Lithium Ions Traversing the Trees: A Cellulose-based Solid Electrolyte-BATTERY POWER NEWS | The race is on for a solid-state battery that could enhance the safety and performance of energy storage for applications such as electric vehicles, consumer electronics, and intermittent renewable energy utilization. Enter Liangbing Hu and the copper-coordinated cellulose solid electrolyte. In a simple Pyrex baking dish, the team modified cellulose nanofibrils… more..
New Products, Partnerships and Technology Across the Battery Industry-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Across the batteries industry, new products include offerings from Eaton, Sensata Technologies, and Green Cubes; company updates and developments from SK Innovation, 6K, Aqua Metals, American Battery Technology Company; and new technology developments from Group14 Technologies and Farasis. more..
US Automotive Batteries Stride Forward-BATTERY POWER NEWS | At The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo in Novi, Michigan, on the edge of Detroit, several thousand battery and EV engineers and enthusiasts came together with 550 exhibitors to discuss the latest developments in battery technology, shifting consumer demands, market trends, supply chain expansion, and recycling. more..
Unicorn Start-ups Headline the Solid-State Battery Summit-BATTERY POWER NEWS | Billion dollar start-ups, unicorns, are becoming increasingly common in the lithium battery sector as companies vie for a share of the exponentially growing electric vehicle market. The annual Solid-State Battery Summit featured keynote presentations from the CTOs of two such unicorns and leaders in the emerging business of solid-state batteries: Tim… 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.