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Posts Tagged: SES

SES Korea to focus on Li-metal battery supply chain and automotive A-samples

High-performance Li-metal EV battery developer and manufacturer SES AI (formerly known as SolidEnergy Systems) has incorporated a subsidiary called SES Korea. The business plans to build a pre-production facility in South Korea to expand its battery supply chain and work on its A-sample joint development agreements with automakers. SES Korea expects to have about 50… Read more »

New SES Li-metal battery reaches 107 Ah

Battery supplier SES has released Apollo, a 107 Ah Li-metal battery for EVs. The company also announced plans for its Shanghai Giga plant, a 300,000-square-foot facility that the company hopes will be capable of producing 1 GWh of batteries annually by 2023. SES has addressed the dendrite safety problem associated with Li-metal batteries by coating… Read more »

SES builds a pilot production line for solvent-in-salt electrolyte production

Battery supplier SES has built a pilot production line capable of scaling up high-concentration, solvent-in-salt electrolyte production. The pilot line is capable of synthesizing SES’s proprietary solvent and manufacturing a high-concentration solvent-in-salt electrolyte formulation designed for SES’s hybrid Li-metal automotive batteries. The facility is currently capable of producing 5 tons of electrolyte per year, and… Read more »

SK becomes third-largest shareholder of battery company SES

SK has invested an additional $35.9 million in SES (formerly SolidEnergy Systems), a developer of lithium-metal batteries. Coupled with its original $26.7 million investment in 2018, SK now becomes the third-largest shareholder of the battery company. SES, which launched in 2012 as an MIT research lab startup, is headquartered in Singapore, and operates labs and… Read more »