X-Ray Images Help Researchers Visualize Lithium-Ion Reaction Rates
In new research published in Nature, researchers have been able to visualize the reactivity of lithium iron phosphate, watching the patterns of lithium-ion flow via X-ray images, which revealed spatial variations in the rate at which lithium ions are absorbed at each location on the particle surface.
New Battery Pack Company Launch, Zero-Waste Cathode Synthesis, More
News and updates from around the battery industry including Lithos Energy launches at The Battery Show, external assessment of an all-dry, zero-waste cathode synthesis process, battery storage risk, new leadership for American Battery Factory, and more.
Elexity Awarded DOE Grant to Revolutionize Battery Software for Commercial Buildings
Elexity, a pioneer in virtual power plant software for commercial buildings, has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to integrate energy storage with Elexity's advanced load control and solar optimization software, creating a whole-building solution.
Stryten Energy to Provide Back-Up Battery Systems for U.S. Navy Submarines
With working demonstrations, product exhibits and on-site industry specialists, Bosch Rexroth will present a broad portfolio of manufacturing technology and expertise tailored to meet complex battery production automation requirements.
New DER Management and Communication Platform from PXiSE Energy Solutions Consolidates Visibility and Management of Customer DERs for Utilities
Grid controls provider PXiSE Energy Solutions, a Yokogawa company, launched its new cloud-native DER Management and Communication Platform which will simplify utilities' ability to monitor and manage customer distributed energy resources (DERs) such as solar PV and battery storage.
ENTEK Lithium Separators Announces Supply Agreement with KORE Power
KORE Power, Inc. will use ENTEK lithium separators manufactured in Terra Haute, Indiana, in the battery cells that the company produces at the Arizona KOREPlex, according to a supply agreement. Under the agreement, KORE will purchase separators for both NMC and LFP battery cells from ENTEK when ENTEK's Indiana facility comes online in 2025.
Electriq Announces Expansion of Programs in Puerto Rico and Washington D.C. to Provide Households with Reliable Energy
Electriq Power, a provider of intelligent energy storage and management for homes and small businesses, has announced the expansion of its engagements with Barrio Eléctrico and SEDC Solar to deliver energy storage to households in Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., respectively.
florrent Raises $2.1 Million to Produce Bio-Derived Ultracapacitor Activated Carbon
florrent, an advanced materials company developing high-energy density ultracapacitor technology, has secured a $2.1M Pre-Seed round to further its transformative energy storage solution. The round was led by MassVentures, with participation from MassMutual Catalyst Fund, AIN Ventures, Tale Venture Partners, NextFab Ventures, Boston Impact Initiative, and others.
||New "Densi-Pak" Covered Battery Holders with On/Off Switch from Keystone
High performance plastic battery holders are now available with optional built-in On/Off switch to accommodate two or three "AA" or "AAA" batteries - eliminating the need for additional components in designs.
These holders are made with an ABS plastic case and are ideal for self-contained powering components in a variety of applications. They feature a snap-on cover to protect and secure batteries from shorting or damage; Nickel-plated, Coil Spring Steel Contacts for low contact resistance; and 6" #26 AWG tinned and snipped wire leads for simplified installations. IP65 water and dust resistant holders are also available to accommodate 2, 3, or 4 "AA" batteries. Available from global distribution network and online at www.keyelco.com.
Keystone is a major manufacturer of SMT and THM battery hardware, along with an extensive array of electronic interconnects and hardware. Application engineering services are also available to meet special product modifications or custom designs.