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Delta Electronics Introduces Innovative Battery Energy Storage Solution

Delta Electronics (TWSE: 2308), a global leader in power and thermal management solutions headquartered in Taiwan, announced today the launch of a new Battery Energy Storage Solution (BESS), at a press conference in Paris. This innovative energy-saving solution is complementary with renewable energy production systems in smart grids, and helps managing energy demand to ultimately … Continue reading Delta Electronics Introduces Innovative Battery Energy Storage Solution

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General Motors (GM) Plans $449M Investment in Advancing Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

In preparation for the next generation of electric vehicles and advanced battery technologies, General Motors will invest $449 million to upgrade manufacturing processes at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and Brownstown Battery Assembly plants.   “General Motors is committed to building award-winning products and developing technologies in America, which helps to grow our economy from a resurgent auto … Continue reading General Motors (GM) Plans $449M Investment in Advancing Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

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Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Surpass $26 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023

The steady increase in sales of electric vehicles (EVs) has led to advances in EV batteries, particularly those using lithium ion (Li-ion) technology.  While early hybrid vehicles featured nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, Li-ion batteries have taken over, particularly in the latest generation of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). According to a new report from Navigant Research, … Continue reading Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Surpass $26 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023

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Lithium-ion batteries successfully pass ageing test

The BPT-S 5 Hybrid from Bosch uses lithium-ion batteries, which continue after years of intensive use to reliably provide households with electricity from its own PV system without the need for maintenance. This has now been proven through ageing tests, which have been carried out by the independent Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives … Continue reading Lithium-ion batteries successfully pass ageing test

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U.S. electric car maker Tesla to build battery plant

High-profile U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors announced Wednesday plans to build a huge lithium ion battery factory, which is expected to bring down cell costs drastically. Tesla, known for its expensive but highly admired electric sedans, said on its blog that, with its goal of producing a mass market electric car in about three … Continue reading U.S. electric car maker Tesla to build battery plant

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Emerging Battery Technologies Will Address Issues of Energy Density, Cost, and Cycle Life

Currently available advanced battery technologies for cleantech applications fall short of market needs. While lithium ion batteries have emerged as an early leader in cleantech applications such as energy storage and electrified vehicles, after nearly 20 years of commercialization efforts, the competitive field remains open. According to a new research brief from Pike Research, a … Continue reading Emerging Battery Technologies Will Address Issues of Energy Density, Cost, and Cycle Life

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Wind energy battery going back online

Xcel Energy Inc. installed the $4.7 million battery in 2008 next to a Luverne, Minn., wind farm and operated it safely for more than two years. The sodium-sulfur battery was shut down in October 2011 on the advice of its Japanese manufacturer after a similar unit caught fire there. The only battery in Minnesota large … Continue reading Wind energy battery going back online

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Toyota, BMW Team Up on Green Battery

The new research effort hopes to produce lithium-air batteries that will provide more power than the lithium–ion batteries current used in hybrid and electric vehicles. BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are pursuing their successful strategic long-term cooperation in the field of sustainable mobility today by signing binding agreements aimed at long-term collaboration between … Continue reading Toyota, BMW Team Up on Green Battery

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Building a Better Battery for Electric Vehicles and the Grid

If you wanted to shorten the path from discovering to commercializing a promising battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles and the electricity grid, you’d probably want to start an Energy Innovation Hub. That’s exactly what happened today, as Argonne National Lab takes the reins of the newly formed Batteries and Energy Storage Hub. It’ll … Continue reading Building a Better Battery for Electric Vehicles and the Grid

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Electric Car Battery Market Continues Rapid Growth

Tianneng Power will continue to advance its R&D efforts in electric car and electric bike motive batteries, as well as wind energy and solar power storage batteries, and Ni-MH and Li-ion batteries so as to continue its progress in product innovation and market leadership.   Tianneng Power International Limited (“Tianneng Power” or the “Company”), China’s … Continue reading Electric Car Battery Market Continues Rapid Growth

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Boston-Power to Supply Battery Systems to Beijing Electric Car Company

China has one of the world’s most aggressive plans to promote electric vehicles. Boston-Power, Inc., the rapidly growing provider of next-generation lithium-ion battery cells, modules and systems, today announced a multi-year agreement to provide battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV), the electric vehicle delivery arm of Beijing Automotive Industry Company (BAIC). Reflecting a … Continue reading Boston-Power to Supply Battery Systems to Beijing Electric Car Company

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