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 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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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.