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OEM supplier Valmet Automotive to build battery packs in Finland

OEM supplier Valmet Automotive to build battery packs in Finland

Tier 1 supplier Valmet Automotive is launching its first lithium-ion battery pack production facility in Finland within months to supply the electric vehicle market.

 

‘Frustration’ leads team to solid-state Li breakthough

Student solid state batteries © Lunghammer - TU Graz

European scientists have made a breakthrough in developing a solid-state electrolyte they claim has the same conductivity levels as liquid.

 

Lithium Australia to test cathodes using LFP recycled from lithium-ion batteries

Lithium Australia to test cathodes using LFP recycled from lithium-ion batteries

Battery materials firm Lithium Australia is to test the performance capabilities of coin cell cathodes using recycled lithium phosphate (LP) after recovering the material from old lithium-ion batteries for the first time.

Softbank ‘to invest $3bn in LIB pilot plant’ for Indonesia

Softbank ‘to invest $3bn in LIB pilot plant’ for Indonesia

Japan’s Softbank Group is set to invest up to US$3 billion in launching a pilot lithium-ion batteries production facility in Indonesia as part of an “ecosystem” project.

 

Jungheinrich and Triathlon acquire site for ‘Europe’s biggest’ LIB production centre

Jungheinrich and Triathlon acquire site for ‘Europe’s biggest’ LIB production centre

German firms Triathlon Batteries and forklift OEM Jungheinrich have acquired a 240,000m2 site to build one of Europe’s biggest lithium-ion battery pack assembly plants for the motive application market.

 

Scientists double output of flow batteries by revisiting old research

Scientists double output of flow batteries by revisiting old research

Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder have devised redox flow battery electrolyte that could double the performance capabilities of traditional variants of the technology.

 

Leclanché Li-ion BESS to power islands with Caribbean sunshine

Leclanché Li-ion BESS to power islands with Caribbean sunshine

Leclanché is to build a combined solar power and lithium-ion battery storage facility for the two-island country of St Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean.

 

Lead-acid firm shows intent with Li-ion ESS deployment on Greek island

Lead-acid firm shows intent with Li-ion ESS deployment on Greek island

A project deploying five lithium-ion residential energy storage systems in Greece is further proof that even a lead-acid battery brand with more than 130 years of history must move with the times.

 

Exide Industries’ India EV battery plant nears start-up

Exide Industries’ India EV battery plant nears start-up

India’s biggest lead-acid battery maker, Exide Industries, will start producing lithium-ion cells from a new plant in Gujarat, India, by the close of this year. 

 

Lithium-ion an ‘unacceptable risk’ claims Arizona regulator

Lithium-ion an ‘unacceptable risk’ claims Arizona regulator

Alternative battery chemistries to lithium-ion should be used in utility-scale battery storage projects because the technology poses an ‘unacceptable risk’ in the case of a fire, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) has claimed.

 

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