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New graphene material shows promise for batteries and supercapacitors, IP bought by Sicona Battery Technologies

Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), UOW and the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), led by Professor David Officer and Distinguished Professor Gordon Wallace, have developed a new form of graphene, called Edge Functionalized...

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Graphene-enhanced lead-acid batteries launched in China

Three companies in China recently launched graphene-enhanced lead-acid batteries, and they claim the graphene materials boost the performance of the batteries. While it is hard to verify the exact content and composition of these batteries, it seems as if...

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Sparc Technologies to develop an ultra-green hydrogen production process, with graphene coating

Sparc Technologies signed an agreement with its partner (and shareholder) the University of Adelaide to co-develop ultra-green hydrogen technology.Sparc Tech, together with the University, will form a joint-venture called Sparc Hydrogen (72% owned by Sparc Tech). The new company...

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Graphene-Info overhauls its Graphene Supercapacitors Market Report

A few days ago, we published our quarterly update for our Graphene Supercapacitors Market Report. The update this time was comprehensive, as we overhauled the report.The supercapacitors market is heating up (this is also true for other energy storage...

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An update on Skeleton Technologies’ graphene-based supercapacitors

Germany-based Skeleton Technologies has been on the forefront of graphene-based supercapacitors development for many years, and the company recently made some major announcements, including a large (>€70 million) financing round, the super-battery project and several strategic customers and projects...

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Foxconn to help scale up Appear’s graphene battery technology

Foxconn has signed an agreement with Appear Inc to scale up Appear's fast charging graphene battery technology, for both consumer products and electric vehicles.Appear Graphene Super 20 PowerbankThe two companies will collaborate, and Foxconn will provide its smart manufacturing...

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Are graphene batteries finally getting closer to commercialization?

Batteries have always been a highly sought-after application for graphene materials, bearing promises of expanded capacity, ultra-fast charging, improved safety of use and more.The advantages of graphene batteriesEarly testing in labs and research institutes were very promising, but the...

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Graphex Group to establish a second spherical graphite production site in China

This is a sponsored post by The Graphex GroupThe Graphex Group Ltd (GRFXY listed on OTCQX), a leading developer of graphene products and technologies and a manufacturer of spherical graphite and graphene technology for the renewable energy sector, has...

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New rGO-based material could improve energy storage devices and supercapacitors

Researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), along with collaborators from the University of Lille in France, have synthesized a new material, based on reduced graphene oxide (rGO), for energy storage devices and supercapacitors.The rGO modification technique that involves the...

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Graphene-Info updates all its graphene market report (January 2021)

Today we published new versions of all our graphene market reports. Graphene-Info provides comprehensive niche graphene market reports, and our reports cover everything you need to know about these niche markets. The reports are now updated to January 2021....

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