South Australia has launched a scheme to help finance the installation of battery storage systems in some 40,000 homes across the state.
German car manufacturer Audi and Belgium-based material tech giant Umicore have announced the successful completion of phase one testing for closed loop EV battery recycling, reporting that “95% of valuable battery materials can be recycled”.
Japanese technology group Hitachi has started up a demonstration energy storage system comprising two battery technologies in Germany.
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France’s EDF energy group has acquired a 50% stake in venture-backed utility BBOXX, as the companies entered an agreement to develop and market solutions for off-grid electricity in Togo, West Africa.
South Korean lithium-ion battery firm LG Chem has broken ground for its second electric vehicle battery factory in China.
Lead-acid battery maker Enersys is to acquire the US-based Alpha Technologies in a US$750 million deal to create “the only complete power solution provider for broadband, telecom and energy storage systems”.
Californian deep-cycle lead-acid manufacturer Trojan Battery is expanding with an incursion into the lithium sector.
China's largest lithium compounds producer, Ganfeng Lithium, and Canada’s Lithium Americas (LA) have finalised a deal to develop and operate Argentina’s Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project.
UK clean energy investment company Arlington Energy has secured an initial £200 million funding line to build “a significant portfolio” of battery storage and gas peaking units in the UK.”