly in demand, batteries are becoming more important as we head toward a more electrified world. Electrode coating is one of the main steps in the manufacturing process of lithium-ion batteries where the active material is coated on top of the metal foil. The active…
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21st October 2021 0

Jankel and Williams Advanced Engineering collaborate to bring EV technologies and capabilities to the US defence market

Jankel and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) are collaborating to bring EV technologies and capabilities to the US defence market The partnership will combine complementary technologies and capabilities to help progress military hybrid and electrification projects The partnership will see Jankel and WAE working on joint projects to electrify legacy and new military fleets across the…
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20th October 2021 0

ABB launches the world’s fastest electric car charger

Can deliver 100km of range in less than three minutes Only charger designed explicitly to charge up to four vehicles at once Ideal for refueling stations, urban charging stations, retail parking and fleet applications ABB is today launching an innovative all-in-one Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, which provides the fastest charging experience on the market. ABB’s new…
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19th October 2021 0