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New European Centre of Excellence for Solid-State Lithium Batteries to be Established

December 15, 2022

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Genk

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Belgium

GENK (Belgium) - 13 December 2022 – 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.  The contract gives SOLiTHOR 3,000 sq. metres of plant site, owned by the investment company, LRM which has excellent facilities including test rooms that are built to a very high standard and are ready for immediate use. SOLiTHOR

HCI Energy's Hybrid Power Shelter™ Maintains Broadband Service During Remnants of Alaska Typhoon Merbok

November 30, 2022

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Kansas City

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United States

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. Just weeks before the storm, Alaska Tribal Broadband had installed a turnkey Hybrid Power Shelter™ from Kansas City-based HCI Energy. The hybrid shelter houses the broadband company's satellite telecommunications and electronics equipment combined with HCI's

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions highlights pump solutions for electric vehicle lithium-ion battery production

November 29, 2022

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Wilmington

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United States

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) highlights its range of pumps ideal for a variety of manufacturing processes used in producing lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. On offer are Bredel hose pumps and Bredel APEX products, which provide constant production cycle efficiency and help manufacturers meet ever-more demanding battery production schedules. Bredel hose pumps are ideal for use in the ball milling process used in manufacturing  lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries. Unlike older air-operated double-diaphragm pump (AODD) pump technology, Bredel hose pumps are not affected by slurry viscosity, which ensures greater production cycle efficiency. The pumps run at 20 revolutions per

Quidnet Energy to Receive $10M in Federal Funding to Commercialize Clean Energy Technology

November 29, 2022

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HOUSTON

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Texas

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United States

Quidnet Energy to Receive $10M in Federal Funding to Commercialize Clean Energy Technology Funding Part of ARPA-E Program to Develop American-Made Clean Energy Technologies, Create Jobs and Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quidnet Energy announced today that it has been selected to receive $10 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding is part of the ARPA-E Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP) program, which provides further funding to previous ARPA-E teams that have been determined to be feasible for widespread

Consumers Energy Taps ESS Inc. Long-Duration Storage Solution for Solar and Storage Microgrid Project

November 10, 2022

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Wilsonville

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Oregon

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United States

ESS Inc. (NYSE: GWH), a leading manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, has been selected by Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, to provide a battery system for a solar and storage microgrid. Consumers Energy will deploy ESS’s Energy Warehouse platform as part of a microgrid powering a gas compression facility in Michigan. The project, which includes the first iron flow battery to be used for a gas compression plant, underscores the capabilities of ESS’s Energy Warehouse to deliver low-cost, long-duration energy storage over a 20+ year operational lifespan. When paired with solar

Stryten Energy Components Division Launched to Serve the Battery Industry’s Growing Need for Engineered Components

November 9, 2022

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Las Vegas

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Nevada

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United States

Stryten Energy LLC, a U.S.-based energy storage solutions provider, announced at AAPEX 2022 the launch of Stryten Energy Components. This new division provides engineered-to-order battery components for lead, lithium, flow and other emerging battery technologies for the automotive and industrial markets. “Stryten Energy’s Components division has invested in automation in each of our four facilities to enhance quality, productivity and service to all of our customers,” said Jeremy Furr, Components Division Leader for Stryten Energy. “These investments have helped us scale up our operations to provide the U.S.-manufactured and sourced components required for the emerging domestic battery market.” Stryten Energy Components

Interstate Batteries and Kenco Group Partner to Get Products to Distributors & Customers Faster

November 9, 2022

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Chattanooga

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Tennessee

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United States

Kenco Group, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, today announced that Interstate Batteries has selected Kenco as its partner for distribution and fulfillment center network operations. Kenco’s integrated supply chain solutions will help Interstate improve product availability, reduce operational complexity and enhance its partnerships with distributors, customers and suppliers. Together, Interstate and Kenco will implement a new network of fulfillment centers, inclusive of warehousing, distribution services, project management, IT integrations and value-added services. “By partnering with a tenured, innovative 3PL provider like Kenco, we are taking greater ownership of our supply chain, helping us provide even better service to our

Nuvvon Abolishes the Myth that Solid Polymer Electrolytes Have Poor Ionic Conductivity at Room Temperature

