Williams and Molicel to collaborate on battery cells


Williams Advanced Engineering and Molicel have agreed a strategic collaboration to support the next generation of high performance, superior quality, lithium-ion power battery cells.

This collaboration will bring together power-optimised cell technology from Molicel, together with WAE’s advanced system design and control systems know how to deliver 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.

The relationship will initially focus on collaboration to assess and develop technology to support demonstration activities aimed at growing market awareness of this technological development. Williams Advanced Engineering provides electrification, light-weighting, systems and whole product development services, all aided by advanced simulation, rapid prototype manufacturing and testing.

Paul McNamara, Technical Director, 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. “Our technology is well suited to the arenas that WAE operates and we are happy to be part of this exciting collaboration”.


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