WAE agrees partnership with Molicel for next-gen battery cells

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) and Molicel have signed a strategic collaboration designed to support the current and next generation of power-optimised battery cells.

The collaboration will bring together power-optimised cell technology from Molicel, together with WAE’s advanced system design and control systems know how to deliver a shared vision of high performance battery systems, optimised for power, while also delivering energy density, across a number of industries.

Molicel has accumulated extensive expertise and know-how in chemical research and manufacturing engineering during the last 40 years in addition to database design and validation methodologies.

According to Molicel and WAE, the relationship will initially focus on collaboration to assess and develop technology to support demonstration activities aimed at growing market awareness of this exciting technological development.

Paul McNamara, technical director of Williams Advanced Engineering, said: “We are committed to the engineering challenge of cell technology development and in conjunction with Molicel, believe we can address a number of opportunities across a wide range of applications and we look forward to working with the team at Molicel.”

Casey Shiue, president of E-One Moli Energy (Molicel), added: “Molicel is on a mission to produce outstanding cells to drive the electric evolution. We will bring our expertise and experiences on consistent high power, low impedance and fast charge to our collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE). Our technology is well suited to the arenas that WAE operates and we are happy to be part of this exciting collaboration.”