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How to Understand Battery Life

How to Understand Battery LifeThe idea that batteries have a ‘life’ is familiar. We’ve all experienced a ‘dying’ cell phone battery with its charge draining, usually at the most inconvenient time. But knowing how and why this happens – from cell phones, EV batteries, and batteries for storage, is key. Read more about understanding battery life

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Volkswagen Turns To Quantum Computers For Advanced Battery Research

Volkswagen battery researchVolkswagen is pioneering new quantum computing research to speed up development of next generation batteries for its electric vehicles at research centers in San Francisco and Munich.

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Powering An RV With Solar Energy & A Tesla Battery (Videos)

Tom and Cait Morton live the RV lifestyle, roaming the US with their two dogs and recounting their adventures in their Mortons on the Move blog. When they added a solar system to their mobile mansion, they decided to include battery storage in the form of a used Tesla Model S battery module. They explain the entire process in a set of fascinating videos [scroll below

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Volvo Trucks To Share EV Battery Tech Across Brands

Sweden’s Volvo Trucks, a component of Volvo AB, has revealed that plans are now in the works to share electric vehicle battery tech across brands — which would mean that Mack Trucks (USA) and UD Trucks (Japan) could both end up utilizing the firm’s’ battery tech in the future

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Siemens Gamesa To Build Australian 194 Megawatt Wind & Battery System

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it has been awarded the contract to build what it is calling a “pioneering” 194 megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm in the south of the country with a combined battery energy storage system. 

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Exciting Developments In NMC 811 Lithium Battery Technology

The trend toward long-range electric vehicles has motivated researchers to find ways to improve existing battery cell chemistries. NMC 811 seems next up to bat

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Australia Risks Missing Out On Lithium Battery Boom

Australia must act quickly and decisively to take advantage of its leading position in the global lithium resources market, or risk missing out on what could be a $ 2 trillion value supply chain, a new report has warned

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Electric Vehicle Battery Factory Race Heats Up In Europe

Battery sources are critical for any companies trying to to keep up in the race to field compelling long-range electric vehicles, and the competitors are already jostling for position

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What Changed In The EV Battery Market In November?

The battery market is one of the most interesting industries in the global economy. As part of our new “What Changed … ?” series, it seemed appropriate to include a thorough update of what changes in the EV battery market on a monthly basis. Below is a rundown of what changed in November
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EV Battery Giant CATL Planning $2 Billion IPO To Fund Expansion, Including New 24 GWh Manufacturing Plant

The China-based electric vehicle battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is now planning a $ 2 billion IPO to be completed by the end of June 2018, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s expansion plans
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