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Graphene Manufacturing Group announces organizational restructuring to cut operating costs

Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG) has announced it will be implementing a strategic organizational restructuring to reduce operating costs, while maintaining focus on key business objectives including graphene production, energy-saving product revenue, next-generation battery development, and supply chain enhancement.

The organizational overhaul is expected to cut operating costs by A$4.5 million (almost USD$3 million) per annum, according to a statement by the company.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 12,2024

Solidion Technology begins trading on NASDAQ, aims to advance eVTOL aircraft with graphene-enhanced batteries

Solidion Technology, an advanced battery technology solutions developer, began trading on NASDAQ (ticker symbol “STI”) on February 5, 2024. Solidion is the merged entity between Honeycomb Battery Company (HBC, Dayton, Ohio) and Nubia Brand International Co., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), based in Dallas, Texas.

Some see electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft as the next urban transportation technology breakthrough. At the heart of an eVTOL aircraft is a heavy battery pack. The amount of energy that can be stored in a battery pack with a reduced mass must be significantly increased before the eVTOL industry can literally take off. It is estimated that eVTOL aircraft needs a battery system with a gravimetric energy density > 400 Wh/kg. For an air taxi to carry more passengers, a battery cell energy density higher than 450 or even 500 Wh/kg will be required.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 07,2024

Lyten's graphene-enhanced lithium-sulfur batteries selected as the power source for Chrysler's new Halcyon Concept electric vehicle

Chrysler recently announced its Halcyon Concept electric vehicle, that plans to incorporate Lyten’s lithium-sulfur EV batteries as part of its goal to achieve a lighter weight and longer-range vehicle powered by batteries that utilize no nickel or cobalt.

Chrysler's Halcyon Concept EV. image credit: BusinessWire

Chrysler’s announcement states the Halcyon "envisions incorporating breakthrough Lyten 800V lithium-sulfur EV batteries that do not use nickel, cobalt or manganese, resulting in an estimated 60% lower carbon footprint than today's best-in-class batteries and a pathway to achieve the lowest emissions EV battery on the global market."

Read the full story Posted: Feb 28,2024

Log9 and Trinity Cleantech join forces to develop interoperable charging network

Log9 Materials, an innovator in EV charging technologies which has been working on graphene-based battery solutions, and Trinity Cleantech, a comprehensive provider of sustainable solutions, have reportedly announced a strategic partnership aimed at advancing India's electric vehicle (EV) industry. The companies will work to establish an interoperable charging network. 

Trinity Cleantech plans to deploy 2,000 public charging stations under its brand “Thunder+” across India by the end of the next financial year. It plans to lead the market in Type 6 fast chargers, which represent the next-generation standard for charging speed and convenience. Trinity’s Thunder Platform is designed to seamlessly integrate with Log9’s “Instacharge” platform, streamlining operations and enhancing user experience. They have committed to adhering to the BCA LEV DC standard (IS 17017-25 & IS 17017-2-6), which provides users with the confidence to charge anywhere securely. As the EV landscape continues to evolve, Log9 and Trinity are dedicated to adapting to technological advancements in connectors, protocols, and payment gateways, ensuring continued compatibility for years to come.

Read the full story Posted: Feb 27,2024

Graphene-Info updates its Graphene Batteries Market Report

Today we published a new edition of our Graphene Batteries Market Report, with all the latest information. The batteries market is extremely active, as demand from EVs and mobile applications increases R&D efforts, and graphene is seen as a potential material to increase capacity, decrease charging times and improve other performance metrics. This is a major release that contains the latest company updates, projects, research publications and more.

Reading this report, you'll learn all about:

  • The advantages of using graphene in batteries
  • The different ways graphene can be used in batteries
  • Various types of graphene materials
  • What's on the market today

The report package also provides:

  • A list of all graphene companies involved with batteries
  • Detailed specifications of graphene-enhanced anode materials
  • Personal contact details into most graphene developers
  • Free updates for a year

This Graphene Batteries market report provides a great introduction to graphene materials used in the batteries market, and covers everything you need to know about graphene in this niche. This is a great guide for anyone involved with the battery market, nanomaterials, electric vehicles and mobile devices.

Read the full story Posted: Feb 26,2024

Honeycomb Battery Company and Nubia Brand International announce closing of business combination

Last year, Global Graphene Group (G3) announced plans for its subsidiary, Honeycomb Battery, to merge with a SPAC company (Nubia Brand International Corp.) in a deal worth $925 million. Earlier this month, it was announced that this business combination was completed.

Upon the completion of the business combination, the combined company was renamed Solidion Technology. Beginning on Monday, February 5, 2024, Solidion’s common stock was expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under the new ticker symbol “STI.”

Read the full story Posted: Feb 22,2024

GMG updates on progress of its graphene-aluminum batteries

Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG) has provided a progress update on its Graphene Aluminum-Ion Battery technology being developed by GMG and the University of Queensland (UQ).

The Company has announced it has produced multiple battery pouch cells with over 1000 mAh (1 Ah) capacity. In a recent build to confirm repeatability, the Company's development team has built and confirmed multiple cells, all reportedly testing greater than 1Ah (1000mAh). This is defined by GMG as "a major milestone achieved to demonstrate scalability from coin cells to pouch cells". 

Read the full story Posted: Feb 09,2024

Lyten secures $4 Million grant from Department of Energy

Lyten has announced it has secured a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) to accelerate the manufacturing of its advanced lithium-sulfur battery technology. This grant (awarded by the DoE’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy / Vehicle Technologies Office) specifically targets lithium-sulfur technologies that can alleviate offshore supply chain risk for EV batteries and increase EV driving range.

Lithium-sulfur is a chemistry known for decades to potentially hold 2 to 3 times the energy density of lithium-ion but was not envisioned to come into the market until the 2030s due to material science challenges. Lyten set out to accelerate this timeline by using its 3D Graphene material to develop a sulfur-graphene composite cathode. In June 2023, Lyten opened a semi-automated lithium-sulfur pilot line producing pouch and cylindrical cells on its 145,000-square-foot campus in Silicon Valley and will begin to deliver non-EV cells commercially in 2024.

Read the full story Posted: Feb 01,2024

Nanotech Energy announces its graphene-based batteries are available for pre-order

It was recently announced that Nanotech Energy is offering its graphene-based 18650 cells for pre-order through its commercialization partner, Voltaplex.

The cells bring together Nanotech Energy's electrolyte and proprietary electrodes with Soteria metallized polymer current collectors to create a major advancement in battery technology. The result, as per the Company, is a 100% American-made non-flammable lithium-ion battery pack that has shown its strength and flexibility survived a remarkable abuse trial.

Read the full story Posted: Dec 30,2023