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SAVE THE DATE ! TEESMAT Summer School : 6-10 July 2020

SAVE THE DATE ! TEESMAT Summer School- 6-10 July 2020

05/09/2019

Begining of July 2020 TEESMAT partners will organize a Summer School in Grenoble, FR. The activities will include lecturers from industry and academia for the first two days and a three day hands on training seminars on advanced battery characterization techniques will follow. More details will follow within the month September.

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Multivalent rechargeable batteries

Multivalent rechargeable batteries

28/08/2019

Rechargeable battery technologies based on the use of metal anodes coupled to multivalent charge carrier ions have the potential to deliver breakthroughs in energy density radically leap-frogging the current state-of-the-art Li-ion battery technology. However, both the use of metal anodes and the migration of multivalent ions, within the electrolyte and the electrodes, are technological bottlenecks which make these technologies, all at different […]

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Europe Thinks Like China in Building Its Own Battery Industry

Europe Thinks Like China in Building Its Own Battery Industry

28/08/2019

The European Union is starting to act like China when it comes to building the batteries that will drive the next generation of cars and trucks. In the past few months, government officials led by European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic have joined with manufacturers, development banks and commercial lenders on measures that will channel […]

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Cobalt, nickel, other battery metals face supply crunch by 2020s — report

Cobalt, nickel, other battery metals face supply crunch by 2020s

28/08/2019

Growing global demand for batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs) and high tech devices is set to cause a supply crunch of lithium, cobalt and nickel by the mid-2020s, global consultancy Wood Mackenzie predicts. The firm’s latest research shows that sales of passenger EVs, including hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), jumped by more than 24% last year. And while HEVs had […]

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Why Energy Storage Is Proving Even More Disruptive Than Cheap Renewables

Why Energy Storage Is Proving Even More Disruptive Than Cheap Renewables

28/08/2019

The falling price of renewable energy has been dominating the headlines, but more dramatic change is happening behind the scenes, where battery storage is disrupting the way utilities provide power. The change is driven not just by cheap renewables and cheap batteries, but by the electronics that link them together, said Mark Ahlstrom, the president of […]

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Residential storage in Europe to grow 500% by 2024

Residential storage in Europe to grow 500% by 2024

28/08/2019

A new report from analysts at Wood Mackenzie forecasts 6.6 GWh of residential energy storage to be installed across Europe by 2024. The economics of the technology are at a tipping point, increasingly reaching grid parity in European markets. With rising electricity demand and falling battery system costs, the trend will further spread across the […]

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