Gcorelab Gets $482,000 For New Battery Cooling Technology

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http://techcrunch.com – A Singapore clean-tech company called Gcorelab has just received $482,000 (S$589,000) in funding for a new technology that promises to control the thermal issues that have plagued lithium-ion batteries. Battery packs that use lithium-ion cells such as those found in laptops and, in larger deployments like electric cars, can suffer from cells failing. When the cells do and overheat, they can cause a chain reaction with neighboring cells, in a process known as thermal runway propagation, and this can lead to explosions. Gcorelab has patented its cooling technology. It relies on cooling plates, a (IT news)