Samsung SDI already had high capacity 2.9 Ah (29E) cells for E-bikes. High capacity cells such as 2.9 Ah improve the driving distance of the E-bike and provide convenience to the customers.
Samsung SDI unveiled a 500Wh e-bike Li-ion battery pack that can run for 100 km on a single battery charge. Samsung SDI is exhibiting six types of standardized battery packs that can either be built inside or installed on the outside for immediate use.
Samsung SDI has come up with a battery with an upgraded 35% more energy volume. It is known as the 21700 battery, and has successfully applied it onto e-bikes for the first in the world.
The 21700 model can have various applications other than e-bike, such as in electric tools, laptops, and more. It is expected to become the new standard in small cylindrical battery usage.
The global e-bike market is estimated to have reached the number of around 34 million bikes this year. B3 stated in their data that the replacement rate of lead-acid batteries in China has been on the rise and as a result, the demand for e-bike lithium-ion batteries will mark 163 million cells by the end of 2015, which is a 14% increase from last year.
Samsung SDI, the world’s largest provider of Lithium ion battery, unveiled two residential energy storage systems (ESS) at Intersolar Europe 2015 in Munich, Germany.
New products that Samsung SDI introduced at this time, 5.5kWh and 8.0kWh, were designed in addition to the existing 3.6kWh system to address full segments of German residential ESS market.
New residential EES is all-in-one enclosure of three functions including PV inverter, battery PCS and lithium Ion battery. As a DC system, the Samsung All-in-One solution is highly efficient in storing solar energy into electrical energy because PV generation in form of DC is stored in battery without DC/AC inverting.
Samsung All-in-One system is most competitive in terms of performance, design and price because all the components in the system were designed and optimized together
SOURCES – Samsung SDI, business wire
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