Samsung SDI abandons hydrogen fuel cells in favor of batteries

Samsung will no longer be working on developing fuel cell technology Samsung SDI is preparing to abandon hydrogen fuel cells in order to show more support for battery technology. Samsung SDI has chosen to completely drop its fuel cell division, shifting the resources used to support fuel cell research and development to its battery division. These batteries will play a major role in the transportation space, powering electric vehicles that produce no harmful emissions. Samsung SDI already holds a significant presence in the battery market. Batteries may have a better…

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Samsung SDI to abandon development of hydrogen fuel cells

Samsung SDI to focus exclusively on batteries, moving away from fuel cells Samsung SDI has announced that it will be shedding its fuel cell development program, which it claims has become too expensive to be considered viable. After the program is let go, the company will realign its focus, committing more of its resources to what it has been successfully doing for the past several years — developing batteries for a variety of different sectors. In order to focus more heavily on developing these batteries, the company will no longer…

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New energy storage project launched in Europe

Europe largest energy storage initiative begins S&C Electric Europe, Samsung SDI, and Younicos have launched the largest energy storage project in Europe. Energy storage is becoming a major issue as the world begins focusing more on renewable energy. Conventional energy grids are not designed to accommodate the electrical power produced by renewable energy systems. As such, much of the electricity that these systems produce is lost, making renewable energy somewhat inefficient. Modernizing energy grids has become a popular focus throughout Europe. Project aims to modernize energy infrastructure The energy storage…

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Alternative energy news: UK hosts largest energy storage experiment in Europe

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UK to host large-scale energy storage experiment The United Kingdom is set to play host to the largest renewable energy storage experiment in Europe. The country has established a strong presence in the clean energy sector through the support it has shown to various forms of alternative energy. Because the UK is becoming more reliant of sustainable power, it has been considered the ideal location for the energy storage experiment, which comes from three companies: S&C Electric Europe, Samsung SDI, and Younicos. Storage continues to prove itself as a major…

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