Overcoming Battery Power Limitations in Wearable Devices-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Explosive growth in wearable devices has put the battery conundrum front and center for companies in the business of making these pint-sized, often power-hungry technologies. But the answer lies not with the batteries themselves but in applying creative workarounds to their limitations, including how data gets transmitted and alternatives to traditional… more..
What the Fluoride-Ion Battery ‘Breakthrough’ Really Means-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. more..
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. more..
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. more..
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Battery Separators Market by Battery Type, End-use Industry, Material And Region - Global Forecast to 2022
The global battery separator market is projected to reach USD 5.13 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 12.5%, from USD 2.85 billion in 2017. Stringent government regulations regarding reduction of carbon emission, inclination of automotive manufacturers toward production of EVs, and rising demand for smartphones due to rapid urbanization are the key factors that are driving the demand for battery separators. Moreover, increasing industrialization and higher dependency on technology leads to a demand for consumer electronics, and constant development in these areas has further increased the adoption of compact batteries. This, in turn, is expected to fuel the demand for battery separators. However, low heat resistance of battery separator materials and various reported cases of battery failures could lead to a lower the consumption of battery separators.