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Next generation aqueous hybrid ion battery delivers 40 percent more energy October 22, 2014Next generation aqueous hybrid ion battery delivers 40 percent more energy Aquion Energy, Inc., has unveiled the second generation of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) batteries and energy storage systems which are capable of delivering energy gains of up to 40 percent.
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Supercomputer simulations point path to better Mg-ion batteries October 20, 2014Supercomputer simulations point path to better Mg-ion batteries Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory using computer simulations have shown that Mg-ion batteries, which would be less expensive and safer than Li-ion batteries, could become a alternative for future automotive applications that need rechargeable batteries with increased energy density. Read more Will airlines tighten rules to prevent battery fires? October 14, 2014Will airlines tighten rules to prevent battery fires? An international team of aviation safety experts has advised the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations agency, to tighten restrictions on bulk shipments of lithium batteries via commercial airplanes to minimize potential safety risks from the volatile batteries.

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Ultra-fast charging batteries are capable of lasting 20 years October 13, 2014Ultra-fast charging batteries are capable of lasting 20 years Scientists at Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in two minutes. The batteries also have a long lifespan of more than 20 years. Read more Electrically conductive plastics show promise for batteries, solar cells October 10, 2014Electrically conductive plastics show promise for batteries, solar cells An emerging class of electrically conductive plastics called 'radical polymers' may bring low-cost, transparent solar cells, flexible and lightweight batteries, and ultrathin antistatic coatings for consumer electronics and aircraft. Read more
Startup helps mobile app developers reduce smartphone battery drainage
Atomic shuffling pintpointed as failure trigger for rechargeable batteries
Airbus bring back lithium-ion batteries on A350-900 fleet
Collaboration deal focuses on batteries with wire-free charging
Worldwide capacity of advanced batteries to reach 28,000-MWh in 2023
Nanomaterial energy storage mechanism points to better batteries
Start-Stop batteries achieve four times longer cycle life
Batteries Plus acquires LED Hut to enter Europe
Tesla Gigafactory breaks new ground in battery revolution
Germanium nanowire process could improve lithium-ion batteries
UK armed forces consider lithium sulfur batteries
Can rubber bounce back to power lithium-ion batteries?
Solid state battery advance removes 'range anxiety' fears
Hemp nanosheets rival graphene for supercapacitor performance
Liquid alloy electrode improves sodium-beta battery performance
OXIS partners MSP Technologies to develop marine batteries
Pure lithium anode promises more efficient rechargeable batteries
US FDA recognizes two UL battery safety standards
Li-ion batteries market for EVs to quadruple in a decade
Theoretical model helps speed commercialization of lithium-ion batteries
Silicon sponge extends battery performance by 30 percent
Surfer triples Li-ion battery performance with sandy solution
Nanofiber unleashes storage capacity potential of lithium-sulfur batteries
Long-life paper-thin batteries target support of Internet-of-Things devices
2.85-V, 3400-F ultracapacitor offers transportation reliability gains
Alstom-Saft consortium supports EDF 'Concept Grid' demonstration
Can ion 'highway systems' solve battery safety problems?
Discovery pinpoints LiFePO4 electrode high charging rates
Can copper wires be transformed to become batteries?
Will controlling thermal conductivities boost battery performance?
Nanoscale structural changes pinpoint lithium-ion battery degradation
Fire risk makes Panasonic recall laptop battery packs
Can graphene make large scale electricity storage viable?
Wireless power transfer technique stimulates 'electroceutical' medical advances
Renault signs battery development deal with LG Chem
Conductor discovery reduces lithium ion battery fire risk
Battery electrode material mystery is visualized for first time
House of Batteries to distribute Varta's Lithium battery packs
Silicon dioxide nanotubes help batteries last 3x longer
Internet of Things spur on solid-state battery advance
Tesla helps Panasonic become plug-in vehicle battery leader
Grid batteries investment promises lower renewable costs
Thin-film battery for wearable electronics requires no lithium
Dual function electrolyte promises longer life batteries
Silicon anode technology gears up for production volumes
LED-based solar lamp offers developing countries safer future
Nanomaterial-packed cathode extends range of EV lithium-sulfur batteries
Photoswitching material harnesses solar power for heat storage
Vaio batteries risk catching fire warns Sony
Batteries for space exploration - the final frontier?
