Posts Tagged lithium sulfur

ORNL Exclusively Licenses Lithium Sulfur Battery Technology To Solid Power

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced an exclusive agreement licensing of lithium-sulfur materials for next-generation batteries to Solid Power Inc. of Louisville, Colorado. Promising lithium-sulfur technology in theory could lead to a commercial product from Solid Power, with much higher energy density than current lithium-ion batteries. For now,…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 4

Volkswagen Is Sole OEM Attending Lithium-Sulfur Battery Workshop

“Fraunhofer IWS in Dresden, Germany will hold its 3rd annual workshop on Lithium-sulfur batteries from 12-13 November 2014,” reports Green Car Congress. Any workshop/conference/research on lithium-sulfur interests us due to this statement by Fraunhofer: “…Lithium-sulfur batteries are the most promising choice for future energy storage systems, with novel materials such…

3 years ago by Eric Loveday 24

General Motors Researchers Develop Improved Li-S Cathode Material

A research team from General Motors Global Research & Development Center recently published an article on their progress in improving lithium-sulfur batteries. Li-S batteries have a few times greater energy density then today’s lithium-ion batteries.  However, Li-S batteries typically don’t last long. The GM team achieved for now 900 mA…

3 years ago by Mark Kane 16

NASA Bets On Silicon-Anode Li-ion and Li-S Batteries

NASA recently announced four proposals for advanced energy storage technologies that may be used to power the agency’s future space missions. As it turns out, NASA is looking in a similar direction as automotive industry, seeing the future in silicon-anode Li-ion and Li-S batteries. Noteworthy is that one of the…

3 years ago by Mark Kane 11

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 years ago by Mark Kane 0

Hyundai Motors Improves Lithium Sulfur Battery Technology

Hyundai Motor presented at the SAE 2104 World Congress in Detroit a paper title “Improved Cyclic Performances of Li-Sulfur Batteries with Sulfone-Based Electrolyte” on Li-sulfur battery, or maybe rather a new sulfone-based electrolyte for Li-sulfur battery, which Hyundai says improves the capacity and reversible capacity retention. Hyundai Motor’s solution increases…

4 years ago by Mark Kane 11