31 May '18, 4pm

Battery tech may be getting a big solid-state boost soon

Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack Enlarge Photo A Woburn, Massachusetts, company may be attracting big name attention for its solid-state technology that it says can withstand higher temperatures and offer higher capacity. For battery makers, producing a stable solid to withstand the rigors of charging and discharging has proved elusive. Ionic Materials said in February that it had secured $65 million in funding from investors during its most recent round of fundraising. Axios reported in February that investors included electronics giant Samsung and consumer electronics maker Dyson. Sun Microsystems and Java co-founder Bill Joy sits on Ionic's board of directors and told Wired last year that Ionic's solid polymer battery formula was his "black swan." "...I don’t have a word for this new breakthrough, a solid that conducts ions at room temperature. Maybe it s...

Full article: https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1116907_battery-tech...

Tweets

That's a big boat.

golf.com 06 Jun '18, 3pm

Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to se...

Fisker Aims to Launch EMotion EV with Solid-State Battery in 2020

Fisker Aims to Launch EMotion EV with Solid-Sta...

electronicdesign.com 30 May '18, 1pm

Lithium-ion battery technology, introduced more than 25 years ago, is reaching its limits. As a battery chemistry powering...

Arizona Is Getting Its First Standalone Battery...

greentechmedia.com 30 May '18, 8pm

The Salt River Project will build Arizona’s first standalone energy storage plant for peak power. The utility has contract...

Here's Everything in the New Pizza MRE, Headed ...

military.com 31 May '18, 10pm

The pepperoni pizza entrée has been added to the 2018 Meals, Ready to Eat menu and should be on its way to the field soon....

China's Alibaba Puts Solid-State Lidar in a Del...

spectrum.ieee.org 31 May '18, 9pm

Advertisement Editor’s Picks Quanergy Announces $250 Solid-State LIDAR for Cars, Robots, and More Velodyne Says It's Got a...

Battery Intelligence Firm Voltaiq Raises $6.6 Million

Battery Intelligence Firm Voltaiq Raises $6.6 M...

greentechmedia.com 31 May '18, 10am

The certification body Underwriters Laboratories is among a group of investors putting $6.6 million into a little-known ba...

Schaeffler unveils 1,180-HP Audi RS3 electric c...

electriccarsreport.com 31 May '18, 10am

Schaeffler has been active in ABB FIA Formula E, the world’s first electric racing series, from the first season. This mak...

New material may increase battery life by more than a hundredfold @Mizzou #Batteries #TechNews

New material may increase battery life by more ...

electronicproducts.com 04 Jun '18, 12pm

MU researchers are looking at better battery life through magnetism By Warren Miller, contributing writer Battery degradat...

Grocer fights food waste by getting rid of best-before dates

Grocer fights food waste by getting rid of best...

treehugger.com 31 May '18, 10am

Tesco reasons that people will be less inclined to toss fruits and vegetables if they have to assess them, rather than rel...

Bringing BOOST back in a big way.

Bringing BOOST back in a big way.

sneakerfreaker.com 05 Jun '18, 4am

While adidas has shifted away from using BOOST in their newer lifestyle releases , the futuristic POD-S3.1 brings back the...

This natural gas plant could be a big breakthrough

This natural gas plant could be a big breakthrough

grist.org 31 May '18, 11pm

Yesterday, the startup Net Power switched on its 50-megawatt power plant, proving it could burn natural gas without releas...

Anxious Thoughts Getting the Better of You? Vis...

care2.com 28 May '18, 3am

Left to its own devices, my mind will happily root around for unnecessary things to worry about. Before I know it, I’m an ...

Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack Teardown

Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack Teardown

hackaday.com 04 Jun '18, 8pm

The Tesla Model 3 has been available for almost a year now, and hackers and tinkerers all over the world are eager to dig ...

Solar Amplifier May Help to Offset Battery Storage Disadvantages

Solar Amplifier May Help to Offset Battery Stor...

cleantechnica.com 01 Jun '18, 3pm

Climate change concerns are warranting a speedy transition towards electric mobility. Yet we’ve heard the naysayers who co...

[email protected] could soon announce a major overhaul to...

hypebeast.com 28 May '18, 7am

According to a report from The Information , Apple could soon announce a major overhaul to its NFC chip, allowing users to...