Electrodes charge transfer mechanism is measured for first time
Li-ion batteries for EVs to surpass $26n by 2023
Tesla car battery fires caused by road debris damage
3D nanoscale observations promise new battery electrode materials
Sticky composites deliver lithium-ion battery safety breakthrough
Biofilm-based living materials promise solar cell advance
Collaboration deal focuses on vehicle battery cooling solutions
FAA review addresses Boeing 787 Dreamliner safety fears
Second life EV batteries to power data centers?
Antimony nanocrystals show promise for sodium-ion batteries
Reference design cuts costs of lithium e-bike batteries
Nissan's electron focus promises EV battery performance gains
Paper-thin ultracapacitor aims to boost Li-ion battery performance
CMOS battery fuel gauges reduce power consumption
Tesla targets battery innovation to reduce EV costs
System automates battery life analysis for mobile devices
Saft lands USD20m Boeing battery contract for satellites
Telecoms and transportation drives sales growth at Saft
Advanced batteries innovations fuel utility-scale energy storage growth
Pomegranate inspires silicon anode breakthrough for lithium-ion batteries
Bosch returns to traction battery business with new JV
Non-flammable electrode replacement discovered for lithium ion batteries
Novel anode breakthrough allows fast charging of next-generation batteries
Opinion: Powering wearable devices - watch out for safety first
Can gum reduce lithium ion battery fire hazard?
Copycat batteries threaten 'increased fire risk' on planes
Saft supports French army with multi-million euro battery deal
Is graphene a real opportunity or just hype?
1.5-A monolithic synchronous buck-boost DC/DC converter delivers 95 percent efficiency
Advanced batteries for portable power will pass USD12.4bn in annual global sales by 2023
Front terminal batteries target standby power applications
Smart Carbon additive aims to boost battery performance in Partial State of Charge applications
Plug-in extends energy harvesting wireless options to the Smart Home
Yuasa adds high capacity 12-V industrial battery to support UPS applications
Li-ion battery management ICs target E-bikes, power tools and HEV applications
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The Saft Group reveals expansion plans in China
Wearable textile battery is capable of being recharged by lightweight solar cells
Self healing lithium-ion battery electrode technology could prove disruptive
Global market for stationary battery market for telecommunications will grow to USD3bn in 2017
Lowest-power digital isolators reduce power by a factor of 1000 compared to optocouplers
Start Trading is appointed Trojan Battery's master distributor for Bulgaria
BMZ launches Europe's largest service center for rechargeable e-bike batteries
Saft opens new subsidiary in Moscow to support growing demand in Russia and CIS countries
A roadmap for the internet of power
Battery strategy switch helps Airbus A350 plane orders take off in Japan
GP Batteries signs a pan-European distribution deal with Avnet Abacus
Nexeon opens office in Japan
Electric bicycles forecast to reach USD11bn in annual revenue by 2020
Eurotunnel Group awards Saft major contract for nickel-based rail batteries
Charlesbank Capital Partners invests in Trojan Battery Company
Saft signs a global cooperation deal with VNIIEM Corporation JSC for Russian satellite batteries
High energy lithium ion solution offers hot swap functionality
High capacity industrial battery offers discharge performance benefits
Saft wins multi-million dollar contract for Li-ion batteries to power SES-9 satellite
New battery fuel gauge and charger chipsets squeeze more life out of Li-Ion batteries
In vivo tests show EnerChip batteries are biologically safe for all applications
Li-ion cells target industrial power applications
Accutronics offers new custom battery service
40-VIN /60-VOUT 5-A constant-current, constant-voltage converter incorporates internal PWM generator
Trojan Battery adds REMS Batteries to French distribution network
TI claims breakthrough battery monitoring technology for lead-acid batteries
Roll clad strips with adhesive copper-aluminium bonds act as battery cell connector
15-V, 200-mA synchronous buck-boost DC/DC converter delivers 1.3-uA of quiescent current
Toshiba unveils first 2.0-A USB-ready Li-ion battery charger IC for fast charging portable devices
Norway aims for leading position in developing battery powered ships
BB Electronik is named Trojan Battery’s master distributor for Serbia and Montenegro
Sensile Technologies selects Saft lithium batteries to power smart telemetry devices for oil and gas storage
Saft opens Bangalore factory to support India's growing battery market
RAC agrees three-year battery supply partnership deal with Exide
Saft takes control of Nersac lithium-ion battery factory
Micropower fuel gauge reduces quiescent current by 4x and size by 3x
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Artificial intelligence helps University of Gothenburg to develop used batteries sorting solution
NanoMarkets forecasts smart grids will use $6.1bn in electrical storage products in 2018
Bosch steps on the gas for traction battery development
Exide Technologies unveils new iPad-based battery training programme
Lund University discovers new method of manufacturing could revolutionise semiconductor production
Aalto University researchers develop cheaper and safer production method for producing lithium batteries
Panasonic releases Battery Finder app to help find the right battery
Ultracapacitors offer short-term power boost
Modular battery measurement system is freely configurable
Research cooperation aims at affordable energy storage for e-cars
Germany's BMBF reveals plans to fund research into safe battery technology for electric vehicles
Bosch withdraws from battery JV with Samsung
Reverse polarity switches protect mobile devices against damage from dangerous reverse bias and over-voltage transient events
University of Huddersfield forges new research links with India to develop next generation of lithium batteries
RUB researchers create early warning system for vehicle batteries
New reference design provides hardware blueprint for battery fuel-gauging in electric scooters
Avnet Memec is named as pan-European distributor for Infinite Power Solutions
New standard smart batteries claim highest energy density
Trojan battery expands industrial line with new 2-V designs to enhance transport applications
Digi-Key signs global distribution deal with Infinite Power Solutions
RRC releases universal SMBUS battery charger
Saft's specialized MSX nickel-based rail batteries offer Bombardier Transportation space saving and weight reduction benefits
Trojan Battery selects C.I.A.K. as distributor for eastern Europe
BAE Systems selects Saft to supply Li-ion energy storage system for US Army's Ground Combat Vehicle
Axeon attracts fresh investment to boost lithium ion battery developments
Lattice supports new MIPI BIF standard
Credit card sized rechargeable battery target high-tech portable electronic devices
European collaboration aims to fast-track organic and large-area electronics developments
Powersolve unveils cylindrical lithium ion rechargeable batteries
Credit card sized rechargeable battery aimed at portable electronics
Powersolve releases PP3 equivalent primary and rechargeable lithium batteries
Russia's new Olympic Winter Games trains look to Saft batteries to deliver cold weather performance
Nexeon's battery technology claims double triumph at environmental awards
Spanish citycar electric vehicle project selects Axeon lithium-ion batteries
Rechargeable lithium polymer cells offer low profile benefits
Saft MRX batteries help boost reliability of Finland's high speed Pendolino railway services
Surge stopper shields sensitive electronics from transients beyond 100-V
SK Innovation, Continental announce Li-ion battery JV
Industry's first single-cell, dual-input Li-Ion battery charger family supports tablets, e-readers and smartphones
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Efficient boost converter drives multiple high brightness LEDs in low-voltage lighting applications
Renesas Electronics unveils compact lithium-ion battery charging control IC to support USB charging
New lithium polymer primary cells are only 0.4mm thick
Researchers enhance battery electrode specs
Messe Munchen International launches new Energy Storage international trade show
Texas Instruments unveils boost charger IC for nano power energy harvesting
