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Japanese OEM set to buy Li-ion batteries from LG Chem

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:39 -- Paul Crompton
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Automobile OEM Nissan is looking for a new manufacturer for its electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries rather than build its own, its CEO Carlos Ghosn told the Wall Street Journal.

Nissan is likely to use LG Chem batteries, Ghosn told the US newspaper.

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MTU Friedrichshafen builds partnership with AKASOL

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:37 -- Paul Crompton
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Two German firms are set to combine diesel and lithium-ion technology to deliver battery based hybrid propulsion systems.

The joint development brings together diesel engine manufacturer MTU Friedrichshafen and advanced lithium-ion battery system firm AKASOL.

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US entrepreneur launches Li-ion ESS firm with Sony

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 09:52 -- Paul Crompton
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Sony’s lithium-ion batteries are being used by a Hawaiian energy storage systems start-up Blue Planet Energy.

Blue Planet Energy’s self-contained energy storage package “Blue Ion” uses olivine-based phosphate cathodes rather than conventional lithium cobalt oxide along with its proprietary architecture and software.

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Tesla signs five-year partnership deal with Li-ion pioneer

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 09:37 -- Paul Crompton
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Tesla is set to enter into a five-year research partnership with lithium-ion battery pioneer, Dr. Jeff Dahn from Canada’s Dalhousie University.

The electric vehicle and energy storage system company signed the agreement with the university which focuses on advanced materials and clean technology research.

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New laboratory to focus on new generation materials for Li-ion

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 15:57 -- Paul Crompton
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Specialty chemicals and advanced materials company Arkema and utilities firm Hydro-Quebec are set to create a joint laboratory to research and develop lithium-ion in the energy storage sector.

French firm Arkema and Canada’s Hydro-Quebec, through its subsidiary SCE France, will focus on a new generation of materials for the manufacture of lithium-ion batteries.

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Duke Energy to upgrade Pb-A project to Li-ion

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 09:46 -- Paul Crompton
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US utilities firm Duke Energy Renewables is upgrading the nation’s biggest utility scale lead-acid battery to provide Texas with fast response frequency regulation.

The company is converting its 36-megawatt storage battery at its Notrees Wind Power project in Texas to lithium-ion technology.

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A123 founder aims to revolutionise Li-ion industry with new start-up

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:39 -- Paul Crompton
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The founder of A123 is aiming to overturn the lithium-ion battery industry with the launch of his latest venture - 24M.

MIT-based scientist Yet-Ming Chiang unveiled his latest start-up with the announcement 24M has invented the ‘semisolid’ lithium-ion battery after five years of research and development.

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Will research lead to higher voltage Li-ion batteries?

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:00 -- Paul Crompton
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Researches using x-ray imaging techniques have discovered why a cathode material in lithium-ion batteries is capable of reaching high voltages.

Using images combined with data analysis algorithms the teams explored the mechanical properties of LNMO spinel (composed of lithium, nickel, manganese and oxygen atoms) at the nanoscale level.

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When is a EV battery not a EV battery? When it’s a home ESS

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:20 -- Paul Crompton
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Like a lithium-ion Pied Piper, Tesla has a knack of leading the way - and once again it seems the company is ahead of the curve when it comes to home energy storage systems.

At least automotive OEMs General Motors and Daimler believe so.

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U.S. firm claims breakthrough in Li-ion battery additive

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:47 -- Paul Crompton
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San Diego company Wildcat Discovery Technologies claims to have discovered a set of electrolyte additives which will boost lithium-ion battery performance.

The U.S. firm claims its SuperFilm™ technology will enable a more uniform and stable solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) on cathodes and anodes.

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