EDF has invested in cleantech startup PowerUp in a bid to support its 10GW of storage by 2035 ambitions. Alongside EDF, PowerUp has received funding from its historic investor Supernova Invest as well as business angels. The company aims to extend the lifetime and optimize the performance of lithium-ion batteries using measure, act, predict (MAP) technology. It diagnoses and measures the real state of health of the batteries, a system that it said guarantees their autonomy, and uses dynamic charging based on the battery’s health, use and environment to boost the lifetime by up to 100%.
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