If you need to know about batteries; you’ve come to the right place Chinese flag 点击这里访问我们的中文网站 Chinese flag

Industry news

All the news and views from the world of energy storage and associated industries.

Hyundai and SK Innovation partner to develop EV lithium-ion battery industry ecosystem

Vehicle OEM Hyundai Motor Group and lithium-ion battery maker SK Innovation will partner to create a battery value chain and strengthen eco-friendliness of electric vehicle batteries.

 

Bushveld and Invinity JV to rent electrolyte to vanadium redox flow battery developers

Vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has formed a company with Invinity Energy Systems to rent vanadium electrolyte to energy storage system end users. 

 

EnerVenue launches with boast its metal-hydrogen batteries can beat lithium-ion in the ESS market

Metal-hydrogen battery maker EnerVenue began its journey to disrupt lithium-ion’s dominance of the large-scale energy storage system market on 27 August with $12 million in seed funding.

 

DOE researchers increase lithium-sulfur battery performance using silica cathodes

Researchers at U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have found a polar, nonconductive cathode can increase the performance of lithium-sulfur batteries.

 

India begins move to create domestic lithium-ion battery industry and curb reliance on imported cells

Concern that India is too reliant on imported lithium-ion batteries from Asia have been somewhat dulled with news two firms are set to manufacture cells in the country.

 

Hydroelectric-solar-lithium-ion microgrid marks successful first year at Patagonia National Park

A “run-of-the-river” hydroelectric power station, photovoltaic installation, and lithium-ion battery storage system have been successfully used to deliver power to facilities in the Patagonia National Park.

 

Merger paves way for solid-state lithium-metal battery production

Battery developer QuantumScape Corporation is set to start production of its solid-state lithium-metal batteries via its joint venture with the Volkswagen Group following a billion dollar merger with Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp.

 

US start-up receives $1.7 million to commercialise its zinc-based battery

Battery start-up Anzode has received a $1.7 million to conduct a three-year project developing its secondary zinc-manganese battery technology.

 

Hybrid ESS to use flywheels to extend lithium-ion battery life in grid application

A hybrid energy storage system has been completed in the Netherlands utilising lithium-ion batteries from Leclanché and flywheel technology from S4 Energy. 

 

Australia to introduce recycling rebate scheme to be funded by levy on handheld consumer batteries

A levy will be placed on all batteries, except lead-acid and those already under existing schemes, being imported into Australia through a national stewardship scheme.

 

Pages