Battery Tech

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LG Chem To Supply 200 Mile Battery In 2016; But To Whom?

Today, LG Chem announced that it is planning on delivering 200 mile batteries in 2016. Here is the fun part.  In making the statement, LG Chem’s CEO Cho Suk-jeh DID NOT specifically call out the automaker (s) who have contracted with the company for their 2nd generation battery product. As LG Chem already…

6 days ago by Jay Cole 85

LG Chem Lithium-Ion Polymer Battery Cells

LG Chem To Build Battery Factory In China In 2015

LG Chem signed a preliminary agreement to a build lithium-ion battery factory in China with two Chinese partners – Nanjing Jijin Technology Incubation Special Park Construction Development Co. and Nanjing New Industrial Investment Group Ltd. LG Chem will hold approximately 50% of the joint venture. The factory should be ready…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

Maxwell’s entire line of ultracapacitor products.

IDTechEx: Supercapacitors To Steal Lithium-Ion Battery Market Share

Market research company IDTechEx recently presented a brave thesis that “Supercapacitors can destroy the lithium-ion battery market“. Such statement was issued by way of its “Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors: Supercapacitors 2014-2024″ report, in which IDTechEx finds that supercapacitors are improving faster than lithium-ion batteries . IDTechEx stated that by 2024, the…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 13

Polypyrrole functional interlayer (PFIL) was in-situ fabricated uniformly onto the surface of sulfur cathode

Polypyrrole Interlayer Improves Lithium Sulfur Battery Technology

Scientists from CAS Key Laboratory of Materials for Energy Conversion, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics and Chinese Academy of Sciences recently presented another concept of increases durability for lithium-sulfur batteries, which despite high energy densities, have issues with low cycle numbers. The new solution developed by the Chinese team maybe still…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 0