Lead-acid batteries and lithium raw materials have been dragged into the now highly-charged trade tariffs bust-up between the US and China.
Potential ‘hotspots’ for lithium development across the planet could be discovered using satellites that detect changes in vegetation from space.
The Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) has joined the European Association for the Storage of Energy (EASE).
Energy chiefs in the US are backing the launch of an ‘Energy Frontier Research Center’ (EFRC) as part of research into “breakthrough electrolytes for energy storage”.
Maritime energy storage firm Corvus Energy has announced plans for an eight-fold increase in the production of lithium-ion batteries.
Julie McClure is to take over as chairman of US lead-acid battery company MAC Engineering effective September.
German’s Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has extended its lease on a facility in the UK— and said it’s “business as usual” whatever the outcome of Brexit.
Australian flow battery maker has delivered $1.2 million worth of batteries made at its new factory in Thailand to support an emergency broadcasting service for a television network on the island nation of Fiji.
Thailand’s Siam GS Battery is reportedly preparing to ramp up lead-acid battery production to meet increasing demand at home and across Southeast Asia.
South Korean car giant Hyundai has made an undisclosed investment in US-based Ionic Materials’ development of solid-state battery tech for electric vehicles (EV).