Posts Tagged: Novonix

Oil giant Phillips 66 makes strategic investment in battery material supplier Novonix

Multinational oil giants are beginning to invest in companies in several different sectors of the EV industry. Phillips 66 has announced plans to acquire a 16% stake in Novonix, a supplier of materials, equipment and services for the battery industry. Phillips 66 will reportedly pay a total purchase price of $150 million, and will nominate… Read more »

Novonix expands anode materials business

Novonix has announced its plan for the next phase of growth for Novonix Anode Materials in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Novonix is under contract to purchase a building formerly owned by Alstom, which it plans to retrofit. The 400,000-square-foot plant, the company’s second facility in Chattanooga, will accommodate a planned 8,000-ton-per-year production operation. This phase of growth… Read more »

Tesla’s Advanced Battery Research group gets new leadership, Jeff Dahn to become advisor for Novonix

Professor Jeff Dahn is a star researcher in the battery field—he has co-authored 730 papers and holds some 73 patents. Professor Dahn and his research group at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia have had an exclusive research partnership with Tesla since 2016. Now Professor Dahn is stepping down from his leadership role at Tesla’s… Read more »

Battery testing start-up Novonix has spun off PUREgraphite to manufacture anode material in the US

Batteries are ubiquitous in our modern lives. Take a look around you and count how many items need be plugged in and recharged. If you’re at your desk, the answer might be four or five. If you’re out for a run, perhaps two or three. If you’re in a garage, there may only be one,… Read more »

Novonix launches battery testing system for non-destructive electrolyte analysis

Novonix, a battery testing equipment manufacturer, is launching a differential thermal analysis system capable of non-destructive electrolyte analysis of Li-ion cells. To better understand battery failure, the system measures and monitors the evolution of the liquid electrolyte over a battery’s lifetime and provides information about its composition, quantity, salt consumption and solvent reactions. Thermal signature… Read more »