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BMW ups EV battery cell order with CATL and Samsung SDI

The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) and Samsung SDI.  The original CATL order volume of four billion euros announced in mid-2018 will now be increased to 7.3 billion euros (contract duration from 2020 to 2031), with 4.5 […]

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Vehicle to Grid and Battery Integrated fast charging infrastructure for Green Mobility

Author:Dr.Rashi Gupta Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME)-II scheme has recently been launched by government for E-Mobility and Battery manufacturing in India. Its a step for curbing pollution and decreasing India’s dependence on oil imports. Under the FAME-II scheme incentives will be given to lower the cost of electric vehicles. Without […]

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Researchers improve recycling process for lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have improved the recycling process for the lithium-ion batteries. The new process claims to be safer and uses less energy, according to a new study. The details were published in the Journal of Advanced Energy Materials. The new recycling method involves collecting cathode particles from spent lithium-ion batteries. The mixture is then heat treated […]

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Do solar panels and home batteries save energy?

The energy produced over the lifetime of typical rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount and then eventually recycle them. But adding a home battery usually lowers those dividends, according to new research from Stanford University. Previous studies estimated the energy output to be about nine times […]

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Tata AutoComp signs a JV with Guoxuan Hi-Tech to supply battery packs for EVs

Tata AutoComp Systems on Thursday signed a joint venture with Chinese firm Guoxuan Hi-Tech to design, engineer, manufacture and supply battery packs for electric vehicles (EVs). The joint-venture company has started a prototype manufacturing operation in Pune. The prototype facility was inaugurated by Arvind Goel, MD and CEO, Tata AutoComp Systems and Zhen Li, chairman, […]

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Research scholar of IIT Kharagpur develops disposable and flexible battery from sewage water

A research scholar of IIT Kharagpur has developed a disposable and flexible battery powered by bacteria from sewage water, the institute said in a statement. For the environment-friendly battery cell to start energy production, sewage water containing bacteria needs to be injected into it. “Normally microbial fuel cells (MFCs) can take as long as couple […]

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