A123 Systems Divests of its A123 Energy Solutions Business Unit

A123 Systems LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium iron phosphate batteries and systems, announced an agreement to divest of its grid storage business and other assets related to energy storage for telecom and IT data storage application.. more

Japan Launches Subsidy Program for Lithium-ion Battery Storage System

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced a new subsidy program for lithium-ion battery stationary storage system on March 17th. Both residential and commercial users can apply for the subsidy and the program would provide up to two-thirds .. more

Toshiba’s Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage Systems Make Renewable Energy More Practical

Toshiba Corporation has delivered battery energy storage systems integrating the company’s SCiB™, an innovative lithium-ion secondary battery to Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc., for a demonstration project to expand introduction of renewable energy sources o.. more

Seiko Astron GPS Solar Watch – As Long As There’s Sun, There’s Time

Seiko, the renowned international watchmaker, releases the new collection -The Astron GPS solar watch in 2014. The watch adopts solar motion, solar panel and lithium battery. It adds a sense of environmental and sustainable spirit to the exquisite and high-end technology... more

Asia-Pacific Lithium Battery Congress 2014

Organizers China Battery Industry Association Beijing Bicycle Industry Association Polaris Consulting Company Endorsers Korea Battery Industry Association China Bicycle Association Latest confirmed companies include: Tesla Motors, SAIC Gr.. more

Boulder Ionics Announces Exclusive License Agreement with CSIRO for Advanced Lithium-ion Battery Electrolytes

Boulder Ionics Corp., developer and producer of electrolytes and electrochemical-grade ionic liquids for advanced energy storage devices, announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisat.. more

Saft to Deliver Li-ion Battery Containers to Tri-Technic Inc. for Fort Hunter Liggett Energy Storage

Saft has been awarded a contract from Tri-Technic Inc. for the delivery of two Intensium® Max 20M (IM20M) battery containers to power the Fort Hunter Liggett grid energy storage system. The Fort Hunter Liggett energy storage unit was designated as a “N.. more