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  • Battery Funding, Research Updates, More: Sept 2022 - BATTERY POWER NEWS | The month has been full of battery industry news from the Battery Show and beyond. Updates this month include funding for electric vehicle battery manufacturing and battery safety, plant optimization for greenfield battery sites, progress toward sustainable gigafactories, and more. more..
  • ONEJOON GmbH Mourns the Loss of Colleague Peter Vervoort - BATTERY POWER NEWS | ONEJOON GmbH announces the death of Vice President Peter Vervoort. more..
  • Market and Technology Outlook from the 2022 Solid-State Battery Summit - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Stakeholders from the solid-state battery community met in Chicago or joined online for the Solid-State Battery Summit in early August. Analysts, start-ups, material manufacturers, government agencies, national laboratories, academic scientists, and automakers discussed the status, prospects, and challenges for solid-state batteries. On the one hand, it is an extremely dynamic field… more..
  • Navigating the Battery Production Multiverse To Improve Speed to Market - BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Battery manufacturing requires extremely tight assembly tolerances and high rates of throughput, with real-time inspection, data capture and communication via machine and plant-level control systems. The process involves a “multiverse” of technologies, such as automation controls, drives, linear motion and material handling systems, to help satisfy these requirements. How can all… more..
  • Addressing the Battery Mineral Supply Chain - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Electrifying transportation and bringing electrochemical energy storage onto the grid to support intermittent renewables require colossal magnitudes of raw materials. The world is heading for 3–5 terawatt hours (TWh) of energy storage by 2030. Each TWh will require something like 1.5 million tons of cathode active material and 800,000 tons of… more..
  • The Unique Battery Requirements of Laptops and Power Tools  - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Portable electronics and lithium-ion batteries have grown up together over the past thirty years. While EV battery capacity is dwarfing that used in consumer electronics, the number of lithium-ion batteries you carry and the profound ways in which they impact your life are as large as ever. Researchers from leading electronic… more..
  • Fostering Entrepreneurship and Investment at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference - BATTERY POWER NEWS | Innovators in battery technology have created start-ups across the value chain in the areas of raw materials, new electrode and electrolyte chemistries, additives and coatings, recycling, and battery intelligence. A special session of the last American Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) brought together early- and late-stage start-ups along with market advisors and… more..
  • Spotlight on Graphite: Prospects for Europe and North America - BATTERY POWER NEWS | In a discussion of graphite at the 2022 International Battery Seminar, speakers highlighted world’s reliance on China for graphite, the misaligned timescales upstream in the battery supply chain, company efforts to supply synthetic graphite, and more. more..

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Battery-free Sensors Market Size Worth $284.69 Million by 2030

September 19, 2022

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According to the research report, the global battery-free sensors market was valued at USD 32.30 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 284.69 Million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 28.0% during the forecast period. Perceptible factors responsible for market growth include continuous technological advancements throughout the world. The rising adoption of the industry in IoT applications supports global growth in forecasting years. Moreover, the industry is expected to benefit from a continuous reduction of medical and technological devices and the increased adoption of automated condition monitoring systems in smart factories. Thus, it will propel the global

Renesas Unveils New-Generation Si IGBTs for Electric Vehicle Inverters

September 12, 2022

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TOKYO, Japan, August 30, 2022 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the development of a new generation of Si-IGBTs (Silicon Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) which will be offered in a small footprint while providing low power losses. Aimed at next generation electric vehicle (EVs) inverters, AE5-generation IGBTs will be mass produced starting in the first half of 2023 on Renesas’ 200- and 300-mm wafer lines at the company’s factory in Naka, Japan. Additionally, Renesas will ramp up production starting in the first half of 2024 at its new power semiconductor 300-mm wafer

Delta-Q Technologies Showcases XV3300 and Speaks at iVT EXPO USA 2022

September 12, 2022

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Vancouver, B.C., – Aug. 31, 2022 – Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), a leader in battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment, announced it will present and showcase its charging solutions at the iVT Expo USA on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, 2022, in Chicago. Delta-Q will exhibit onsite with its parent company, ZAPI GROUP, a global leader in electrification. Mourad Chergui, Delta-Q’s Senior Product Manager, is a speaker at the event and will present on the benefits of 72V to 120V intermediary voltage powertrains and safety guidelines when handling powertrain components. His presentation, “The impact of electric powertrain

Advanced Cell Engineering Signs Lease Agreement for Laboratory Space with Indian River State College

September 12, 2022

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STUART, Fla., Aug. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Engineering (ACE), a developer and licensor of lithium-ion battery technologies for the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry has signed a lease agreement with the Indian River State College (IRSC) to use IRSC's state-of-the-art wet chemistry lab in the Brown Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Utilizing the College's chemistry labs will enable ACE to finalize its Advanced LFP (lithium iron phosphate) chemistry for battery cells. Advanced LFP cells are safer, more cost-effective, and provide greater range for Electric Vehicles compared to the battery cells used in many EVs today. ACE also hopes to partner

IONETIC reveals revolutionary electric vehicle battery pack technology cutting costs and development time for automotive manufacturers

September 12, 2022

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6th September 2022 – IONETIC, the dynamic UK start-up specialising in electric vehicle (EV) battery pack technology, today launches its state-of-the-art EV battery pack design platform, which can cut the development cost and time for automotive manufacturers bringing a new electric vehicle to market. Producing a high-performance and safe battery pack solution has traditionally been expensive and time-consuming for many automotive companies. Fully customised designs are often unaffordable, while existing off-the-shelf battery pack solutions suffer from low energy density and poor optimisation. This is particularly true for lower volume niche automotive manufacturers with unique requirements. IONETIC overcomes these problems by

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Leak Testing Systems for Li-ion Battery Production
Pfeiffer Vacuum offers leak testing solutions that utilize air and tracer gases for Li-ion battery production. Leak detection is essential for battery cells, cell components, cooling circuits, battery modules, as well as on complete battery packs to ensure protection from moisture ingress.

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Experience our new 3D series on the different leak detection methods!
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