Energy storage for electric mobility – where does Germany stand regarding its goal of becoming a lead supplier?
In its study Energy storage – monitoring update 2016, the Fraunhofer ISI examines whether Germany has made any progress towards its goal of becoming a lead market and lead supplier for energy storage systems for electric mobility. The international viewpoint is also that high quality battery research is being done in Germany at the moment. Support should be continued to maintain this momentum and so that Germany might be able to turn its technology know-how into domestic battery cell production after 2020. Companies located along the value chain are now looking at the leading battery cell supplier countries of Japan, Korea and China.more info