Vertiv Announces Tech Update To UPS-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Vertiv today introduced the Liebert GXT5, a technology update to the popular family of rackmount, on-line uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. The Liebert GXT5 is designed to ensure availability in today’s increasingly mission critical small IT environments and edge locations that enable important emerging applications such as 5G, virtual and augmented reality, and… more..
Battery Trends, Markets, Suppliers at AABC-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Governments across the globe and international automakers alike have become more optimistic about the future of electrified transportation. Consequently, the technological development needed to support vehicle electrification must keep pace with rising expectations—batteries with enhanced performance, durability, abuse tolerance, and lower cost are indeed crucial to the viability of each of… more..
California’s Plans To Reduce Emissions In Heavy-Duty, Off-Road Vehicles-BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Leslie Goodbody, an engineer with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), spends her time with the Innovative Heavy-Duty Strategies Section, focusing on addressing heavy-duty vehicles and off-road equipment that are responsible for a significant portion of California’s particulate, smog-forming, and climate change emissions. Battery Power Online spoke with Goodbody about what… more..
Raw Materials and the Battery Market-BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Raw materials pricing and supply hugely impacts the battery market, and William Adams, head of battery research at Fastmarkets Research, argues that lithium and cobalt pricing is evolving, thanks—in part—to the downstream supply chain. A shift is coming, he predicts, from 1 to 1 pricing, to pricing via a PRA, to… more..
Argonne Team Develops New Cathode Coating-BATTERY POWER BRIEF | Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new cathode coating using an oxidative chemical vapor deposition technique. "Building a protective skin at both secondary and primary particle levels of layered oxides offers a promising design strategy for Ni-rich cathodes towards high-energy, long-life and safe… more..
Army Team Reports New Cathode Chemistry-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory known as ARL, and the University of Maryland have identified a new cathode chemistry. The work was published last week in Nature. more..
Lithium Vs. Lead: New Markets And Old StrongholdsAugust 27, 2018 | BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Let’s be clear, the Lead-Acid (Pb) battery is still the mainstay of many battery applications such as starting your car, backing up a server-farm or telephon...
The Impact of New Lithium Battery Transport RulesBATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | New U.S. rules for transporting lithium batteries became official in March, further prohibiting the transport of lithium-ion cells or batteries on aircraft and adding addition...
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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.