CPG Updates Predictive Analytics, Monitoring Platform
CPG has announced updates to its cloud-based Insight for Batteries predictive analytics and monitoring platform. The platform now includes advanced machine learning algorithms that automate time to replace (TTR) predictions while supporting continued trend analysis, as well as critical alarm notifications that help mitigate the risk of load-loss.
Voltaplex Launches AI-Driven Pack Design Platform
Voltaplex Energy has launched Voltx.ai Alpha, a free, cloud-based battery design software that uses AI to enable engineering teams to rapidly prototype new lithium-ion battery pack designs.
UCAP Power Acquires Maxwell Technologies Korea, Raises Special Purpose Venture Fund
UCAP Power has completed the purchase of Maxwell Technologies Korea, the Korean-based ultracapacitor business, as well as closed on a special purpose venture round of funding led by Grantchester C Change. The company made both announcements last week.
Great Strides Built On Small Innovations
In the eyes of the consumer—or the eyes of governments seeking ways to realize a cleaner, cooler and lower-carbon future—the remarkable strides made by battery developers and manufacturers in commercializing reliable and increasingly affordable battery and charging technology can seem routine. But they are not. Each enhancement is the result of intense effort.
NanoGraf Announces Highest Energy Density 18650 Cylindrical Lithium-Ion Cell
NanoGraf has announced the highest energy density 18650 cylindrical lithium-ion cell in the world, achieving a 28% longer run time than traditional cell chemistries.
BSLBATT Lithium Launches Next Generation PALLET JACK Series Industrial Lithium Batteries for End Riders & Center Riders
Wisdom Industrial Power Co., Ltd. ("BSL Battery"), a developer, manufacturer and integrator of advanced lithium-ion industrial batteries for the material handling industry and industrial equipment, today announced the launch of the next generation PALLET JACK Series lithium-ion battery pack.
Electriq Power Expands Senior Management Team to Accelerate Continued Growth
Electriq Power, Inc. ("Electriq"), a leading provider of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announces a major expansion of its executive team. Six new hires are joining the senior management team, with skills from a variety of sectors that will be integral to Electriq's expansion. The new senior management team comes from major renewable energy companies, leading tech and consumer-facing companies, influential nonprofits, consulting firms, and the public sector. Five of the six new senior staff members are women, demonstrating Electriq's commitment to diversity at the highest levels of the company.
Toyocolor to Supply SK Innovation with Li-ion Battery Materials for Use in VW and Ford EVs
Toyocolor Co., Ltd., the colorants and functional materials division of Japan's Toyo Ink Group, today announced that it was tapped to supply the North American and European operations of SK Innovation, a South Korean lithium-ion (li-ion) battery manufacturer, with Toyocolor's Lioaccum series of conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions.
Dow introduces new silicone technologies that advance electric/hybrid vehicle performance, reliability and sustainability
Dow introduced three new silicone technologies for electric and hybrid-electric vehicle electronics applications. These innovative new products – DOWSIL TC-2035 CV Adhesive, DOWSIL TC-4551 CV Gap Filler and DOWSIL TC-4060 GB250 Thermal Gel – increase the already high value and versatility of Dow's silicones portfolio to meet the evolving needs of automotive electrification.
Horizon Power and PXiSE Energy Solutions Successfully Operate World's First 100% Solar-Plus-Storage-Only Community Grid
Horizon Power, Western Australia's regional and remote energy utility, and PXiSE Energy Solutions, developer of next-generation grid control technology, have collaborated on a first-of-its-kind hydrocarbon-free power grid that enabled a town to power itself entirely with fossil-free distributed energy resources (DERs). In the world's first known instance of solar-plus-batteries supplying 100% of a community's power, which has similar operational challenges of a large regional grid, the remote Western Australia town of Onslow was powered without the use of any fossil fuel or hydropower-based systems for 80 minutes.