Energy storage using supercapacitors: How big is big enough?
September 24, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Can I use a simple energy calculation when selecting a supercapacitor for a backup system?[/i]
Blackstone commissions new research lab
September 24, 2021Blackstone Resources' subsidiary Blackstone Technology GmbH is commissioning a development laboratory for battery cell research at its new production site in Döbeln (Saxony).
Growatt and TI set up joint lab in China
September 21, 2021Aiming to promote sustainable energy applications, Growatt, a suppler of inverters, has set up a joint laboratory with Texas Instruments (TI) in the city of Shenzhen, China.
Infineon opens high-tech chip factory in Austria
September 17, 2021Infineon Technologies AG officially opened its high-tech chip factory for power electronics on 300-millimeter thin wafers at its Villach site in Austria. At EUR 1.6 billion euros, the investment made by the semiconductor group represents one of the largest such projects in the microelectronics sector in Europe.
LPKF receives another order from the solar industry
September 16, 2021After LPKF Laser & Electronics AG received a major order from a global solar module manufacturer in July 2021, LPKF now reports another order with a volume of almost EUR 10 million. The new order is expected to generate revenue in 2022/2023.
Germany hands over EUR 120 million to Tesla
September 14, 2021The German Federal state of Brandenburg wants to contribute EUR 120 million to the funding of the planned Tesla battery factory in Grünheide near Berlin. The Ministry of Economy has confirmed that the Budget Committee has released this sum from the Future Investment Fund.
Volkswagen adds jobs in Germany
September 14, 2021Volkswagen Group Components opened a new laboratory for cell research and development in Europe in Salzgitter (Germany). From 2025 onwards, the Volkswagen unified cell is scheduled to roll off the production line in Salzgitter.
GaN power devices market to growth at 78% CAGR through 2025
September 13, 2021Demand for elecom base stations, converters, and charging stations has seen considerable growth this year as a result of ongoing developments in 5G telecommunication, consumer electronics, industrial energy conversion, and new energy vehicles (NEV), according to TrendForce.
SK Innovation to cooperate with Ecopro Group
September 10, 2021SK Innovation signed a large-scale purchase agreement with Korea’s top cathode materials manufacturer Ecopro BM, to be supplied with KRW 10 trillion (EUR ) worth of cathode materials from 2024 to 2026.
Kristoffer Asklöv is Kitron's new COO
September 08, 2021Mr. Asklöv has more than 20 years of experience from electronics production, with companies such as Partnertech and Toyota. Most recently he was Vice President, Business Development & Central European sales at the Finnish EMS company Scanfil.
BMW: More production for CATL, EVE Energy, Samsung SDI and Northvolt
September 06, 2021German automobile maker BMW AG has boosted is said to have increased battery cell orders to keep pace with accelerating demand for electric cars.
EUR 437 million for battery cell production in southern Germany
September 03, 2021German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier handed over a grant notification for a large battery cell factory to be built at the Opel site in Kaiserslautern.
Farnell signs distribution agreement with Epishine
August 24, 2021Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has signed a new franchise agreement with Epishine, a Swedish manufacturer of printed organic solar cells and development kits.
Samsung eyes Illinois for EV battery plant?
August 24, 2021Several media reports suggest that Samsung SDI is looking at Illinois as a location for a new EV battery production facility.
Continental and Varta cooperate for battery development
August 23, 2021Continental’s development and production service provider, Continental Engineering Services (CES) is cooperating with the battery specialist Varta.
UK-based consortium heads into SSB development
August 20, 2021A consortium of seven UK-based organisations, including Oxford University, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop prototype solid-state battery technology, targeting automotive applications.
Meyer Burger successful in its strategic transformationLoad more news
August 20, 2021Meyer Burger is fully sold out until well into the fourth quarter of 2021 with the orders on hand from Europe and the USA. The first projects in the segment for utility-scale and large industrial rooftop systems have been won.