August 31st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
James Dyson is building a tech center and test track at an old airfield in the UK. Eventually, he expects up to 2000 engineers will be employed there developing an electric car. But does he have something else in mind?
April 10th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past week or so? Want to see how they rank? Well, we're actually going back to April 1 since we skipped the first few days of the month, so below are the 30 most popular stories of the first ⅓ of the month. Enjoy!
April 4th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Just 18 months ago, Dyson, the British maker of bladeless fans and ridiculously expensive vacuum cleaners, shelled out $90 million to acquire Sakti3, a super secretive battery company based on patents held by the University of Michigan. Sakti3 claimed years ago that it had developed a solid-state lithium battery that is less expensive than a conventional lithium-ion battery and has double the power density. It also won't explode or burst into flames the way a conventional battery can. (See: Samsung Galaxy Note 7.) However, none of its claims have ever been proven publicly in the real world and the company has been reluctant to allow outsiders to independently validate its technology. The Dyson Sakti3 battery deal has now been abandoned, says a report in Quartz
October 28th, 2015 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. The well respected consumer electronics company Dyson has agreed to acquire the solid-state lithium-ion battery [&hellip
March 17th, 2015 | by James Ayre
The British technology company Dyson is investing $15 million into the Michigan-based solid state battery developer Sakti3, according to recent [&hellip
January 15th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan
As I wrote in my piece on cleantech trends from 2014 and expected cleantech trends in 2015, the battery storage market [&hellip
December 21st, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan
Today is clearly a video catchup day for me. This last one of the day is a super interesting discussion [&hellip
August 22nd, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan
Honestly, this one wasn’t planned: last night, I wrote about a new study concluding that until EV battery costs get down to [&hellip