AABC 2013. Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe, June 24 – 28, 2013, Strasbourg, France

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Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe

June 24 – 28, 2013 - Palais des Congrès, Strasbourg, France

The fourth European AABC examined the expanding advanced battery market with a focus on the activities and needs of European automakers.

The 4th European Advanced Automotive Battery Conference was held at the Palais des Congrès,Strasbourg, France. Just a stone’s throw from the European Parliament and short tram ride from the town center, the Palais des Congrès offers a full range of busi - ness services along with state-of- the-art equipment.

Program Overview

Tutorials
Monday June 24, 2013

ECCAP Symposium, Large EC Capacitor Technology and Application

Gain new insights into key technological challenges by attending comprehensive tutorials:

  • EC Capacitor Fundamentals and Technology
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Design
  • Lithium-Ion Cell and Battery Safety

Posters AABC 2013

AABC Europe 2013 featured the following poster presentations on  topics:
  • Lthium-Ion Cell Technology Battery
  • Management Systems
  • Supercapacitors
  • Other Topics

 

AABTAM Symposium
Advanced Automotive Battery Technology, Application and Market
Wednesday, June 26 to Friday June 28, 2013
The AABTAM symposium reviewed the latest development projects and offerings of high-volume and specialty automakers, the corresponding battery technologies, and the commercialization trends and prospects of both.
LLIBTA Symposium
Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application
Tuesday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The LLIBTA symposium focused on large Li-Ion technology & application and industry leaders provided insights into materials, safety and reliability, and stationary applications for large Li-Ion batteries.
ECCAP Symposium
Large EC Capacitor Technology and Application
Tuesday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The ECCAP symposium explored the latest developments in the large electrochemical (EC) capacitor, including EC Capacitorapplications ranging from utility grid stabilization to emergency backup systems and to hybrid electric buses. Experts reviewed advances in materials and cell design, as well as pack engineering and performance in key applications.

Electrochemical Flow Capacitor: A New Concept for Grid Scale Energy Storage
Prof. Yury Gogotsi, Director, A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, Drexel University

Professor Yury Gogotsi, ECCAP Symposium, AABC 2013Prof. Yury Gogotsi is Distinguished UniversityProfessor and Trustee Chair of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University. He also serves as Director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute. His Ph.D. is in Physical Chemistry from Kiev Polytechnic and D.Sc. in Materials Engineering from Ukrainian Academy of Sciences.

His research group works on nanostructured carbons and other nanomaterials. He has co-authored more than 300 journal papers and obtained more than 40 patents. He is a Fellow of AAAS, MRS, ECS and ACerS and a member of the World Academy of Ceramics.

Abstract

Grid-level energy storage has emerged as one of the key technological challenges impeding the full integration of renewable energy technologies and grid resiliency. Due to the inherent instabilities of the grid, 100s of billions of dollars are lost annually across the globe because of power outages. Thus, grid energy storage offers the opportunity to dampen these effects and strengthen electricity markets on a whole.

Gogotsi team at Drexel University has developed a new technology for grid energy storage called the electrochemical flow capacitor (EFC). The EFC concept benefits from the advantages of both supercapacitors and flow batteries in that it is capable of rapid charging/discharging, has a long cycle lifetime, and enables energy storage and power to be decoupled and optimized for the desired application. This presentation introduces the EFC concept, and highlights:Prof. Yury Gogotsi at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe  June 24 – 28, 2013

The key differences from alternative electrical energy storage systems

A flowable carbon-electrolyte electrode (slurry) for capacitive energy storage

Higher power compared to flow batteries

Scalable system achitecture

The fundamental working principles of the EFC

Electrostatic charge storage

Conductive particle-to-particle network

Rheological performance of capacitive slurry

The current EFC research activities

Movement toward increased energy density via redox-active additives to the flowable electrode (pseudocapacitance)

Flow studies examining conductivity changes with flow rate

Overall System Performance

That presentation concludes by describing team’s progress toward a mid-level demonstration prototype of the EFC and an overview of future directions for the EFC.

Source: www.advancedautobat.com

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