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  • Global Lithium-Ion Battery Market Expected To Exceed $60B By 2024 - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Global Market Insights released a report Monday estimating that the lithium-ion battery global market size will exceed $60 billion by 2024.
  • What the Fluoride-Ion Battery ‘Breakthrough’ Really Means - January 14, 2019 | BATTERY POWER NEWS | Scientists from Honda Research Institute, together with researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), recently achieved a milestone in fluoride-ion battery (FIB) technology—the ability to run energy cells at room temperature.
  • pH Matter Announces $1m Grant For Carbon, Silicon Anode - Battery Power News | pH Matter today announced the initiation of a $1 million product development project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy for engineered materials for lithium ion battery anodes based on an engineered composite of carbon and silicon.
  • Solid Power Announces $20 Million In Series A Funding - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Louisville, Colo.-based Solid Power, a manufacturer of safe, high-energy, and cost competitive all solid-state batteries (ASSB) established in 2012, closed $20 million in a Series A investment round earlier this year. Investors include Hyundai CRADLE, Samsung Venture Investment Corp., Sanoh Industrial Co., Solvay Ventures, and A123 Systems.
  • The Importance Of Leak-Tightness To The Capacity, Service Life Of EV Battery Cells - BATTERY POWER INSIGHT | Leak testing plays a crucial role in the production of individual battery cells. Using Glass-to-Aluminum-Seal technology (GTAS), battery electrodes are sealed with specialty glass instead of conventional plastic seals to prevent the penetration of moisture into the battery cell.
  • The End Of The Chevy Volt - BATTERY POWER BRIEF | GM is retiring the Chevy Volt, its first electric car. The Volt factory in Detroit will be put on hold while the car-maker decides its next move. 
  • JCI, Toshiba Join To Create Hybrid Vehicle System - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Johnson Controls Power Solutions and Toshiba announced they will work together on developing low-voltage lithium ion batteries that will be paired with lead acid for use in hybrid vehicle applications.
  • Kokam Announces 40 MWh Projects In South Korea - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Kokam has announced two projects totaling 40 Megawatt hours (MWh) of photovoltaic (PV)-connected Energy Storage System (ESS) capacity in South Korea. These two projects, representing 12 MWh and 28 MWh of ESS capacity, will use Kokam’s High Energy Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (HE NMC) battery technology. The project announcement comes more..

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eBook - The Ins & Outs of Shipping Batteries
Lithium batteries are an integral part of everyday life; powering cell phones to electric vehicles. Despite their popularity, lithium batteries are considered dangerous goods and must comply with ever-changing shipping regulations. How can standalone cells ship versus battery packs or batteries integrated into a product? If shipping by air, what is the acceptable state-of-charge (SOC) for a cells and batteries? Labelmaster provides onsite audits, similar to a DOT inspection, to educate and enable manufacturers, covering everything from paperwork and shipping labels. They can also assist retailers in avoiding product delays and recall concerns. SGS explores the intricacies of shipping batteries internationally and how to avoid costly delays with regulations effective August 2017 for shipments to India. Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to complying with changing regulations for shipping batteries. Education, training and audits are all tools available to help companies navigate regulations and avoid penalties, delay of product, or loss of consumer confidence.

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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global battery market for consumer products market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the new sales of batteries for consumer goods (smartphones, laptop, power banks, tablets, smart wearables) market and do not include the aftermarket.

Global Battery Market - for Consumer Products 2017-2021