Scientists in Germany have launched what they say is the country’s largest study to date of electrochemical storage systems.
South Korean battery firm LG Chem has agreed a deal to acquire a “massive volume” of a key material from China's largest lithium compounds producer, to spur production of batteries for electric vehicles.
Camborne Energy Storage, a large scale developer of energy storage projects in the UK, has crashed out of the market and gone into administration.
SK Innovation has reportedly started building its first battery cells giga plant in China – with the goal of establishing a production “triangle” encompassing China, Korea and Europe.
France has introduced new fire safety rules for workshops and depots using lithium-ion battery tech for the charging of electric public transport vehicles.
UK-based energy storage firm redT has signed a deal to provide its vanadium redox flow technology to help power a water treatment works for a major utility.
Zimbabwe has issued a lithium mining lease to Prospect Resources, the Australia-listed Africa focused mining company.
Lockheed Martin has been selected to supply the “largest stand-alone commercially contracted” battery storage system at a US Army base in Colorado.
Lead-acid battery maker Enersys is investing US$6.4 million to improve facilities at two of its advanced munitions batteries manufacturing facilities in response to “continuing growth” in its aerospace and defence businesses.
Swedish lithium-ion battery start-up Northvolt has finalised a five-year supply agreement for the supply of battery grade lithium hydroxide from Canada’s Nemaska Lithium.