Funding for Dry-Electrode Technology, Gigafactory Partnerships, EVs, More
News and funding updates from across the battery landscape include new EV battery partnerships, supply partnerships for Lithium-Iron Phosphate batteries, a $25M Series A for lithium-ion dry-electrode technology, and more.
Smart Temperature Control for Modern and Eco-friendly Battery Manufacturers
Battery manufacturers are constantly optimizing their processes to meet the increased industry demand for batteries due to the rise in smart technology and electric vehicle development. However, only a few are aware of the impact these enhancements can have on their temperature-cooling needs.
||New "Densi-Pak" Covered Battery Holders with On/Off Switch from Keystone
High performance plastic battery holders are now available with optional built-in On/Off switch to accommodate two or three "AA" or "AAA" batteries - eliminating the need for additional components in designs.
These holders are made with an ABS plastic case and are ideal for self-contained powering components in a variety of applications. They feature a snap-on cover to protect and secure batteries from shorting or damage; Nickel-plated, Coil Spring Steel Contacts for low contact resistance; and 6" #26 AWG tinned and snipped wire leads for simplified installations. IP65 water and dust resistant holders are also available to accommodate 2, 3, or 4 "AA" batteries. Available from global distribution network and online at www.keyelco.com.
Keystone is a major manufacturer of SMT and THM battery hardware, along with an extensive array of electronic interconnects and hardware. Application engineering services are also available to meet special product modifications or custom designs.
Consumers Energy Taps ESS Inc. Long-Duration Storage Solution for Solar and Storage Microgrid Project
ESS Inc., a manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, has been selected by Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest energy provider, to provide a battery system for a solar and storage microgrid. Consumers Energy will deploy ESS's Energy Warehouse platform as part of a microgrid powering a gas compression facility in Michigan. The project, which includes the first iron flow battery to be used for a gas compression plant, underscores the capabilities of ESS's Energy Warehouse to deliver low-cost, long-duration energy storage over a 20+ year operational lifespan.
Stryten Energy Components Division Launched to Serve the Battery Industry's Growing Need for Engineered Components
Stryten Energy, a U.S.-based energy storage solutions provider, announced the launch of Stryten Energy Components. This new division provides engineered-to-order battery components for the automotive and industrial markets for lead, lithium, flow, and other emerging battery technologies.
Interstate Batteries and Kenco Group Partner to Get Products to Distributors & Customers Faster
Kenco Group, a third-party logistics provider, announced that Interstate Batteries had selected Kenco as its partner for distribution and fulfillment center network operations. Kenco's integrated supply chain solutions will help Interstate improve product availability, reduce operational complexity and enhance its partnerships with distributors, customers, and suppliers. In addition, Interstate and Kenco will implement a new network of fulfillment centers, including warehousing, distribution services, project management, IT integrations, and value-added services.
Nuvvon Abolishes the Myth that Solid Polymer Electrolytes Have Poor Ionic Conductivity at Room Temperature
It is generally assumed that solid polymer electrolytes have poor ionic conductivity at room temperature. Nuvvon has turned this notion on its head. Third-party verified data of their unique solid polymer electrolytes is presented to prove it.
Electriq Power to Provide Equitable Solar and Storage Access to Santa Barbara, CA Residents Under Innovative Home Solar and Energy Efficiency Program
Electriq Power announces it has signed an agreement with the City of Santa Barbara to launch the Santa Barbara Home Power Program, which will deliver affordable, sustainable, and resilient energy to Santa Barbara County residents through fully financed residential solar microgrids. Electriq's industry-leading energy storage solution, the PowerPod 2, will be the intelligent home battery used by the program.