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Flux Power Provides Lithium Storage for HDT Global Solar Power Solution for Military Field Operations

Flux is providing 4.1-kilowatt/hour, 24-volt portable lithium power packs to provide high performance storage for HDT’s innovative renewable power solution. Flux Power® Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: FLUX), an innovator in advanced lithium energy storage systems, has agreed to provide HDT Global, a leading provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions, with portable lithium-ion storage … Continue reading Flux Power Provides Lithium Storage for HDT Global Solar Power Solution for Military Field Operations

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Lithium ion batteries for the electric car

Electric cars will remain niche vehicles until we have much cheaper batteries. Bulky and expensive batteries are the bane of electric vehicles. A new MIT spinoff company, SolidEnergy, says it has a solution: materials that can increase the amount of energy that lithium-ion batteries store by 30 percent or more and lower costs enough to … Continue reading Lithium ion batteries for the electric car

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Li-EcoSafe

The range and performance of electric vehicles depends directly on the batteries used. Lithium-ion batteries are currently considered very promising for use in alternative vehicle propulsion systems due to their high energy density and low capacity loss when frequently, but incompletely, charged and discharged. In the joint project

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Lithium-ion batteries set to maintain market dominance

The successful commercialization and increased adoption of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) will spark dramatic growth in the global advanced battery market in the near future, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report* forecasts global advanced battery market revenue to surge from $19.9 billion in 2012 to a … Continue reading Lithium-ion batteries set to maintain market dominance

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ZSW produces Lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, solar power storage systems with 10,000 charge cycles

Scientists at the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg, ZSW (Germany) have developed top-class lithium-ion batteries. In terms of the cycle stability – an important parameter for the lifetime – the high-performance cells now exceed the current international state of technology: more than 10,000 full cycles have been achieved so far, ZSW reports … Continue reading ZSW produces Lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, solar power storage systems with 10,000 charge cycles

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Worldwide Capacity of Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Multiply More than 10-Fold by 2020

Improvements in lithium ion (Li-ion) battery technology are helping to accelerate the worldwide market for electric vehicles (EVs). In the last few years, automakers have shifted from nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries to Li-ion batteries. This shift represents a major endorsement of Li-ion chemistry and its ability to perform consistently in an automotive environment. According to … Continue reading Worldwide Capacity of Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Multiply More than 10-Fold by 2020

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Galaxy Resources produces 99.9% grade lithium

Galaxy Resources (ASX: GXY) is now producing a lithium carbonate of minimum 99.9% purity, registered by Galaxy as EV Grade, which is used specifically in the manufacture of electrolyte solution for lithium-ion batteries. Commercial production has now been achieved from the company’s wholly-owned Jiangsu Lithium Carbonate Plant in China. What is so important though for … Continue reading Galaxy Resources produces 99.9% grade lithium

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Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Reach $22 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2020

In recent years, the lithium ion (Li-ion) battery industry has taken a number of steps forward. The technology continues to improve, leading battery cell manufacturers have built new factories that incorporate advanced production techniques, and automakers have greatly increased their research and development (R&D) efforts on plug-in electric vehicles (EVs). According to a new report … Continue reading Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Reach $22 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2020

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License will lead to faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles

An enhanced battery technology that can potentially reduce the time it takes to charge cell phones, electric vehicles and other battery-powered devices from hours to minutes is the subject of a commercial license agreement between Battelle and Vorbeck Materials Corp. of Jessup, Md. Battelle operates the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, … Continue reading License will lead to faster-charging batteries for electric vehicles

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Sony in talks for lithium-ion battery business integration

Panasonic and Sony are Japan’s biggest makers of lithium–ion batteries. A Japanese state-backed fund wants a Nissan Motor Co Ltd and NEC Corp joint venture to buy Sony Corp’s lithium-ion battery unit to prevent rivals in China and Taiwan from getting its technology as the Tokyo TV maker looks to offload non-core businesses, the Daily … Continue reading Sony in talks for lithium-ion battery business integration

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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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Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Reach $22 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2020

