Designing the EV Battery of the Future: Why One Size No Longer Fits All-BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Rapid advances in battery chemistry combined with evolving mobility habits are challenging the traditional approach to optimizing battery performance. Here, Dr. Doron Myersdorf, CEO of extreme fast charging pioneer StoreDot, explains why battery manufacturers must find new ways to increase the versatility of battery performance at the chemistry level to support… more..
Opportunities and Challenges for Electrochemical Energy Storage on the Electricity Grid-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Lithium-ion batteries have proven to be the leading energy storage technology for portable devices and electric vehicles. Grid-scale storage, on the other hand, is an evolving sector with no clear technology winner moving forward. A variety of presentations at the 2021 International Battery Seminar and Exhibit highlighted opportunities and challenges for… more..
3 Ways the Biden Administration Could Impact the Battery Industry-BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | Biden’s clean energy investments include a $300 billion boost in federal R&D spending as well as a $400 billion procurement budget for sustainable energy products made in America. Here are three ways the Biden administration could impact the battery industry. more..
Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Market: Drivers and Restraints-BATTERY POWER NEWS | The lithium-ion battery recycling market is driven by a variety of key drivers and restraints that vary market to market. Five drivers define market scenarios: LIB market expansion, cost structure and profitability, technology and investment, balance between reuse and recycling, and regulations and safety requirements. more..
Vacuum Technology for Li-ion Batteries Pfeiffer Vacuum offers solutions for Li-ion battery production including drying, filling under vacuum and leak testing. For drying processes under vacuum or pre-evacuation prior to electrolyte filling there are dry and oil-sealed standard and ATEX pumps. Leak testing systems with air and tracer gases for components like cell covers, modules, packs and coolant circuits ensure battery performance.