CPG Updates Predictive Analytics, Monitoring Platform-BATTERY POWER NEWS | CPG has announced updates to its cloud-based Insight for Batteries predictive analytics and monitoring platform. The platform now includes advanced machine learning algorithms that automate time to replace (TTR) predictions while supporting continued trend analysis, as well as critical alarm notifications that help mitigate the risk of load-loss. more..
Great Strides Built On Small Innovations -BATTERY POWER INSIGHTS | In the eyes of the consumer—or the eyes of governments seeking ways to realize a cleaner, cooler and lower-carbon future—the remarkable strides made by battery developers and manufacturers in commercializing reliable and increasingly affordable battery and charging technology can seem routine. But they are not. Each enhancement is the result of intense effort. more..
Mikolajczak Takes VP Manufacturing Engineering Role at QuantumScape-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Celina Mikolajczak, formerly of Tesla, Uber, and Panasonic, is joining QuantumScape Corporation as Vice President of Manufacturing Engineering. In this role, Mikolajczak will lead the transition of the company’s tools and manufacturing processes from research and development to production. more..
New Joint Industry Program Investigates Battery Degradation For the Grid -BATTERY POWER ONLINE | Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Tex., has launched a new Joint Industry Program (JIP) to investigate energy storage systems for the grid. JIP efforts will include developing new test cycles for batteries employed in grid applications, estimating the life span of batteries and their potential for failure, and reducing likelihood of… 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.