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C&D Technologies Introduces Battery Cabinets for UPS Systems

April 23, 2024

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Horsham

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PA

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United States

Horsham, PA – April 15, 2024 – C&D Technologies, a market leader in energy storage, expands its portfolio with the introduction of highly-engineered, factory-assembled battery cabinets that allow C&D to offer integrated battery and cabinet solutions for data center uninterruptable power supply (UPS) backup systems. The new battery cabinet solutions combine high performance with safe and simple maintenance, allowing data center engineers to address emergency power requirements more efficiently. "C&D Technologies now serves as a single source for configurable battery and cabinet solutions, alleviating a pain point for engineers who determine the final layout and specifications of data centers,” said

AM Batteries and Tokyo-based Zeon Partner to Develop Dry Battery Electrode with Novel Binders

April 22, 2024

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Billerica

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MA

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United States

Billerica, MA- 4/15/24 - Today, AM Batteries, a pioneer in the field of lithium-ion dry-electrode technologies, announced it will be working with Tokyo-based Zeon Corporation (Zeon) to develop dry battery electrode (DBE) manufacturing with an innovative and novel binder. Through its investment arm, Zeon Ventures, Zeon invested in AM Batteries in December 2022. As part of this deal, Zeon worked closely with AM Batteries to support the commercialization of the company’s electrode manufacturing solution for lithium-ion batteries. In battery manufacturing, the electrode process mixes a large amount of active materials, and small amounts of conductive carbon and binder before coating

Green Li-ion Launches North America’s First Commercial-Scale Plant to Produce Recycled Lithium-Ion Engineered Battery Materials

April 22, 2024

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Atoka

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IK

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United States

ATOKA, Okla.--Green Li-ion, a lithium-ion battery recycling technology company, announced the launch of its first commercial-scale installation to produce sustainable, battery-grade materials, the first of its kind in North America. The plant, located within an existing recycling facility, will produce valuable battery-grade cathode and anode materials from concentrated components of spent batteries using Green Li-ion’s patented multi-cathode-producing Green-hydrorejuvenation™ technology. The current recycling process for spent lithium-ion batteries in North America includes sorting batteries before shredding, which are then processed into “black mass” and further into sulfates. The material is then exported overseas, most often to China and South Korea, for

Steatite’s Battery Business Unit Rebrands as Custom Power

April 8, 2024

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Crewkerne

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England

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United Kingdom

Crewkerne, UK, 4th April 2024 - Steatite, a leading UK battery pack manufacturer providing power technology solutions for critical applications, has announced it has rebranded its Batteries Business Unit as Custom Power. This change of name marks a strategic decision to align with their sister company in the United States, already trading as Custom Power, and present a unified global identity. Based in Crewkerne, Somerset, the company supplies custom-built battery packs and battery technology for use in some of the harshest and most demanding environments. Also included in the rebrand is eTech Developments, the consultancy and product development business specialising

C&D Technologies Introduces High Temperature Telecom Battery that Delivers Cost Savings and Long-lasting Backup Power

April 8, 2024

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Horsham

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PA

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United States

Horsham, PA – April 1, 2024 – C&D Technologies, a leader in innovation and delivery of energy storage solutions to power the world safely and sustainably for over a century, introduces the TEL-HT telecom high temperature valve regulated lead–acid (VRLA) batteries. The TEL-HT series features C&D’s longest-lasting VRLA batteries for the telecom market and creates approximately 20% cost savings to provide operators with reliable, cost-efficient backup power. “Our new TEL-HT is the most recent example of C&D innovation. Services providers realize lower cost of ownership and reliable performance, so they have greater peace of mind related to backup power. TEL-HT

Nexeon Breaks Ground on First Silicon Anode Material Production Site, Securing Path to 2025 Delivery

April 8, 2024

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Gunsan

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South Korea

Construction has officially begun on Nexeon's first commercial-scale silicon anode material plant. Nexeon is on track to deliver silicon anode material starting in 2025, fulfilling the previously announced binding supply agreement with Panasonic. The strategically located site in Gunsan, South Korea, sits adjacent to OCI's facilities, enabling a "fenceline" supply of silane, a critical raw material. This co-located site with OCI enables capital efficient scaling for both companies, ensuring delivery of low-cost, superior silicon anode materials. By 2030, the new facility will have the capacity to produce significant volumes of material annually, allowing Nexeon to supply its pipeline of customers

Allye launches the MAX Power, establishes new Nürburgring record-breaking trailer lap time.

