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A research institute backed by the UK government has announced £55m of funding for battery projects in a bid to improve the technology that sits at the heart of electric vehicles.
Scientists at the U.K.’s Faraday Institution have been able to observe degradation mechanisms at the lithium metal anode in a solid state battery, and made several discoveries which could improve the performance and design of future solid-state lithium-ion batteries.
Andy Street said that creating the giant factory to build batteries for electric vehicles would put the West Midlands at the forefront of the EV revolution.
A projected surge in electric-vehicle sales means that researchers must think about conserving natural resources and addressing battery end-of-life issues
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Tech companies are increasingly telling us to ditch charging cables and go wireless, but according to a new study by Warwick University, doing so could harm your phone.
There are two important contexts into which Jaguar Land Rover's proposed £1bn investment in its Castle Bromwich factor must be put. The first is that it is the first genuinely good piece of news from the UK car industry for quite some time. Honda's announcement in May that it will close its
In an open-access paper in the Journal of the Electrochemical Society, researchers from Imperial College London and the Faraday Institution propose a new metric—the Cell Cooling Coefficient (CCC)—to quantify the rate of heat rejection from Li-ion batteries. The CCC (units W.K−1) is constant for a given cell and thermal management...
JLR's recent calls for a UK ‘gigafactory’ appear more relevant than ever, as plans for a new range of electric cars at one of its plant are revealed.
The UK government must act quickly to ensure the country can take advantage of the transition to electric cars and become a centre for the production of vehicles and batteries, according to a new report.
Britain's Faraday Institution says there is potential for 'massive growth' in long-term employment as the UK transitions from fossil fuels to new forms of mobility propulsion.
Engineers and chemists will focus on researching and developing the batteries of the future, helping to accelerate the world's electric vehicle revolution in the newly opened UCL Faraday Laboratory.
From the impact of Brexit to the rise of electric cars, a special roundtable considers the future of car manufacturing—and ownership—in Britain
Cambridge researchers are working to solve one of technology's biggest puzzles: how to build next-generation batteries that could power a green revolution.
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A group of companies including Germany's BMW, Porsche and Siemens say they have developed technology that could help make super-fast charging a reality.
Electric cars are a critical subject, and are likely to remain so as buyers respond to knee-jerk legislation by turning to electric vehicles (EVs) – be it plug-in hybrid or pure electric.
Peter Littlewood, founding chair of the Faraday Institution for energy storage science and technologies, discusses the organization's goals and strategy
Prof Paul Shearing explains his use of 4D X-ray tomography to analyze the microstructure of lithium ion battery failure
The Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials speak to BBC News at One about their work on the Faraday Institution Recycling Lithium Io...
Cordless appliances, such as cordless vacuums and mobile phones are increasingly popular. Which? examines the impact of their lithium-ion batteries.
As the world scrambles to replace fossil fuels with clean energy, the environmental impact of finding all the lithium required could become a major issue in its own right
The Faraday Institution aims to make the UK a world leader in battery technology, and achieving scale will be the key challenge faced by its new leader.
A former BP executive has been hired to lead Britain’s research into batteries and energy storage. Neil Morris has been appointed chief executive of the Faraday Institution, which was set up last...
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In partnership with Audi. How far does electric car technology go? Developing ever-efficient batteries with longer ranges and great power is within an engi…
Perfecting large-scale battery technology is high on the agenda for the government. Stuart Nathan reports on the latest developments here and around the world. An energy storage installation from UniEnergy Technologies Energy storage is often seen as the most important missing part in the electricity infrastructure of many countries, not least the UK. The main…
OXFORD University is to be a key player in supporting the development of next-generation batteries which could speed up drivers switching to…
The University of Bath is part of a consortium of academic and industry partners awarded Government funding to conduct research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) revolution.
Backed by the U.K. government, the Faraday Institution’s latest program sees four consortia receive funding to conduct application-inspired research into addressing challenges in electric vehicle batteries.
The UK’s Faraday Institution recently announced up to £42 million (US$58 million) in new government funding to four UK-based consortia to conduct application-inspired research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) revolution. The Faraday Institution is the UK’s independent national battery research institute, and was established...
A competition to boost British battery technology is to be announced today as part of a £246 million government investment. Greg Clark, the business secretary, will launch the first phase of...
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The money will fund a series of competitions to boost expertise in battery technology and set up a 'battery institute'
Energy Secretary Greg Clark told the Tory Conference today that Britain leads the way in energy and will be at the forefront of battery technology. An ebullient Mr Clark said …
UK Business Secretary, Greg Clark has announced the consortium of UK universities which will form the GBP65m (US$86m) Faraday Battery Institute.
Business Secretary has today announced the universities that will lead pioneering research into next generation of battery technology
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WMG researchers, at the University of Warwick, will be a significant part of a new £65 million national battery research initiative. The Faraday Institution, a new multi-million pound research institute, was announced on Monday 2nd October 2017, by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It will drive and accelerate fundamental research in developing battery technologies, and its translation.
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