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US Department of Energy selects Cabot to develop low-cobalt cathodes

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Cabot will receive US$2.9 million of DOE funding Cabot Corp., a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to participate in an US$80-million investment in advanced vehicle technologies research. Cabot will leverage its novel process technology to contribute to …

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Nissan and EDF Energy partner to advance low carbon transport

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Nissan will provide EDF Energy with second-life batteries to power the UK’s electricity grid The UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity and one of Britain’s leading car manufacturers are joining forces to work together on a number of projects that will support the adoption of electric vehicles and energy generation …

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Alta Devices creates solar material for EV use

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Alta Devices solar material can augment an EV’s battery and increase range As vehicles become more autonomous, the number of sensors built into the average vehicle is increasing significantly. Camera, ultrasonic, and radar sensors are just some of the different types of sensors currently being used. These sensors are helping …

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Researchers claims lithium-tellurium battery systems show promise for EV industry

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Tellurium consumption to see a 3% CAGR from 2018-2022 Deer Horn Capital has reported that researchers working on more efficient batteries for electronic cars are claiming significant results with new lithium-tellurium (Li-Te) battery systems. In a January 2016 article, the peer-reviewed Journal of Applied Electrochemistry reported development of an “Li-Te …

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Department of Energy announces US$120 million for battery innovation hub

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The funding will help create higher capacity batteries The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to provide US$120 million over five years to renew the Joint Centre for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub devoted to advancing battery science and technology, led by Argonne National …

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UK independent battery maker to open factory in 2019

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Hyperbat will open its factory in Coventry, England The UK’s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer will open in early 2019 in Coventry, creating around 90 new jobs, at a new, multi-million pound, high-tech facility that will produce batteries for future hybrid and electric vehicles. The factory will be operated by …

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Farasis Energy to establish battery manufacturing centre in Europe

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Farasis Energy has already established a manufacturing plant in China Farasis Energy, a global leader in the development and manufacture of lithium-ion cells, modules and large battery systems, has completed C-round financing exceeding US$1 billion. The capital raised is being used to accelerate the expansion of their global automotive battery …

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