How is the U.S. Military Using Stationary Energy Storage Today?
More and more companies and organizations are using energy storage solutions, including the U.S. military. Whether to provide greater energy security through base microgrids during local utility grid outages, improve their environmental footprint, or lower their energy costs, the applications and benefits are numerous and varied.
Suppressing Strain in Nickel-Rich Layered Cathodes with a Rare-Earth Intergrowth Phase
Researchers at Zhejiang University in China and Argonne National Laboratory have published an alternative doping strategy to stabilize nickel-rich cathodes. They were able to suppress the change in volume upon battery cycling and achieve a longer cycle life than the undoped material.
Oak Ridge Electrolyte Add-In Turns Liquid Electrolytes Solid on Impact
The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has exclusively licensed a liquid-to-solid battery electrolyte technology to Safire Technology Group. The collection of five patented technologies is designed for a drop-in additive for lithium-ion batteries that prevents explosions and fire from impact.
Birla Carbon Leads Collaboration to Produce Biocrude-Derived Graphite for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Birla Carbon has collaborated with NC State University, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Ensyn, The Battery Innovation Center, and Yale University, to develop and scale-up the production of biocrude-derived graphite for lithium-ion batteries—Biocrude Derived Anode Material.
Lion Energy Ensures Domestic Supply Chain With American Battery Factoru's Newly Announced Site in Tucson, Arizona
American Battery Factory's (ABF) announcement to build its first gigafactory in Tucson, Arizona, for the production of lithium iron phosphate battery cells is another significant milestone for Lion Energy in its path to becoming a completely U.S.-based company. ABF will provide Lion Energy with U.S.-made, high-capacity prismatic cells designed for a range of Lion Energy solutions, including portable solar generators and residential, commercial, and utility grid-level lithium battery-based energy storage systems.
New European Centre of Excellence for Solid-State Lithium Batteries to Be Established
SOLiTHOR who is at the forefront of next-generation solid-state lithium batteries, has entered into a 10-year contract with Punch Powertrain nv—global pioneers of innovative transmission systems solutions for combustion, hybrid, and electric vehicles—to establish a European Centre of Excellence for solid-state lithium batteries at its site in Sint Truiden, Belgium.
HCI Energy's Hybrid Power Shelter Maintains Broadband Service During Remnants of Alaska Typhoon Merbok
During the worst storm to hit Western Alaska in decades, the indigenous people of the remote village of Unalakleet had crucial internet connectivity thanks to HCI Energy and Alaska Tribal Broadband's dedication to improving reliable Broadband. During the massive September 2022 storm, the rural village of Unalakleet, located 147 miles from Nome, experienced high winds, flooding up to 11 feet, floating debris, and power outages.
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions Highlights Pump Solutions for Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Battery Production
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) highlights its range of pumps ideal for various manufacturing processes that produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Bredel hose pumps and APEX products offer constant production cycle efficiency and help manufacturers meet ever-more demanding battery production schedules. Bredel hose pumps are ideal for the ball milling process used in manufacturing lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries.
Quidnet Energy to Receive $10M in Federal Funding to Commercialize Clean Energy Technology
Quidnet Energy announced today that it had been selected to receive $10 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).