Category Archives: News

US Sees 70% of New Power Generation from Wind and Solar Energy, with Merely 16% from Gas-Fired Power Generation, in 2021

published: 2021-02-13 9:30 | editor | category: News
The US has always been a major country in carbon emission, and Trump had even emphasized on the revival of the coal industry, though both the coal industry and coal-fired power generation are expeditiously exiting from the stage despite the significant support from the former US president under the inevitable trend of technical advancement and market economy. ...  more

Guoxuan High-Tech Achieves New High in LFP Battery Density; CATL Expands New Factory

published: 2021-02-12 18:30 | editor | category: News
Automotive lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery has hit record high in energy density, and the demand has amplified alongside the production expansion of Tesla. Guoxuan High-Tech plans to manufacture the new batteries starting from the end of 2021, and the Chinese leader in lithium battery, CATL, once again added another RMB 1.8 billion for the factory expansion in Yibin or Sichuan, with a potential production capacity of 80K tons. ...  more

TDK Will Invest US$5 Billion into EV Battery Production and Development of Clean Energy Technologies

published: 2021-02-11 9:30 | editor | category: News
TDK, which is among the major Japanese electronics manufacturers, has just announced that it will be investing US$5 billion (or 520 billion yen) into EV battery production and development of clean energy technologies over the next three years. The main reason behind this move is the rapid growth of the global EV market in terms of scale and profitability. Seeing that the electrification of vehicles is taking off, TDK has decided to raise its production capacity for EV batteries and automotive electronics. The company wants to establish a strong presence in the EV and renewable energy markets. ...  more

AUO Takes a Big Step Forward in Its Expansion into Solar Market as Taipower Certified Its SunVeillance Platform

published: 2021-02-10 18:30 | editor | category: News
AUO just announced that Taipower has certified its cloud-based intelligent solution for the remote monitoring and control of PV systems. The solution, which is called SunVeillance, is now formally deemed as having met the requirements for the application of “Distribution Renewable Energy Advanced Management System (DREAMS)”. AUO is among the first group of technology suppliers that received the DREAMS certification for their system monitoring and control solutions. ...  more

Israeli Firm Begins Pilot Production of Li-Ion Traction Battery That Offers Five-Minute Charge

published: 2021-02-08 18:30 | editor | category: News
Established in 2012, Israeli firm StoreDot has been focusing on the development of fast-charging Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EV). After years of hard work, it finally announced this January that the latest version of its traction battery has entered pilot production. StoreDot’s battery technology, which has been demonstrated to have a charging time of just five minutes, is expected to be recognized as a landmark breakthrough in the development of batteries and EVs. ...  more