Batteries & Other Energy Storage Devices

August 2021
AEC-Q200 Compliant Fuses with High DC Voltage Rating
Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection, a Bel group company, announced the 0ACH Series of fast-acting, high current SMD brick fuses. The series offers high current ratings and high interrupting ratings within a small package size of 4.5 x 4.5 x 12.3 mm.  The 0ACH Series is designed for automotive and other app
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08/23/2021

The World's Largest Battery Energy Storage System
LG Energy Solution and Vistra Corp. celebrated the completion of the 400MW/1.6GWh Vistra Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility in Monterey County, CA, at a Media Day on 19 August, 2021. Representatives from California ISO, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Vistra, Burns & McDonnell and LG Energy Solution as well as
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08/20/2021
Williams Advanced Engineering, Molicel Agreement Covers Next-Gen Battery Cells
Williams Advanced Engineering and Molicel have agreed to a strategic collaboration to support the next generation of high performance, superior quality, lithium-ion power battery cells. The collaboration will bring together power-optimised cell technology from Molicel, together with WAE’s advanced system de
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08/18/2021
US-Made Batteries w/ Atomic Layer Deposition Enter Space
Forge Nano is proud to announce the successful launch of high-energy, Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries into orbit aboard the SpaceX Transporter-2 rideshare mission on June 20, 2021. The Li-ion batteries, featuring Forge Nano Particle ALD (PALD) technology and Enersys Zero Volt technology, were integrated in
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08/17/2021
Integrated ACF controller incorporates four functions
There is a new trend in the industry where manufacturers no longer include power adapters with their products. As with many trends, this one started, or at least was made popular by Apple who stopped shipping adapters with their iPhones. That lead has been followed by Samsung and other manufacturers. As the majori
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08/13/2021
Active Clamp Flyback Controller for Power Adapters up to 100W
Silanna Semiconductor, The Power Density Leader, has launched a new integrated active clamp flyback (ACF) controller that will reduce the operational and no-load/ stand-by power consumption of high-efficiency chargers and adapters while driving down component count, BOM cost and size.  The SZ1131 ACF cont
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Date:
08/10/2021
There’s something in Li-air
Nothing will assist our switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy faster than better storage technology. Exactly the same thing can be said for the same move for the automotive and transportation industries. In 2020, only 12% of energy used came from renewable sources with another 9% from cleaner nuclear fuel
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Date:
08/09/2021