Japan Built the First Lithium-ion Batteries Equipped Submarine, to Be Commissioned in 2020

Japan successfully constructed the world's first lithium-ion batteries submarine "Oryu" (meaning: phoenix dragon) with the hull number SS-511. On October 4, Oryu was launched into the water in a naming ceremony. Previously the S.. more

Solid-State and Sodium-Ion Batteries Shown as Promising Next-Gen Technologies for Energy Storage

The battery market has grown rapidly in scale during the recent period because of the growing demand for consumer electronics and the emergence of new energy storage applications (e.g. electric vehicles and utility-scale energy storage systems). Thi.. more

Lionano Raises $22 Million in Series B Funding

Lionano, a developer and manufacturer of advanced battery energy storage technologies, today announced the completion of a $22 million Series B financing round led by WAVE Equity Partners, Helios Capital Ventures and NXT Ventures. Li.. more

New U.S. Solid Lithium Battery Consists of Millions of 3D Nano Batteries

The University of Maryland has rolled out an innovative solid lithium battery, which, with the size of only a stamp, consists of millions of 3D micro-batteries. Despite its minuscule size, each 3D micro-battery has sufficient surface area to ac.. more

TrendForce Expects Prices of Lithium-ion Batteries to Increase by 5~15% in 3Q18 Due to Rising Costs of Materials

Cobalt prices have reached another record high in 1Q18, according to the data from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. As the result, the prices of lithium-ion battery cells are estimated to increase by 5~15% QoQ in 3Q18, but would have a chance to remain flat in the.. more

Australian Research Team to Build the World’s First Quantum Battery That Could Offer Instant Charge for Smartphones

A research team at Australia’s University of Adelaide recently announced that it is working on a battery technology that could theoretically charge up mobile devices within seconds. The team, which is led by a quantum physicist Dr. Jame.. more

Jaguar Land Rover Teams up with Connected Energy for Power Battery Re-use

Connected Energy, an integrated energy storage solution provider, announced to cooperate with Jaguar Land Roger, in order to carry out the power battery reuse plan that is worth 1.3 million British pounds and build critical components in the val.. more