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.

SK ‘adds nickel to batteries’ for extended EV range

SK ‘adds nickel to batteries’ for extended EV range

South Korean tech giant SK Innovation is reportedly launching commercial production of new batteries with higher nickel content to extend the distance electric vehicles can travel between charges.

Magnis wins fresh gigafactory deals

Magnis wins fresh gigafactory deals

Australian graphite producer Magnis Resources is to supply raw materials to the German start-up behind plans to build two gigafactories in Europe.

Study questions benefits of home solar storage

Study questions benefits of home solar storage

A new UK study has claimed there is currently “no economic benefit” from integrating electrical energy storage with solar PV systems in homes— and battery degradation could mean “significant” losses for homeowners.

Renault-Nissan in China EVs joint venture

Renault-Nissan in China EVs joint venture

Renault-Nissan have inked a joint venture deal with the Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd., to co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EVs) in China.

EU grant boost for UK LAB recycling research

EU grant boost for UK LAB recycling research

UK researchers behind the development of a process that aims to “revolutionise” lead-acid battery recycling have been awarded a grant of EUR1.3 million ($1.5m) from the European Union.

Early start for JCI’s new CEO

Early start for JCI’s new CEO

George Oliver (pictured) is to take over as chairman and CEO of battery giant Johnson Controls International in September— six months ahead of schedule.

Battery “first” for Jordan solar plant

Battery “first” for Jordan solar plant

A 12MWh lithium-ion battery system is being installed at Al Badiya Power Generation’s solar power plant in Al-Mafraq, Jordan, as part of an expansion of the facility.

BESS booster for Los Angeles utility

BESS booster for Los Angeles utility

Doosan GridTech is building a 20MW lithium-ion battery storage system in the Mojave Desert for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).

‘Taiwan to seek Tesla blackout solutions’

‘Taiwan to seek Tesla blackout solutions’

Taiwan could acquire energy storage systems from US tech giant Tesla to prevent future power outages, according to a report.

Battery boost for South Australia grid

Battery boost for South Australia grid

South Australia is to get a second large-scale battery to bolster the state’s power grid security in in a project valued at around AUD30m ($23.6m).

Pages