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World’s first 10 minute charge cylindrical cell prototype produced by StoreDot

World’s first 10 minute charge Li-ion silicon-dominant 4680 cylindrical cell prototype produced by StoreDot   StoreDot reveals fast-charging 4680 cylindrical cell with the ability to be fully-charged in 10 minutes 4680 format, increasingly favored by leading car makers, will be ready for production at scale in 2024 – along with StoreDot’s equally ground-breaking fast charging…
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3rd September 2021 0

Large follow-up orders: technotrans supplies battery cooling systems for regional trains and hybrid locomotives

Follow-up orders straight after major projects from 2020 Customer-specific versions of battery cooling systems Seven-digit order volume over a short period technotrans SE has been selected for two follow-up orders in the electrified rail transport sector. The specialist for thermal management solutions from Sassenberg is to supply more than 100 battery cooling systems with a…
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23rd August 2021 0

Solid-state batteries under development with Oxford University-led consortium – E&T Magazine

A UK-based consortium of seven organisations including Oxford University has banded together to develop prototypes of solid-state battery (SSB) technology with the automotive sector in mind. SSBs are made with technology that uses solid electrodes and a solid electrolyte, instead of the liquid or polymer gel electrolytes found in lithium-ion or lithium polymer batteries. While…
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19th August 2021 0

Glencore and Britishvolt sign strategic partnership for long-term supply of cobalt

Glencore has also made an undisclosed investment in Britishvolt The deal highlights the need for strategic partnerships between raw material and battery producers on the roadmap to net-zero; with Environmental, Social and Governance a growing focus of investors Glencore to support Britishvolt’s recycling and recycled content ambitions  Glencore is pleased to announce that it has…
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19th August 2021 0

DNV verifies Brill Power’s new battery management system technology

Unique testing on real battery cells, demonstrates the importance of qualifying the safety and performance of new technology DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has acted as technical consultant through the testing and verification of Brill Power’s new battery management system (BMS) technology. This testing confirms that Brill Power’s novel BMS concept brings…
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12th August 2021 0

UK Research and Innovation – New driving the electric revolution funding competition opens

UK Research and Innovation’s £80 million driving the electric revolution challenge has opened a new skills and training funding competition worth £250,000. The driving the electric revolution competition aims to fund several ideas that will quickly fill gaps in the skills, talent and training provision for electrification technologies in the UK. This includes in power…
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11th August 2021 0

Magtec Opening New Factory for World-leading Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Drive Systems

Magtec opening new factory for world-leading electric and hybrid vehicle drive systems Minister hails move as ‘perfect example’ of transition to green economy Magtec is opening a state-of-the-art factory for the design, manufacture and integration of its world-leading drive systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. The company has commissioned a 65,000 sq ft facility in…
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10th August 2021 0

Shell starts trading power from Europe’s largest battery – 100-megawatt Minety power storage project in South West England is now fully operational

The 100-megawatt Minety power storage project in South West England is now fully operational. Europe’s largest battery storage project, the 100-megawatt system in Minety in Wiltshire, South West England, is now fully operational. Controlled and optimised by Shell-owned Limejump, the battery will help balance the UK’s electricity demand, providing electricity for up to 10,000 homes…
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9th August 2021 0

Ultra-fast charging pioneers, Nyobolt, hires ex-Innovate UK Head of Battery Technology, Anna Wise

Nyobolt, the original founders of ultra-fast charge, high-power lithium-ion battery technology, has appointed ex-Innovate UK battery sector specialist Anna Wise to bolster its rapidly growing, highly experienced team, and to spearhead its go to market strategy. Her appointment comes a few weeks after the company announced its partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to support…
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3rd August 2021 0

Ever Resource and partners win Faraday Battery Challenge Innovation R&D Funding

Ever Resource, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) and Advanced Electronics & Logistics (AEL) have secured £777,000 in grant funding via Innovate UK’s Faraday Battery Challenge (Innovation R&D, Round 4). The project, led by AEL, aims to develop a rapid, low-cost and safe solution for the discharging of electric vehicle (EV) lithium-ion battery packs. The consortium will…
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2nd August 2021 0