The Tech

Mercedes-Benz Energy to supply second-life EV batteries to Moment Energy

Moment Energy, a Canadian energy-storage startup, has reached a supply agreement for second-life EV batteries with Mercedes-Benz Energy. “We’re excited to work with Mercedes-Benz Energy to ensure that EV batteries are given a second life in stationary energy storage applications,” says co-founder and COO of Moment Energy Sumreen Rattan. Moment Energy’s 60 kWh energy storage… Read more »

POSCO Group purchases 100% stake in silicon anode startup

Global materials firm POSCO Group has purchased a 100% stake in the startup silicon anode materials company Tera Technos, according to Business Korea. “The startup’s continuous production technology is said to be capable of increasing productivity three times compared to existing batch technology,” Business Korea reported. “It also developed a technology that can increase silicon… Read more »

Gap fillers for thermal management in EVs—one-component (1K) or two-component (2K)

With a noticeable rise in interest in reducing the manufacturing complexity of 2K gap fillers, we have developed a new isocyanate-free and non-silicone one-component (1K) gap filler to address that need. These new 1K gap fillers help EV OEMs by reducing manufacturing and operational complexity. In this webinar, we share our comparative analysis between 1K and… Read more »

Ascend Elements to invest a billion in Kentucky battery materials facility

Ascend Elements , a vertically integrated battery recycling and engineered materials company, has announced plans to invest $310 million in the first phase, and up to $1 billion total, to build a battery materials facility at the Commerce Industrial Park II in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. The new manufacturing facility, Apex 1, will be home to the… Read more »

Nissan establishes sustainable finance framework

Nissan has introduced a finance framework to fund its renewable energy, clean manufacturing system, EV charging infrastructure, battery reuse and autonomous-drive technologies. The company says the Nissan Sustainable Finance Framework may also support its new mobility services. “Nissan has published the eligibility criteria for business areas and technology projects to receive proceeds under the Sustainable… Read more »

Cuberg’s next-gen lithium metal cells show increased cycle life and specific energy

Battery company Cuberg has announced some results from Mobile Power Solutions’s independent testing of its lithium metal pouch cells. According to Cuberg, “Through continued development of its cell technology, Cuberg has achieved a near-doubling of cycle life of its cells alongside improvement in energy and power.” “Cuberg’s first generation of cell technology was validated by… Read more »

Iberdrola invests in solid-state startup Basquevolt

Iberdrola, a Spanish electric utility, plans to invest in the solid-state battery startup Basquevolt via its start-up program PERSEO. “Through PERSEO, Iberdrola carries out more than 25 real tests of technologies per year, which serve as a first step towards establishing a commercial relationship or partnership with startups,” says Iberdrola. Basquevolt plans to establish technological… Read more »

Today’s Webinar: How scalable is your battery test lab?

As EV adoption grows, time-to-market shrinks, and customer expectations increase, the need to scale up test operations is becoming one of the most significant challenges EV engineers need to overcome. Quickly adding test capacity, managing distributed assets, avoiding unnecessary test re-runs, and getting actionable insights from battery test data are a must-have. To effectively achieve… Read more »