Fast, safe and cheap: NOVUM enables recycling of used batteries from lift trucks with the help of artificial intelligence

What to do with old and defective batteries from lift trucks? Manufacturers and users from the intralogistics industry face this challenge every day. Through NOVUM, companies have been getting a fast, safe and affordable solution since 2022: AI-based analysis tools — which check batteries, battery modules and even battery cells for their condition, remaining capacity and residual value within seconds. With surprising results: Most batteries are still ideally suited to start a second or even third life cycle, e.g. in forklifts and battery storage systems.

The battery passport for electric cars is coming — Dr. Dominic Fertig from NOVUM explains the backgrounds

More transparency. More sustainability. More security. — The new battery passport is expected to fundamentally change the way batteries from e‑cars are handled. At the same time, implementation still raises question marks among many affected companies. Physicist and project manager Dr. Dominic Fertig from the recycling company UMICORE has accompanied the conception of a design for the battery pass itself and explains the background.

NOVUM CEO Mandy Schipke in an interview with SolarButterfly

For a really good cause we also come barefoot! The SolarButterfly is truly one-of-a-kind and is touring a total of 90 countries to showcase ingenious ideas, projects and companies working on solutions to climate change in the run-up to the 10th anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. With a lot of charm and tiptoe, our […]

NOVUM CEO Mandy Schipke opens 7th Energy Saxony Summit

“Change — yes, but sustainable! ” — Although many different companies, perspectives and approaches met at the 7th Energy Saxony Summit on June 2, 2022 in Dresden, the common direction was clear: Change in the energy industry is necessary. However, it must be designed for the long term and must not lead to the same […]

NOVUM at the Intersolar 2022 in Munich

After two years of emergency finally back on site! — Together with 1356 exhibitors from 46 countries, NOVUM participated in Intersolar 2022 in Munich, Germany, from May 10 to 13. Thanks to exciting new technologies and good conversations with many old acquaintances from the industry for us an unforgettable event! “How does NOVUM technology work?”, […]

Working together for longer battery life: JT Energy Systems acquires a stake in NOVUM

Hamburg/Dresden — JT Energy Systems, a joint venture between Jungheinrich and Triathlon Batterien GmbH, is taking a stake in Dresden-based AI company and battery specialist NOVUM. As part of their close technological cooperation, the partners are jointly extending the service life of lithium-ion batteries. The use of AI-based analysis tools makes used vehicle batteries fit for second and third uses and thus makes an important contribution to greater sustainability.

Cooperation with RWE

RWE and NOVUM combine their competencies to sustainably increase the effiency of large-scale stationary battery storage systems. The energy company RWE and the AI company NOVUM will cooperate in the future in the software-based optimization of the efficiency, reliability and sustainability of stationary battery storage systems. The goal of both partners is to further advance […]