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Worldwide Nanotechnology Thin Film Lithium-Ion Battery Market Shares from 2009-2015

Published on January 21, 2009 at 6:13 PM

Research and Markets has announced the addition of WinterGreen Research, Inc.'s new report "Worldwide Nanotechnology Thin Film Lithium-Ion Battery Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2009-2015" to their offering.

Worldwide nanotechnology thin film lithium-ion batteries are poised to achieve significant growth as units become more able to achieve deliver of power to electric vehicles efficiently. Less expensive lithium-ion batteries allow leveraging economies of scale and proliferation of devices into a wide range of applications. According to Susan Eustis, lead author of the study, "Economies of scale leverage the lithium-ion battery nanotechnology advances needed to make lithium-ion batteries competitive. Nanotechnology provided by lithium-ion research solves the issues poised by the need to store renewable energy. Lithium-ion batteries switch price reductions are poised to drive market adoption by making units affordable."

Electric Vehicles depend on design, development, manufacture, and support of advanced, rechargeable lithiuium-ion batteries. Batteries provide a combination of power, safety and life. Next-generation energy storage solutions are evolving as commercially available batteries. Lithium-ion batteries will play an increasingly important role in facilitating a shift toward cleaner forms of energy.

Innovative approaches to materials science and battery engineering are available from a large number of very significant companies: GE, Panasonic Sanyo / Matsushita Industrial Co., Ltd., NEC, Saft, Toshiba, BYD / Berkshire Hathaway, LG Chem, Altair Nanotechnologies, Samsung, Sony, A123 Systems with MIT technology, and Altair Nanotechnologies.

Markets for lithium-ion batteries at $911 million in 2008 are anticipated to reach $9.1 billion by 2015, growing in response to decreases in unit costs and increases. Lithium-ion batteries used in cell phones and PCs, and in cordless power tools are proving the technology. Units are shipped into military markets and are used in satellites, proving the feasibility of systems. Small, lithium-ion prismatic batteries prove the feasibility of this technology. The large emerging markets are for hybrid and electric vehicles powered by renewable energy systems.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Worldwide Nanotechnology Thin Film Lithium-Ion
  • Battery Market Driving Forces
  • Market Driving Forces
  • Nanotechnology Forms the Base for Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • Competitors
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Market Shares
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Market Forecasts
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