Li-Ion Battery Shipping, Regulations and Refurbishment

Shannon Given, Editor, Battery Power Online

April 24, 2018 | At the 35th International Battery Seminar last month there were presentations of new battery technologies, exploration of battery chemistries, and assessments of the battery market. But everything wasn’t focused on the new. Attendees and speakers also dug into what to do with the old. Read more about Li-Ion Battery Shipping, Regulations and Refurbishment

Uber’s Flight Futures and Current Battery Tech Hurdles

Allison Proffitt, Editorial Director, Battery Power Online

April 19, 2018 | The opening pair of plenary talks at the International Battery Seminary and Exhibit last month juxtaposed two grand visions: Celina Mikolajczak, director of battery development at Uber, painted a picture of an urban future in which an autonomous aircraft—a cross between a helicopter and a very small airplane—carries up to five passengers between dedicated sky ports for about 60 miles. Jeff Dahn, professor of chemistry at Dalhousie University, hopes to soon understand how the battery electrolyte ages. Read more about Uber’s Flight Futures and Current Battery Tech Hurdles