Top 10 Solid State Battery Companies

Top 10 Solid State Battery Manufactures

QuantumScape

QuantumScape Corporation (QS)
Established Time2010
Headquarters locationSan Jose, California, U.S.
Websitehttps://www.quantumscape.com/

Founded in 2010 by Stanford Science Jagdeep Singh, Fritz Prinz, and Tim Holme, QuantumScape holds more than 200 patents for solid-state battery technologies.

QuantumScape, which is backed by Bill Gates, Volkswagen, BMW and SAIC, is now worth more than $40 billion and has become a leading company in solid-state battery technology development.

Compared with the traditional lithium battery, the product performance is increased by 80%, and the maximum battery life is close to 2000 kilometers;

The charging time is greatly shortened, compared to the traditional lithium battery takes 40 minutes to charge to 80%, and its products only take 15 minutes; In addition, the product retains more than 80% of its capacity after 1000 cycles.

It is understood that QuantumScape has begun construction of a production plant, and plans to start trial production of some solid-state batteries in 2023, and achieve large-scale production in 2025.

Solid Power

Solid Power, Inc.
Established Time2011
Headquarters locationLouisville, United States
Websitehttps://www.solidpowerbattery.com/

Solid Power was founded in 2012 with funding from the University of Colorado Boulder and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and in recent years has received funding from the U.S. Air Force, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

Top management includes CEO and founder Doug Campbell and Technical Director Joshua Beuttner Garrett.

The company has grown largely with investment from Ford and BMW, which will purchase solid-state batteries for test vehicles from Solid Power in 2022.

CATL

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL)
Established Time2011
Headquarters locationNingde, China
Websitehttps://www.catl.com/

Condensed matter battery launched by CATL, compared with solid state battery, can achieve mass production faster.

And has the advantages of both safety and high specific energy, the battery adopts a special interface design, the electrolyte is bound in the polymer network structure, forming a gel state with excellent mechanical stability and ion transport performance, and has the characteristics of good power, high safety and high reliability.

Condensed matter batteries are coming soon, with both high safety and high energy density, and are still essentially semi-solid batteries.

Panasonic

Panasonic Holdings Corporation
Established Time1918
Headquarters locationKadoma, Osaka, Japan
Websitehttps://na.panasonic.com/us/

Panasonic Holdings has announced an exciting technological breakthrough as they plan to begin mass production of a new small all-solid-state battery in the second half of the 2020s. The news has attracted a lot of attention from the industry, as this technology has the potential to revolutionize the rules of the game in areas such as drones and electric vehicles.

Panasonic said its all-solid-state battery has an amazing charging speed and is expected to fill 80 percent of the drone’s battery capacity in just three minutes.

The charging speed will be tens of times faster than the traditional lithium-ion batteries used today, which means users will be able to put their drones into service more quickly without waiting a long time for charging to complete.

Honda

Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Established Time1948
Headquarters locationMinato City, Tokyo, Japan
Websitehttps://www.honda.com/

Honda’s seemingly radical electrification strategy has a clear timeline for progress. Honda has announced a goal to make all corporate activities carbon neutral by 2050. It is planned that by 2040, the sales of four-wheel pure electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles will account for 100%.

Honda is actively promoting its electrification strategy and has launched a mass-produced pure electric vehicle Honda E in 2020.

Sila Nanotechnologies

Sila Nanotechnologies Inc.
Established Time2011
Headquarters locationAlameda, USA.
Websitehttps://www.silanano.com/

Sila Nanotechnologies was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Alameda, California, USA. By developing new silicon anode materials, Sila Nano makes lighter, safer, and more energy-dense lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, smarter, longer-lasting portable electronics, and wider use of renewable energy.

Partners include BMW, Daimler and ATL. Sila Nano’s early co-founders were engineers Gene Berdichevsky and Alex Jacobs from Tesla’s early team, and Georgia Tech professor Gleb Yushin.

Sila Nanotechnologies is a competitor of QuantumScape. Sila Nanotechnologies is developing an energy-dense cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, and released a white paper a day before The Mobilist report that points to a litany of technical challenges facing solid-state lithium-metal batteries.

The white paper points out that many of the theoretical advantages of lithium metal will diminish, given all the additional measures needed to keep lithium metal batteries working and companies working hard to develop commercial batteries.

Electrovaya

Electrovaya Inc. (ELVA)
Established Time1996
Headquarters locationOntario, Canada
Websitehttps://electrovaya.com/

Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Electrovaya has announced breakthrough performance results for its proprietary solid-state hybrid battery (lithium metal) technology.

Electrovaya has extensive experience in battery manufacturing and its goal is to scale and produce these batteries using existing methods. The company is expanding the process to develop larger soft-pack cells and is working to bring its solid-state hybrid technology to commercial scale.

Dr. Sankar Das Gupta, CEO of Electrovaya, said: “Electrovaya’s Infinity Battery line has been successfully proven in heavy-duty applications, such as material handling electric vehicles.

Now, this breakthrough solid-state technology holds the promise of even higher levels of energy density and has the potential to open up new applications in automotive and aerospace electrification.”

BrightVolt

BrightVolt, Inc.
Established Time2001
Headquarters locationRedmond, United States
Websitehttps://www.brightvolt.com/

BrightVolt is developing a disruptive new solid-state polymer electrolyte for use in consumer electronics and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.

Batteries based on the company’s patented polymer matrix electrolyte technology offer superior higher density, lower cost, more environmentally friendly, wider operating temperature range and industry-leading safety.

Prieto Battery

Prieto Battery, Inc.
Established Time2009
Headquarters locationFort Collins, United States
Websitehttps://prieto.com/

Prieto Battery has developed a 3D solid-state lithium battery structure using a new material that can hold more lithium ions than existing batteries. Amy Prieto, founder of Prieto Battery, said the new batteries are also less likely to catch fire, charge faster, and can be molded into shapes that fit wearables, PCS, and larger products like solar panels.

Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation
Established Time1933
Headquarters locationToyota City, Aichi, Japan
Websitehttps://www.toyota.com/

Toyota Motor officially announced a major breakthrough in battery technology, will be launched in 2025 with advanced solid-state batteries, this battery fast charge three minutes can achieve a range of 1,200 kilometers while reducing the cost of 20%. Toyota plans to put into practical application in 2027-2028, and carry all-solid-state batteries on BEV models.

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NPP Power Group
Established Time2002
Headquarters locationGuangzhou, China
Websitehttps://npplithium.com/
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