Swiss technology company Ecovolta said it will start operations at a new lithium-ion battery pack manufacturing and R&D plant in the country in September.
Battery industry chiefs have warned that a fresh assault on lead by European regulators risks “short-circuiting” proposals for an EU batteries revolution.
A Canadian-owned Chinese flow battery maker has signed a deal aimed at boosting the global take-up of its vanadium flow batteries.
India lead-acid manufacturer Exide Industries is teaming up with Swiss battery storage firm Leclanché in a new lithium joint venture targeting the Indian market.
Austria-based lead batteries veteran Banner has booked record sales of more than EUR300 million ($348m) for the first time in the firm’s 80-year history.
China’s BYD has opened the “world’s biggest auto batteries plant”— as part of a reported multi-billion dollar investment to expand its domestic battery-making capacity to 60 gigawatt-hours within three years.
Lead-acid battery machinery maker TBS Engineering has opened the doors of its new UK headquarters in Gloucestershire.
German Battery separator company Treofan is developing a “thermally stable separator film” for lithium-ion battery cells as part of a government-funded research project.
A 48-megawatt BESS claimed to be Europe’s biggest battery storage facility has been switched on in Germany.
There is a “profitable business case” for developing a lithium project in Finland to supply high-quality battery materials for Europe’s “fast-developing lithium markets”, according to the firm behind the project.