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Tesla & Amprius — What Is Going On? [Updated: Nothing]

August 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla fans have zeroed in on a battery startup called Amprius. A number of clues indicate that it may be acquired by Tesla in the future, or that it at least plays a role in Tesla's battery innovation and coming announcements at Tesla Battery Day. I'll come back to the Tesla–Amprius connections in a minute. First, once I saw the name popping up, I recognized it and decided to check the CleanTechnica archives for it. Let's start there


New South African Lithium-Ion Cell Mega-Factory, Plans For 32 GWh/Year By 2028

February 9th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

The battery storage market in South Africa is expected to grow significantly going forward as companies and homes look to cushion themselves from ongoing electricity blackouts. Eskom, the stated-owned utility company, has been battling to keep the lights on during peak demand hours. Electricity blackouts are expected for at least another 18 months according to some reports


EV Energy Storage Breakthrough Gets $1 Million To Cross The Valley Of Death

September 11th, 2017 | by Tina Casey

The US Energy Department has been steaming full speed ahead on cutting edge energy storage technology, and the latest development is one of those environmental twofers we love. A $1 million grant from the agency will help a company called Saratoga Energy to bridge the gap between its labwork and a low cost, high efficiency energy storage technology ideal for electric vehicles — without the carbon footprint, too



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