October 31, 2022

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Bordentown

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New Jersey

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United States

It is generally assumed that solid polymer electrolytes have poor ionic conductivity at room temperature. Nuvvon has turned this notion on its head. Third-party verified data of their unique solid polymer electrolytes is presented to prove it. Solid-state battery companies developing oxide and sulfide products suggest that solid polymer electrolytes have struggled with achieving the necessary ionic conductivity at room temperature. One attempted workaround is to increase the operating temperature, which is sub-optimal as it requires external heating. Another is the addition of liquid plasticizers, such as ionic liquids, to increase conductivity. But the amount of liquid plasticizer required for

Electriq Power to Provide Equitable Solar and Storage Access to Santa Barbara, CA Residents Under Innovative Home Solar and Energy Efficiency Program

October 25, 2022

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Santa Barbara

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CA

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United States

Electriq Power, Inc. (“Electriq”), a leading provider of intelligent and integrated home energy storage solutions, announces it has signed an agreement with the City of Santa Barbara to launch the Santa Barbara Home Power Program, which will deliver affordable, sustainable and resilient energy to Santa Barbara County residents through fully financed residential solar microgrids. Electriq’s industry-leading energy storage solution, the PowerPod 2, will be the intelligent home battery used by the program. Through the program’s City-vetted Power Purchase Agreement, Santa Barbara County homeowners, regardless of means, will have access to Electriq’s smart home energy storage system, which is recharged by

COMAU SELECTED TO BUILD BATTERY MODULE PRODUCTION LINES FOR AUTOMOTIVE CELLS COMPANY (ACC)

October 7, 2022

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Grugliasco

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Turin

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United States

COMAU SELECTED TO BUILD BATTERY MODULE PRODUCTION LINES FOR AUTOMOTIVE CELLS COMPANY (ACC) Comau has designed and developed a flexible manufacturing system to produce next-generation 8 and 16-cell battery modules The innovative and automated solution reduces production costs while allowing ACC to produce up to 8 Gigawatt hours annually by 2024 Through its extended European network, Comau has guaranteed local sourcing for the manufacturing lines despite worldwide geo-political challenges Comau has been selected by Automotive Cells Company (ACC), a joint venture between Stellantis, TotalEnergies/Saft and Mercedes-Benz, to design and develop a highly integrated battery module production line for its future

Dangerous Goods Transport Survey Highlights Challenges

September 28, 2022

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Chicago

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IL

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United States

September 28, 2022 (Chicago & London) – Labelmaster, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hazardous Cargo Bulletin announced the results of their seventh annual 2022 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook. The survey results underscored the need for greater process consistency, increased automation and more reliable data to facilitate the safe and secure transport of dangerous goods (DG). “Global supply chain disruptions have put even more pressure on those professionals and companies responsible for shipping goods safely and compliantly,” said Robert Finn, Vice President, Labelmaster. “While there are many areas of improvement over the last year, the survey demonstrated widespread

Russelectric, A Siemens Business, Offers Customized Switchgear Simulators for Renewable Energy Facilities and Microgrids

September 26, 2022

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Hingham

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MA

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United States

Hingham, MA – Russelectric, A Siemens Business, a leading manufacturer of power control systems and automatic transfer switches, announces the availability of Switchgear Simulators designed to train personnel on automatic and manual operation of Russelectric switchgear for renewable energy facilities and microgrids. Customized to mimic the operation of the customer’s Russelectric® switchgear/system, Russelectric simulators are ideal for familiarizing workers on the system and its operation and for accurately diagnosing a wide range of utility, generator, and breaker problems. The simulators can also be used to assess the impact of changes to PLC setpoints such as kW values and time delays.

GSSI Named The Best Company to Work for in New Hampshire in 2022

September 23, 2022

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Boston

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MA

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United States

GSSI Named The Best Company to Work for in New Hampshire in 2022 GSSI announces it has been named the number one Best Company to Work for in New Hampshire in 2022 by Business NH Magazine. This is the third year out of the past four that GSSI has achieved the top ranking. The annual competition recognizes large and small businesses that have created engaging workplaces. GSSI was named to the winner’s list based on its commitment to a great company culture that supports and encourages employees through interesting work, a commitment to work/life balance, appreciation programs and furthering education/training.

