Battery Tech

Research Reveals Regional And Drive-Cycle Impact On PHEV Battery Degradation

A research team at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has pubished an interesting article concerning battery degradation in PHEVs – “Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle LiFePO4 battery life implications of thermal management, driving conditions, and regional climate.” According to the highlights, there are durability disproportions between various scenarios that are fairly large. For…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 26

Sion Power Achieves 400 Wh/kg, 700 Wh/L Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Sion Power announced its next generation battery performance results, using its patented Licerion technology designed for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and also electric vehicles (EV) – although we assume specifically for premium performance electric vehicles, as pricing on premium battery cells often comes at, well…a premium. The 20 Ah lithium-sulfur cells…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 13

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…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 12