Insights from BCC Research

Hybrid Material Heightens Appeal of Sodium-ion Batteries

Posted by Clayton Luz on Feb 28, 2018 2:45:00 PM
Battery.jpegSodium-ion batteries have powered their way into the energy storage conversation for a variety of reasons. But their low cost as compared with lithium-ion battery technology may prove the key driver of a sodium-ion battery market expected to hit double-digit growth rates during the next five years.
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Topics: Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies

Toyota Puts AI on the Hunt for New Materials

Posted by Clayton Luz on Apr 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced it is investing $35 million in materials science research that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help accelerate the design and discovery of advanced materials.

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Topics: Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies

China’s Favorable Policies and Subsidies Fueling Growth in EV Market

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 27, 2016 6:00:00 AM

China, like many other countries around the globe, hopes to reduce air pollution through the increased use of electric cars. Last year, thanks to favorable government policies designed to increase both manufacturing and consumer sales, the country sold more electric cars than the U.S. for the first time, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

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Topics: Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies

PEMFC Technology Significantly Extends Drone Flight Time

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 22, 2016 6:00:00 AM
How embarrassing would it appear if you, a consumer drone owner (stay with me), are showing off your zippy new drone to the neighbors when suddenly, after about 10 minutes of soaring above rooftops and scaring birds off telephone wires, your drone loses all power and drops like a wingless fly into the yard, scattering your admirers.
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Topics: Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies