Airbus, Amprius partner to develop new generation batteries

Airbus Defence and Space has announced it has partnered with Amprius Inc´s current equity funding to boost the development of new generation batteries based on Silicon Nanowire Anode technology, the company said.

Airbus Defence and Space´s investment will help drive the development of higher volume production capacity along with higher energy density cells for Airbus Defence and Space aerospace programmes, including the Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo Satellite and Urban Air Mobility innovation initiatives.

Amprius Inc.´s high energy density batteries are used for smartphones, wearables, drones, robotics, aerospace vehicles, electrical transportation, and military equipment.