Battery-free Sensors Market Size Worth $284.69 Million by 2030

September 19, 2022

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New York City

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New York

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United States

According to the research report, the global battery-free sensors market was valued at USD 32.30 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 284.69 Million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 28.0% during the forecast period. Perceptible factors responsible for market growth include continuous technological advancements throughout the world. The rising adoption of the industry in IoT applications supports global growth in forecasting years. Moreover, the industry is expected to benefit from a continuous reduction of medical and technological devices and the increased adoption of automated condition monitoring systems in smart factories. Thus, it will propel the global

Renesas Unveils New-Generation Si IGBTs for Electric Vehicle Inverters

September 12, 2022

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Tokyo

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Japan

TOKYO, Japan, August 30, 2022 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the development of a new generation of Si-IGBTs (Silicon Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) which will be offered in a small footprint while providing low power losses. Aimed at next generation electric vehicle (EVs) inverters, AE5-generation IGBTs will be mass produced starting in the first half of 2023 on Renesas’ 200- and 300-mm wafer lines at the company’s factory in Naka, Japan. Additionally, Renesas will ramp up production starting in the first half of 2024 at its new power semiconductor 300-mm wafer

Delta-Q Technologies Showcases XV3300 and Speaks at iVT EXPO USA 2022

September 12, 2022

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Vancouver

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B.C.

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Canada

Vancouver, B.C., – Aug. 31, 2022 – Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), a leader in battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment, announced it will present and showcase its charging solutions at the iVT Expo USA on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, 2022, in Chicago. Delta-Q will exhibit onsite with its parent company, ZAPI GROUP, a global leader in electrification. Mourad Chergui, Delta-Q’s Senior Product Manager, is a speaker at the event and will present on the benefits of 72V to 120V intermediary voltage powertrains and safety guidelines when handling powertrain components. His presentation, “The impact of electric powertrain

Advanced Cell Engineering Signs Lease Agreement for Laboratory Space with Indian River State College

September 12, 2022

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Stuart

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Fla.

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United States

STUART, Fla., Aug. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Engineering (ACE), a developer and licensor of lithium-ion battery technologies for the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry has signed a lease agreement with the Indian River State College (IRSC) to use IRSC's state-of-the-art wet chemistry lab in the Brown Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Utilizing the College's chemistry labs will enable ACE to finalize its Advanced LFP (lithium iron phosphate) chemistry for battery cells. Advanced LFP cells are safer, more cost-effective, and provide greater range for Electric Vehicles compared to the battery cells used in many EVs today. ACE also hopes to partner

IONETIC reveals revolutionary electric vehicle battery pack technology cutting costs and development time for automotive manufacturers

September 12, 2022

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United Kingdom

6th September 2022 – IONETIC, the dynamic UK start-up specialising in electric vehicle (EV) battery pack technology, today launches its state-of-the-art EV battery pack design platform, which can cut the development cost and time for automotive manufacturers bringing a new electric vehicle to market. Producing a high-performance and safe battery pack solution has traditionally been expensive and time-consuming for many automotive companies. Fully customised designs are often unaffordable, while existing off-the-shelf battery pack solutions suffer from low energy density and poor optimisation. This is particularly true for lower volume niche automotive manufacturers with unique requirements. IONETIC overcomes these problems by

ESS Inc. Installs Energy Warehouse™ System at Pennsylvania Microgrid

August 25, 2022

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Wilsonville

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OR

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United States

West Grove, Pa. and Wilsonville, Ore.  – August 25, 2022 - ESS Inc. (“ESS”) (NYSE:GWH), a leading manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, today completed the installation of a microgrid project including an ESS Energy Warehouse™ system at an industrial recycling facility in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The project was developed by TerraSol Energies, Inc., a developer and operator of turnkey solar and storage solutions for commercial customers.   The ESS Energy Warehouse™ will be integrated with a 115 kW DC solar array to form a microgrid which will reduce peak electricity demand and

Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm, Senators Wyden and Merkley and Governor Brown Tour ESS Inc. Iron Flow Battery Manufacturing Facility

August 10, 2022

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Wilsonville

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OR

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United States

Wilsonville, Ore. – August 9, 2022 - ESS Inc. (NYSE: GWH), a leading manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, today hosted Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Oregon Governor Kate Brown for a tour of its Wilsonville, Oregon facility and headquarters. Employing 235 people and growing, ESS manufactures grid-scale iron flow batteries which provide long-duration energy storage and enable the transition to a decarbonized energy system. The delegation toured the rapidly expanding manufacturing operations of ESS’s innovative iron flow battery