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Department of Energy announces US$31 million in funding to advance hydrogen production

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The H2@Scale concept will help advance large-scale hydrogen production The US Department of Energy has announced up to US$31 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept. The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilisation in the US across multiple sectors. …

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US Department of Energy, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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12 universities will participate in the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge The US Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks have announced the launch of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC), revealing the 12 competing universities and the Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform selected for …

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ORNL demonstrates 120-kW wireless charging for vehicles

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The capacity of ORNL’s new wireless charger is a significant increase on the group’s original 20-kW model Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a 120-kW wireless charging system for vehicles – providing six times the power of previous ORNL technology and a big step …

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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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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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Tritium receives US DOE funding

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Tritium will receive US$400,000 to develop is custom charging head Tritium, a manufacturer of electric vehicle high-powered charging solutions, is receiving a portion of US$3.2 million in US federal funding awarded to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) for developing an extreme fast charging system that can connect to the …

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Delta to develop 400-kW extreme fast chargers for EVs

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Delta’s new chargers can provide 180 miles of range in under 10 minutes Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, has started a research programme to develop a solid-state transformer (SST)-based extreme fast EV charger (XFC). The company’s XFCs will have an industry-leading capacity of up to …

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Cathode recycling tech could make spent batteries as good as new

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Source: UC San Diego News Center

A University of California SD nanoengineering team has developed an energy-efficient cathode recycling process that could fully restore the storage and charging capabilities of spent lithium ion batteries. Professor Zheng Chen and a team of scientists at University of California’s San Diego Department of NanoEngineering have been working towards solving the …

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DoE launches call for fast-charge tech

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DoE’s Vehicle Technologies Office seeks technologies for extreme fast charging and batteries capable of handling large charge capacities while matching energy density and costs The US government has launched a new tranche of grant funding for advanced EV charging technologies. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), working …

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