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Published:
August 23, 2016

ENHANCED BATTERY CELL PERFORMANCE AND AUTOMATED CELL FABRICATION

UPDATED: FEBRUARY 24, 2016 
PROJECT TITLE: Semi-Solid Flow Cells for Automotive and Grid-Level Energy Storage
PROGRAM: BEEST 
AWARD: $5,975,331
PROJECT TEAM: 24 M (Lead); Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Rutgers University 

Posted: December 6, 2017
Published:
August 23, 2016

CREATING DOUBLE ENERGY DENSITY ANODES FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES 

UPDATED: February 24, 2016
PROJECT TITLE:  Doubling the Charge Density of Anodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries for Transportation
PROGRAM: SBIR
AWARD: $2,975,000 + $250,000
PROJECT TEAM: Sila Nanotechnologies (Lead); Georgia Institute of Technology
PROJECT TERM: October 2012 – March 2016

Posted: December 11, 2017
Published:
March 18, 2011

ABSTRACT: In 1987, Nokia launched its first handheld mobile phone, the Mobira Cityman. The Cityman weighed in at about 2 pounds, packed a single hour of battery life, and cost thousands of dollars. While utterly revolutionary at the time, our kids today would not even recognize this ancient behemoth.

Posted: March 15, 2016

The United States faces extraordinary challenges in the 21st century, from creating jobs to protecting the environment and reducing our energy dependency, but with strategic and smart investment we can create game-changing new technologies that overcome these challenges. The question is, will the U.S. make the choices necessary to “win the future?” Dr. Arun Majumdar -- the director of our advanced research agency, ARPA-E -- believes we can and should.

Posted: March 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $130 million from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be made available to develop five new program areas that could spark critical breakthrough technologies and secure America's energy future.

Posted: March 15, 2016

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