Bionics innovation reduces battery electrode filling times
Wireless window contacts benefit from energy harvesting sensors
Step-down DC-DC switching charger ICs target single cell Li-Ion batteries in mobile devices
Saft begins industrial production at lithium-ion battery plant in Jacksonville,USA
Johnson Controls and Saft agree to end Li-ion automotive battery joint venture
Saft to build Li-ion satellite batteries for Boeing’s MEXSAT-1 and 2
Saft signs long-term agreement with Orbital Sciences to supply Li-ion batteries for GEO satellites
Nexeon receives £40m boost for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries expansion plans
Saft becomes a partner in the NICE GRID project
Nexeon receives green technology award
Trojan Battery adds high-capacity industrial line for renewable energy applications
Axeon receives EU funding for research to reduce size, weight and cost of EV and HEV batteries
Saft's emergency lighting batteries achieve registration under the ICEL 1010 scheme
Low-cost RTCCs feature battery switchover, digital trimming and SRAM
Saft Li-ion batteries provide energy boost for five Formula 1 teams
Fuel-cell-on-a-chip demonstrated
Li-ion charger maximizes battery cell performance
Trojan Battery names UK Batteries as new UK distributor
Leading European distributor aims for a 'Best Fit' with power management applications
Avnet Abacus reveals enhanced power strategy to support cost efficient, eco-friendly power design
4th batteryuniversity.eu Developer Forum to host more than 30 presentations on battery trends and technologies
TU Delft leads European effort to improve performance of batteries for electric vehicles
Saft receives Li-ion battery order from Boeing for Inmarsat satellites
Nanoscoops' could spark new generation of electric automobile batteries
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Nexeon claims record Li-ion battery cell capacity performance
3-A output, 2-MHz buck-boost DC/DC converter offers extended run time from batteries or supercapacitors
15-VIN, 2.5-A synchronous buck-boost dc/dc converter offers 95 percent efficiency and low noise operation
Saft unveils two new primary lithium cells for high drain electronic applications
Battery tester supports  Li-Ion, Li-FePh, Li-Titanate, Ni-Cd, Ni-MH and lead acid rechargeable batteries
Powerstax rugged up-converter targets use in military tactical vehicle systems
batteryuniversity.eu offers UN Transport Tests for lithium ion batteries including all certifications
Sub 1-uA IQ battery charger provides pack protection
Gresham Power Electronics equips Indian submarines with battery equipment
Hitachi and Johnson Controls join forces on advanced energy storage
Low power LED driver extends battery life for portable handheld LED applications
Axeon raises new investment for growth and development
MIPI Alliance forms battery interface working group for mobile devices
Intelligent Battery project opens new ground in energy storage applications
Key investors in Nexeon strengthen their holdings
Isabellenhutte Heusler and austriamicrosystems ink cooperation deal
Synchronous monolithic 1-cell Li-Ion/polymer battery charger delivers up to 4-A charge current
New IC reduces battery-management system costs by 80 percent in hybrid and electric vehicles
Linear unveils high efficiency power manager and charger for 1-cell LiFePO4 batteries
Boost converter platform claims world’s smallest low-Vin devices
Graphene batteries said to recharge in 10 minutes
Nexeon moves to new UK facilities to accelerate development of next generation batteries
Boston-Power partners BMZ to deliver Li-ion battery solutions in Europe
Switch-mode chargers with JEITA-compliant offer battery-temperature monitoring for mobile devices
European batteries waste management market to grow under legislative pressure
Research points to new electrodes improving the efficiency of Lithium-air batteries
Silicon-carbon nanocomposite seeks to boost lithium-ion performance
Battery management circuit enables active cell balancing for high-cell-count Li-Ion batteries
Silicon-based anodes for next generation Li-ion batteries pass performance milestone
University of Central Florida researchers verify large-format solid-state battery breakthrough from Planar Energy


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