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Amprius expands product portfolio with new silicon anode battery platform

US-based battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies has expanded its silicon anode battery line for electric mobility. The new SiCore product platform produces high-energy-density silicon anode batteries that outperform graphite cells using a proprietary silicon anode material technology, according to the company. The new silicon anode cell offers up to 400 Wh/kg specific energy and 1,200 cycles… Read more »

Amprius offers samples of its new 400 Wh/kg silicon anode battery platform

Amprius Technologies has announced an expansion of its product portfolio of silicon anode batteries. The new SiCore batteries are based on a proprietary silicon anode material system. Amprius claims its batteries deliver performance that surpasses that of today’s state-of-the-art graphite-based cells: specific energy up to 400 Wh/kg, and cycle life up to 1,200 cycles at… Read more »

Amprius unveils ultra-high-power, high-energy lithium-ion battery for EVs and electric aviation

Amprius Technologies, a battery manufacturer in California, has announced a new ultra-high-power, high-energy lithium-ion battery cell that discharges at 10C and delivers 400 Wh/kg specific energy. The cell is designed to deliver high power output, making it suitable for the electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industries. Amprius aims… Read more »

Amprius batteries power first stratospheric flight of BAE Systems drone

California-based silicon anode battery maker Amprius Technologies announced that its batteries helped power the first successful stratospheric flight trial of PHASA-35, a High-Altitude PseudoSatellite (HAPS) uncrewed aerial system designed by Prismatic, a subsidiary of UK aerospace company BAE Systems. Amprius entered into a three-year cooperation agreement with BAE Systems in 2022. During the June test… Read more »

Amprius supplies batteries for solar cars competing in cross-Australia race

Amprius Technologies, maker of the Silicon Anode Platform for lithium-ion batteries, is supplying battery cells to the Astrum solar car, which a team from the University of Michigan will race in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in October. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge requires teams to design, develop and pilot a solar-powered vehicle along a… Read more »

Amprius confirms 500 Wh/kg, 1,300 Wh/L battery platform

Amprius Technologies, which is developing a silicon anode battery platform, has proven a lithium-ion cell with 500 Wh/kg specific energy and 1,300 Wh/L energy density. The battery cell offers advanced performance and discharge times at half the weight and volume of current lithium-ion cells. Mobile Power Solutions, a testing house, certified the platform’s 500 Wh/kg… Read more »

Amprius Technologies selects Colorado for its GWh-scale factory site

Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies has signed a letter of intent to build a 775,000-square-foot facility in Brighton, Colorado. The factory is expected to be operational in 2025, and will be built in phases. The first phase will have an annual capacity of 500 MWh. Capacity could potentially be expanded to as much as 5… Read more »

Amprius’s Si-Nanowire anode shortens charging time

Battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies is on a mission to reduce EV charging times. The company’s Amprius Extreme Fast Charge feature is enabled by its proprietary Si-Nanowire anode, which is thinner and lighter than conventional graphite anodes, and has much higher conductivity due to the high electrical continuity between silicon and the current collector. The Si-Nanowire… Read more »

Amprius partners with US Army to develop silicon anode batteries for unmanned aircraft

Amprius Technologies has been awarded a contract with the US Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office. The 18-month rapid prototyping contract includes the design, development, and validation of high-energy-density silicon anode lithium-ion batteries to be used in unmanned aircraft system applications. Amprius offers a silicon anode battery with high energy density in commercially available… Read more »

Airbus invests in battery tech company Amprius

Airbus has invested in US-based battery technology company Amprius. Amprius will direct the funding to its new batteries based on silicon nanowire anode technology, supporting the development of higher-volume production capacity and higher energy density cells. Airbus aerospace programs such as Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo Satellite and Urban Air Mobility stand to benefit from improved… Read more »