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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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Bombardier Transportation presents new battery-operated train

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Bombardier’s new battery train is the first like it to operate in Europe for 60 years Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise – the new battery-operated train from Bombardier Transportation, which has been introduced to the public for the first time, scores with these features. A group maiden voyage with the Bombardier …

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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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Covestro develops new laser welding solutions for EV batteries

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Covestro’s new welding technique can be used on opaque, flame-retardant plastics Batteries used in electric vehicles must actively be cooled to function properly and retain their life spans. This process, known as fluid cooling, requires airtight seals to keep fluids contained and avoid spills. While several joining methods can be …

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Axion launches collaborative service for end-of-life batteries

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The joint initiative will focus on the remanufacturing, reuse and recycling of EV batteries Axion has joined forces with two other partners in a major initiative aimed at reusing and recycling the growing volume of batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive applications. The joint initiative with Aspire Engineering, …

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Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

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Rolls-Royce’s SAVe Energy system can be coupled with most types of propulsion units Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. SAVe Energy is a cost competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery system with a modular design that enables the product to scale according to energy …

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