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ecovolta’s new Li-ion safety concept prevents fires in electric vehicles

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ecovolta’s system automatically disconnects faulty cells from the battery Swiss battery system manufacturer ecovolta is introducing a new safety concept in its lithium-ion batteries, which has been proven to reduce the risk of battery fires and cell explosions in e-mobility applications. To achieve this, ecovolta employs cell junctions made of …

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SK Innovation plans to build new battery plant in Europe, the major EV market

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SK Innovation will invest US$859 million in its Hungarian plant SK Innovation has expanded its electric vehicle battery business into the global market since the beginning of this year. SK Innovation announced that it would invest about US$859 million in Hungary only three months after it made an announcement to …

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Energy Department announces opening of Battery Recycling Centre at Argonne National Lab

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The recycling centre aims to recover 90% of the key materials from EV batteries In celebration of National Battery Day on February 18, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Daniel Simmons announced the opening of a Battery Recycling Centre at Argonne National Laboratory. Aiming to reclaim and …

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Nissan x OPUS concept camper uses second-life EV batteries to power ‘off-grid’ adventures

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The Nissan x OPUS will debut at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show on February 19-24 Nissan Energy and OPUS Campers have collaborated on a smart camping concept that uses second-life Nissan electric vehicle batteries to deliver up to a week’s worth of remote power for ‘off-grid’ adventures. The Nissan …

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Novonix powers up pilot battery manufacturing programme in Bedford

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The project will receive C$500,000 of support from the Canadian government Clean technology solutions are globally competitive and reduce negative side effects on the environment, while generating economic wealth. Determined to make better, more cost effective, long-life batteries, Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc. is researching new battery chemistries to help …

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Electrify America to add battery storage to more than 100 new charging stations

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Electrify America will add a 210-kW battery to each of their stations Electrify America has announced its plan to install Tesla Powerpack battery systems at more than 100 of their electric vehicle charging stations nationwide over the course of 2019. The battery systems will be deployed to mitigate higher power …

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