Month: November 2021

SK On develops battery diagnosis technology that allows electric vehicle drivers to self-check

The battery diagnosis service measures the changes in battery in every use setting in which the EV operates and charges. The collected data is examined using SK On’ self-developed “BaaS AI” (Battery as a Service Artificial Intelligence). It informs users of the battery’s longevity, abnormalities, driving habits, risky situations, driving habits that will help extend…
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29th November 2021 0

NAWA Racer e-motorbike dynamic prototype revealed, featuring the world’s first ‘hybrid’ battery system

The first fully rideable prototype of the NAWA Racer e-motorbike, developed by an expert group of partners comprised of leading French energy storage experts NAWA Technologies, AKKA Technologies, Pronergy, FAAR and YSY Group has been revealed See the video: https://bit.ly/NAWA_Racer_prototype NAWA Racer features a revolutionary 100% electric powertrain that combines NAWA Technologies’ ‘NAWACap’ next-gen lithium-ion ultracapacitors, resulting in a…
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24th November 2021 0

MCS launches industry-first Battery Installation Standard

MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has launched the industry’s first standard for the installation of battery storage systems.   The new Battery Installation Standard (MIS 3012) outlines the requirements for MCS certified installers who supply, design, and install electrical energy storage or battery systems. It covers installations up to 50kW and Electrical Energy Storage Systems (EESS)…
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24th November 2021 0

‘Spirit of Innovation’ stakes claim to be the world’s fastest all-electric vehicle

We believe our all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft is the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft, setting three new world records. We have submitted data to the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) – the World Air Sports Federation who control and certify world aeronautical and astronautical records – that at 15:45 (GMT) on 16 November 2021, the aircraft…
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23rd November 2021 0

MIT News – The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline

A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed somewhat less. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Publication Date: November 22, 2021 Some of the researchers behind that earlier study have now analyzed what accounted for the extraordinary savings. They found that by far…
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23rd November 2021 0

Juniper Research – EV Charging Sessions to Exceed 1.5 Billion by 2026 Globally, as Mass Electrification Drives Infrastructure Requirements

A new study from Juniper Research has found the global volume of EV charging sessions, where an EV’s battery is charged using a charging point, will exceed 1.5 billion per annum in 2026, from just 200 million in 2021. This remarkable growth rate of more than 665% over the next five years will be driven by greater…
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22nd November 2021 0

StoreDot and Group14 Technologies partner to enhance XFC with lithium-silicon

StoreDot and Group14 Technologies partner to enhance extreme fast charging battery technology with lithium-silicon StoreDot’s extreme fast charging (XFC) cell technology, utilizing Group14’s high energy density lithium-silicon technology, demonstrates performance milestone: energy density of 300Wh/Kg with cycle life of over 700 and fast charging 0%-80% in 10 minutes, aligned with the expected availability of powerful…
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22nd November 2021 0

FREYR and Glencore Sign Supply Contract for Sustainable Cobalt and Expand Their Collaboration for the Responsible Supply of Battery Materials

NEW YORK & OSLO, Norway & LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)– FREYR Battery (NYSE: FREY) (“FREYR”), a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity and Glencore International AG (“Glencore”), one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies, have signed a contract for the supply of up to 1,500 metric tons of high grade, sustainably sourced cobalt…
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19th November 2021 0

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

Will be one of multiple battery plants dedicated to Stellantis electric vehicle production in region   New battery plant to have an initial annual production capacity of 23 gigawatt hours, ability to increase up to 40 gigawatt hours Plant targeted to start in 2025 AMSTERDAM – Stellantis N.V. (NYSE / MTA / Euronext Paris: STLA) and Samsung…
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18th November 2021 0

BNEF: Global battery storage capacity to grow 20 times over by 2030

Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) has released new battery energy storage forecasts, predicting a twenty-fold increase in grid-scale and domestic-scale battery capacity by the end of this decade that would push capacity beyond 1TWh. The organisation’s 2021 edition of the Global Energy Storage Outlook, published this week, forecasts that the global market for grid-scale and smaller batteries…
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17th November 2021 0