April 8, 2024

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London

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England

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United Kingdom

UK clean-tech start-up Allye Energy creates the MAX Power battery energy storage system – lighter, faster, more powerful. The high-performance MAX Power, towed by a Tesla Model X Plaid, set a new trailer lap record of 11 minutes and 55 seconds. The Allye MAX Power is a technological tour-de-force, with active aerodynamics, cutting-edge GaN power electronics, adaptive damping and independent torque vectoring setting new standards for battery energy storage. First in a range of high-performance variants from Allye created by its skunkworks “E” division, showcasing mobility and power with thoroughbred racetrack performance. London 01/04/2024: In an electrifying display of power

Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces a New In-line Metrology Solution to Improve Battery Safety and Performance

March 27, 2024

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Waltham

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MA

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United States

Waltham, MA (March 27, 2024) – To address the needs of the rapidly growing battery market, Thermo Fisher Scientific today introduced the Thermo Scientific™ LInspector™ Edge In-line Mass Profilometer, which delivers full-width electrode mass loading measurement and provides battery manufacturers with the data needed to make better, safer batteries, more efficiently. The LInspector Edge analyzer introduces the next generation of metrology capabilities through a new analytical technique, in-line mass profilometry, measuring complete edge-to-edge coating profiles in milliseconds with unprecedented resolution and precision.   Uniform, defect-free coatings are essential for superior battery performance, for the attainment of higher charge densities, faster

AMERICAN BATTERY FACTORY PARTNERS WITH LEAD INTELLIGENT EQUIPMENT FOR NEXT PHASE OF ARIZONA GIGAFACTORY

March 22, 2024

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American Fork

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UT

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United States

American Fork, Utah, March 18, 2024 — American Battery Factory Inc. (ABF), an emerging battery manufacturer leading the development of the first network of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cell gigafactories in the United States, today announced its partnership with Lead Intelligent Equipment (LEAD) to secure custom automation equipment and machinery for use in its first gigafactory up to 20 GWh in Tucson, Arizona.    The partnership marks a critical stage of the engineering and production design phase for the gigafactory. ABF hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the facility in October 2023, initiating plans to produce battery cells for numerous

Eaton launches new modular data center solution to reduce time and cost of deploying critical infrastructure

March 22, 2024

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Raleigh

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NC

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United States

Eaton SmartRack modular data centers help customers meet expanding computing requirements for AI, machine learning and edge computing Performance-optimized solutions can be sized, configured, commissioned and deployed rapidly to meet a diverse set of requirements RALEIGH, N.C. … Intelligent power management company Eaton today announced the North American launch of an innovative new modular data center solution for organizations seeking to rapidly meet the growing requirements for edge computing, machine learning and AI. Eaton’s SmartRack® modular data centers can be deployed in a matter of days in facilities such as enterprise or colocation data centers, manufacturing facilities and warehouses. Eaton’s

Orbia Fluor & Energy Materials Scales Up Custom Electrolyte Production, Strengthens U.S. Supply Chain for Lithium-ion Batteries

March 22, 2024

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Boston

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MA

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United States

BOSTON, March 20, 2024 – Orbia Advance Corporation S.A.B. de C.V.’s (BMV: ORBIA*) Fluor & Energy Materials business today announced it will scale up its custom electrolyte offering for critical non-EV applications following a highly successful beta launch in 2023. The high quality, domestically produced lithium-ion battery electrolytes are commercially available now and further the business’ commitment to enable the clean energy transition with locally produced battery materials. The lithium-ion battery chain is expected to grow by over 30 percent annually from 2022 to 2030, reaching a market value of over $400 billion1. The custom electrolyte offering plays a crucial

ZAPBATT Unleashes Toshiba’s Lithium Titanium Oxide (SCiB™) Technology with Revolutionary Battery Operating System—Now Available

March 19, 2024

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Carlsbad

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CA

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United States

In a strategic collaboration with Toshiba, ZAPBATT launches its revolutionary Battery Operating System (bOS), initially focusing on Toshiba’s Battery SCiB™ Lithium Titanium Oxide (LTO) chemistry for integration across a variety of applications. Designed for unparalleled flexibility, the bOS facilitates the integration of alternative battery chemistries into any market. This technology is now available using SCiB™ for implementation in a wide range of products—from cordless tools and appliances to e-bikes and industrial automation. With the global battery market expected to grow 30 percent annually, ZAPBATT is at the forefront of this surge with its pioneering bOS, a technology developed by ZAPBATT to serve as

Unico Introduces Powerful, Flexible and Cost-Effective Cell Formation and Test Channels for EV Testing

March 18, 2024

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Orlando

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FL

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United States

ORLANDO, Fla., March 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unico, a leading provider of innovative EV test solutions, today introduced the BAT300 Series at the International Battery Seminar, setting a new standard in cell formation and testing. Designed for test applications that prioritize cost-effectiveness and flexibility over ultra-high precision, the BAT300 Series is based off the Unico IDAC power platform and offers exceptional performance, efficiency and versatility at a significantly reduced cost. Unico's latest offering is a compact, all-in-one solution (480VAC to DC) that minimizes energy consumption while maximizing testing efficiency. The technology is on display in Booth #109 at the International

Waters Advances Battery Electrode Design and Performance Analysis with New Rheo-IS Accessory

