Generation 1 Cells (G1)

WP3
WP4
WP5
WP6
WP7
WP3

WP3: Battery and testing

Standardization of G1 cell characterization amongst partners concluded.

Chronological sequence to be followed during the battery testing and BOL test sequence.

Statistical analysis: Initial G1 cell baseline determined and cell reproducibility and repeatability assessed.

WP4

WP4: Post-mortem analysis done 1Q-2016

WP4: First Life Ageing (EV application)

G1 cells being tested under a wide range of accelerated ageing conditions.

Capacity loss for cells being cycled with different DODs.

WP5

WP5: Validation and improvement of thermal, electrical, electrochemical and lifetime models for G1 cells (1Q-2016)

WP5: Modelling

Accurate thermal, electrical, electrochemical and lifetime models for g1 cells are being developed.

WP6

WP6: Dynamic, Realistic and Accelerated EV profiles done 1Q-2016

WP6: Model validation

Lifetime model validation developed.
Tests under real driving profiles ongoing.

Left: WLTC (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles test Cycle) driving profile;
Right: Assessed battery current profile based on WLTC profile.

Real EV operation is being analyzed.

Schematic diagram of data acquisition from vehicle fleet.

WP7

WP7: Second life cell level and stack level testing on progress

WP7: Second Life Ageing

Two second life applications have been extensively studied.

Left: RES smoothing;
Right: Residential demand response.

Methodologies for obtaining the optimal range of battery size provided.

Methodologies for rating batteries.
Left: RES smoothing; Right: Residential demand response.