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

Canadian solid-state licensing deal for China

Canadian solid-state licensing deal for China

Solid-state lithium battery technology developed by a Canadian utility has been licensed for use in electric vehicle batteries made for the Chinese market.

 

Solid-state research gets UK battery funding nod

Solid-state research gets UK battery funding nod

New research into solid-state batteries has won a share of a GBP42 million ($59.8m) UK government grant to help accelerate the development of electric vehicle technology.

 

NZ opts for Tesla as battery battle hots up Down Under

NZ opts for Tesla as battery battle hots up Down Under

Tesla is to supply New Zealand with the same battery tech it has installed in South Australia as an antipodean battle of the batteries hots up.

 

Lead batteries best on environmental footprint

Lead batteries best on environmental footprint

The use of lead batteries in advanced hybrid and electric vehicles is likely to contribute significantly to carbon foot print reduction, according to Alistair Davidson of the International Lead Association (ILA).

Only third of global firms ‘embrace advanced energy management’— Schneider

Only third of global firms ‘embrace advanced energy management’— Schneider

A new study released by Schneider Electric has indicated that while most organisations feel prepared for a decentralised, decarbonised and digitised future, few are taking the necessary steps to integrate and advance their energy and sustainability programmes.

First grid scale storage system in India

First grid scale storage system in India

AES and Mitsubishi Corporation are to build India’s first utility-scale energy storage system, a 10MW solution that will serve the electric grid operated by Tata Power.

Capital boost for Oregon NiZn battery firm

Capital boost for Oregon NiZn battery firm

US nickel-zinc technology company ZincFive has secured a further $11 million in funding to expand its battery storage business.

‘Lead-acid recycling plant bid gets green light’

‘Lead-acid recycling plant bid gets green light’

Proposals to build a multi-million-dollar lead-acid battery recycling plant in eastern Australia have reportedly been given the go-ahead.

 

Primary battery firm Energizer snaps up Spectrum

Primary battery firm Energizer snaps up Spectrum

Energizer Holdings, the US manufacturer of global primary battery brands Energizer and Eveready, has agreed a $2 billion cash deal to acquire Spectrum Brands' batteries business.

 

Northern Territory call for battery storage

Illustration of Energy Renaissance gigafactory

Australia’s Northern Territory state government is calling for expressions of interest to build a large-scale energy storage system of 25-45MW.

 

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