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Fig. 1 Graphical summary of challenges currently faced by Li/air batteries. The four main hurdles are the poor rate capability (top left), i.e. the ability of Li/air cells to deliver enough power; the high charge overvoltage (top right), which leads to low Coulombic effi ciency; the decomposition of the active materials (bottom left), which causes a low cycle life; and the reactivity of the lithium metal anode (bottom right), which poses serious safety threats.

ees Global Articles Created by Fayaz Ahmed, Founder & Chief Analyst, Sustainable Energy & Blockchain Solutions (SEB’S)

Lithium-Air Battery: The Holy Grail of Electric Vehicle Industry

Imagine if Elon Musk met a genie who could grant him any one wish, what would he wish for; especially when even genie can’t take him to Mars; then definitely he would wish to have a battery pack with energy density similar to that of gasoline; because when more than perfectly designed Tesla cars are...

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EuPD Research

ees Global Articles Created by Saif Islam, Senior Consultant, EuPD Research

Energy Storage Insights – From the View of French Solar Installers

France is not only one of the oldest, but also one of the most important PV rooftop markets in Europe. It was one of the first markets to introduce a feed-in tariff, and is known for paying a premium on building-integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV). However, after many years of decreasing and stagnating...

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NAWA Technologies pilot nano-manufacturing

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Structural Batteries Are Set to Revolutionise Energy Storage

Using a combination of nano-engineering and sustainable materials, French company NAWA Technologies believes it can turn ordinary objects into energy storage devices. The company’s founder, Pascal Boulanger, explains more.

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EUROBAT

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The Proposal for an EU Battery Alliance: Which Role for the European Battery Industry?

The proposal for the EU Battery Alliance was launched by the Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič last October. More details will be included in the third mobility package, published in May. The alliance is an important step in recognizing the key role of the European Battery...

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Elektrobus Sileo, Aradex

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DC/DC Converter for Maximum Fuel Cell Efficiency

With their high efficiency, zero emissions, and fast refilling, fuel cells play an important role in the electrification of utility and special vehicles. However, hydrogen can only be used efficiently with a further technology that decisively affects the overall efficiency: a voltage boost with the...

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