CATL Warns On Solid-State Batteries, Sees Supply Shortfall Ahead

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 20:04:16 +0000

CATL Batteries TeslaCATL warns investors its expansion plans may not keep up with demand and that advanced solid-state batteries won’t be commercially available until 2035 — at the earliest.

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The Solid-State Energy Storage Dam Is About To Bust Wide Open

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 16:05:48 +0000

solid state energy storage lithium metal QuantumScapeElectric vehicles are supposed to be the biggest market for new solid-state battery technology, but stationary energy storage is suddenly in the running, too.

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Stelco Will Recycle EV Batteries At Its Ontario Factory

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 19:38:54 +0000

Stelco, a Canadian steel company, has announced plans to recycle end-of-life EV and lithium-ion batteries at its factory in Ontario. Stelco will be using proprietary technology from a joint venture of German and Australian metal companies Primobius GmbH and Neometels Ltd. Stelco negotiated binding licenses and option agreements with the two companies. Neometelrs currently uses […]

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Tesla Adds Model Y Structural Battery Pack Details In Updated Owner’s Manual

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 00:28:59 +0000

Tesla has included a direct reference to the Model Y structural battery pack in an update to its Model Y owner’s manual. The document noted that new Model Ys equipped with structural batteries have lift points that differ slightly. In the manual note, Tesla encouraged owners to check the vehicle itself for the exact location […]

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Tesla & Chinese EV Makers Putting Lot of Weight on These Low-Cost EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2022 19:24:28 +0000

Electric vehicles often differ based on different battery technologies. US-based electric automaker Tesla has set the trend for years. According to Yang Jie at Wall Street Journal, “A less-expensive battery technology championed by Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk rose to dominate the world’s largest auto market last year.” The batteries are lithium-iron-phosphate batteries — often referred to as LFP batteries. […]

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1,000-Cycle Lithium-Sulfur Battery Could Quintuple Electric Vehicle Ranges

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:57:21 +0000

A new biologically inspired battery membrane has enabled a battery with five times the capacity of the industry-standard lithium ion design to run for the thousand-plus cycles needed to power an electric car. A network of aramid nanofibers, recycled from Kevlar, can enable lithium-sulfur batteries to overcome their Achilles heel of cycle life — the […]

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Creating A Microclimate To Fight Climate Change

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 01:53:20 +0000

blue tongue lizard AustraliaIn 1982, when David and Margery bought their little house in an ex-public housing estate, they could look out of their bedroom windows and see what everyone had worn for the week, because you could see everyone’s washing on the lines in their backyards. His love of nature was developed in early years living close […]

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Automakers Taking (Another) Page From Tesla’s Book

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 14:34:02 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris In the early days of industrialization, most manufacturing companies were vertically integrated. Automakers such as Ford owned mines and steel mills, generated their own power, and operated their own delivery fleets. Over the decades, as global supply chains grew more sophisticated, automakers outsourced more and more, and nowadays some automakers […]

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A Year in Review: Advancing Energy Storage & Conversion Research

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 22:52:45 +0000

The energy system of the future must successfully utilize large amounts of variable and intermittent renewable energy sources to meet demand for power generation, decarbonization, grid resilience, and energy efficiency.

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