If you need to know about batteries; you’ve come to the right place Chinese flag 点击这里访问我们的中文网站 Chinese flag

Prussian blue electrode

Chevron invests in Natron’s ‘Prussian Blue’ technology

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 00:00 -- Hugh Finzel

The investment arm of oil and gas group Chevron is investing in the ‘Prussian Blue electrode sodium-ion’ technology under development by Californian energy storage provider Natron Energy.

Investment leader Jesse Teichman said the “high-power density and fast charging time of Natron’s unique battery technology make it an attractive storage solution for the EV stations of the future”.

Natron’s technology involves using Prussian blue dye pigments in both the positive and negative electrode. The dye itself has “a unique structure and composition that allow it to store energy much more rapidly and reversibly than other types of battery electrodes”, meaning that the battery tech “can be fully charged and discharged tens of thousands of times at very high power”.

The full story is only available in our FREE weekly industry newsletter, so sign-up to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday.

Natron Energy to evaluate sodium-ion storage tech with EDF

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:33 -- John Shepherd
Natron Energy to evaluate sodium-ion storage tech with EDF

California battery tech firm Natron Energy is to evaluate its ‘Prussian blue electrode sodium-ion’ chemistry for grid storage under an agreement with French power multinational EDF.

Natron— formerly Alveo Energy, founded in 2012 as a Stanford University spin-off— said testing and evaluation of its patented technology, based on Prussian blue analogue electrodes and a sodium-ion electrolyte, would be conducted at EDF laboratories in France.

The full story is only available in our FREE weekly industry newsletter, so sign-up to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday.
Subscribe to Prussian blue electrode