In recent years, the lithium ion (Li-ion) battery industry has taken a number of steps forward. The technology continues to improve, leading battery cell manufacturers have built new factories that incorporate advanced production techniques, and automakers have greatly increased their research and development (R&D) efforts on plug-in electric vehicles (EVs). According to a new report … Continue reading Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Reach $22 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2020

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Industrial Applications Drive the Lithium-ion Batteries Market

Industrial applications represent substantial, untapped growth potential for lithium-ion batteries.The increasing need for cordless tools, data communication equipment and energy storage applications for renewable power will promote greater demand for lithium-ion batteries. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.powersupplies.frost.com), European Lithium-ion Battery Market for Industrial Applications, finds that the market earned revenues of $748.2 million … Continue reading Industrial Applications Drive the Lithium-ion Batteries Market

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Electrovaya receives Purchase Order for Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® batteries from DongFeng Motors

Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) today announced that it has received an initial contract to produce prototypes to deliver complete electric vehicle battery systems for DongFeng Motors’ two electric vehicle platforms. DongFeng Motors (DFM) plans to commercially launch these two electric vehicles by late 2013. The Electrovaya 18kWh Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® battery consists of its proprietary high … Continue reading Electrovaya receives Purchase Order for Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® batteries from DongFeng Motors

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Johnson Controls develops 48-volt lithium ion battery for electric vehicles

Johnson Controls Inc. is developing a 48-volt lithium ion battery for European automakers. The higher voltage is needed to handle a growing number of electrical systems that save fuel but need more volts, such as stop-start, electric power steering, regenerative brakes and other energy-efficient electrical systems. Alex Molinaroli, president of JCI’s battery division, says an … Continue reading Johnson Controls develops 48-volt lithium ion battery for electric vehicles

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The future of electric car batteries

One is the development of entirely new technolog yreplacing today’s batteries entirely with something lighter, more powerful and more energy dense. The next is the greening of batteries–reducing their environmental impact.   The other is simply to find incremental improvements in today’s technology–like eliminating some of its current weaknesses.   According to the Ohio State … Continue reading The future of electric car batteries

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New Ford Test for Electric Vehicle Batteries Simulates 10 Years of Use in 10 Months’ Time

New Ford battery life validation protocol draws on two decades of electrified vehicle field experience to predict how lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries are likely to perform as far as 150,000 miles down the road Battery reliability has been identified as the top purchase consideration for potential customers, beating out other factors including fuel efficiency Ford is … Continue reading New Ford Test for Electric Vehicle Batteries Simulates 10 Years of Use in 10 Months’ Time

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Nissan US lithium-ion battery plant starts LEAF EV pack production

The cell fabrication factory in Smyrna is the largest plant in the U.S. that builds automotive-scale lithium–ion batteries, and one of just three globally for Nissan. Nissan’s lithium-ion automotive battery plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, US, has started production of battery components for 2013 Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV). The first set of batteries manufactured at … Continue reading Nissan US lithium-ion battery plant starts LEAF EV pack production

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AES Selects Mitsubishi-GS Yuasa and Parker-Hannifin to Supply Battery Energy Storage System

AES Gener and AES Energy Storage today announced the selection of Parker-Hannifin to supply advanced battery energy storage systems for their new Cochrane power station. The battery energy storage system will be supplied by Mitsubishi Corporation with the lithium ion battery module manufactured by GS Yuasa and the lithium ion battery cells by Lithium Energy … Continue reading AES Selects Mitsubishi-GS Yuasa and Parker-Hannifin to Supply Battery Energy Storage System

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First Japanese Litium-ion Battery to be Supplied to Large Sized Battery Energy Storage System on a Commercial Scale in Chile

GS Yuasa International Ltd. (President : Makoto Yoda, Office : Kyoto, Japan) and Mitsubishi Corporation (President : Ken Kobayashi, Office : Tokyo, Japan) are pleased to announce that their lithium-ion battery equipment with a maximum output of 20MW/6.3MWh was selected for a battery energy storage system which will be installed next to the new thermal … Continue reading First Japanese Litium-ion Battery to be Supplied to Large Sized Battery Energy Storage System on a Commercial Scale in Chile

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