March 18, 2024

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Orlando

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FL

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United States

News Summary: New Rheo-Impedance Spectroscopy (Rheo-IS) accessory enables battery scientists to better assess electrode slurry composition quality under real-world and process-relevant conditions. The Rheo-IS accessory for TA Instruments Discovery™ Hybrid Rheometers employs a unique, patent-pending design that is friction-free, allowing access to the full range of rheological and electrical measurements. Delivers an easy-to-use, complete integration of measurement controls and data analysis in a single software platform. Orlando, Florida – International Battery Seminar – March 13, 2024 – Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced a new accessory for its TA Instruments Discovery Hybrid Rheometers (HR) designed to enable simultaneous electrical impedance and rheological measurements,

Distinguished Global Partnership Aims to Extinguish Lithium-Ion Battery Fires

March 18, 2024

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Watertown

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CT

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United States

(Watertown, CT) – March 13, 2024 – According to the National Transportation Safety Board, more than 4,000 electric cars catch fire each year caused by thermal runaway (TR), a phenomenon in which lithium-ion battery cells that charge the vehicles enter an uncontrollable, self-heating state during transport, often leading to deadly explosions.  Now, two companies on different continents that produce TR solutions are joining forces to reduce that total.  Specifically, Packaging And Crating Technologies (PACT®), a CT-based manufacturer of a proprietary, fire-suppressant paper wrap and BS Technics, a thermal interface material company in Korea, today announced an exclusive partnership that allows the expansion of PACT® Thermo

NanoGraf Opens New R&D Facility in Chicago for Developing More Powerful Batteries

March 18, 2024

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Chicago

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IL

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United States

CHICAGO, March 7, 2024 – NanoGraf, the battery material company enabling stronger, lighter, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries, today announced the opening of a new facility for advanced manufacturing and expanded R&D capabilities, increasing its Chicago footprint by nearly 400%. The company’s new location, a 67,850-square-foot building at 455 N Ashland Avenue, will house manufacturing space, laboratories, inventory, and office space. This announcement comes shortly after the ribbon-cutting at NanoGraf’s Chicago headquarters at 400 N Noble Street, the Midwest’s first advanced silicon anode production facility. At the new building, NanoGraf will accelerate its efforts to equip U.S. soldiers in the field with

Stryten Energy Launches New Line of Lithium Batteries at MODEX 2024

March 18, 2024

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Atlanta

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GA

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United States

Atlanta, Ga., March 11, 2024 –Stryten Energy LLC, a U.S.-based energy storage solutions provider, will launch the M-Series Li600, a new line of Class I, II and III lithium batteries, at MODEX 2024 in Atlanta. Li600 batteries, the latest addition to Stryten Energy’s extensive motive power offerings, are available in Class I, II and III, in a full range of voltages with optional cold storage capability down to -40 C. The Li600 for Class III features an onboard charger option. The full line of Li600 batteries is compatible with the M-Series X-3 and X-7 chargers. Visitors to Stryten Energy’s Booth #B1813 will see: Lithium and Advanced Lead

Americase Launches Customizable Li-Ion Battery Cabinet – a Game-Changer in Battery Storage Safety and Efficiency

March 5, 2024

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Waxahachie

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Texas

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United States

Americase Launches Customizable Li-Ion Battery Cabinet – a Game-Changer in Battery Storage Safety and Efficiency —Innovative thermal containment solution will be showcased at booth 201 at the International Battery Seminar and Exhibit March 12-15 in Orlando, Florida— Waxahachie, TX – March 6, 2024 – Americase, a leading manufacturer of protective containers for hazmat and high value goods, announced today the launch of their latest innovation in battery storage safety—the Lithium-Ion Battery Cabinet. This cutting-edge, versatile mobile unit is designed to answer the growing needs for safe in-house thermal containment in businesses that manage lithium-ion batteries and associated products. Redefining lithium-ion

AMADA WELD TECH INC. Highlights Battery Welding Solutions at the International Battery Seminar 2024 booth #316

March 4, 2024

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Monrovia

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CA

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United States

MONROVIA, CA – AMADA WELD TECH, INC., a leading manufacturer of welding, marking, cutting, sealing, and bonding equipment and systems, will be promoting their  EV and battery welding capabilities at the International Battery Seminar March 12-15, 2024 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, FL. Visit booth #316 to explore different battery welding applications and get a hands-on demonstration of some our industry-leading products. On display will be the UB-4000A Linear DC Spot Welder paired with the THIN-LINEⓇ  TL-188B-EZ High Force Pneumatic Weld Head. Two resistance weld monitors will also be on display: MM-400B Desktop Resistance Weld Monitor and

CITGO Enters EV Space with Pilot Program in Michigan

March 1, 2024

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Houston

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TX

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United States

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with longtime Marketer Folk Oil Company, recently launched an electric vehicle (EV) charging pilot program designed to meet the needs of EV drivers in Battle Creek, Mich. The CITGO location at 15551 11 Mile Road now offers both regular transportation fuel and EV charging stations. For added consumer convenience, EV Chargers include both Charging System (CCS) and the North American Charging Standard (NACS) plugs. "As a Marketer, we need to provide offerings that meet all types of transportation needs for our consumers," said Jim Linton, President of Folk Oil Company, "so we appreciate how CITGO is approaching the