battery research

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The UK’s Faraday Institution Refocuses 6 Existing Battery Research Projects For Maximum Impact

The Faraday Institution is the UK’s independent institute for electrochemical energy storage research, skills development, market analysis, and early-stage commercialization. It brings together expertise from universities and industry. The Faraday Institution endeavors to make the UK the go-to place for the research and development of new electrical storage technologies for … [continued]

$200 Million More for Electric Vehicles, Batteries, & Connected Vehicles from US Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $200 million in funding over the next five years for electric vehicles, batteries, and connected vehicles projects at DOE national labs and new DOE partnerships to support electric vehicles innovation. “We’re focusing on the entire battery supply chain from soup to nuts … [continued]

NREL Advances in Battery Research with Physics-Based Machine Learning Accelerates Characterization of Cell Performance, Lifetime,…

Energy storage scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are turning to cutting-edge machine-learning techniques to strengthen understanding of advanced battery materials, chemistries, and cell designs. These complex computer algorithms help accelerate the characterization of battery performance, lifetime, and safety by offering insights into potential patterns within datasets. Researchers can use … [continued]

Tesla Donating $37½ Million To Nevada Schools (Video)

As the Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow, so does Tesla’s commitment to local schools. Tesla is looking to “give students more access to specialized fields of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM),” according to Teslarati. JB Straubel, Tesla’s co-founder and CTO, explains, “The demand for STEM jobs in Nevada will continue to grow dramatically over the next few years.”