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U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium LLC

Welcome to the official Web page of the U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) LLC.

Mission

To develop electrochemical energy storage technologies which support next generation electrified vehicle applications.

Strategic Vision:

The USABC seeks to direct domestic electrochemical energy storage (EES) R&D relevant to the automotive industry through a consortium that engages automobile manufacturers, EES manufacturers, the Department of Energy, national laboratories, universities, and other stakeholders.

 

Objectives
  • Develop advanced battery cell and system technologies to meet next generation performance and cost goals for electrified automotive applications. 
  • Develop materials, sub-systems, manufacturing and recycling technologies to support advanced battery systems for electrified vehicle applications. 
  • Conduct benchmarking activities for state-of-the-art batteries and ultracapacitors. 
  • Publish technical goals and associated test procedures to guide the development of electrochemical energy storage systems. 
  • Proactively identify challenges and barriers that must be overcome for EES technologies to meet future needs of the automotive industry, and strive to promote targeted R&D to address. Examples can be found at: http://www.uscar.org/guest/article_view.php?articles_id=87


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USABC Requests for Proposal Information (RFPIs) and Related Documents

Energy Storage System Goals

USABC Manuals

USABC Cost Models

USABC Document Archive

Terms and Conditions

Publications

R & D News Highlights

News Release: USABC AWARDS $2.4 MILLION CONTRACT TO WPI FOR DEVELOPMENT OF LOW-COST/FAST-CHARGE BATTERIES FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE APPLICATIONS

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 10, 2020 – The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), and a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.4 million contract to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts to lead a program to develop low-cost/fast-charge batteries for electric vehicle (EV) applications.

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