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Thai investor backs Enevate’s fast-charge tech

Thai investor backs Enevate’s fast-charge tech

Thailand-based energy company Bangchak has made a “significant” undisclosed investment in US-based advanced lithium-ion battery tech developer Enevate.

 

NeoVolta surfs California wave of energy storage investment

NeoVolta surfs California wave of energy storage investment

Californian residential battery storage start-up NeoVolta said it is set for a “300% increase in manufacturing capacity” as the state embraces investment in renewable energy systems.

 

'Major lithium find' boost for Chinese battery makers

'Major lithium find' boost for Chinese battery makers

Chinese scientists have reportedly found in excess of five million tons of lithium at a deposit in the country’s southwest Yunnan Province that could boost self-reliance for a key material needed by China’s battery makers.

Saft replaces icebreaker batteries after 30 years of service

Saft replaces icebreaker batteries after 30 years of service

French battery maker Saft has installed replacement nickel technology batteries on board eight Russian icebreakers— 30 years after the company supplied the vessels’ original nickel iron (NiFE) batteries.

 

Recycling key to cutting battery storage cost, Argonne chief says

Recycling key to cutting battery storage cost, Argonne chief says

The US should take urgent action to cut battery costs and reduce dependency on other nations for raw materials in order to expand the use of energy storage systems, legislators have been told.

 

IEA hails ‘bumper year’ for energy storage

IEA hails ‘bumper year’ for energy storage

Global energy storage deployment reached a record 8GWh in 2018— nearly double that of the previous year, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report.

 

Johnson Matthey ramps up ‘high-energy’ material investment

Johnson Matthey ramps up ‘high-energy’ material investment

UK-based Johnson Matthey (JM) is ramping up investment in developing its “ultra-high energy” battery cathode material and plans to open customer application testing centres in the UK and Japan.

 

BMZ opens expanded US headquarters

BMZ opens expanded US headquarters

German lithium-ion manufacturer BMZ has opened the new headquarters of its US subsidiary in Virginia.

Gravita launches lead production in Tanzania

Gravita launches lead production in Tanzania

Indian lead producer and recycler Gravita has started commercial production of lead from its new battery scrap recycling plant in Tanzania, East Africa.

 

US trade probe into Korean battery secrets theft claims

US trade probe into Korean battery secrets theft claims

The US’ international trade watchdog is investigating allegations that Korean battery maker SK Innovation was involved in the theft of trade secrets from manufacturing rival LG Chem.

 

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