GM Buries Solid-State EV Battery Supply Chain Lede Under Historic $7 Billion Auto News

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:23:00 +0000

solid state ev battery supply chain (GM electrovair II)GM has come a long way since the 1966 Electrovair II, with big plans for new EV factories and a little hint about new solid-state EV battery technology.

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Fortescue Buys Williams Advanced Engineering

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 16:14:16 +0000

Fortescue has bought Williams Advanced Engineering. Why? Williams and FFI have been cooperating for some time in the electrification of Fortescue’s 400 ton haulage trucks. Now they will be working more closely together. WAE is a leading provider of high-performance race-bred battery and electrification technologies and will bring speed, precision, and cutting-edge technology from the […]

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Redwood Materials To Launch Anode Copper Foil Production

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:45:03 +0000

Redwood Materials is planning to start up its anode copper foil production facility in the first half of this year and start shipping to customers, the company reports. Earlier this month, Redwood also announced that Panasonic would begin including its copper foil that is produced from recycled materials in new battery production at Giga Nevada. […]

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VETERIA21 Project Will Transform Thermoplastics For Use In EV Battery Casings

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:50:16 +0000

The VETERIA21, which is being developed by AIMPLAS, a plastics technology company located in Spain, is focusing on advanced manufacturing processes to obtain sustainable materials for the electric vehicle industry. The goal is to reduce the weight in electric vehicles, starting with battery casings. Composites World noted that the VETERIA21 project, which was funded by […]

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Excuse Me, Can I Use Your Car To Stabilize & Power The Grid?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 02:59:14 +0000

We’ve got some more findings to dive into based on the Interim Social Report from the Realizing Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services (REVS) trial in Australia. Please see “The Unknown Unknowns of Vehicle-to-Grid Tech” for our first piece on this REVS project, which is being implemented at 11 Australian Capital Territory government sites across Canberra. Just like […]

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The Unknown Unknowns of Vehicle-to-Grid Tech

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:58:04 +0000

Since June 2020, a team from the Australian National University in Canberra has been investigating the possible integration of electric vehicles into the grid. Known as REVS (Realizing Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services), the trial is implementing vehicle-to-grid technology in a fleet of 51 Nissan Leafs in Canberra. Nissan Leafs are being used because they are the […]

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Reliance Buys Sodium-Ion Battery Tech Company

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 04:40:20 +0000

Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, recently purchased Faradion Limited. Reliance is the largest private sector company in India. It’s also an energy company that focuses primarily on fossil fuels. The fact that its solar business has purchased Faradion shows that it’s making moves into battery development. Faradion, […]

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Zenith Minerals & EV Metals Group Launch Australian Lithium Alliance

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:22:09 +0000

The new Australian Lithium Alliance is a joint venture between Zenith, a mineral mining and exploration company, and EV Metals Group. Australian Resources noted that the alliance will see them working together to unlock the lithium potential of its Split Rocks and Waratah Well projects that are located in Western Australia. In a statement, Zenith […]

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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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