UK’s battery institute announces Board

The UK’s independent battery research institute has announced its inaugural Board of Trustees, which will help set the agenda for energy storage programmes across the country. The Faraday Institution aims to make the UK a world leader in the low carbon technology and has recruited 10 leaders with expertise in research and development, energy storage, […]

New head appointed for UK’s Faraday Battery Challenge

Innovate UK has appointed a new director to head up the research and innovation fund for the development of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs). Tony Harper, currently Director of Engineering Research for Jaguar Land Rover, will join UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) on 9th April to take up the post of Faraday Battery Challenge Director. […]

UK battery storage research gets £42m boost

Four projects have been awarded £42 million to address the battery storage challenges faced by the electric vehicles (EV) industry. The Faraday Institution, established as part of the government’s £246 million investment in battery technology, is providing the funding for “application-inspired” research to accelerate the EV revolution. Industrial partners will contribute a total of £4.6 […]