Samsung SDI is capable of unparalleled product competitiveness with a lineup of various battery cells for electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) which come in 37, 50, 60 and 94 ampere-hour capacities.
Samsung opens EV battery manufacturing in Hungary
Samsung SDI hosted a completion ceremony for the state-of-art electric vehicle, EV battery plant scheduled to open in second quarter of 2018 in Hungary.
Samsung SDI presents a next generation battery with fast charging and energy density for 600 km EV range
Samsung SDI introduced in its customer exhibition a “high-energy density battery cell of the next generation for a driving range of up to 600 km that can fast charge EVs in 20 minutes”.
Samsung unwraps Mega E battery
Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. (KRX:006400), the world’s largest provider of Lithium-ion batteries, unveils a new energy storage system (ESS) called ‘Mega E’ at Solar Power International (SPI) 2015 in Anaheim, Calif, from September 15 to 17. Mega E is a high energy megawatt platform, functioning as a commercial ESS for large buildings, factories, and industrial parks.…
Samsung and Pattern Development sign PPA for North Kent Wind project in Ontario
The North Kent Wind project will bring substantial economic benefits to the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. Samsung Renewable Energy (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group (Pattern Development) have announced that North Kent Wind, a 100-megawatt (MW) wind power project located in the Regional Municipality of Chatham-Kent, has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the…
Samsung Heavy Industries comments on gearbox vs direct drives
This article, a Q&A with Georg Bohmeke, comes from the International Quality & Productivity Center in Germany, www.iqpc.de. Böhmeke is the General Technical Advisor, wind turbine division at Samsung Heavy Industries offers a personal outlook on drivetrain development. He also discusses in detail the “gearbox vs. direct drive” controversy. IQPC: Reducing the cost of energy…
Samsung SDI & Xtreme Power partner to develop energy storage
Samsung SDI, an affiliate of Samsung Group, and Xtreme Power, a privately held Austin, Texas company, have announced that they have been selected by the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies (CCET) to install a 1 MWh Lithium Ion-based Battery Energy Storage System at the Reese Technology Center in Lubbock, Texas as part of…
Ontario sees its first blade factory
Onatrio will see its first blade factory as part of a plan to meet a wind turbine manufacturer and transmission company’s demand.
NREL & Samsung Obtain Decades of Wind Power Data in Two Months of Testing
In a coupling of giants recently, the 2.5-megawatt dynamometer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory blasted 12.6 million inch pounds of torque at Samsung’s 185,000-pound wind turbine drive train. The King Kong of wind turbines battled the Godzilla of dynamometers to a draw. It was the greatest amount of power ever…