The charging problem is complex and begins with the power grid. AC power is the standard for power grids, however there are certain technologies that still need DC power – such as batteries.

The life story of a battery is a complex one that spans numerous countries around the globe before finally “retiring” to less intensive jobs, or even being recycled into completely new cells.

The history of battery technology and energy storage

The road to our current state of battery knowledge has been a long one, and actually began over 200 years ago!

History of electric vehicles and e-mobility

In the last 10 years the electric vehicle (EV) industry has seemingly exploded. Companies all over the world have started pouring billions into research and development, but the first electrically powered cars didn’t just spring into existence during the 21st century.