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50% more energy into Li-ion batteries?

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:36 -- Xuan Zhong

The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) claimed that using pure Silicon anode in lithium-ion battery cells is capable of increasing the energy density by 50%.

The new technology is commercialised by ECN’s spin-off company LeydenJar Technologies BV, and plan to set up a demonstration plant in the next two years.

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Korea sanctions investment to develop 300Wh/kg lithium-ion battery

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 10:57 -- Paul Crompton
Korea sanctions investment to develop 300Wh/kg lithium-ion battery

Korea is set to invest 43 billion won ($38.4 million) in a bid to double the energy density of lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicle market by 2020, according to reports.

Developers plan to produce a 300Wh/kg battery, news outlet Korea Joongang Daily reported the country’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy as saying.

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