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A new Iron Age? Startup promises low-cost, high-energy iron-air batteries for home grids

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Boston-based startup Form Energy claims to have achieved a battery breakthrough using one of the oldest materials known to industrialized civilization: Iron.

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Li-ion startup Cadenza Innovation raises $5+M in oversubscribed Series A; ex Boston Power team

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Christina Lampe-Onnerud, former CEO and founder of Boston Power ( earlier post ), has raised more than $5 million in growth capital. Cadenza Innovation is bringing to market a low-cost and high-performance technology platform—cell design and housing—for licensing to lithium-ion battery manufacturers worldwide.

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GWU team develops low-cost, high-yield one-pot synthesis of carbon nanofibers from atmospheric CO2

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A team led by Dr. Stuart Licht at The George Washington University in Washington, DC has developed a low-cost, high-yield and scalable process for the electrolytic conversion of atmospheric CO 2 dissolved in molten carbonates into carbon nanofibers (CNFs.)

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Li-ion Manufacturer Boston-Power Names Former GM Senior Executive Bob Purcell to Board; Expansion Into Transportation With a Focus on PHEVs and BEVs

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In the transportation sector, Boston-Power is targeting its high-energy, long-life cells at plug-in hybrid and full battery electric vehicles. Li-ion manufacturer Boston-Power, Inc., —Boston-Power Founder and CEO Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud. I’ve been looking for a battery like Boston-Power’s for 20 years.

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NREL and Electric Hydrogen partner to develop high-performance electrolyzer components

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In June, Electric Hydrogen closed a $24-million Series A financing to support continued product development and expansion of its operations in the Greater Boston and San Francisco Bay areas. The three-year, $3.6-million Electric Hydrogen was founded by a team of energy transition veterans from First Solar and Tesla.

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Hyundai Motor, including Kia top Ford and GM in US EV market with affordable EVs

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With low-cost electric cars, Hyundai Motor , along with Kia, surged past American automakers Ford and GM in the US EV market in the first three months of 2024. Ford is also shifting plans to focus on smaller, more affordable electric models as it looks to compete with Tesla and low-cost Chinese automakers like BYD.

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DOE to award $10.2M to 16 solid oxide fuel cell projects

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Boston University. Core-Shell Heterostructures as Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes Boston University will research ways to synthesize and deploy core-shell heterostructures as SOFC cathodes that will improve SOFC performance by increasing oxygen reduction rates and improving cathode resistance to degradation. Boston University.

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