09 Jan '18, 9pm

Innovate UK invests in electric vehicle project: Energy Digital

Innovate UK invests in electric vehicle project: Energy Digital

The SUNRISE project has been backed by the UK government’s Technical Strategy Board, Innovate UK. The project aims to develop enhance battery materials that will replace carbon components with silicon, as well as optimising battery designs for electric vehicles (EV). The project intends to utilise the developments in order to extend the driving range of EV to 400 miles. Innovate UK has funded the SUNRISE with £7mn (US$9.46mn), 70% of its total £10mn ($13.51mn) value. The investment comes as part of the Faraday Battery Challenge, the first phase of a four year long investment in attery technology in the UK, costing £246mn ($332.43). SEE ALSO: The Hague football stadium has become self-sustainable through energy storage Heathrow to install rapid charge points for electric taxis Skeleton Technologies ad Sumitomo Corporation Europe sign energy storage agreement Read the latest...

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