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Plans for Europe’s biggest Li-ion ESS given the green light

Plans for Europe’s biggest Li-ion ESS given the green light

Ireland could be home to one of the world’s biggest lithium-ion energy storage systems after planning permission to build a 100MW facility in Galway County, Ireland, was granted to power company Engie Developments Ireland, part of the French-owned Engie Group.

Policy, costs and reform to power China’s energy storage market future

Policy, costs and reform to power China’s energy storage market future

China will dominate Asia Pacific’s energy storage market within five years as the country’s installed capacity goes through a rapid expansion, according to industry analysts Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

European gigafactory part of Li-ion firm’s 100GWh global roadmap

European gigafactory part of Li-ion firm’s 100GWh global roadmap

Chinese firm Svolt Energy Technology has announced plans to build a 20GWh lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in Europe. 

Asian Li-ion battery recyclers dominate global market

Asian Li-ion battery recyclers dominate global market

Asia cornered the lithium-ion battery recycling industry last year with an 87% market share, according to a report commissioned by The Swedish Energy Agency.

 

UK pledges £37M for EV charging infrastructure

UK pledges £37M for EV charging infrastructure

The UK government has announced a funding pot of £37 million (US$46m) to transform Britain’s charge-point infrastructure, a year after launching its Road to Zero campaign to increase electric vehicle adoption.

 

Work on ‘world’s biggest Li-ion ESS’ begins in Southern California

Work on ‘world’s biggest Li-ion ESS’ begins in Southern California

Work has begun on what it said to be the biggest lithium-ion energy storage system, with the ground-breaking of a 100MW/400MWh project for the Alamitos Energy Center in Southern California.

 

Western Australia unveils funds register to grow battery industry

Western Australia unveils funds register to grow battery industry

Western Australia (WA) has launched a ‘Funding Assistance Register’ aimed at bolstering the state’s ambitions to develop a home-grown battery industry.

 

South African Pb start-up awarded bipolar development grant

South African Pb start-up awarded bipolar development grant

Elektron Energy, the South African lead-acid battery start-up, has been awarded around €250,000 (US$282,000) from the EU and national funding authority (DST)-backed Eureka Eurostars initiative to develop its next generation bipolar batteries.

 

First lithium EV packs produced at expanded UK plant

First lithium EV packs produced at expanded UK plant

The first lithium-ion electric vehicle battery packs began rolling off the production lines of UK battery system maker Hyperdrive Innovation’s expanded facility on 11 July.

 

BMZ in lithium joint venture with trucks firm Kion

BMZ in lithium joint venture with trucks firm Kion

Germany’s BMZ group is teaming up with trucks manufacturer Kion to launch a lithium-ion batteries joint venture.

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