Battery Tech

A Visual Analysis of the Complex Partnership Networks in Stationary Energy Storage

The Tangled Web Of Battery Energy Storage Systems

Lux Research has released a visual presentation of the key partnerships of the seven leading stationary storage battery suppliers. As we can see, most of the leaders have established a few strategic agreements with system integrators and also sometimes with power electronics and software providers. Having partners not only secures…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 12

Faraday Future

LG Chem To Supply Batteries To Faraday Future

LG Chem has reportedly inked a multi-billion dollar battery supply deal with Faraday Future. As korea herald reports: “LG Chem one of the world’s largest electric vehicle battery makers, has reportedly struck a supply deal worth 2.7 trillion won (US$2.40 billion) with Faraday Future, the EV business arm of Chinese…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 37

A Samsung SDI rep holding their new "Low Height Pack" cells which won't be available until 2019. Notice the energy rating is not listed on the cell as it is on the other batteries on display. Also note the low height as compared to the 94Ah cell on the left. That 94Ah cell is rumored to be in the 2017 BMW i3, and is the same physical size as the 60Ah cell used in current i3s.

Samsung SDI To Build $358 Million Battery Factory In Hungary

South Korea’s Samsung SDI has announced plans to invest nearly $400 million to construct a lithium-ion battery factory in Hungary. This site will be mainly responsible for fulfilling battery demand in Europe and Asia. As Reuters reports: “Samsung SDI, whose customers include BMW, said on Tuesday that the proposed factory…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 19